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Forecasting trouble: How South Sudan's weather service is failing ...

Hellen Toby

Decimated by civil war, South Sudan's met office is barely running, with inadequate funding, outdated equipment and untrained staff, experts say

BRACED Updates

Climate-smart agriculture, or how to plant hope

Dioumawoye Sango

The approach that evolved from a conference topic to a fully fleshed out method today is thriving in parts of Mali today

Climate change: Communities become their own players in resilience

Dioumawoye Sangho

In the past, so-called traditional management approaches have demonstrated their limits

News

French military enlists green group to fight climate change

Sebastien Malo

The partnership will focus at first on West Africa's Sahel region

Hike in record-dry months for Africa's Sahel worries scientists

Laurie Goering

"There are limits" to how much people can adapt if drought continues to worsen in the semi-arid Sahel, researchers warn

In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands

Kizito Makoye

Restoring grazing land and forest can help communities stand up to the more frequent droughts climate change is bringing, farmers say

Ethiopia aims to blast climate resilience forward with satellite ...

Elias Gebreselassie

Technology could help support efforts to get affordable insurance to small-scale farmers struggling with climate change

Rich and poor struggle to shoulder losses from devastating storms

Megan Rowling

Nepal in top 10 of nations worst-affected by weather disasters in 2017, index finds

World Bank ups funds to tackle 'existential threat' of climate change

Megan Rowling

Bank will give equal weight to curbing emissions and helping poor countries deal with "disastrous effects" of warming

Resources

Case Study Tracking and measuring resilience in large programmes

Paula Silva Villanueva, Vicky Sword-Daniels, Jen Leavy and Dave Wilson

This paper shares insights on designing and implementing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems as well as generating useful evidence that informs large resilience-building programmes in an ...

Case Study Linking climate and early warning information with resilience

Juliette Perche

This report explores early findings from BRACED's Rapid Response Research, focusing on access and response to climate information and early warning of extreme events

Report Policy and legal framework for securing communal land rights

Mercy Corps

This report presents the findings of a land governance study commissioned by BRACED in the Karamoja region of Uganda

Case Study What impact are NGOs having on the development of climate services

Amy Kirbyshire and Emily Wilkinson

The paper challenges the notion that climate information services (CIS) can be effectively delivered directly to communities without engaging with – and building capacity of – national official CIS ...

Report Evaluating the results of BRACED projects

Dave Wilson, Gil Yaron and Christophe Béné

This report summarises the results of three different BRACED country-level evaluations in Myanmar, Niger and Ethiopia

Report The market-based approach to resilience in Ethiopia: qualitative e

Gil Yaron, Adanech Dutu and Dave Wilson

This report explores which BRACED interventions and combinations of interventions made the most difference in Ethiopia

Reality of Resilience

2016 in review: BRACED in the context of climate shocks and stresses

  • Last Updated: 06/09/2017
  • Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, Senegal, Niger, Nepal, Mauritania, Myanmar, Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia, Chad, Burkina Faso

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

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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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Corridor to the future? Mauritania's nomadic herders seek safe passage

Can negotiating safe travel corridors across national borders help the Sahel's pastoralists survive intensifying drought?

Blogs

From mangoes to maize, climate change brings new hunger threats

A warming world raises "scary" prospects for poor food producers who face lower harvests and competition for land


Can you build resilience in Mali when the bullets are flying?

Seeking the support of central authorities who are "perceived as absent because they cannot meet the basic needs of the population" is often insufficient


Can climate resilience steal the global limelight in 2019?

The next step is for experts to distill their findings for increasingly curious aid funders


Five key principles for Adaptive Social Protection programming

These can be used as a roadmap for implementers, or a checklist for holding programmes to account


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