About SSN

We assist governments, the private sector and research institutions in understanding the economic, social and environmental choices that climate change presents. We collaborate extensively with partners who share our vision of sustainable development.

We capture and share lessons as they emerge, to contribute to global knowledge on achieving climate-compatible development in practice. SSN is a non-profit organisation operating from Cape Town, South Africa.

Latest News

LEDS

June 23, 2016

EVENT: How can Africa finance LEDS and NDCs implementation?

Given the outcome of COP21 in Paris which necessitates a focus on implementation of climate action, the theme of this year’s workshop will be ‘How can Africa finance LEDS and NDCs implementation?’ focussing on the two priority topics of the platform for this year: Financing LEDS/NDCs and planning and implementing energy LEDS. Read the LEDS Annual event 2016_Agenda

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June 7, 2016

WATCH: Building the adaptation case in Africa

CDKN Africa hosted to a gathering of key players working in the adaptation space in Africa late last year. The object of the meeting was to develop ideas for CDKN Africa to assist African government partners to develop approaches to adapting to a changing climate. Watch this animated report of the key ideas from the workshop. […]

Adaptation Fund SA

June 1, 2016

Adaptation Fund Helping Countries Build Adaptation Capacity through Direct Access and Flexible Finance

As part of the international effort to accelerate implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement and propel the discussion forward, the Adaptation Fund held two key events during the ongoing SB44 Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany this week.  

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May 19, 2016

BONN SIDE EVENT: Beyond INDCS – Domestic perspectives on unpacking INDCs & scaling up climate action in Africa, with examples from Morocco

Join us in Bonn on Friday, 20 May 2016 at 15:00-16:30 in the Room Berlin (112) for Beyond INDCS – Domestic perspectives on unpacking INDCs & scaling up climate action in Africa, with examples from Morocco.  How will NDCs in Africa be mainstreamed, tracked & improved? How can climate action in INDCs & pre-2020 be scaled […]