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  • Is community engagement becoming a drag in the sustainable development discourse?!

    03/07/2018 - Is there still a value in consulting communities before, during and after projects are implemented? Some don’t think so…. It was a powerful, thought-provoking, informative week at the 2018 Adaption Futures in Cape Town. Theme: Dialogues for Solutions! (By Thandie Mwape Villadsen)
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  • Opening session Adaptation Futures 2018

    26/06/2018 - Last week a team from Partners for resileince participated at the Adaptation Futures 2018 conference. Adaptation Futures is the world’s premier conference on climate change adaptation, with participation of about 1,000 scientists, practitioners, business leaders and policymakers from around the world to connect, learn and inspire. 
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  • PfR at Adaptation Futures conference 2018

    11/06/2018 - Invest in community or invest in infrastructure? Where do you think the money should go? Join the debate at the Adaptation Futures conference 2018, 18-21 June in Cape Town, South Africa
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  • PfR actively engaged in Climate Change Conference

    09/05/2018 - “It is crucial to ensure that global policies, practices and investments are translated into policy options that are actionable in the short term and are further operationalized through ways that meet the needs of vulnerable communities, groups and ecosystems.”
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  • Bringing Resilience Building to the Classroom

    13/04/2018 - implementation of PfR´s Education Modules in the municipality of Chiquimulilla in Guatemala is having a great effect on high school students.
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  • Local communities taking lead in improving their living environment

    30/03/2018 - Cebu in the Philippines has for many of us a tropical feel. White beaches, blue waters and palm trees waving in the tropical heat. While this unspoiled environment is certainly around the corner, a visit to Jagobiao Village showed another side. Read here a blog from Maren Striker.  
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  • New National Disaster Risk Management Strategy for South Sudan

    02/03/2018 - Partners for Resilience supported the development of the new Disaster Risk Management National Strategy of  South Sudan. This achievement has been acknowledged and appreciated by the government and all key policy makers involved (By Arvind Das, PfR country lead South Sudan)
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  • Drought compels nomadic women to acquire land

    27/02/2018 - Women play an important role in northern Kenya, where pastoralists are gradually moving to alternative livelihoods, forced by the recurrent long periods of droughts. 
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  • Eco-tourism and protection of wetlands in Nicaragua

    20/02/2018 - Under the first phase of the PfR programme, an eco-tourism project was set up in Nicaragua. It is great to see how the project area has developed over time, and how the local community benefits.
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  • PfR at the World Urban Forum, 7-13 February, Kuala Lumpur

    07/02/2018 - The New Urban Agenda was adopted in October 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development – Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador. The document sets out a common vision and global standards for urban development in the coming decades.
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