Themes

Disaster risk reduction

Malawi faces disasters and shocks including floods, droughts, and chronic food shortages. Disaster risk reduction covers a wide range of measures to prevent and minimise disasters, including flood control, early warning systems and disaster preparedness. There is significant potential to increase investment in risk reduction and address underlying chronic vulnerabilities, and so reduce the need for humanitarian response after shocks occur.

Valuing water on World Water Day 2021

Blog
Today is World Water Day 2021, with the theme of “valuing water”. Water is essential to life and livelihoods – yet access to it is unequal, and often complex trade-offs have to be considered when allocating between different purposes.

Why invest in resilience?

Policy brief
This policy brief from the BRACC Knowledge and Policy Hub and the Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) argues that investing in resilience creates a triple dividend: avoided losses, development and co-benefits. 

BRACC Knowledge and Policy Hub

Project
The hub provides knowledge, policy and implementation support to the BRACC implementing partners, acting to ensure that the impact of the programme is greater than the sum of its parts.

PROSPER

Project
PROSPER works to build the resilience of households and communities, strengthen shock sensitive social protection, expand climate smart agriculture, reduce exposure to hazards and risks, and achieve food and nutrition security, by diversifying and improving income generation and economic opportunities.