Mon, May 9, 2016
The explanations as to why some households descend or backslide into poverty while other (more resilient) households do not vary and reveal a nuanced, complex picture that belies simplistic policy prescriptions.
Wed, April 6, 2016
Learn what insights life histories reveal, particularly about the resilience (or lack thereof) of individuals and their households.
Mon, December 7, 2015
Reporting back from USAID’s recent Resilience Workshop, ODI’s Dr. Anna Mdee reflects on sustainable poverty escapes, the evidence around them, and the relevance of the resilience agenda and systems thinking to this concept.
Mon, October 26, 2015
What matters when working to build resilience for smallholders, and what works? Read this post highlighting insights from the SEEP 2015 conference to find out.
Tue, September 15, 2015
Leading up to SEEP Network's 30th anniversary and conference, Adam Keatts writes a post on what it takes to build smallholder resilience.
Wed, September 9, 2015
Where is the balance between resilience and robustness? FHI 360's Paul Bundick takes this question on in this post, leading up to the Challenge Conference this month.
Mon, August 31, 2015
Caroline Fowler of EcoVentures International provides us with some insights on technology adoption and adaptation in low-income markets. Read more to learn about what factors influence farmer uptake.
Fri, April 24, 2015
On April 23, Microlinks and Agrilinks hosted a joint seminar titled "Realizing Rural Resilience and Inclusive Growth by Reducing Risk: Is Agricultural Insurance the Key?" This post pulls out some of the highlights from the informative discussion.
Tue, March 31, 2015
Did you miss the March 24th Microlinks seminar on markets systems development and resilience? Catch up on the highlights by reading this post and then add your comments or questions!
Mon, March 16, 2015
Let's be sure that we're not trading one vulnerability for another. Mercy Corps' Keith Proctor explains.
Mon, March 2, 2015
What is the relationship between market systems and resilience? Explore this "gray area" with USAID's Greg Collins.
Fri, February 20, 2015
Ruth Campbell of ACDI/VOCA unpacks some of the characteristics of resilient market systems.