In Focus

Niger floods leave tens of thousands homeless as rebuilding lags

Morgane Le Cam

"If it rains again, we'll lose the entire village."

BRACED Updates

In drought-hit Ethiopia, pastoralists take up farming

Melkamsew Solomon, Farm Africa

Drought is forcing Ethiopian pastoralists to change their attitudes towards farming.

Launching the BRACED Resilience Exchange

BRACED

The Resilience Exchange is a major flagship report exploring what BRACED has learned after 2 years.

News

Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks

Laurie Goering

As hurricanes and floods grab headlines, heatwaves associated with climate change are claiming lives around the world

Text message network connects offline farmers in Kenya

Caroline Wambui

The service, whose co-founder Kenny Ewan describes it as "the internet for people with no internet", is free to use and only requires a mobile phone.

As climate threats grow clearer, risk-lowering investment is crucial

Laurie Goering

Turning shifts to clean energy and climate resilience into projects that bankers can sink trillions of dollars into is what's needed, bankers say

Even poorest can be shielded from drought, say UN chiefs in Ethiopia

Alex Whiting

Eastern and southern Africa were hit hard last year by drought exacerbated by El Niño that wilted crops, slowed economic growth and drove food prices higher

Hot weather sweetens harvest for Kenya’s mango farmers

Caroline Wambui

“We use the hot sun as a blessing,” says one farmer, who has seen his harvest grow 40 percent in the last five years

Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms

Justus Wanzala

New way to provide clean, reliable power in places with patchy grid access helps school children get ahead

Resources

Report BRACED Resilience Exchange

BRACED

The Resilience Exchange explores what the BRACED programme has learned so far.

Report Evaluating complex programmes

Jennifer Leavy, Stephen McDowell, Edward Boydell, Gretta Fitzgerald and Nicola Giordano

What works and why in implementing and achieving outcomes in adaptation and resilience-building projects? This paper considers the challenges faced and lessons learned in the mid-term review of BRACED...

Case Study Building financial independence in Ethiopia

Christian Aid

This case study examines how the CIARE project is helping vulnerable communities in Ethiopia become more financially resilient.

Case Study The impact of climate information in Ethiopia

Christian Aid

This case study examines how the CIARE project is bringing climate information services to vulnerable communities in Ethiopia.

Report Making progress: BRACED at the mid-term

Jennifer Leavy, Edward Boydell and Stephen McDowell

This report presents a synthesis of project-level mid-term reviews, carried out after 18 months’ implementation of the BRACED programme.

Case Study Investigating resilience at local, organisational and institutiona

Camilla Audia, Mark Pelling, Emma Visman, Frances Crowley, Sophie Rigg and Chesney McOmber

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

Nepal floods 2017

  • Last Updated: 05/09/2017
  • Nepal

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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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

How to ensure food security in times of climate change

Climate change is likely to disrupt food production in many regions. How can we mitigate its impact?

Blogs

What have we learned from disasters so far?

It's not what you might think


Gender must be at the heart of climate action

Women have fewer opportunities to make decisions on how to deal with global warming - we must change this


As heat rises, women risk death in South Asia

When heat waves hit, women - stuck indoors, wearing heavy clothing and refusing water to avoid toilet trips - are most at risk


Flashmobs for resilience

"Flashmobs can convey complex messages in a simple way."


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