KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

25/10/2020
Click here to register online. The Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC congress will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, October 25 – 30, 2020.  The theme of the Congress is “Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods’.  The aim [...]
Desert locusts could worsen food insecurity in East and Horn of Africa
12/02/2020
The East and Horn of Africa region is currently facing one of the worst infestations of desert locusts - whose destructive impact is likely to cause large-scale crop damage and worsen food insecurity in countries already affected by recurrent drought, [...]
Operationalising the humanitarian-development-peace nexus through the promotion of intercommunity coexistence
06/12/2019
One of the 25 selected winning development projects/SDG solutions at the Expo 2020 Dubai Global Best Practice Programme Frequent and persistent droughts are a recurrent feature of the Karamoja Cluster, which encompasses the southwestern parts of Ethiopia, northwestern Kenya, the southeastern [...]
Experiences from 15 projects across 13 countries: learning from the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme
22/11/2019
This review explores how climate resilience programmes and projects can be designed, established and managed to be resilient themselves in fragile and conflict-affected contexts. It combines evidence-based learning from over four years of implementation from 15 projects across 13 countries, [...]
07/11/2019
  The report examines the newly emerging market for off-grid solar-powered productive use appliances (PULSE). The majority of sub-Saharan Africa’s smallholder farmers live without grid electricity and produce globally low yields. PULSE appliances - such as irrigation pumps, cooling and refrigeration, and agro-processing - can [...]
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