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Presentation: How Do We Assess Resilience?

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In this presentation, Dr. Paul Ryan and Dr. Allyson Quinlan provide an introduction to resilience assessments. The presentation was given by Paul and the discussion session was guided by Allyson, both of whom bring years of experience conducting resilience assessments. The presentation provides an introduction to the concept of social-ecological systems before moving into an overview of resilience assessments and the phases of resilience assessments. Paul focuses on the three broad phases of resilience assessments introduced in this course – defining and describing the system, assessing system dynamics, and designing interventions based on the results of the assessment. For each phase, he introduces practical examples based on his experiences in the field.

The presentation was delivered during Week 2 of the ‘Introduction to Resilience for Development’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from 31 October through 27 November 2017.

Please find Dr. Allyson Quinlan's Resilience Assessment Resources List For Week 2 here:

Week 2 Webinar Recording:

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