Theme: Jobs and livelihoods

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.

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.

GRP and UNDP win Global Environment Facility Challenge Award

Global Resilience Partnership collaborating with UNDP were selected among a total of nine projects announced as winners of the Global Environment Facility’s inaugural Challenge Program for Adaptation Innovation, a new competition supporting private sector solutions to build resilience in developing countries.

Synthesis of Global Resilience Challenge Results

Ten projects focused on transforming risks around shocks and stresses experienced across the target geographies into opportunities, with the overarching objective of reaching millions of people. Funded by USAID, each grantee received up to US$1.45 million to implement and scale up their resilience solutions. This synthesis stock-takes and synthesizes the progress made by the Global Resilience Challenge projects.

Global Resilience Challenge Team Describes Winning Solution

The East Africa Field Director for the Trans African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO), Zachary Dunn, recently shared the news of his team’s selection as a winning team in the Global Resilience Challenge and discussed their resilience solution. Dunn gave a summary of what the team and their partners are planning to do with their Challenge funding: […]

Global Resilience Challenge Unveils Winning Solutions to Toughest Development Challenges

The Global Resilience Partnership announced today funding for eight teams to implement transformative resilience solutions to problems that threaten the lives and livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations in countries including Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Philippines and Uganda. Teams participated in the Global Resilience Challenge, a multi-stage design competition that received nearly 500 […]

16 Teams Selected to Develop Innovative Solutions to Global Resilience Challenges

The Global Resilience Partnership today announced 16 teams selected to move forward in the Global Resilience Challenge. Teams were chosen from among nearly 500 applicants across six continents. In applying for the Global Resilience Challenge, teams were asked to submit their vision and plan for taking a multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral approach to solving the greatest […]

Global Resilience Challenge Teams Undergoing Final Consideration

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Global Resilience Challenge. A list of selected teams for Stage One of the Global Resilience Challenge have been recommended for advancement to Stage Two. These teams are currently undergoing final consideration and approval processes and a public announcement will be made as soon as this process is […]

Global Resilience Challenge Teams to be Informed February 6

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Global Resilience Challenge. The first round of the Challenge closed on November 30, and nearly 500 applications were submitted – a testament to the great interest in and need for building resilience in the Resilience Partnership’s focus regions of the Sahel, the Horn of Africa, and South […]