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My research into ASSAR workshops: The story so far…
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:15

Teresa Perez, a sociologist working on Transformative Scenario Planning, gives a refreshing look at the ASSAR project, in story form.

'Developmentspeak'
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 09:30

Mark Tebboth, at the University of East Anglia, looks at how 'developmentspeak' can hamper communication in communities not used to international development jargon.

Transformative Scenario Planning: There’s method in the madness!
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 14:45

Soundarya, a postdoc in ASSAR based at IIHS, reflects on her experience with 'practice' that began with a TSP workshop in India.

The great ASSAR juggle: Reflections from ASSAR’s fourth annual meeting
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 15:45

ASSAR project coordinator Lucia Scodanibbio reflects on the recent 2017 annual meeting held in Ghana and the challenges that lie ahead.

Research into Use: how can Climate Change Researchers have more Impact?
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:15

Duncan Green reflects on a recent meeting in Cape Town with ASSAR project team members and their Research into Use.

Experiential Learning: Seasonal Forecast Game
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:30

This Seasonal Forecast Game takes participants through complex ideas in a way that is easy to absorb.

Experiential Learning: Vulnerability Walk
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 12:00

Using experiential learning can be a fun and productive way to absorb complex ideas. In this game participants assume roles to understand how the impacts of climate change can affect different parts of society.

A journey through Namibia: transformational lessons from an ASSAR rookie
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 09:45

Julia Davis, new to the ASSAR project, travels to Namibia for its second TSP workshop and recounts the experiences and lessons she learnt.

Does climate information help people address current and future climate risks?
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:15

In their recent review article, Chandni Singh and her collaborators explored if, and how, farmers in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India use content provided by climate information services to guide their farming decisions.

Using Transformative Scenario Planning to think critically about the future of water for productive use in Omusati, Namibia
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 12:30

This report documents the outcomes of our first workshop that was held in February 2017, and detail the scenarios refined during our writeshop in April 2017.

New ASSAR paper on hydrogeological delineation of groundwater vulnerability to droughts in semi-arid areas of western Ahmednagar district
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 13:30

Renie Thomas, ASSAR researcher from Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR), published a paper in the Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Science.

Reversing the culture of underplaying play
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 15:15

Ritwika Basu, from IIHS, describes three days of games, fun and learning during a recent workshop on Experiential Learning.

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