Global Resilience Challenge – Round 1

The Global Resilience Challenge supported millions of vulnerable people in the Sahel, the Horn of Africa and South East Asia better adapt to shocks and chronic stresses and thrive in a more resilient future. Ten projects were focused on transforming risk around shocks and stresses experienced across the geographies into opportunities. Challenge winners were funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Satellite Technologies, Innovative and Smart Financing for Food Security (SATISFy)

Resilient Rural Livelihoods in Ecologically Fragile Drylands of the Sahel

Building Resilience of Smallholder Farmers in Southeast Asia

Mitigating Pastoralists’ Risk: Livestock Trade in the Horn of Africa

Meteorological Early Warning Systems to Build Resilience to Acute Climate‐Induced Shocks

Linking Social and Financial Capital to Enhance Resilience of Agro-Pastoral Communities (LEAP) in Niger and Mali

Disability and Disasters: Empowering people and building resilience to risk

Devising local coping mechanisms and adaptation technologies to build climate-resilience capacities of urban poor in South Asia

Harnessing the Power of Technology to Catalyze Value Chain Efficiency Improvements to Build Resilience, Catalyze Inclusion and Reach Vulnerable Smallholders

Connecting Roads, Water and Livelihoods for Resilience

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