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Private Sector Networks & Communities

A Disaster Risk Reduction Private Sector Partnership (DRR-PSP)

This work space invites global professionals working in the area of Public Private Partnerships for Disaster risk reduction, to share experiences and challenges for engagement models, challenges, strengthening PPP and innovative ways to nurture ongoing partnerships.

Alianza por la reducción de riesgos de desastres en México

The DRR ALLIANCE in Mexico is a Private Sector & NGO network especialised in disaster prevention and recovery, with a resilience approach, that works since 2014 in rural high risk regions in 10 States of Southern Mexico and fosters public commitment of private and social organizations in urban settings towards DRR and Sendai Framework. The ALIANZA RRD has a coordination team that designs local and territorial interventions, as well as public policy agendas, including indigenous communities, municipal governments and subnational and national policies in especific sectors such as food production, coffee, bee honey, infrastructure and water. On the other hand, the ALIANZA RRD communication commission operates public awareness campaigns on hazards preparedness, urban and rural resilience and risk governance using media, web pages and social networks.
  • How to participate: Write a first contact message to the current ALIANZA POR LA RRD EN MEXICO technical secretary, Mr. Guillermo Lozano, at: guillermo_lozano@wvi.org

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network is managed by an alliance of organisations led by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), and including Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano, INTRAC, LEAD International, the Overseas Development Institute, and SouthSouthNorth supporting 'climate compatible development'. The team brings together a wide range of experience across the fields of climate change and development, research, policy development, knowledge management, networking and capacity-building, as well as substantial expertise in the management of global initiatives. CDKN can provide technical assistance and research, supporting knowledge sharing and partnership development in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The £50 million Climate and Development Knowledge Network, funded over five years by DFID, will link 60 developing countries with leading climate and development experts, allowing them to commission and share knowledge on how best to tackle the effects of climate change.

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