CARE Denmark Innovation Challenge 2018

CARE Denmark calls for the eligible participants to apply for the innovation challenge(Surviving Climate Change and Opposing Power Abuse )

Innovation Challenge themes

CARE to innovate search for innovations on two major themes for CDK programming, and all challenges should fall within one or both of these themes:

1. Opposing Power Abuse: Poor people are often left voiceless when faced with power abuse from public authorities, the private sector and other duty-bearers. They seldom have access to the types of data that will allow them to challenge decisions and hold power holders to account. Furthermore, strengthening trust is key in fostering sustainable development and democratic societies. Right-holders are in need of data, systems, processes and technologies that will counterweigh abuse of power. This challenge is intended to deliver new answers to SDG 16 on peace, justice and string institutions.

2. Surviving Climate Change: Extreme weather (droughts, floods, etc.), migration and suffering are also caused by changing climates. The world’s poor are in need of innovations that allow them to become resilient to and survive climate change by giving them better tools to manage – adapt and mitigate climate shocks. Innovations under this challenge will offer new solutions to SDG number 13 on climate action.

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Upcoming Events

On-going Activities

  1. UNDP Wetland Restoration project: Conduct no-regret livelihood alternative survey in the three districts of Bushenyi, Mitooma and Sheema to inform appropriate pilot interventions support, will be conducted on 10th-14th /09/ 2018.
  2. UNDP Wetland Restoration project: Hold a validation workshop in Sheema district on 14th/09/2018.
  3. Thematic Working Group Meetings on 11th-13th/09/2018.