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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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  • Planetary Security Conference

    19/01/2018 - The third annual Planetary Security Conference met in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 12-13 December to discuss ways to take action on the linked risks of climate change and security. Climate-related risks are a key factor – and at times a key driver – of human insecurity and conflict.
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  • Development of water management plan Samburu County, Kenya

    28/12/2017 - Watch this short film on the process of formulation of the Noontoto water user association sub catchment management plan in samburu central, north Kenya.
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  • Camel caravan on national TV Kenya

    27/11/2017 - Watch this news story regarding the recently held camel caravan in Kenya, which was broadcasted on 26 November on the national TV in Kenya
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  • From poverty to prosperity: taking community resilience to scale to close the financing gap

    07/11/2017 - On the first day of the COP23, Partners for Resilience organised a side event, especially to discuss how to scale up our good experiences in urban resilience building.
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  • COP23, PfR side event Monday 6 November

    03/11/2017 - Theme: From poverty to prosperity: taking community resilience to scale  to close the financing gap. Monday 6 November, 12.00-13.00. Venue: Fiji Pavilion, Bonn Zone.   
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  • Home Safe Home

    12/10/2017 - This year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is on Friday, October 13. Key focus of the campaign is on disaster-related displacement and what can be done to protect people in the home and workplace from disasters, making these locations more resilient to disasters. 
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  • Camel Caravan Kenya, edition 2017

    29/09/2017 - Story by: Joy Kivata The Ewaso Ng’iro River supports livelihoods of approximately 3.6 million people. But the river is at the verge of drying up. The river finds its source on the north-western slopes of the iconic Mt Kenya and Aberdare ranges, and flows through arid and semi-arid lands of Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo and Garissa Counties into the Merti Aquifer and Lorian Swamp. 
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