In Focus

As fruit trees fall, a hunger threat looms in Kenya

Caroline Wambui

The loss of fruit trees for firewood and charcoal is hurting food security, particularly as droughts lengthen

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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As drought keeps men away, Mauritania's pastoralist women take charge

Zoe Tabary

"I am in charge of everything. Our money, our field of millet – even the village's borehole is my responsibility."

From ghost boats to water treasures, museums spur climate action

Zoe Tabary

"We need an engaged public and museums are a way to open people's minds to what matters."

‘We are not to be ignored’: Young people take up climate activism

Nicole Hoey

"When I think of climate change, I am driven by fear and anger."

Rules to govern sun-dimming technology "urgently" needed - expert

Laurie Goering

Large-scale use of sun-dimming technology could have a range of little-understood side effects, including potentially shifting Asian monsoons

Eco-farming can solve hunger and climate crises, experts say

Thin Lei Win

Eco-farming could deliver nutritious, environmentally friendly food, increase farmers' earnings and make farms more resilient to climate change

Senegal city races to move families as sea swallows homes

Nellie Peyton

A scheme backed by the World Bank aims to resettle 10,000 residents from the crumbling coast of Saint-Louis

Resources

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 Boosting resilience by tackling violence against women and girls

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

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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Shaking up farming in Nepal

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

Blogs

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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