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Lindsey Jones

Research Associate

  • Global Risks and Resilience
Portrait of Lindsey Jones

<p>Lindsey works on issues of climate change, adaptation and development. His background lies in international development and global environmental governance.​</p>

Lindsey Jones is a Fellow working on issues of climate change, adaptation and development.

Lindsey has previously worked with the United Nations Development Programme in Nepal (supporting the country’s National Adaptation Plan of Action) and the World Food Programme. Lindsey has an MSc in Environmental Policy from the University of Oxford and has experience working in Southern and Eastern Africa (namely Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Uganda, and South Africa), and Southern and South-Eastern Asia (India, Nepal, and Cambodia).

Current (and future) research activities/interests include:

- Evaluating the effectiveness of adaptation planning/programming

- Tracking adaptation finance at different scales

- Supporting adaptation and resilience in fragile and conflict-affect areas

- Designing new tools to promote adaptation and DRR awareness (such as 'policy gaming')

- Identifying and overcoming barriers to adaptation

- Understanding the Political Economy of adaptation

- Exploring barriers and opportunities to the uptake of climate science in supporting long-term decision making

If interested in finding out more about these projects, or discussing potentional collaborations, please get in contact directly.

  1. Using mobile phone surveys to track resilience and post-disaster recovery: a how-to guide


  2. How mobile phones can be used to track people’s views on resilience: key findings from Myanmar

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. A how-to guide for subjective evaluations of resilience


  4. How does resilience change over time? Tracking post-disaster recovery using mobile phone surveys

    Working papers

  5. Water for food security: lessons learned from a review of water-related interventions

    Research reports

  6. Evaluative learning for resilience: Providing Humanitarian Assistance for Sahel Emergencies (PHASE)

    Research reports

  7. What does Brexit mean for UK climate action?

  8. Constraining and enabling factors to using long-term climate information in decision-making


  9. Subjective resilience: using perceptions to quantify household resilience to climate extremes and disasters


  10. Measuring subjective household resilience: insights from Tanzania

    Working papers

  11. The best way to measure a household's resilience? Ask those who live there

  12. Measuring 'subjective resilience': using peoples' perceptions to quantify household resilience

    Working papers

  13. Why we need to rethink 'maladaptation'

  14. (Re)conceptualising maladaptation

    Working papers

  15. (Re)conceptualising maladaptation in policy and practice: towards an evaluative framework

    Working papers

  16. Identifying constraining and enabling factors to the uptake of medium- and long-term climate information in decision making

    Working papers

  17. Early warning systems and disaster risk information

    Briefing/policy papers

  18. Gauging the Climate before Sendai


  19. Promoting the use of climate information to achieve long-term development objectives in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from the Future Climate For Africa scoping phase

    Research reports

  20. Sub-Saharan African countries are failing to plan for climate change