All pages with keywords: Resilience


Resilient, but from whose perspective? Like-for-like comparison of objective and subjective evaluations of resilience

Resilient, but from whose perspective? Like-for-like comparison of objective and subjective evaluations of resilience

a working paper by Lindsey Jones, Marco D'Errico 6 September, 2018

Little has been known to date about how objective and subjective modes of evaluating resilience compare. This paper addresses this gap, introducing a new method of subjective evaluation through household surveys in Uganda. The findings are relevant to evaluation toolkit design. read more »


Reserves and trade jointly determine exposure to food supply shocks

Reserves and trade jointly determine exposure to food supply shocks

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni 14 September, 2016

While a growing proportion of global food consumption is obtained through international trade, there is an ongoing debate on whether this increased reliance on trade benefits or hinders food security, and specifically, the ability of global food systems to absorb shocks due to local or regional losses of production. This paper introduces a model that simulates the short-term response to a food supply shock originating in a single country.
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RSS | Katrina Brown ‘Exploring experiential resilience’

Research Seminar Serie 8 Feb 2017

Professor Katrina Brown, Chair in Social Science at the University of Exeter, will be the speaker at this event. This seminar is open to all LSE staff and students. If you are … read more »


Past and present biophysical redundancy of countries as a buffer to changes in food supply

Past and present biophysical redundancy of countries as a buffer to changes in food supply

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni 17 May, 2016

Spatially diverse trends in population growth, climate change, industrialization, urbanization and economic development are expected to change future food supply and demand. These changes may affect the suitability of land … read more »


The triple dividend of resilience

The triple dividend of resilience

a policy publication by Swenja Surminski 7 December, 2015

This report is an output of an initiative funded by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) at the World Bank and led by the Overseas Development Institute … read more »


Response to announcement of cut in DEFRA budget

Press release 9 November, 2015

Responding to the announcement today by George Osborne, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, that the resource spending of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural affairs will be cut … read more »


Private-sector adaptation to climate risk

Private-sector adaptation to climate risk

a research article by Swenja Surminski 21 October, 2013

Reference Surminski, S. October 2013. Private-sector adaptation to climate risk. Nature Climate Change, v.3, pp.943-945.  


Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the UK

Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the UK

a commentary by Nicola Ranger 31 January, 2011

The first set of reports from public bodies setting out what they are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change on the UK was published by the Department for … read more »