In Focus

Can a hungry Mali turn rice technology into 'white gold'?

Dieneba Deme

Malians are cautiously turning to a new farming technique that could boost harvests and help them adapt to the effects of climate change

BRACED Updates

Weather information by phone in Mali life changing for farmers in ...

Yaya Bouaré

This year, farmers of Mali's Tèrèkungo, Parana and dozens more villages have had access to tailored weather information through a telephone messaging system dubbed "Sandji"

A tailor-made action plan to deal with climate change

Dioumawoye Natou Sangho

In Mali, the Waati Yelema Labenw team has successfully completed a community outreach, the first step in devising a series of climate action plans

News

Staying safe from climate risks makes financial sense, says new ...

Laurie Goering

"Knowledge is still not being put into practice quickly enough, and knowledge is not shared"

In bid for healthier cities, Ethiopia aims to boost urban green

Elias Gebreselassie

Tree planting aims to cut air pollution, cool cities - and reduce climate-changing emissions

Abandoned by banks, Indonesia's poor farmers turn to crowdfunding

Michael Taylor

Small-scale farmers in Asia face an uphill battle to access credit - but technology could help change that

As world warms, 'half a degree' will worsen suffering, scientists say

Laurie Goering

Many more people will face heatwaves, extreme rainfall and shrinking harvests without unprecedented action, scientists say

Why does 1.5C warming goal matter to global poverty and health?

Megan Rowling

Scientists outline how damage to the poor and vulnerable could be reduced by curbing global warming

Cricket-farming hops ahead as Kenyans catch superfood bug

Hannah McNeish

As climate change and population growth make producing enough protein difficult, cricket farming is taking off in Kenya

Resources

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

Report Resilience Results: BRACED final evaluation

Jennifer Leavy, Edward Boydell, Stephen McDowell and Barbora Sladkova

This report presents a synthesis of project-level final evaluations, carried out after three years of implementation of the BRACED programme.

Report Routes to resilience: insights from BRACED final year

Paula Silva Villanueva, Ruth Phillips Itty and Victoria Sword-Daniels

Following three years of implementing 15 BRACED projects, this report collates and synthesises evidence to understand how BRACED is building resilience.

Report Nepal: Added value of market incentives on disaster risk reduction

Jill Scantlan, Olga Petryniak and Chet Tamang

A monitoring study to explore whether combining community-based disaster risk reduction with market-based economic incentives improved disaster resilience

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

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.

Video

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

The time for gender-smart action on disaster risk reduction is now

Women can help lead efforts to reduce losses in disasters - if they get a chance


What does 1.5 degrees C mean for Botswana and Namibia?

Even a small rise in temperatures will bring more droughts and heatwaves, researchers warn


Can new technologies help track resilience?

Measuring resilience isn't cheap or easy - but using mobile phones to reach people on the move can help with both problems


G7 punch below weight on funding for gender-equal climate adaptation

Climate change is exacerbating inequalities, and governments need to invest more to protect women from its impacts


Latest Photos

Tweets