Promoting community initiatives and decisions making, an effective strategy for resilience in Mali
Institutional anchoring has established transparency when funded projects are implemented
From fake rice to deadly medicine, African firm takes on counterfeiters
When African farmers are tricked into buying fake seed, they can see harvests slashed, their families hungry and loans unpaid
NGOs are shaking up climate services in Africa. Should we be worried?
A concern is around the long-term viability of hard-fought development gains
International Winter School - Gender equality and resilience to disasters and climate risks: Future research and action agenda(s)
An international winter school to share knowledge and improve global awareness of, and responsiveness to gender equality in the contexts of disaster risks, climate change and conflict.
The evolving landscape of climate services in sub-Saharan Africa: What roles have NGOs played?
This paper critically examines the evolving climate services landscape and raises questions about what the future holds for climate services in sub-Saharan Africa.
Disasters journal special edition: Building resilience from the ground up
Drawing on BRACED, this special issue of Disasters reflects on resilience-building in some of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries and contexts.
Climate change, conflict and security scan: Analysis of current thinking
This Scan summarises the literature and social media coverage on the topic of resilience, climate change, conflict and security from April - July 2018.
Intersectional approaches to vulnerability reduction and resilience-building
This scoping paper explores intersectional approaches to vulnerability reduction and resilience-building, with the aim of informing institutional policy and operational practice.
Ugandan farmers test big-data solution to climate challenges
Gathering information on farmers can help find answers to their problems - from extreme weather to lack of credit - but turning that data into a business is tricky
The tree helping Kenyan farmers beat drought and poverty
Agroforestry - the practice of planting trees in fields - can protect both crops and soil from harsh weather, as well as providing timber to sell