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Regional Resilience Dialogues

Why regional dialogues on adaptation and resilience? It is a political, social and economic imperative to advance actions on adaptation and resilience. A mitigation-only strategy on climate action will not be effective to address the impacts of climate change nor deliver a 1.5 degree world.

COVID-19 Recovery: Lessons from Resilience Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning

‘Resilience’. The word is everywhere as the COVID-19 pandemic and its multiple impacts unfold. Frequently appearing in the titles of webinars and articles, the desire for resilience is stated, but its operational meaning rarely unpacked.

Webinar: Generating Resilience+ to Reduce Poverty and Spur Agricultural Growth

GRP and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience co-hosted a Resilience+ webinar on 3 June 2020.

A group of people walking up a hillside in Ethiopia

A Resilient Road Trip through Northern Ethiopia

Follow along this visual journey, to see how MetaMeta’s road water harvesting supports millions of Ethiopians.

Resilience and Sustainable Peace

Webinar: Learning from Failure and Scaling of Resilience-Building Initiatives

GRP and Itad hosted a webinar on 29 April that looked into lessons learnt from GRP’s Challenge Funds.

Building Community Resilience in the Face of Covid-19

Water

The Blue Acceleration: The Trajectory of Human Expansion into the Ocean

Does humanity's future lie in the ocean?

GRP x Rethink: Imagine all the people – a resilient future in 2050

The year is 2050, world population has reached 10 billion and the vast majority of people live in cities. The biosphere – for decades under catastrophic pressure – experienced a turn of fortune in 2030, when the sustainable development goals were declared a success. Climate change was halted below 2 degrees. Ecosystem restoration and protection secured degrading ecosystem services and coastlines. Investments in agriculture created resilient supply chains, and financial innovations placed resources in the hands of local communities. The tide was turned.

GRP and UNDP win Global Environment Facility Challenge Award