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. 


TSP 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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Experimental Learning: Seasonal Forecast

This game helps participants to understand the possible uses and limitations of seasonal forecasts,their personal risk-taking preferences, and how seasonal forecasts can affect livelihood decisions.

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Experiential Learning: Vulnerability Walk

The Vulnerability Walk is a serious game that helps explore the different vulnerabilities that exist within a community and reflects on how adaptation efforts can effectively address these.

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Experiential Learning: Farming Juggle

The Farming Juggle is a dynamic exercise that can be used to explore the complex and compounding effects of multiple stressors in any system.

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The CARIAA RiU Learning Guide

This learning guide is designed to provide research teams with a bottom-up and experience based tool to better understand the effectiveness of different approaches to Research-into-Use (RiU).

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What is TSP?

Transformative Scenario Planning is an approach that brings concerned stakeholders from different, often conflicting, perspectives together.
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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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The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance programme is made up of Oxfam GB, ODI, Save the Children International, Care International and World Vision International.
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