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POLISES teaching at BESTMAP summer school

by Meike Will

As part of the BESTMAP project, Birgit and Meike were teaching in the BESTMAP summer school on modelling...

Workshops, Our Activities


Debating Development Policy

by David

The students of the Centre for Rural Development in Berlin organize a popular discussion series once a year. It tackles urgent controversies in development policy...

Research & Debate


Our First Briefing Paper at COP23

by David

In order to disseminate our findings among policy makers and development practitioners, we condensed our insurance review into a four-page policy briefing. This document...

Workshops, Research & Debate


Seminar on the Impact of Insurance in Stockholm

by Birgit Müller

Insurance has been promoted by policy makers at the global level as an appropriate instrument to cope with increasing climate risk under global change. However, are there unwanted by-effects? In a recent letter...

Workshops, Our Activities, Research & Debate, Travel


Can we Improve Policymaking?

by David

One of our goals, in the POLISES project, is to produce policy-relevant research. Achieving this is not a matter of course; in this blog post, I would like to give two examples of how we try to disseminate insights...

Our Activities, Research & Debate