Case studies

How poor communities can prepare for the effects of climate change

Tuin river crossings

Improved Tuin river crossing technology can provide a sustainable solution to people living in isolated, rural and mountainous areas

Read more

Aerial ropeways

A road in the sky improves access for people living in isolated and mountainous areas, as well as lighting up the village by night

Read more

Gravity ropeways

Depending solely on gravitational force, gravitational ropeways are simple, inexpensive to operate, and environmentally friendly

Read more

River erosion

Displacement from river erosion can be devastating, but building back better gives people a stronger chance against future adversity

Read more

Preparing for floods

Appropriate training and technologies are introduced in order for families to dramatically lessen the impact of the inevitable flooding

Read more

Adapting rice to saltier water

Using forgotten indigenous varieties of rice to grow in saltier water

Read more

Surviving freak freezes

Simple yet effective ideas to improve the livelihoods of communities struggling to cope with extreme weather conditions

Read more

Coping with drought

Simple technologies, such as rainwater harvesting and water conservation, can reduce the devastating impact of droughts

Read more
no comments