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Innovative finance for resilience

GRP is working together with Lutheran World Relief's Mountain Harvest and the Near East Foundation to provide small-scale farmers with access to fairly-priced loans, as well as change perceptions and foster stability.

Insights for food systems transformation from southern Africa

This photo essay illustrates key themes and recommendations that emerged from these SARA engagements, with a focus on addressing barriers and unlocking important actions to transform food systems in southern Africa.

Advancing Resilience Knowledge: A Success Story in Coalition

A success story made possible through a joint effort between resilience practitioners, policy makers and researchers in the Global South, as written by independent Evaluator Sarah Robens.

Nigeria: Nasreen Al-Amin and her organisation are building greener communities through locally-led adaptation

In Kano, Nigeria, a youth-led organisation is building resilience of local communities through a forest restoration project. Azeez Abubakar reports. This is the first of the ‘Voices from the Frontline (Phase-II)‘ stories by ICCCAD and GRP.

Experiences from the Global South Talent Pool

Samuel Anesu Muzhingi shares his and his colleagues' experience of the internship programme.

Students and their teacher stand outside a boat school in Bangladesh

The world’s poorest have the strongest resilience, yet their voices remain unheard

Those on the frontline of the climate crisis have something to teach the world about climate resilience if they are given a meaningful seat at the table

Women cooking together

Building Inclusive and Resilient Societies in Unpredictable Times

This article was originally published in Voices for a Living Planet, a special edition Living Planet Report 2020 by WWF.

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.

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.