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Nepal: Nine Months After the Earthquake

LWR has a long history of development programming aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by multiple shocks and stressors, such as natural disasters, conflict, and climate change and variability. This blog series, Reflections on Resilience, will examine emerging issues, innovative approaches and new resources in resilience work. It seeks to stimulate learning, reflection [...]Read More...

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The Ability to Transform

LWR has a long history of development programming aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by multiple shocks and stressors, such as natural disasters, conflict, and climate change and variability. This blog series, Reflections on Resilience, will examine emerging issues, innovative approaches and new resources in resilience work. It seeks to stimulate learning, reflection [...]Read More...

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COPPADES and LWR staff distribute relief supplies in Ghorka District, after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake.

Emerging Lessons from Nepal: Thinking About Resilience

LWR has a long history of development programming aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by multiple shocks and stressors, such as natural disasters, conflict, and climate change and variability. This blog series, Reflections on Resilience, will examine emerging issues, innovative approaches and new resources in resilience work. It seeks to stimulate learning, reflection [...]Read More...

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Producer José Aquiles Espinoza holds coffee beans still attached to the plant on his plantation.

Why is “Resilient” Coffee Relevant?

LWR has a long history of development programming aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by multiple shocks and stressors, such as natural disasters, conflict, and climate change and variability. This blog series, Reflections on Resilience, will examine emerging issues, innovative approaches and new resources in resilience work. It seeks to stimulate learning, reflection [...]Read More...

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Reflections on Resilience

LWR has a long history of development programming aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by multiple shocks and stressors, such as natural disasters, conflict, and climate change and variability. This blog series, Reflections on Resilience, will examine emerging issues, innovative approaches and new resources in resilience work. It seeks to stimulate learning, reflection [...]Read More...

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Kenya CAFE Project

What Does Resilience Look Like “In the Field”?

As international development practitioners, we are constantly confronted by the gap that exists between theory and practice. Resilience is the perfect example: it is a complex concept to define, and when we do define it, it is often through technical jargon and elusive terms like “absorption” and “transformation”. But what do these terms really mean [...]Read More...

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