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.
Kenyan farmers mix tradition with tech to protect drying Mara River
New technology aims to help governments - and farmers - get an idea what might lie ahead for river levels
When rising temperatures do not lead to rising tempers: Climate and insecurity in northern Niger
This report explores the complex and tangled links between climate variability/change and the proliferation of armed networks operating in northern Niger.
A how-to guide for subjective evaluations of resilience
This how-to guide outlines what subjective evaluations of resilience are and how self-evaluations of resilience can be collected in a robust way.
Bugs and biogas: Kenyan farmers get creative to fight 'devil's' cactus
Farmers are fighting back against the prickly pear, a non-native, invasive plant which destroys the grass that feeds their animals
Building Resilience for All: Intersectional approaches for reducing vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change: findings from Kenya
This note provides insights from the BRACED report ‘Building resilience for all: intersectional approaches for reducing vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal and Kenya’, which highlights challenges and opportunities for understanding intersecting inequalities and delivering effective intersectional approaches that help build resilience to natural hazards and climate change. It presents findings from the Kenya study. A companion paper analyses findings from Nepal.
Protect coastal, island communities now as seas rise, scientists urge
Some areas that once flooded only every 100 years or so could face annual flooding by 2050 unless strong protective measures are put in place
From Indonesia to Gabon, countries turn to nature to cut climate risks
"There is a wealth of evidence ... that if we restore, protect and enhance ecosystems, they will lower human vulnerability to climate change"
Climate change, conflict and security scan: analysis of current thinking August – November 2018
In the second climate change, conflict and security scan, we summarise the latest developments on Twitter, in the blogosphere, and in grey and academic literature over the period from August to November 2018 to find new themes and emerging discourse on the intersection of climate and conflict risk.