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Lindsey Jones

Research Associate

Global Risks and Resilience

Portrait of Lindsey Jones

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. How is climate information being factored into long-term decision-making in Africa?

    Working papers

  2. Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (vol. 3)

    Working papers

  3. Review of the Zero Draft of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

    Working papers

  4. How is climate information being factored into long-term decision-making in Africa?

    Working papers

  5. Ambitious and coherent? Reviewing the pre-zero draft of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

    Working papers

  6. Ambitious and coherent? Reviewing the pre-zero draft of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

  7. The IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report: What's in it for South Asia?

    Briefing/policy papers

  8. The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. 1. Existing knowledge

    Research reports

  10. Exploring the role of climate science in supporting long-term adaptation and decision-making in sub-Saharan Africa

    Working papers

  11. How to scale out community-based adaptation to climate change

    Research reports

  12. How can development prepare for future change and uncertainty?

    Event

  13. How do you prepare for an uncertain future?

  14. Planning for an uncertain future: promoting adaptation to climate change through Flexible and Forward-looking Decision Making

    Research reports

  15. Options for including community resilience in the post-2015 development goals

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Transformational change in climate policy: triumph or travesty?

  17. Exploring political and socio-economic drivers of transformational climate policy: Early insights from the design of Ethiopia’s Climate Resilient Green Economy strategy

    Research reports

  18. The geography of poverty, disasters and climate extremes in 2030

    Research reports

  19. Uganda national climate change finance analysis

    Research reports

  20. Disaster risk management in post-2015 development goals: potential targets and indicators

    Research reports