In Focus

With smart crops and cash, Kenya women slash female genital mutilation

Caroline Wambui

To gain more power and debunk myths that shore up practices like FGM, women are learning farming and business skills.

BRACED Updates

Financial services boost household resilience in Uganda

Getrude Lungahi

Savings groups are an easy way to improve poor communities' access to financial services.

How can we measure resilience? Mobile phones – and the right questions...

Lindsey Jones, ODI

Phone surveys and efforts to ask people what they think makes them resilient may change some old ideas


Growing your own in 30 below - the chef on an Arctic mission

Thin Lei Win

"We're on a mission … to make this town very sustainable. Because if we can do it here, then what's everybody else's excuse?"

African nations to get profiles of drought and flood risk

Nicole Hoey

Better information can help countries anticipate and prepare for problems, rather than simply respond with aid

Women, LGBT people 'invisible' victims of disasters – experts

Zoe Tabary

It's clear they're being disproportionately affected "but what is missing is the hard evidence of how," says one disaster risk specialist

Bangladeshi women to receive funding for climate protection

Michael Taylor

Much of Bangladesh is comprised of a low-lying river delta, making the country particularly vulnerable to storms

U.N. collates global disaster data to help reduce risk

Sophie Hares

"It is impossible to prevent disasters and to manage risk if a country is not measuring its disaster losses."

More jobs key to dealing with Lake Chad crisis, UNESCO says

Nicole Hoey

Protecting the shrinking lake - and preventing a worsening humanitarian crisis - will require helping people find work, UN official says


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

Report New methods in resilience measurement

Lindsey Jones

Early insights from a mobile phone panel survey in Myanmar using subjective tools

Report Violence against women and girls and resilience

Virginie Le Masson, Colette Benoudji, Sandra Sotelo Reyes and Giselle Bernard

Links, impacts and perspectives from the Chadian context

Report Resilience solutions: exploring social protection linkages to fore

Cecilia Costella, Catalina Jaime, Julie Arrighi, Erin Coughlan de Perez, Pablo Suarez and Maarten van Aalst

This brief explores one aspect of how social protection can support better climate risk management and increase climate resilience by anticipating and dealing with shocks before they happen

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


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


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.


Shaking up farming in Nepal

Climate-smart agriculture and vegetable cooperatives are boosting incomes in weather-hit Nepal


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

Could tackling climate change help bring peace to South Sudan?

Climate adaptation efforts can help restore a dialogue between clans.

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