SouthSouthNorth (SSN)

Towards Climate Resilience

SouthSouthNorth (SSN) supports national and regional responses to climate change through policy and knowledge interventions, partnerships and deep collaboration. SSN does this by connecting people and information, enhancing capability and mobilising resources to respond innovatively to the challenges and opportunities that climate change presents.

Being positioned in the Global South affords SSN a deeper understanding of, and connection to, the climate and development challenges facing the region.

  • SSN enhances developing countries’ access to climate information by brokering climate knowledge through formalised exchanges among various stakeholders.
  • SSN assists decision makers in delivering climate compatible development by informing policy formulation and implementation.
  • SSN brings good governance to management of donor funds, technical assistance and project management.

Latest news and articles

Southern African Food Systems

Ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) this September, several independent regional dialogues have been taking place to better understand the context around regional food systems.

The Incubator: Idea → Implementation → Scale

In March’s partner blog, we talked to Jesper Hornberg who leads GRP’s incubator work. We also highlight a number of partners who previously participated in GRP challenge competitions and how the incubator influenced their work.

20 Initiatives Join the Race to Resilience

On 30 March 2021, a first round of initiatives officially joined the Race to Resilience as partners.

Learning to Navigate Resilience: Building on Advances in Resilience Measurement

As the Resilience Measurement Community of Practice (RMEL CoP) transitions into the Resilience Knowledge Coalition, we offer three key contributions of resilience measurement in the past decade, and three challenges to advance resilience practice in the decade to come.

Race to Resilience

Race to Resilience is a campaign that aims to catalyse a step-change in global ambition and action for climate resilience, putting people and nature first in pursuit of a resilient world where we not only withstand climate shocks but thrive in spite of them.