79 resource(s) found
May, 2018
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Since 2017, BRIGE worked with communities in the flood-prone city of Semarang, Central Java to build their resilience to flooding. BRIGE recognized women’s potential as agents of resilience and chose to work with PKK women’s groups to build their capacity and realize this potential....
May, 2018
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The Indonesia BRIGE team conducted a gender assessment in Agri-Fin program communities in Bima and Dompu Districts, West Nusa Tenggara Province in September-October 2016. The assessment looked at climatic shocks and stresses that the farmers face and at gender dynamics at farmer household and...
May, 2018
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Mercy Corps’ Building Resilience through the Integration of Gender and Empowerment (BRIGE) program, in collaboration with the AgriFin Mobile program in eastern Indonesia, worked to increase the capacity of vulnerable women through pairing them with better-off women already accessing...
February, 2018
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Internal migration is a defining megatrend of our time: it brings with it the potential for vast economic growth and sustainable development, but until governments have the information they need to engage in evidence-based policymaking, the positive transformational potential of internal...
December, 2017
This chapter presents a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities for adaptation finance as seen from the ground and is based on on-the-ground experiences and interviews with practitioners in the field. Author and ISET CEO Kenneth MacClune wrote the chapter based  experiences of climate...
October, 2017
Author: Indrawan Prabaharyaka
This is an ethnographically inspired essay which is a preliminary rehearsal of how a kampung thinks. Kampung is a form of vernacular ecology that abounds in, but is not limited to, Southeast Asia, with which one can approach climate in a more lateral manner. The exercise is to rethink resilience...
September, 2017
Author: Jim Jarvie
A report to ESPA on behalf of the ACCCRN Network ...
June, 2017
Author: Dr Russell Toth, Chris Hoy
This report from Mercy Corps presents key findings and recommendations based on a survey of 600 households in Indonesia on levels of actual and perceived vulnerability to natural disasters, and how this links to the demand for and use of financial products for coping and recovery. This...
June, 2017
This desk review of evidence on ecosystem services and resilience in urbanizing contexts in Indonesia supports a scoping study being carried out by a Working Group co-created by ESPA (Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation Directorate) and ACCCRN (Asian Cities, Climate Change Resilience...
June, 2017
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Globally, the frequency of natural disasters has steadily increased in recent decades, particularly the devastating storms and floods that many associate with climate change. Asia and the Pacific have borne the brunt of this alarming trend: natural disasters are now four times more likely to...