The 2013 Resilience Academy Provides Insight on Livelihood Resilience of the Vulnerable Poor amidst Global Environmental Change

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  • 2014•03•03     Bangladesh

    The 2013-2014 cohort of the Resilience Academy took place from the 15th to 21st of September in Savar, Bangladesh. The event was co-organized by the United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), and the Munich Re Foundation (MRF).

    The Academy brought together 25 researchers and practitioners from 15 countries, field facilitators from Bangladesh, two senior experts (Professor David Lewis from the London School of Economics, and Mr. Moises Benessene from Mozambique’s Department of Meteorology), as well as scholars from UNU-EHS and ICCCAD. Participants addressed key issues around livelihood resilience, applying concepts to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities, who stand to lose the most in the course of global environmental change.

    Read the complete Bulletin.