Neela Matin

Nilufar Matin was a Research Fellow at SEI with her work focusing on poverty elimination, natural resource management and sustainable development with strong emphasis on gender mainstreaming and stakeholder participation. Neela passed away in November 2017.

Nilufar had extensive work experience in multi-disciplinary research, policy development, project formulation and appraisal.

She worked on adaptive water management under uncertainty particularly in developing approaches that integrate poverty alleviation, gender awareness and health planning for integrated water resources management in river basins. She was also engaged in studying impacts of climate change and biodiversity projects on local livelihoods.

Previous to SEI, she worked with a wide range of organizations, governments, donor agencies, research institutions and NGOs.

In memoriam – Nilufar (Neela) Matin

Women fishing East Timor

Bringing rights into resilience: revealing complexities of climate risks and social conflict

This paper takes a rights-based approach to understand how cultural, political and social norms and practices influence resilience.

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Bangladesh river erosion affects livelihoods

What is equitable resilience?

This paper reveals four themes essential in understanding equitable resilience in practice: subjectivities, inclusion, cross-scale interactions, and transformation.

 

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Shrimp farmer in Aceh, Indonesia.

Social equity and sustainability: Gender difference in food security

This brief examines interactions between the SDGs on food security and gender equality, aiming to identify potential conflicts as well as opportunities to advance both goals simultaneously.

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Mapping of social networks

Our social network maps provide a model of the links between significant individuals involved in key stages of the disaster planning, response and recovery phases.

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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Methods for Community Resilience

The paper links inter- and trans-disciplinary methodologies to map stakeholders’ knowledge and combine this with the best available data for disaster resilience planning.

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