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Climate Resilience Assessment

Measure your impact on household resilience. Collect actionable insights and learn how farmers are experiencing climate shocks.
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Why build a Climate Resilience Assessment?

The Climate Resilience Assessment is a standardised and simple methodology for measuring impacts on household resilience to climate shocks.

Finance for climate adaptation in emerging markets is 5-10x below what is needed, and the gap is widening. One barrier to financing adaption has been the absence of clear metrics – how do investors know if they’ve built resilience?

At 60dB, we believe there is a lean way to measure resilience. For the last decade, our team has continuously tested ways to get climate-conscious investors relevant, affordable, and data-driven insights. Through focusing on things that social enterprises can actually impact, we give sector leaders – from bilateral donors to country governments – the data they need.

Our past work with the UN, published here, did just that; we evaluated the preemptive measures UN agencies took to prepare the Somalians for a long drought. Our lean resilience measurement strategy focuses on measuring impact—or changes to resilience—rather than diagnosing a household’s vulnerability to shocks. By developing standardized metrics, we’ve created a tool that can be used across different households, farming communities, and non-agricultural households, providing actionable insights to better improve their climate resilience.

A Solution for Measuring Climate Resilience
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Product Features


Listen to vulnerable households

Understand farmers’ lived experience of climate risks they face

Assess your impact

Measure your impact on how households experience climate events

Understand resilience behaviours

Learn about farmers’ current practices and resources and identify opportunities to improve their resilience

Talk to us about the Climate Resilience Assessment if:

  • You run a program to improve smallholder farmer wellbeing
  • You want to demonstrate your impact on climate resilience
  • You want to learn about how households experience climate shocks
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