In Focus

Comment s’y prendre pour faire bouger les choses? Les rendre faciles

Laurie Goering

Garder à l’esprit les désirs des personnes peut s’avérer utile pour qu’économiser apparaisse comme dépenser et créer un effet d’entraînement

BRACED Updates

Gender and resilience in South Sudan

Sara Caggiati, Concern Worldwide

Reflections on a South Sudan visit to strengthen the integration of gender equality approaches into programme delivery

Recipes for resilience

Emna-Zina Thabet (Welthungerhilfe)

How women are fighting malnutrition in rural Burkina Faso

News

App helps Kenya’s small farmers tackle pests, map crops

Caroline Wambui

Could mobile technology help Kenyan farmers defeat drought and pests?

Rural Kenyans protect wetlands to curb water scarcity

Justus Wanzala

Wetlands - which protect people from drought and floods - are suffering in Kenya's drought

Cow poo offers mixed energy results for rural Zimbabweans

Lungelo Ndhlovu

Biogas – the process of producing energy by fermenting waste – is gaining in popularity around the world

Kenya learns to cook with solar power - even when there's no sun

Justus Wanzala

A switch to more efficient cooking in Kenya aims to cut deforestation and health problems from cooking over smoky fires

Drought in Kenya brings a surprise: More girls in school

Isaiah Esipisu

Safety net of cash transfer payments helps persuade families that investing in girls makes good economic sense

Sun-powered micro-grids boost fortunes of Lake Victoria fishermen

Moraa Obiria

With its year-round sunshine, solar power is ideally suited to Kenya where electricity access surged to around 60 percent in 2016 from 27 percent three years before

Reality of Resilience

Senegal floods 2016

  • Last Updated: 15/08/2016
  • Senegal

Nepal floods 2016

  • Last Updated: 10/08/2016
  • Nepal

Kenya Floods 2016

  • Last Updated: 06/05/2016
  • Kenya

Resources

Case Study Climate-resilient planning: reflections on testing a new toolkit

Mariana Matoso, Raj Kumar GC and Guy Jobbins

This paper explores how BRACED developed a toolkit to guide staff through the planning and implementing of resilient basic service delivery systems on the ground.

Guide How to conduct an effective interview

Laurie Goering and Zoe Tabary, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Everything you need to know about conducting a good interview

Guide How to tell a compelling story about your project

Laurie Goering and Zoe Tabary, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Have a great story to tell about your project but not sure where to start? Here are a few pointers.

Report Disasters and national economic resilience

Catherine Simonet, Eva Comba and Emily Wilkinson

This paper aims to provide an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting broad changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period.

Guide How does social protection build resilience?

Rachel Slater and Martina Ulrichs

A series of briefings assess evidence from Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia on how large-scale national social protection programmes contribute to resilience.

Case Study Empowering women to diversify their income

Medhanit Gebremichael, Farm Africa

A savings and loans group allows Ethiopian women to create and develop their own business

Events

About BRACED

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Blogs

Thoughts from the International Association for Impact Assessment ...

Making a case for impact assessment


How do you manage climate risk? Ask those on the frontline

"People aren't interested in rainfall projections for the next 100 years - they want to understand what's happening to them now”


Tech helps Caribbean communities take on climate change

Across the Caribbean, decision makers are realising a top-down approach isn’t always the way forward


Want your research to resonate with decision makers? Here’s how

Think about who might use your research and how to reach them before you even begin researching


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Participatory gender training in Nepal

How can community groups reflect on their gender perceptions, critically discuss gender roles at home and in the community, and develop bargaining skills?

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