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

Biodiversity Loss, Litigation and Value Chain Risk

Biodiversity loss is ranked by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a severe risk to humanity in the next decade. Register your interest below to receive the Clyde & Co/Global Resilience Partnership joint paper on biodiversity litigation and value chain risk.

An Open Letter to Our Partners

It has been another significant year for resilience building thanks to all the hard work from our Partners

Call for Working Groups: Building equitable resilience in southern Africa

The Southern African Resilience Academy invites proposals for collaborative working groups to pursue inter- or transdisciplinary research. Applications due by 31 January 2022.

COP26 Resilience Hub Report Out Now

The report synthesises the key overarching messages from the activities at the Hub and aims to help set the direction for future actions towards COP27.

Pushing the Frontiers of Social-Ecological Resilience

A new research paper shows how the field of social-ecological resilience has evolved over the past 15 years, and gives three examples of this.