Climate change, conflict and security scan: analysis of current thinking December 2018–March 2019
In the third climate change, conflict and security scan, covering the period from December 2018 to March 2019, we show that this quadrimester has witnessed the release of an astonishing array of new publications – reviewed through our summary of academic articles and grey literature, debates and announcements, and also conveyed through our summary of the blogosphere, and opinions found on Twitter.
Fostering Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Value Chains: The role of climate-resilient infrastructures for SMEs
This study uses examples from the BRACED and ASAP programmes across sub-Saharan Africa, and reviews evidence on initiatives that invest in climate-resilient infrastructure to support smallholder farmer organisations and agri-businesses in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) category, and, ultimately, foster inclusive and sustainable agricultural value chains.
Using mobile phone surveys to track resilience and post-disaster recovery: a how-to guide
A how-to guide on using mobile phone surveys to track resilience and post-disaster recovery
Delivering climate resilience programmes in fragile and conflict-affected contexts: A synopsis of learning on the ground
The case studies in this compendium form part of a wider research project undertaken by the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) Knowledge Manager to explore how climate resilience projects and programmes can be designed, set up and managed to be resilient themselves for more effective delivery in fragile and conflict-affected contexts (FCAC).
In rain-short Niger, wasps deployed in war on crop-munching worm
As a millet-destroying worm thrives in drier conditions, farmers learn how to breed wasps that can control the pest damaging their food supplies and incomes
Layering and tailoring financial services for resilience: Insights, opportunities and challenges from BRACED projects in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal and Senegal
This report explores how BRACED projects support the development and delivery of tailored-to-context financial services.
Delivering climate resilience programmes in fragile and conflict-affected contexts
This review explores how climate resilience programmes and projects can be designed, established and managed to be resilient themselves in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.
Kenya issues smart ID cards to protect fishing and forests
Cards aim to make it easier to identify those illegally cutting mangrove forests or poaching fish along Kenya's coast
Men sweeping? Women inheriting? Rural Kenya shakes up gender roles
As farmers face greater climate change threats, loosening gender restrictions and getting men and women talking can help them stand up to the pressures
How mobile phones can be used to track people’s views on resilience: key findings from Myanmar
This brief synthesises some of the main findings from the Rapid Response Research project, highlighting strengths and weaknesses of the project’s new approaches.