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Creating a ‘Smart Network’ for Climate Knowledge

Are you getting lost in an ocean of information?

The fields of climate and development have undergone radical transformations over the past decades as the world has woken up to the perils of climate change. At the same time, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionised the way we communicate, bringing many benefits – but also new problems.  A field once challenged by the lack of reliable and relevant data is now overwhelmed with oceans of information, pouring in from a multitude of sources inhabiting various corners of the climate development community. Today, the challenge is navigating and making sense of this information, overcoming the "portal proliferation syndrome" of climate web sites.

REEEP Becomes Newest Member of Global Sustainable Transport Partnership

REEEP Newest Member of SloCaT

Enhancing its commitment to finding sustainable solutions for the urban transport problems of the future, REEEP has become the newest member of SloCaT, a multi-stakeholder partnership of over 80 organizations (representing UN organizations, multilateral and bilateral development organizations, NGOs and foundations, academia and the business sector) that promotes the integration on sustainable transport in global policies on sustainable development and climate change.

In Warsaw, the Climate Knowledge Brokers Group brings smarter navigation to those facing oceans of information

The fields of climate and development have undergone radical transformations over the past decades as the world has woken up to the perils of climate change. At the same time, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized the way we communicate, bringing many benefits – but also new problems. An innovative global partnership of knowledge brokers has taken on the challenge of signposting and improving access to knowledge resources for end users.

GIZ funding to expand scope of reegle.info thesaurus

REEEP has signed a contract with the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to expand the www.reegle.info thesaurus to include important aspects of climate adaptation in greater depth. This step will make it easier for knowledge brokers to take full advantage of the reegle Tagging API, a free tool that automatically tags electronic documents to make them more searchable – and findable.

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