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Supporting Pastoralism and Agriculture
in Recurrent and Protracted Crises

Lena is a Senior Research Officer in the Overseas Development Institute’s Global Risks and Resilience Programme.

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Villagers going home after building an embankment in anticipation of flooding on the River Juba, Somalia. - Mercy Corps Publications

Understanding the role of anticipatory action in Somalia

This brief is the first part of a series highlighting learnings that are emerging from a longitudinal study on anticipatory action in Somalia.
A fisherman casts his net on Lake Bam, Burkina Faso. Publications

Investing for sustainable climate services: Insights from African experience

Effective climate change adaptation depends on strong, sustainable weather and climate information services. A new report and policy brief provide a road map for investing in sustainable capacity.

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What we can learn from Somalia about anticipating climate disaster

If pastoralists, farmers and traders could better anticipate when an extreme weather event was coming, could they take action earlier, to protect their livelihoods?