Over the past half century, heat wave frequencies in India have increased by a third, and yet, the impact of heat in rural areas remains a blind spot. In this policy brief, the WOTR team reports on the results of a heat exposure vulnerability study.
In our biggest Spotlight edition yet, we focus on capacity building. Jam packed with interesting stories and perspectives, we highlight the many ways that ASSAR has strengthened internal and external capacities at multiple levels.
ASSAR Botswana's national VRA training workshop a resounding success
Bhavana Rao attended ASSAR Botswana's national Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA) training workshop in August, as a recipient of an ASSAR Small Opportunities Grant. Here she reports back on her cross-learning experience.
Looking back on the Transformative Scenario Planning process in Mali
The ASSAR Mali team organised a key event with the Transformative Scenario Planning participants in Koutiala, on 28 August 2018, to reflect on the process and post-TSP capacity building activities that are underway.
Building the adaptive capacity of women in Mali’s Koutiala District
ASSAR's Mali team recently held a workshop in Koutiala District to explore ways to strengthen the adaptive capacity of young women, who are the most vulnerable to climate change because of their limited access to education and financial services.