Author: Global Resilience Partnership

Linking Science and Theatre to Empower Communities

How ‘Gangavazi‘ gives communities the opportunity to build resilience through the telling of their own stories.   Bringing science and communities together through forum theatre can catalyse resilience building. The University of Exeter (UoE) and NGO S.A.F.E. worked together with communities on the south coast of Kenya to combine science with art to develop a […]

GRP at London Climate Action Week

In December 2018 Sadiq Kahn, the Mayor of London declared a climate emergency. As part of a response to this declaration, the city will hold its first ever London Climate Action Week (LCAW) from 1-8 July.   Climate experts from various sectors will run events across the city focusing on local, national, and international actions. […]

Webinar: Money Where It Matters

This webinar from 20 June 2019 focused on the challenges, vision and ways to deliver more - and better quality - ‘Money Where it Matters’ to those at the frontlines of climate change.

GRP at EAT Forum ‘Food Transformation for All’

Wednesday, 12 June07:00-08:30, Venus Room, 3rd floor, Quality Hotel Globe, Stockholm  Join GRP and partners at our open Side Event Food Transformation for All: What Business can Do to Build Resilience during the 2019 EAT Stockholm Food Forum, a gathering of nearly 1000 top global thought leaders from science, politics, business, civil society and beyond. The GRP event features inspirational speakers […]

Webinar: Resilience and Women’s Empowerment

GRP hosted its first Partners Learning Webinar on Wednesday 29 May with Mahila SEWA Housing Trust.   The first half of the webinar was dedicated to creative inspiration. We heard from participants about the content series. Interactive activities included, discussions, polls and live shared documentation, where attendees could add their input directly into a shared google document. […]

Contest Callout: Got a Great Idea for Reshaping Development in LDCs?

Apply and win the opportunity to present your development solution at the UNSG Summit or COP 25   The UN Climate Resilience Initiative (A2R) and the Global Resilience Partnership with support from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) are looking for innovative, scalable, and practical nature-based solutions to restore degraded lands, helping vulnerable communities […]

Five Actions to Build the Resilience of Food and Agriculture Systems in Africa

“We want a summit of action, not another on pledges or commitments.” UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy Ambassador Luis Alfonso de Alba, Africa Climate Week 2019, Opening Plenary In March 2019, GRP, FAO and African Union Commission facilitated the full day event Stepping up Action on Building Climate Resilient Agriculture and Food Systems in Africa […]

How Direct Investment in Communities Can Break Chains

Constance Okollet, smallholder farmer & network founder, on building community resilience in Uganda   By mobilising women to share climate variability information, Okollet and her network have boosted food security, incomes and enhanced agricultural productivity in Tororo, Uganda. It isn’t every day that you meet a resilience leader who can speak the language of policy […]

Harnessing a Flood for a Drought

How ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ interventions support food & water security in Kenya

Measuring Resilience in New Orleans

This past month, GRP was participating in the Resilience Measurement, Evidence and Learning Conference 2018 (RMEL) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference brought together over 200 resilience practitioners from dozens of countries and organisations. GRP co-sponsored the conference and participated in a number of sessions. Nathanial Matthews, GRP’s Program Director, gave a keynote  on the […]