Nicholas Reay


His earlier work experience include working as a web editor for a The South African newspaper, teaching English and writing for a magazine in Shanghai, China, and creating educational materials for various international organisations. Nicholas attended the University of Cape Town and received a BA in English, Media and Film studies. All of which helped fuel his passion for social media and information sharing.

Nicholas enjoys the challenge of working for an international organisation as well as meeting the many passionate people it attracts. When not working, Nicholas enjoys writing for a movies site, playing squash and cooking. Nicholas Reay worked for INTASAVE before joining ASSAR as  a Communications Officer after spending four years with the African Secretariat of ICLEI.

Building on his experience as Communications Officer for ICLEI he now focuses his skills on developing and building both INTASAVE's communications platforms and ASSAR's. 

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Heat Stress, Vulnerability and health impacts

This working paper from ASSAR examines vulnerability of rural communities to heat stress in the semi-arid villages in Maharashtra state in India. 

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Spotlight on Transformative Scenario Planning

This Spotlight highlights the successes and challenges of a series of Transformative Scenario Planning workshops held by ASSAR in five countries.

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Namibia Climate Change Adaptation booklets

These two booklets, one in English and the other in Oshiwambo, look at the changing climate in Namibia, and at the measures being taken to adapt.

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Climate variability and impact in ASSAR’s East African region

This new paper from ASSAR's east Africa team looks at impact climate-related risks, impacts and vulnerability across the semi-arid regions of East Africa.

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Gender Infographics

How people experience and respond to risk varies, depending on factors like age, ethnicity, gender and class. These stunning infographics offer an easy-to-understand overview.

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Transformative Scenario Planning Workshop 2

On the 24th and 25th January 2018, the second of two TSP workshops were held at the Oasis Lodge, Zanzibar. Julia Davies takes us through the process in a fantastic photo journey!

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Nicholas is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Drylands Resource Guide

This guide highlights research and learning for climate change hotspots, with annotations from ASSAR academics to guide you to the most relevant and useful information for your work.
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This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups
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