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Pillar II - Governance and Leadership

The first pillar of the Islamic development framework is building an objective-focused institutional framework that creates an enabling atmosphere for public policy design. It is critical as the…

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Mitigating Risk and Vulnerabilities

Low-income people are vulnerable to risks as poverty and vulnerability reinforce each other whereby risk events can move households into poverty traps. Since negative shocks contribute to the…

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Interview with Miguel Clüsener-Godt, UNESCO

This video is the third video of unit 2.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Natural resources: opportunities and risks

This chapter serves as an introduction to the concept of the “Resource Curse” and how to mitigate the risks, defines the concept of “Dutch Disease” in relation to the…

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The Quadruple Squeeze

The planetary squeeze, or the driving forces that explain why we’ve ended up with rising environmental risks, originate from four different areas: population pressure in terms of numbers and…

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The Downsides of Digital

In this video, Professor Jeffrey Sachs explores the downsides of the digital world, focusing on the ways that ICTs, digital technologies, the internet, and other technologies can be misused for…

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Coastal Hazards

Coastal systems are exposed to natural hazards such as tropical storms, as well as slower process such as coastal erosion. Sea level rise exacerbates the effects of these hazards and the rate of sea…

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