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Characteristics of a disaster resilient community

Setting out the many different elements of resilience, this report shows what a ‘disaster-resilient community’ might look like, and provides some ideas about how to progress towards increased
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Mind the Adaptation Gap

If the COP21 Paris climate agreement is to help developing countries to cope with and adapt to the impacts of climate change, it must ensure that richer countries provide the necessary financial

Resilience handbook

The Resilience Handbook aims to help us think, plan and implement our work in a way that helps to reduce people’s vulnerability and to build their resilience to a range of hazards, shocks, stresses

Climate Change Knows No Borders

An analysis of climate-induced migration, protection gaps and the need for solidarity in South Asia

The wrong model for resilience

The G7-backed African Risk Capacity (ARC) drought insurance policy was an experiment that failed Malawi, and in particular its women, in the face of a drought that need not have become a disaster. The

Act On It!

Over the past 15 years, large investors have acquired tens of millions of hectares of land in developing countries. This report details how governments can use these four steps with a checklist of

New Alliance, New Risk of Land Grabs

Ten African countries have signed up to the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition – the G8 countries’ main strategy for supporting agriculture in Africa that was launched in 2012. As the New

Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience

West Africa is highly vulnerable to the impact of climate change. This mid-term review of the Agroecology and Resilience project provides key lessons for projects seeking to build resilience to

"Climate Smart Agriculture" causes confusion

Climate Smart Agriculture is gaining attention in government, NGO, academic, corporate, research and international policy spaces. But there is growing confusion and debate over what the term 'Climate

No Place To Go

This policy brief summarises the impact of the ASEAN's economic model on gender inequality, land rights, and the environment, and offers recommendations for ASEAN to eradicate poverty and inequality,