Keyword results: East Africa
Nitya Rao describes her talk at Adaptation Futures, which focused on trying to better understand the implications of current mobility patterns on livelihood security and wellbeing, as well as gender and generational relations in Kenya.
In her photo essay, Jennifer Leavy describes the far-reaching impacts that the drought in Ethiopia is having on livestock farmers.
Roger Few questions whether livestock deaths should be seen as an inevitable consequence of the current drought.
The Wellbeing approach considers more than what a person has (their material wellbeing); it considers what they do (their agency), and what they feel and think about what they have and are able to do (the subjective and relational dimensions of wellbeing).
Jennifer Leavy explains how a lack of trust in information (or in the people who deliver it) affects whether we believe the information or not.
Hannah Crichton-Smith is studying for a Master’s of Science in Water Security and International Development at the University of East Anglia, UK. Demonstrating the truly cross-regional nature of ASSAR, Hannah recently spent three months as an intern with the ASSAR-India Team in Bangalore where she conducted a literature review on peri-urban conceptualisations and primary research for her Master’s thesis. Her thesis aims to examine how peri-urban dynamics and climate variability are shaping people's access to water and sanitation services on Bangalore's peripheries.