Community Resources Network Scotland (CRNS)

CRNS describes their vision as a future where there is no waste, only resources. Where people, communities and the environment are valued and respected. CRNS's mission is to build a stronger community reuse, repair and recycling sector in Scotland that can create real social, environmental and economic benefit within our local communities. Their objective is to conserve and … Continue reading Community Resources Network Scotland (CRNS)

Crisis modifiers: A solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

Introduction By design, the humanitarian–development aid architecture is strictly segregated, divided by mandates and rules that were originally designed to meet different kinds of needs. Today, this rigidity is hampering the aid system’s ability to manage risks and rapidly respond to crises. Pre-planned development programmes do not have the flexibility to quickly reallocate funding to address … Continue reading Crisis modifiers: A solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

From the Bottom-Up: Key lessons learned from Senegal’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process

Introduction Senegal is taking a sectoral approach to its NAP process with the development of sectoral NAPs—this process was first successfully completed in 2016 in one of the pillars of the country’s economy: the fisheries sector. While such sectoral approach to the NAP process is not unique to Senegal, a distinction here is that the … Continue reading From the Bottom-Up: Key lessons learned from Senegal’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process

Examining the relationship between inequality and climate change in Papua New Guinea and Tonga

Introduction Understanding the relationship between inequality and climate change risk is increasingly recognized as being central to informing effective adaptation action. In this research, negative outcomes of inequality associated with factors contributing to climate change vulnerability are traced in case studies in two high-risk Pacific nations; Papua New Guinea and Tonga. Specifically, the study seeks … Continue reading Examining the relationship between inequality and climate change in Papua New Guinea and Tonga