Can we strengthen climate resilience without compromising gender equity and nutrition outcomes?

| December 5, 2017

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The recent UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn reaffirmed the importance of continued climate action for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That requires building climate resilience into development plans. But turning global commitments into policy and programs is no simple feat. Rising climate threats require coordinated actions across sectors to ensure that development plans continue to make progress towards achieving multiple goals, including sustained poverty reduction, elimination of hunger, nutritional security, and gender equity.

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When Mark Coverdale opened the first Coversure office in Huntingdon back in 1986, his philosophy was simple, to use the most up to date technology available in order to provide the local community with a friendly, face-to-face, insurance broking service utilising competitively priced insurance products. In order to make the Coversure service available in as many areas as possible, Mark decided to issue franchise licences to experienced insurance professionals who shared his vision and desire to succeed.

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When Mark Coverdale opened the first Coversure office in Huntingdon back in 1986, his philosophy was simple, to use the most up to date technology available in order to provide the local community with a friendly, face-to-face, insurance broking service utilising competitively priced insurance products. In order to make the Coversure service available in as many areas as possible, Mark decided to issue franchise licences to experienced insurance professionals who shared his vision and desire to succeed.

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