Community Based Resilience Analysis (CoBRA)

  • Feb 1, 2016Africa-Asia Drought Risk Management Peer Assistance Network: Monthly NewslettersThis monthly newsletter aims to keep the practitioners and decision-makers engaged in different aspects of drought risk management (DRM) at local, national, regional and broader levels in the loop on the enormous volume of news and information emerging on DRM especially in Africa and Asia.

  • Sustainable Living in the Heart of the Desert Dec 3, 2015Sustainable Living in the Heart of the DesertIn the Karakum region of Turkmenistan, adaptation techniques address the manmade factors contributing to desertification and help communities adapt to the changing climate.

  • Gender and Drylands Development: Empowering Women for ChangeOct 15, 2015Gender and Drylands Development: Empowering Women for ChangeWomen’s land rights and their importance for women’s empowerment and wider development goals have gained increased attention in recent years. However, gender inequality in land rights in dryland countries and across the developing world more broadly remains pervasive. This is related to discriminatory socio-cultural norms that are found in customary and statutory institutions and practices that differ according to local contexts. In addition, women often lack representation and the authority to make decisions in land management and governance. Three new studies explore the issues of gender justice with respect to dryland land rights, governance and resilience.

  • Delivering Results in Degraded Lands for People and PlanetOct 7, 2015Delivering Results in Degraded Lands for People and Planet

  • Naga youth join forces to protect forestsAug 12, 2015Naga youth join forces to protect forestsA project in Myanmar empowers young people to conserve forests and practice sustainable agriculture.