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Climate Resilience in Nepal

The Anukulan ("resilience" in Nepali) project will help half a million poor and vulnerable people in rural Nepal build their resilience to climate shocks and extremes like floods and drought.

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Kings College London

King’s College London is one of England’s oldest and most prestigious university institutions: a multi-faculty research-led university college based in the heart of London.

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LEDS in Practice: Boost ecosystem resilience

This publication gives an overview of the benefits of low emission development strategies (LEDS) for ecosystem resilience.

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Improving supplier resilience with information

Improving supplier resilience is important for global food security. If small-scale farmers can enhance their resilience against extreme weather, they are also likely to increase crop yield.

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Understanding Community Disaster Resilience

This animation visualises and explains the key components of the emBRACE project framework, and illustrates its potential utility as a tool to better understand CDR processes in communities.

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Fishing in Finnmark

In Finnmark, in the North of Norway, areas around the Porsanger and Varanger fjords have experienced a series of substantial social-ecological changes that have challenged Sámi peoples' livelihoods.

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Banking on resilience: building capacities through financial services inclusion

This BRACED policy brief looks at experiences in Mali, Ethiopia and Myanmar in helping to build resilience to climate extremes and disasters through increased financial inclusion.

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Secure safe water in Uganda’s changing climate

This CDKN film explores how precious freshwater resources could be better managed, to help increase Ugandan communities’ resilience to variations in the climate.

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Sustainability and Resilience Co.

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Adaptation and resilience in Vanuatu

This report documents findings from fieldwork aimed at contextualizing the resilience-building work of the Vanuatu NGO Climate Change Adaptation Program and linking it to the academic literature.

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Compendium: The USAID Climate-Resilient Development Project

The USAID CCRD Compendium describes CCRD's activities, products, findings, accomplishments. It links practitioners to resources, tools, guidance, trainings, reports and journal articles.

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Helping Communities Cope with Climate Change in the Bay of Bengal

Paribartan works with communities to create plans to address climate impacts, improve ability to cope with these impacts, test innovative practices and share lessons for advocacy and replication.

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Transforming disaster risk reduction

This article highlights key areas where efforts to reduce the underlying causes/drivers of vulnerability and risk need to be improved to create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable development.

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SEI Initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk

This SEI Initiative seeks to integrate DRR around the world with equitable, sustainable and resilient development by transforming the relationship between development and DRR. 

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Building the case for canoes

A pilot project using the BRACED Handbook, this case study describes the natural disasters being experienced in the Bay of Bengal, Myanmar and the community led interventions being implemented.

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Gender and Resilience

Individual, household and community resilience to climate extremes and disasters depend on the local context and the extent to which agencies address existing social dynamics and power relations.

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Putting Climate Knowledge into Climate Action - SEI Oxford seminar 29th of September 2015

On the 29th of September SEI Oxford convened researchers, practitioners, partners and students in an interactive and lively seminar. Please find material from the seminar here

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The 3As: Tracking Resilience

This paper presents an explanatory framework for measuring resilient outcomes that embraces and makes sense of the current diversity in resilience approaches.

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Climate Policy Brief for COP 21 (Paris) - Cambodia

This brief discusses the state of climate negotiations (July 2015), presents possible scenarios for the remaining steps and assesses policy options in view of Cambodia's (LDC) priorities

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emBRACE Flyover Northern England

Check out this Google Earth Flyover video for the emBRACE case study Northern England in the UK

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Building Resilience Together

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conference 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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Salmon fishing in the Näätämö River

The case study describes social and ecological pressures on Skolt Sámi traditional livelihoods, as well as factors that strengthen and undermine their resilience. Governance plays an important role.

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Interpretation matters!

New policy brief investigates two different ways of dealing with vulnerability to food insecurity and offers an integrated approach for a balanced decision making.

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CRIS Lessons Learned

The CRIS program focused in developing country cities to provide sustainable infrastructure services that support smart, lasting development.

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