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Global Risks and Resilience

What we do

We pioneer policy-driven research on the nexus between new and emerging risks to reduce vulnerability and realise a sustainable future for all.


This is a crucial time for global climate action. World leaders must make evidence informed policy decisions. Our cross cutting work offers new research and analysis across finance, trade and adaptation.

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New analysis assesses threats and trade-offs for a risk-informed development approach in these two countries.

Risk-informed development in Myanmar and Niger

Analysis and case studies of a risk-informed development approach in Myanmar and Niger.
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  1. Risks along the Belt and Road: Chinese investment and infrastructure development in Cambodia

    Research reports

  2. Ankara’s political test: what is really shaping Turkey’s response to the Russia-Ukraine war?

  3. Pre-agreed disaster finance: The agenda that women's advocates should be influencing


  4. Climate change is causing havoc worldwide – we can still limit the damage

  5. Climate risk report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    Research reports

  6. Building resilience and employment opportunities for youth within rural economies in the Sahel


  7. China to keep a watchful eye on Kazakhstan as political risk heightens

  8. Launch of the Resilient Caribbean Cities Photo Competition 2022


  9. An Analytical Review: A Decade of Urban Resilience


  10. China’s appetite for international agricultural investment: case studies of Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Tanzania

    Research reports

  11. Will it be a risky transition to net zero?

  12. Tackling the hidden pandemic: anticipating and preventing mosquito-borne diseases

  13. BRI energy infrastructure in Pakistan: environmental and climate risks and opportunities

    Research reports

  14. The launch of Adaptation Without Borders: a new era in international cooperation on climate change


  15. Transboundary climate and adaptation risks in Africa: perceptions from 2021

    Research reports

  16. Understanding the role of anticipatory action in Somalia

    Briefing/policy papers

  17. Closing the action gap: addressing climate risks in fragile and conflict-affected settings


  18. China’s lending landscape and approach to debt relief


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