Namibia Climate Change Adaptation booklets
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 13:15

These two training  booklets, one in English and the other in Oshiwambo, look at the changing climate in Namibia, and guides how this can be taught.

Adaptation as innovation: Lessons from smallholder farmers in India's rainfed Karnataka
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:00

The Indian Institutes for Human Settlements has published 'Adaptation as Innovation - lessons from smallholder farmers in rain-fed Karnataka', which documents eight innovative farmer stories from two districts in the state of Karnataka.

Climate change adaptation through youth innovation
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:45

The ASSAR Ghana team recently developed and held an intra- and interschools competition, titled the Climate Adaptation through Youth Innovation (CATYI) Competition.

Tracing back to move ahead: a review of development pathways that constrain adaptation futures
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 14:30

This paper looks at both spatial-planning and infrastructure-enabled development trajectories and policy-driven and culturally embedded pathways in urban and rural areas of India.

Adapting to climate change in Omusati, Namibia: Where there is a will, there is way
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 13:45

On the 7th and 8th of March 2018, the Office of the Governor in the Omusati Regional Council hosted the Omusati Regional Conference under the theme: “Water, Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change”.

Improving irrigation systems for smallholder farmers – the key for resilient agriculture in semi-arid Ghana
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 11:30

The ASSAR Ghana team recently organised a two-day workshop, with the support of a START Scenario Based Capacity Building (SBCB) grant, to strengthen irrigation management practices for dry-season farming in Upper West Region's Nandom and Lawra districts.

New CARIAA Brief: Migration in Climate Change Hotspots
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 13:45

The research in this brief draws on participatory interviews and field work conducted by ASSAR and DECCMA.

Solitary writing is great. Group writing is therapeutic
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 15:30

This is a short reflective piece about a recent collaborative writing workshop that actually entailed writing!

Gender Infographics
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 12:30

How people experience and respond to risk varies, depending on factors like age, ethnicity, gender and class. These stunning infographics offer an easy-to-understand overview.

Webinar: Challenging assumptions about gender and climate adaptation: It’s not always what, or who, you think!
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:30

On the 14th March 2018, 12:00pm GMT, ASSAR held a webinar titled: Challenging assumptions about gender and climate adaptation: It’s not always what, or who, you think


Save the date for a webinar!
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:45

The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project invites you to attend the following webinar, happening in conjunction with the 62nd session on the Commission on the Status of Women, focusing on gender and the empowerment of rural women and girls.

The Desired Future of Urban Water Management in Cape Town
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 14:45

Julia Davies gives a slightly alternative approach to the drought faced in the city of Cape Town.