Resilience Resources



Shock Responsive Programming and adaptive mechanisms

This recently released guidance document, jointly developed between USAID's Center for Resilience and Office of Acquisition and Assistance, provides missions with practical guidance on how to ensure their programming is designed with built-in flexibility to rapidly and appropriately respond to shocks when they occur.

Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance Series

USAID’s Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance series offers pragmatic “how to” guidance for practitioners to integrate core aspects of resilience measurement into their program assessments, design, monitoring, evaluation, and learning.

Recurrent Monitoring Survey (RMS)

The first of a series of learning pieces around resilience measurement. The piece examines the use of an innovative tool called the Recurrent Monitoring System (RMS) to measure changes in resilience capacities over time.

Global Food Security Strategy Technical Guidance - Objective 2: Strengthened Resilience Among People and Systems

Guidance to development practitioners seeking to implement the Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS).

Diversifying Livelihoods, Resilience, and Pathways Out of Poverty

Guidance to development practitioners seeking to implement the Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS).

Sustainable poverty escapes

This synthesis is part of a suite of products produced by LEO to explore sustainable poverty escapes. Country case studies were published for Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Uganda, along with a methodological note on conducting poverty dynamics research and an infographic.

TOPS Resilience Evaluation, Analysis, and Learning

The TOPS REAL award provides rigorous analysis, relevant knowledge, and applicable guidance on best practices for resilience measurement, program design and implementation. Several resilience-specific resources such as analyses, guidance documents, and meeting notes are already hosted on the site and publicly available.

Resilience in the Horn of Africa

A fact sheet on USAID's efforts to build resilience in the Horn of Africa amidst recurrent drought.

An Introduction to Resilience and Beyond [E-Learning Course]


Technical Report Series on Measuring and Stregthening the Evidence Base for Resilience in the Horn of Africa

Policy & Program Guidance Summary [PDF]

Global Alliance for Action [PDF]

Sahel Joint Planning Cell [PDF]

Resilience in Action: Changing Horizon's in Ethiopia's Highlands [PDF]

Horn of Africa Joint Planning Cell Annual Report 2013 [PDF]

Last updated: June 06, 2018

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