GRAID was a programme funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency designed to bridge the worlds of resilience thinking and development practice
- GRAID will initially be funded for four years
- It will serve as a knowledge partner for Sida and the Global Resilience Partnership
- GRAID will focus on regions in the Sahel, Horn of Africa and South and Southeast Asia
There is a rising recognition of the need to integrate resilience as a core strategy for meeting development needs in an increasingly globalised world of social and environmental turbulence.
In recognition of this need, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) granted Stockholm Resilience Centre 107 million SEK to strengthen the centre’s efforts to integrate resilience into international development practice and policy.
The money will be allocated under the "GRAID – Guidance for Resilience in the Anthropocene: Investments for development" programme for an initial four-year period.
The programme focused on regions in the Sahel, Horn of Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
GRAID was a collaboration between the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Stellenbosch University and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa.
It was also a knowledge partner for the newly inaugurated Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) established by Sida, the Rockefeller Foundation and USAID.
General news | 2023-09-19
New Google.org grant funds Centre research on AI-powered climate risk tool
Google.org has awarded five million US dollars to a group of scientists, including Centre researchers, to develop and scale ClimateIQ , an artificial intelligence-powered climate risk evaluation tool for cities
General news | 2023-09-19
Researchers and chefs team up for a sustainable lunch week
“Risotto on Swedish oat-rice, with apple cider vinegar, blue mussels from Bohuslän, parsley, and grated Svecia cheese”. That’s one of the science-cooked dishes that guests can enjoy at “A Planetary Lunch” — an experimental lunch week at Stockholm university
Research news | 2023-09-14
The SDGs are not on track — new report outlines what needs to happen
Humanity is set to miss the Sustainable Development Goals. But decisive and timely policy actions can kickstart extraordinary turnarounds and a giant leap toward achieving the SDGs
Research news | 2023-09-13
All planetary boundaries mapped out for the first time, six of nine crossed
For the first time, an international team of scientists is able to provide a detailed outline of planetary resilience by mapping out all nine boundary processes that define a safe operating space for humanity.
General news | 2023-09-04
Centre secures 28 MSEK research funding in two new Formas grants
The two grants worth 14 million SEK each will focus on the intersection of climate, water and biodiversity
General news | 2023-08-30
Science and music met as Centre research was presented in a concert at the Baltic Sea Festival
“Dialogues” premiered – a piece of music written about Carolin Seiferth’s PhD research