This month the Ecovillage Resilience community of practice is starting to develop a new tool for all kinds of local communities to understand, track, and nurture their resilience.
The tool will be a mix of what we’re learning about resilience from our network and the latest research into attributes of resilience in all kinds of systems. To take a look at some of the background research, explore the resources below. The tool will be ready and available for everyone to use at the start of 2024.
📃 Resilience Utopias. 2022. By Alex Baumber and colleagues, published in Ecology and Society. This research article describes the different factors that have contributed to the resilience of Auroville, India.
Intentional communities have a long history as part of the uniquely human capacity to imagine better ways to live.Resilience Utopias, 2022
🌱 Resilience Attributes blog from Global Resilience Program
” What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?”Global Resilience Program
Recovery plans should build resilience to future shocks and stresses. A resilient recovery requires investment in five empirically established attributes that can help foster resilience on the ground: diversity, redundancy, connectivity, inclusivity and equity, and adaptive learning.United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction