This edition of “Leading the Way” proposes a new framework of leadership development at community level. The lessons learned from ‘Bundu Gadiaga’ (the local name for the Bakel district) presented here illustrate the value of communities' knowledge and ownership in achieving successful sustainable development programmes.
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As part of their most recent trip to Bakel, our team shot a 13 minute-documentary on climate change and its adaptation from the point of view of the community in Bakel.
Leading the way: A role for regional institutions
Leadership is critical to addressing the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change. The onset of climate impacts combined with new policy frameworks and funding mechanisms require the building of institutional and human capacity, the strengthening of governance and provision of an enabling environment for climate action.