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Hit by wild weather, Kenya's herders fire up a hot new crop: chilli

Caroline Wambui

Can hot also be smart? Farmers say they can earn as much as three times more with chilli than with cattle

BRACED Updates

Addressing the root causes of farmer-herder conflicts in Chad

David Traynor, Concern Worldwide and Anne Radday, Feinstein International Center, Tufts University

How can we equip those working with farmers and herders to understand the causes of conflict in eastern Chad?

Early warnings help tackle floods in weather-hit Nepal

Chinaporn Meechaiya, ADPC

Flood alerts sent via text message and social media can save thousands of lives, say experts.

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For Malawi’s farmers facing harvest pests, the solution’s in the bag

Charles Mkoka

Crop storage bags help cut losses after harvest, protecting food supplies, income and seeds for next season

Change policy to scale up climate-smart farming in Africa - experts

Isaiah Esipisu

"We already have enough ideas and innovations. What we lack in many African countries is the implementation"

Shorter, hotter, earlier: Shrinking spring slashes Pakistani harvests

Saleem Shaikh

As climate change brings hotter temperatures earlier, fruit and vegetable farmers are struggling to adjust

From camels to catfish? Algeria boosts fish farming in the Sahara

Thin Lei Win

Fish in the desert might sound counterintuitive but Algeria hopes to tap huge aquifers beneath the Sahara to feed its growing population

Can bees battle climate losses? Harvests aren't sweet, farmers say

Moraa Obiria

Beekeeping is supposed to help farmers hold onto an income as crops fail during drought - but dry weather is hurting bees too

Adapting to uncertainty needed in face of climate shocks - experts

Zoe Tabary

"When we're adapting to climate change, we're not adapting to a new stable state, we're adapting to uncertainty."

Resources

Report Should resilience-building projects be socially acceptable?

Virginie Le Masson

What makes humanitarian and development projects socially acceptable?

Case Study Measuring changes in resilience as a result of the SUR1M project i

Christophe Béné, Alex Riba and Dave Wilson

This report presents the results of the BRACED Impact Evaluation of the SUR1M project in Niger.

Case Study Measuring changes in resilience in Myanmar a result of BRACED

Gil Yaron, Dave Wilson, Sam Dumble and Ben Murphy

This report presents the results of the BRACED Knowledge Manager-led Impact Evaluation of the BRACED Myanmar Alliance project

Case Study Climate services for resilience: the changing roles of NGOs in Bur

Blane Harvey and Roop Singh

This study sheds light on the role of climate information and climate information services in bolstering resilience in Burkina Faso

Case Study Climate services for resilience: the changing roles of NGOs in Eth

Logan Cochrane and Roop Singh

This study sheds light on the role of climate information and climate information services in bolstering resilience in Ethiopia

Guide The Resilience Dashboard

Lindsey Jones

The Resilience Dashboard allows anyone to explore insights from BRACED's Rapid Response Research project in Myanmar

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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Urban nomads: Mongolian herders battle a new future

As climate-driven drought takes hold, Mongolia's nomads are retreating to the city - and facing choking pollution

Blogs

To build resilience, listen to people's needs

What do people think makes them more resilient?


A ‘morning light’ dawns for Ethiopian women

Pastoralists hit by drought are finding ways to shore up their incomes – and deforestation is being reduced with solar power


Time's up on the gender pay gap for rural women

"Empowering women in agriculture has a remarkable domino effect."


Sustaining peace in a climate of change

A U.N. report on peacebuilding ignores climate change, missing a key to a peaceful world


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