Barriers and enablers to climate change adaptation in north-central Namibia
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 15:00

This information brief, written by Julia Davies, a senior research assistant on the ASSAR southern Africa team, discusses what  barriers are, and what can be done to enable climate adaptation in Namibia.

In the name of a game: Why games could be one way of disseminating research knowledge
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:45

Bidisha Sinha, from WOTR, examines how games can help in teaching people about climate-related issues.

Solutions for a resilient West Africa: projecting our experience into the future
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 11:30

Amadou Sidibe, recently attended a workshop organised by Oxfam in Dakar, Senegal, where he presented the ASSAR research experience in Ghana and Mali with a specific focus on the research-into-use dimension. Here he shares some of his insights.

Writeshopping your way to writing together: thoughts on collaborative writing
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 14:30

Chandni Singh, from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, looks at the complications people face when writing collaborative papers and at potential solutions.

Using Life Histories to Understand Temporal Vulnerability to Climate Change in Highly Dynamic Contexts
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 11:00

This new publication from Chandni Singh examines vulnerability to climate change (among other risks) at household and intrahousehold levels.

ASSAR's 2017 year in review
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 14:00

ASSAR's 2017 year in review! In case you missed something from our eventful 2017, catch up here!

ASSAR influences Botswana's national Drought Management Strategy
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 14:30

In 2016, another nasty drought hit Botswana; so nasty that the President declared a national state of emergency. But of course, this wasn't a first, and sadly it won't be a last.

ASSAR–R2A Climate Month: Time’s Up
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 12:15

 Georgina Cundill Kempfrom the IRDC looks at how we need to do things differently in order to marry seemingly different issues into one solution. 

How the world needs to change as regions get drier
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 09:30

Water is increasingly becoming scarce as the climate changes. Dian Spear looks at four changes that cities can make to adapt to water scarcity.

And after the UNFCCC Bonn climate talks: An appetite for disruption
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 13:15

Daniel Morchain invites you to listen to what he learned in Bonn at the UNFCCC COP in November 2017.

‘Climate Month’ Research Uptake Roundtable: Experiences from the researcher–practitioner partnership
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 14:15

Join us this month on Thursday, 30 November at 14.00 GMT for the latest in the Research Uptake Roundtable series, ‘Research to practice: experiences from researcher-practitioner partnership’.

Meaningful Discussions at the TSP Table
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:45

Mary Thompson-Hall looks at how preparing for a dinner party is similar to that of planning a multi-stakeholder engagement process on agriculture, food security, and climate change adaptation.