Helen Young and Anne Radday discuss the meaning of resilience and fragile contexts at Annual Learning Event

In February 2018, the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) program held its Annual Learning Event for the 13 consortia funded by UKAID’s £140 million, three year resilience program. Helen Young and Anne Radday led the agenda with a “fireside chat” that highlighted the complexity of building resilience in conflict settings.

The pair called on Sudanese colleagues through prerecorded videos to share their experience.

Feinstein Visiting Fellow and Director of the Center for Remote Sensing & GIS  at University of Gadarif in Sudan, Hussein Sulieman discussed the importance of involving key stakeholders in research from the beginning to facilitate research uptake. See video here.

Dr. Ammar ElSheikh Idriss, Director General of Planning and Livestock Economics at the Federal Ministry of Animal Resources in Sudan described the situation of livestock in Sudan and explained how research has helped inform the strategic direction of and funding for the ministry.  See video here.

The session was covered by Adela Suliman on the BRACED blog here.