You are in the STAGING environment

Document / Publication

  • Do more with your content!Discover PreventionWeb Services
  • A guide to effective collaboration and learning in consortia
    https://www.preventionweb.net/go/67912

    Email sent!

    An email has been sent to the email addresses provided, with a link to this content.

    Thank you for sharing!

    OK

A guide to effective collaboration and learning in consortia

Source(s):  weADAPT

Working in the complex context of climate change adaptation and resilience, individuals and organisations are often required to work together in consortia across disciplinary, institutional, geographical, and cultural boundaries. Working in large consortia offers great opportunities for addressing complex problems. It enables those with a wide variety of technical skills and other capacities to come together and devise more integrated responses. However, diversity of backgrounds and approaches to issues means that joint identification of challenges and solutions can be complex. Without explicit attention to roles, responsibilities, and relations, a variety of obstacles may undermine or obstruct effective collaboration and achievement of intended goals.

This guide shares some examples and lessons learnt from a range of consortia operating across different programmes. This document provides some pointers for researchers, practitioners, and other stakeholders to work and learn together in complex consortia, which should lead to a smoother process of arriving at more effective adaptation and increased resilience for the most vulnerable.

While the expressed lessons have been drawn from programmes concerned with building resilience and adaptation to climate change, many of the lessons learned about working in consortia will be relevant to a much wider set of contexts.



Add this content to your collection!

Enter an existing tag to add this content to one or more of your current collections. To start a new collection, enter a new tag below.

See My collections to name and share your collection
Back to search results to find more content to tag

Log in to add your tags
  • A guide to effective collaboration and learning in consortia
  • Publication date 2019
  • Author(s) Koelle, Bettina; Scodanibbio, Lucia; Vincent, Katharine et al.
  • Number of pages 50 p.

Please note:Content is displayed as last posted by a PreventionWeb community member or editor. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of UNDRR PreventionWeb, or its sponsors. See our terms of use