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BRACED

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED)

Building capacity of people in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso to find transformational solutions to climate variability and disasters by climate forecasting, behavioural change and sharing skills & technology.

We will consolidate and scale up two tested methodologies (DFID/CA) for climate adaptation and building resilience, incorporating lessons and new partners and innovations. We found a major barrier to sustained change is the lack of access to appropriate and timely information and the space to challenge behavioural norms over time. Supporting local Meteorological Services and media (radio) we will co-produce reliable, regular and user friendly climate forecasting and resilience programming tailored for at risk communities, particularly women and girls, establish participatory listening groups and work with them to develop practical solutions for transformation change to climate variability and disasters.

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Learning Papers

Building resilience to climate shocks and stresses: addressing the knowledge gap - Learning Paper #1, June 2015 (English) / (French)

Investigating Resilience at local, organisational and institutional levels: a methodological note” - Learning Paper #2, September 2016 (English) / (French)

Learning to support co-production – Learning Paper #3, October 2016 (English) / (French)

Assessing Gender in resilience programming: Burkina Faso - Learning Paper #4, November 2016 (English) / (French)

Building Resilience by challenging social norms – Learning Paper #5, June 2017 (English) / (French)

Developing decision-relevant climate information – Learning Paper #6, August 2017 (English) / (French)

Reports

Report of the joint BRACED – AMMA 2050 workshop, Ouagadougou, February 2017 (English) / (French)

Report of the CIARE – MAR Ethiopia BRACED workshop, Addis Ababa, March 2017 (English)

King's staff involved in the projects:

Professor Mark Pelling, King's PI

Camilla Audia Lead Researcher

Mekuria Delelegn PhD student

Frances Crowley Learning Coordinator and Research Assistant  

Chesney McOmber Gender consultant

Emma Visman Senior Researcher and Climate Information Communication Consultant

 

 

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