Issues specific to urban and rural contexts, including migration, environment, economics, food systems, and property rights.

Schoolchildren in Sonargaon, Bangladesh.

Principal Investigator: Asadul Islam. Lead Organisation: Monash University

Co-investigators: Ummul Ruthbah; John List; Anya Samek; Steven Stillman; Stefan Boes

Blog: Perception matters: new insights into what determines resilience

Christophe Bene explores how resilience can be a powerful concept, bringing insights into how people respond to shocks and also how this can be linked to longer-term development outcomes. In his blog, he discusses research findings that challenge assumptions of conventional models suggesting that resilience is not just about income or assets.  The research findings are significant for building better resilience interventions.

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