KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

Policy brief
06/12/2019
This briefing presents issues that decision-makers in island nations need to address to craft national or regional strategies for disaster risk reduction (DRR) and water security planning. DRR policies, and the resulting strategies and action plans are the basis for [...]
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 [...]
02/12/2019
The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25), the fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 15), and the second session of the Conference [...]
Summary
26/11/2019
Violent storms, extended droughts, crop pests, animal diseases – these are just a few of the multiple types of hazards that are increasingly undermining the livelihoods of the world’s 2.5 billion agriculture-reliant people – and causing billions of dollars in [...]
26/11/2019
Cassava is the fifth most produced staple food crop in the world, being a basic source of staple food for an estimated 800 million people worldwide. Like other crops, cassava is vulnerable to pests and diseases that can cause heavy yield [...]