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Building heat resilience in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone, is taking the lead to grapple with extreme heat in this fast-expanding African city. This week Mayor Aki-Sawyerr has appointed a Chief Heat Officer, a city official focused on heat and protecting the well-being of city residents. Kathy Baughman McLeod reports from the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center.

GRP at UNFCCC COP26

During the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Resilience Partnership will be in engaged in a number of events and activities.

Catalytic Grant Winners Share their Journeys

On 15 September, Catalytic Grant Winners participated in a peer-learning workshop to present their projects, and share challenges and successes.

COP Resilience Hub

The COP Resilience Hub will be a virtual and physical presence alongside COP from 1-12 November 2021, putting the focus on climate adaptation and resilience.

Water Resilient Food Systems for Future Climates

To mark the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) a group of 31 globally diverse practitioners and researchers, sound a clarion call for water resilience to be brought to the forefront of building resilient and sustainable food systems that can provision communities, economies and ecosystems into a rapidly changing world.

Moving the Needle – Coastal Risk to Resilience

Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.

From Risk to Resilience

What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?

Women Raise the Roof

Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.

Winners of the Catalytic Grant Awards

Three teams will be awarded with a $5000 grant. The award is a joint effort from Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF), Global Resilience Partnership (GRP), and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD).

Want Peace and Security? Start by Fixing the Global Food System

Ahead of the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit researchers push for the need to prioritize solutions that contribute to sustainable and just food system transformations