Agricultural Development Economics
 

Publication

Title
Beyond “temporal” resilience: results that withstand the test of time
Subtitle
FSN Forum summary
Author
FAO FSN Forum
Publication date
26/07/2017
Abstract
This document summarizes the online discussion Beyond “temporal” resilience: results that withstand the test of time, which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 1 to 24 March 2017. The discussion was facilitated by Walter Mwasaa, a fellow FSN Forum member from Ethiopia working with CARE in Bangladesh. In this discussion, participants shared ideas on what resilience actually entails, and specifically explored the question of whether or not a minimum time frame exists in which people or a socio-ecological system must remain resilient to actually qualify as “resilient”. In addition, participants discussed how resilience could be measured and assessed, and shared their thoughts with regard to interventions aimed at building resilience.