Blogs Label: Takeaways

The ACCCRN blog winners were sharing experiences at Urban Agriculture Workshop in Chiang Rai

Takeaways Author: Porpla Khuan-arch

From 3rd to 5th August 2016, Hari Krishna Nibanupudi, the winner of the 2016 ACCCRN Blog Competition, and Srishti Singh, the People’s Choice Winner, visited Chiang Rai, Thailand, to attend the workshop on Building Urban Agriculture Collaboration between Chiang Rai and Hat Yai.

The one and a half day workshop included presentations from related agencies in cities of Chiang Rai and Hat Yai, such as the Chiang Rai Agricultural Extension Agency, Chiang Rai Municipality, Songkhal Community Foundation and the Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture Agency.

Thoughts on UCCR and Infrastructure Financing and Cities Following the ACCCRN Learning Forum

Takeaways Author: Nicholas Taylor

During the recent ACCCRN Learning Forum held in the city of Semarang, Indonesia the challenges of generating, initiating, researching, building, growing, and communicating urban climate change resilience (UCCR) were brought into keen focus. The million dollar questions on everybody’s lips at the end of the forum was: so, where do we go from here? And, how do we get there? 

Reflection from Bonn, en route to the action-oriented COP 22 in Marrakech

Takeaways Author: Denia Syam

A few months after COP 21, the Parties gathered in Bonn in what were the first climate talks since Paris. The Bonn climate talks were the place to prove whether we could maintain the spirit of collaboration and compromise, which successfully laid an essential foundation for the complex yet delicately crafted balance of the historical landmark that the Paris Agreement represented.

ACCCRN Learning Forum concludes with sights firmly set on the future of resilience

Takeaways Author: Nicholas Taylor, Surasak Glahan

During this third and final day of the forum both speakers and participants focused on prospective thinking. On one hand the forum looked at how ACCCRN as a network will develop, as well as how it might shape or influence other Rockefeller Foundation work; on the other, representatives of younger Rockefeller Foundation efforts shared updates and emerging insights.