Making a living and securing basic necessities in challenging environments. Including issues such as: social protection, climate change, resource scarcity, human capital, disabilities, resilience, and wellbeing.

Schoolchildren in Sonargaon, Bangladesh.

Principal Investigator: Asadul Islam. Lead Organisation: Monash University

Co-investigators: Ummul Ruthbah; John List; Anya Samek; Steven Stillman; Stefan Boes

News: Automation, women, and the future of work
Will women benefit from the rapid automation and digitisation that is set to change the world of work as we know it? This briefing explores the impact of automation on women and work in developing countries.
Blog: Perception matters: new insights into what determines resilience

Christophe Bene explores how resilience can be a powerful concept, bringing insights into how people respond to shocks and also how this can be linked to longer-term development outcomes. In his blog, he discusses research findings that challenge assumptions of conventional models suggesting that resilience is not just about income or assets.  The research findings are significant for building better resilience interventions.

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