Voices from Droughts and Floods


An insider’s view on just climate action in Brazil

Paula Moreira is a programme manager at Hivos in Brazil. She runs our Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) program, working with local communities to make their voices heard in national and global discussions on the climate crisis. She talks about climate change in Brazil, how it affects its people, and the work Hivos is doing to fight it.

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Increasing Importance of Sustainable Food Systems during COP

It has been nearly two months since the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) at Dubai’s Expo City in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Expectations had been high ahead of COP28 on progress on negotiations on sustainable food systems, particularly as the UN Food Systems Summit, UN 2023 Water Conference and the COP28 Presidency had committed to achieve net-zero, nature-positive and resilient agri-food and water systems.

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Climate justice badly needed by the people around Lake Turkana in Kenya

Hivos was invited to visit Indigenous communities around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. Vincent Mogaka, project officer for the Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) programme in East Africa, saw firsthand how local communities remain neglected in the face of the climate crisis. Here’s his account of the visit.

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VCA is set to effect the amplification of locally-shaped climate action and play a pivotal role in the global climate debate. For more information about the program, our agenda and how to collaborate with us, please contact us via info@voicesforclimateaction.org.

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