Resilience Archive

African Development Bank releases new tool to assess  resilience and fragility in countries

  An innovative and inclusive approach A powerful  tool for dialogue between the Bank and its regional member countries Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 13 September 2018 –The African Development Bank has created and refined a new tool to diagnose fragility in countries, taking into account their capacities and  pressures they may be under. Called the Country

The African Water Facility Supports Somaliland to Build Resilience to Water Stress and Climate Change

  Hargeisa, Somaliland, March 14, 2017 – The African Water Facility (AWF) held on February 21, 2017 a launching ceremony and workshop to officially kick-start the Water Resources Management and Investment Plan project for Somaliland. The AWF has provided a €3-million grant to support this project in the aim of building resilience to climate change

Recent expansion of Africa’s agricultural trade bodes well for food security, resilience

October 8, 2014—Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—Africa’s share of world agricultural trade has increased in recent years after decades of decline, and trade among African countries has been on the rise.  Both trends have boosted Africans’ ability to access food and distribute it to the neediest during hard times, according to a report released today at the

2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns2014Human Development Reporton vulnerability and resilience

Calls for universal provision of basic social services, and stronger policies for social protection and full employment to advance and secure development progress     Tokyo, 24 July 2014 —Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, and unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the

Green Energy and Resilience Essential to Climate-Smart Growth

Natural disasters such as Typhoon Haiyan are the “new normal” for South-East Asia Promoting economic growth will require more resilient urban planning and clean energy policies Private-sector innovation is needed in insurance, energy storage and urban transport in particular For more information on the World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014: http://wef.ch/ea14    Metro Manila, Philippines