Humanitarian and development organizations constantly face different types of risks. The success of their initiatives largely depends on their ability to manage these risks effectively.
Some insights from the Understanding Risk Forum 2014▶
Should we invest in understanding and managing threats and opportunities beforehand or simply respond to shocks resulting from unmanaged risks afterwards? To me, and luckily many others working in development, this is a rhetorical question.▶
The disastrous effects of climate events on landscapes can be mitigated by 'swarm planning'.▶
The new World Bank strategy must take risk and uncertainty into account.▶
We have never before been in a situation where developments are occurring so fast and can be so disruptive.▶
In any situation, there is a chance you might lose and a chance you might win. We start a new blog on management of risks, within and beyond development cooperation.▶