Farmers in rural Nepal are plagued by extreme poverty resulting from recurring disasters like droughts, floods and earthquakes. How can they build resilience to climate extremes, and take advantage of economic opportunities?
The BRACED programme in South Sudan investigates local resilience strategies in the face of flooding.
IRD is helping Malian women acquire tree seedlings that will thrive in the country's semi-arid climate.
How do you boot-strap limited government funds into big cash? Find clever ways to lower the risk for private investors
Can traditional "Dedha" councils effectively manage disputes and keep the community's cattle alive?
In Assam, century-old irrigation canals are being rehabilitated to deal with India's worsening drought
What to do if only one crop survives? Trade the surplus
When birds and clouds are no longer an accurate indicator of rain, text messages can step in
Governments should seize the opportunity to come up with a fresh approach to development, experts say
Could using a subjective approach to measuring household resilience be useful? This paper offers insights from a survey carried out in Tanzania.
Women and men in rural Niger meet regularly to discuss the challenges they face in their daily lives, make decisions together and take collective action.
Social protection programmes and systems can contribute to building the anticipatory, adaptive and absorptive capacity of vulnerable people who are exposed to climate shocks and disasters.
Shea, as both a commodity and a tree, has the potential to boost climate resilience for communities. This Working Paper looks at how Burkina Faso is benefitting.
To be effective, climate finance must reach and be prioritised by the communities that need it most and be used to fund solutions that work on the ground.
This working paper explores the current development pattern of Senegal from geographical and economic perspectives, and its impact on climate vulnerability, as part of the Pathways to Resilience in ...
This conference will reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable urbanization.
The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the UNFCCC