This collection of papers acknowledges the challenges to build sufficient conservation capacity to deliver effective, timely nature protection at the scale needed. Each article however, demonstrates a clear understanding of the task ahead and provides evidence to support many of the approaches being taken to tackle these challenges.
This guide is aimed at anyone with a responsibility for staff care, safety and security, as well as anyone involved in processes aimed at preventing or responding to incidents of sexual violence against staff, such as security focal points, HR staff, project and programmes staff, and first responders to incidents of sexual violence within an aid organisation.
The information in this resource identifies critical factors that influenced how well organisations were able to adapt. It presents a framework for using this four factors that can be used to build your organisations adaptive resilience.
Although initially designed for small to medium businesses, the Atlas mobile app can be adapted for small to medium conservation organisations that are aware of the need to prepare for crises and are looking for advice on what to actually do.
Resilience (i.e. positive adaptation to professional challenges) can help individuals thrive in their roles. We interviewed 22 conservationists with professional experience working in low-income countries with high biodiversity and explored what helped and what hindered them in their work. We used thematic analysis to identify factors related to positive and negative psychological states and strategies to promote resilience at work. The results revealed factors that were associated with positive psychological states, including achievements and recognition for work.
Building adaptive resilience in organisations is a long-term process. This booklet outlines the stages in the process, starting with clarifying how resilient your organisation is today, and then moves through a series of activities that foster greater resilience.
For many organisations, the role of their board of directors during crisis response and recovery is not clear. This can introduce uncertainty, slow the response, deepen the crisis and make everyone's job harder. The Board's Role in Crisis is a guide for boards members and managers alike operating in any organisation.
NZ Red Cross have created this pocket book of wisdom from over 100 recovery leaders who share the messages they wish they’d had. This is your companion through chaos that will connect you with over 100 other people who have walked in similar shoes.