Erin Coughlan de Perez give keynote at Anticipation Hubs’ Global Dialogue

On December 7, 2021, Erin Coughlan de Perez and Dr. Selma Lendelvo from the University of Namibia gave the keynote speech at the Anticipation Hub’s Global Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action. Their presentation focused on busting myths on seasonality of malnutrition, gender and ecosystem-based adaptation, climate change and drought, including:

  • There are actually two peaks of malnutrition during the year in the Sahel. Read more here.
  • Ecosystem-based adaptation does not always benefit women! Read more here.
  • Climate change did not play the biggest role in the recent drought in Madagascar. It was instead extreme vulnerability that had the biggest hand in this crisis. Read more here.