38 resource(s) found
June, 2018
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All women groups involved in BRIGE program of Mercy Corps Indonesia/MCI (i.e.Totimori in ...
May, 2018
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The Indonesia BRIGE team conducted a gender assessment in Agri-Fin program communities in Bima and Dompu Districts, West Nusa Tenggara Province in September-October 2016. The assessment looked at climatic shocks and stresses that the farmers face and at gender dynamics at farmer household and...
May, 2018
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Mercy Corps’ Building Resilience through the Integration of Gender and Empowerment (BRIGE) program, in collaboration with the AgriFin Mobile program in eastern Indonesia, worked to increase the capacity of vulnerable women through pairing them with better-off women already accessing...
April, 2018
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South Asia’s urban population grew by 130 million people between 2001 and 2011, and it is forecast to rise by almost 250 million more in the next 15 years. The region has already started to see the economic growth and poverty-reduction benefits associated with...
December, 2017
Author: Phong Tran
This article presents major findings of a study done in 2014-2015 to assess the urban planning and development process of An Van Duong, one of the most influential urban areas to the development of Hue City. The An Van Duong master plan was approved by the Thua Thien Hue provincial People’s...
June, 2017
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Globally, the frequency of natural disasters has steadily increased in recent decades, particularly the devastating storms and floods that many associate with climate change. Asia and the Pacific have borne the brunt of this alarming trend: natural disasters are now four times more likely to...
June, 2017
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A Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) is a methodology for applying a resilience lens to strategy development or long-term program design. It builds an understanding of the dynamic social, ecological and economic systems within which communities are embedded.Learn more about Mercy Corps'...
June, 2017
To apply a resilience lens to strategy development or long-term program design, Mercy Corps uses Strategic Resilience Assessment (STRESS) methodology that helps program teams, practitioners, and other relevant stakeholders, to build an understanding of the dynamic social, ecological and economic...
April, 2017
Author: Mercy Corps
Mongolia’s overreliance on the mining sector, and underinvestment in the country’s aging herding system have made its citizens vulnerable to commodity price shocks, and rising unemployment and underemployment rates. With a rapid rise in livestock to maintain rural social...
April, 2017
Author: University of Hawaii
In 2016 the University of Hawaii (UH) partnered with Diponegoro University (UNDIP) in a joint studio/practicum project to work on an urban resilience project in collaboration with the Resilience Office of the City of Semarang, Indonesia. The Resilience Office had two core objectives for the...