February’s activities were wide ranging but inter-connected: ‘It’s essential to focus not only on the resilience of the technical system, but also on the people who are an integral part of the system.’
In this guest blog, Chris Hughes, drought specialist, discusses some of the ways cities might better prepare for drought and resilience to water scarcity.
As well as the news from Davos, the focus for the Resilience Shift in January has been on further collaboration and on our key tenet to learn by doing.
We presented the City Water Resilience Approach (CWRA) and WaterShare at the PCCB Capacity-Building Hub – with a focus on assessing and building Urban Water Resilience.
At COP24 ‘Shocks and stressors: water’s essential role in addressing climate change and disaster risk’ includes Resilience Shift water governance partners
“If resilience had any real economic and societal value, then decision makers would be implementing it already”. The debate and audience Q&A, at the Global Knowledge Exchange event on 22 August 2018, posed this challenging question in a lively and opinionated discussion.
At World Water Week, the Resilience Shift is supporting a global focus on how to build a resilient future through water, through a number of high level dialogue sessions.
Watch our SIWI sofa session discussing the City Water Resilience Framework and Governance for Resilient Urban Water Systems project as part of World Water Week.