In Focus

Livestock mobility in the Sahel

Acting for Life

This video shows how Acting for Life and its partners strive to tackle the challenges associated with livestock mobility.

BRACED Updates

Monitoring and evaluation in a local context

Susannah Fisher, IIED

How can BRACED projects measure changes in households' level of resilience?

Understanding flood resilience in rural South Sudan

Max Gibson and Eric Kramak, IMPACT Initiatives

The BRACED programme in South Sudan investigates local resilience strategies in the face of flooding.

News

Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate ...

Zoe Tabary

"We predicted moderate warmth for 2016, but nothing like the temperature rises we've seen"

As pastoralist land shrinks, Maasai women take livestock lead

Justus Wanzala

Maasai women gain a bigger role in livestock raising, once the domain of men

NASA's new mission: improving food security in West Africa

Nellie Peyton

NASA has launched a hub in Niger that will use space-based observations to improve food security

Plastic ponds remedy water shortages in rural Nepal

Surath Giri

When water is scarce and you need to irrigate crops, what can help? Plastic ponds

Taste for mushrooms helps Tanzanian farmers protect forest

Kizito Makoye

When harvests fail, farmers turn to cutting forests - but growing mushrooms could be an alternative

New app lets public help map disasters, conflicts and outbreaks

Lin Taylor

By rewarding users with virtual badges, MSF hopes the app will be as engaging as Angry Birds, Pokemon Go or Candy Crush

Reality of Resilience

Kenya Floods 2016

  • Last Updated: 06/05/2016
  • Kenya

Kenya Floods 2015

  • Last Updated: 22/11/2015
  • Kenya

Hurricane Patricia 2015 - Mexico

  • Last Updated: 16/11/2015

Resources

Report Planning for climate compatible development in Ethiopia

Robi Redda, CDKN; Rachel Roland, CIDT

This Working Paper highlights some of the results in Ethiopia’s priority thematic areas for climate change planning: building a knowledge and evidence base; governance and institutional arrangements; ...

Guide An introduction to the role of the BRACED Knowledge Manager

Knowledge Manager

The Knowledge Manager: Learning about resilience through the BRACED programme

Guide About Reality of Resilience: learning from climate extremes

Knowledge Manager

Reality of Resilience facilitates the generation, collection and dissemination of real-world examples of resilience interventions during floods and droughts. How does it work?

Report Spotlight on Adaptation Futures 2016

Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)

This Spotlight focuses on the Adaptation Futures conference, held in Rotterdam earlier this year. Team members detail their experiences of the conference and describe the work they presented there

Case Study Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from

CDKN

This study explores the advantages and challenges of integrating gender dimensions into climate compatible development strategies through looking at a case study in Gorakhpur, India.

Report Adapting to climate extremes in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso

Christian Aid

Read about the experience of women self-help groups in Yabelo and Arero districts in Ethiopia, as well as how rural communities are adapting to climate extremes in northern Burkina Faso.

Events

August

02

Innovative methods for communicating climate information

How can we help people and organisations understand the meaning, value and limitations of forecasts about future climate and weather conditions?

October

17

UN conference on housing and sustainable urban development

Quito, Ecuador

This conference will reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable urbanization.

November

07

UN climate negotiations, Marrakesh

Marrakesh, Morocco

The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the UNFCCC

About BRACED

BRACED is helping people become more resilient to climate extremes in South and Southeast Asia and in the African Sahel and its neighbouring countries. To improve the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation methods into development approaches, BRACED seeks to influence policies and practices at the local, national and international level

Newsletter

Internal Learning Lounge

The internal Learning Lounge offers BRACED partners the opportunity to have discussions on specific topics, connect to peers, share learning, ask for advice and network. Please note that you can only register and access the Learning Lounge if you are a BRACED partner.

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Blogs

For climate migrants, dignity matters as much as safety

Displacement can bring benefits when it helps overcome caste and social prejudices


"Life hacking": Building resilience through innovation

Finding simple solutions to otherwise complicated problems


In Kenya, companies now liable for climate change damages

Could the risk of having to make payouts drive quick action on climate change by Kenyan companies?


Four challenges facing Mali amid efforts to rebuild

Following a recent field visit to central Mali, Camilla Toulmin reports back on local struggles and new initiatives driving change.


Video

Shaking up farming in rural Nepal

Farmers in rural Nepal are plagued by extreme poverty resulting from recurring disasters like droughts, floods and earthquakes. How can they build resilience?

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