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Resilient development

Resilient development

The resilient development pathway builds cities that can anticipate, prevent and recover from the impacts experienced on our ever-changing planet, while harnessing the opportunities of a more sustainable world.

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This pathway’s focus areas

Build

Build

climate resilience

Protect

Protect

vulnerable communities

Strengthen

Strengthen

nature’s defences

Through this pathway, subnational governments make resilience a core part of their strategies and proactively tackle risks and impacts, prioritising the rights and needs of vulnerable sections of society. They continuously strengthen essential systems, building disaster preparedness and harnessing nature’s solutions. They pursue a transparent and inclusive approach that enhances trust in institutions and builds radical collaboration.

Pathway resources

Urban greening in Dodoma, Tanzania | INTERACT-Bio project
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Urban greening in Dodoma, Tanzania | INTERACT-Bio project

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Webinars & videos
Factsheet: Food environments in African cities
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Factsheet: Food environments in African cities

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Brochures & fact sheets
Food environments in African cities
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Food environments in African cities

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Posters & infographics

Pathway projects

Disaster Risk Reduction in African Cities

Disaster Risk Reduction in African Cities

Using the 2021 World Risk Poll results and relevant data, DRR4Africa supports three cities to screen existing risks to climate-induced hazards.
BRokering Innovation for Decentralised climate finance and Gender Equality

BRokering Innovation for Decentralised climate finance and Gender Equality

We support subnational stakeholders to access finance for locally-led and gender-responsive climate change adaptation action in Cameroon.
Designing Inclusive African Coastal City Resilience

Designing Inclusive African Coastal City Resilience

We are conducting inclusive and co-created research into what climate-resilient measures can and should be implemented in coastal African cities.

Pathway news updates

Collaboration is key for South Africa’s just transition
22 May 2024

Collaboration is key for South Africa’s just transition

Turning Up the Volume: Amplifying Youth Voices in Governance
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20 May 2024

Turning Up the Volume: Amplifying Youth Voices in Governance

Dar es Salaam City develops stronger, more integrated biodiversity plan
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16 May 2024

Dar es Salaam City develops stronger, more integrated biodiversity plan