We are pleased to give you advance notice of a new global research call to open on Monday 1st September 2014: the Climate Compatible Development Impact Research Fund. [more...]
Tag Archives:disaster risk management
As escalating natural disasters thrust climate change into centre stage, global leaders in business and government are increasingly looking to the private sector for the resources and solutions to ada [more...]
Lisa Schipper sets out the case for greater recognition of culture as a key driver of both risks to natural hazards and solutions to reducing risk. In this guest blog, she says culture should be reflected in the new international disaster reduction agreement, the HFA2. [more...]
Integrating indigenous knowledge and scientific methods for flood risk analyses, responses and adaptation in rural coastal communities in Ni...
This project, Integrating indigenous knowledge and scientific methods for flood risk analyses, responses and adaptation in rural coastal communities in Nigeria, engaged flood-affected communities, local government and civil society organizations and advanced a platform for integrating indigenous knowledge, participatory GIS and basic weather data monitoring, to develop a community-based participatory approach to coastal flood management. [more...]
This paper, Safety Nets Simplified: Simulated Decision - Making in Volatile Developing Economies, outlines how the design of a game enables this particular community to engage and understand the productive social safety net (PSSN)’s complex system in order to make informed decisions that will improve their real-world livelihood. [more...]