In Focus

Instant forest? 'Tree hopping' takes off in Kenya

Kagondu Njagi

Moving trees from areas where there are plenty to areas that have none can help restore degraded areas quickly, farmers say

BRACED Updates

Planning the future for community adaptation to climate change

Yaya Bouaré

The communities of Manta and Mpesserebougou Mali's Koulikoro region used to attribute to God the effects of a warming globe

Weather information by phone in Mali life changing for farmers in ...

Yaya Bouaré

This year, farmers of Mali's Tèrèkungo, Parana and dozens more villages have had access to tailored weather information through a telephone messaging system dubbed "Sandji"


Finding fakes: Mobile phones help detect counterfeit seeds in Kenya

Wesley Langat

A push by Kenya Seed Company to help farmers verify the authenticity of seed is helping them protect harvests in the face of climate change

World's top aid agency to promote resilience with new body

Sebastien Malo

Experts said the creation of a new Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, would cement momentum behind the global poverty-reduction approach

Fast-growing African cities at 'extreme risk' from climate change

Megan Rowling

Wilder weather and other stresses could lead to knock-on effects such as high crime rates and civil unrest, analysts warn

Kenyan farmers try to sweep away landslide risks with bamboo

Kagondu Njagi

As extreme rainfall brings more landslides, farmers are turning to bamboo to protect their land - and making an income from it

Seeds of change: Mali farmers fight drought with hybrid crops

Soumaila Diarra

Hardy sorghum is helping farmers bring in a harvest, even when drought destroys other crops

Rain or shine, grain banks help Kenyan farmers beat trade cartels

Kagondu Njagi

When a harvest is better than expected, storage facilities mean farmers keep the extra cash, rather than middleman traders


Report Policy and legal framework for securing communal land rights

Mercy Corps

This report presents the findings of a land governance study commissioned by BRACED in the Karamoja region of Uganda

Case Study What impact are NGOs having on the development of climate services

Amy Kirbyshire and Emily Wilkinson

The paper challenges the notion that climate information services (CIS) can be effectively delivered directly to communities without engaging with – and building capacity of – national official CIS ...

Report Evaluating the results of BRACED projects

Dave Wilson, Gil Yaron and Christophe Béné

This report summarises the results of three different BRACED country-level evaluations in Myanmar, Niger and Ethiopia

Report The market-based approach to resilience in Ethiopia: qualitative e

Gil Yaron, Adanech Dutu and Dave Wilson

This report explores which BRACED interventions and combinations of interventions made the most difference in Ethiopia

Report Resilience Results: BRACED final evaluation

Jennifer Leavy, Edward Boydell, Stephen McDowell and Barbora Sladkova

This report presents a synthesis of project-level final evaluations, carried out after three years of implementation of the BRACED programme.

Report Routes to resilience: insights from BRACED final year

Paula Silva Villanueva, Ruth Phillips Itty and Victoria Sword-Daniels

Following three years of implementing 15 BRACED projects, this report collates and synthesises evidence to understand how BRACED is building resilience.

Reality of Resilience

2016 in review: BRACED in the context of climate shocks and stresses

  • Last Updated: 06/09/2017
  • Uganda, Sudan, South Sudan, Senegal, Niger, Nepal, Mauritania, Myanmar, Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia, Chad, Burkina Faso


BRACED is helping people become more resilient to climate extremes in South and Southeast Asia and in the African Sahel and its neighbouring countries. To improve the integration of disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation methods into development approaches, BRACED seeks to influence policies and practices at the local, national and international level


Internal Learning Lounge

The internal Learning Lounge offers BRACED partners the opportunity to have discussions on specific topics, connect to peers, share learning, ask for advice and network. Please note that you can only register and access the Learning Lounge if you are a BRACED partner.


Corridor to the future? Mauritania's nomadic herders seek safe passage

Can negotiating safe travel corridors across national borders help the Sahel's pastoralists survive intensifying drought?


Five key principles for Adaptive Social Protection programming

These can be used as a roadmap for implementers, or a checklist for holding programmes to account

Is my social protection programme 'shock-responsive' or 'adaptive'?

What is adaptive social protection? How does it differ from shock responsive social protection? Why does it matter?

Climate resilient programs in Mali: What we know, how to do it better

The similarities between BRACED and the Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme are tenfold

The time for gender-smart action on disaster risk reduction is now

Women can help lead efforts to reduce losses in disasters - if they get a chance

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