About: resilience

Climate change 10-12-2018

Climate change and development aid: The economic case for prevention

Climate change affects developing countries more heavily, with broad impacts on the environment and the economy, insurers say, highlighting the need to act before damage is done.
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Agrifood 18-05-2018

UN official: Time to rebuild Syria’s ‘resilient’ agriculture sector

Syria's farming has been remarkably resilient after more than six years of civil war, but it is now time to help rebuild the country’s agricultural sector, a senior UN official has told EURACTIV.
Development Policy 08-06-2017

Lessons from Iraq and India on building ‘resilient’ recovery after disasters

Examples of how to rebuild resilient societies in the wake of natural disasters and man-made conflicts, from countries are varied as Iraq and India, were on offer during the second day of the EU Development Days conference in Brussels on Thursday (8 June).
Development Policy 02-11-2015

Ethiopia resilience efforts help mitigate worst drought in decades

Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in decades, as a result of weather conditions known as El Niño, which are set to worsen. But the government is working hard to build resilience and to mitigate the crisis.
Women filling buckets with water from a well. [F. Lefebvre/ UNICEF]
Development Policy 02-05-2014

EU pledges further work on ‘resilience’ to climate change

The EU commissioners dealing with development cooperation and humanitarian aid have pledged more work on “resilience”, defined as the ability of individuals and communities to recover from shocks and stresses.
Development Policy 30-01-2013

EU leads global efforts to defuse the Sahel time bomb

The recently launched Global Alliance for Resilience Initiative (AGIR) is shaping up to be a major long-term EU-led strategy for Africa's fragile Sahel region. As a Commission official put it, if Europe would prove unable to prepare the next 20-25 years, it would then have to face the destabilisation potential of the region.

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