Toolkits & Other Resources

Below is an ever growing list of guidebooks, platforms, tools and techniques to aid in further understanding and implementing regenerative practice in a humanitarian and development setting. These are not owned by Re-Alliance, and are freely available to use.

 

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AFSA Case Study Library

A Comprehensive case study collection from the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa focusing on Agroecology and Food Sovereignty.

Type

Collection / Case Studies

Region

Africa

Useful for

Research into applied Agroecology projects in Africa


Never Ending Food
From: AFSA & Never Ending Food

Focus on a Model Village in Chitedze, Malawi, growing food using agroecology and permaculture principles. It outreaches to thousands of people in the surrounding villages, hosts regular visitors and supports an internship programme. An integrated response to malnutrition, food insecurity, and
poverty.

Type

Case Study

Region

Malawi, East Africa

Useful for

In-depth understanding of

10 things you should know about coronavirus and refugees.

The Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) statement on the Covid-19 response in relation to refugees.

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

A resource list on Food Systems and Nutrition responses. UNSCN

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting people’s food environments: a resource list on Food Systems and Nutrition responses

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

Barefoot Guide: Surviving Covid-19 - The Neglected Remedy

AFSA and Barefoot Collective created this guide, exploring how organic, biodiverse food systems can encourage health and protection from Covid-19.

Type

Covid-19

Region

Africa

Useful for

Health

CAFOD Resilience toolkit

A CAFOD Toolkit to Support Integrated Programme Design to build the resilience and capacity of households and communities to deal with shocks and stresses and support them to thrive and flourish.

Type

Tool Kit

Region

Global / Majority World

Useful for

Designing development programmes and projects with a focus on resilience

Coronavirus Knowledge Hub

A source for the latest science on SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 including research articles, and commentary from the scientific community

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

Coronavirus Tech Handbook, PPE (mask designs, gloves, suppliers etc)

Collaborative collection of resources for researching, making and sourcing Personal Protective Equipment

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

Designing for an Uncertain World: Linking Relief, Rehabilitation & Development. From: Dr Georgina McAllister, CAWR

An academic slideshow detailing the case for linking Relief, Rehabilitation and Development (LRRD) and the role of agriculture in this.

Type

Slideshow pdf

Region

Global

Useful for

Bridging the humanitarian and development divides.

EmerGENcies manual (Pay to view)

A manual detailing the initiatives, solutions and approaches that have been used by the Global Ecovillage Network in response to emergencies and disasters. This manual costs £5.00 to download.

Type

Manual

Region

Global

Useful for

Enabling regenerative community response to disaster

Farmers Handbook

Farmer-friendly techniques for household and community abundance

Type

Tool Kit / Manual

Region

Asia / Nepal

Useful for

Farmers/growers/grass roots extension workers and Educators

Fill the gaps, feel the pain: Insights from Sierra Leone on an epidemic’s impact on local taxation, public services, and the poor

Vanessa van den Boogaard describes insights from Sierra Leone on dealing with health crises.

Type

Covid-19

Region

West Africa

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

Free East African Indigenous Seeds Exchange Program

The East African Permaculture Practitioners Network presents a list of free seeds and cuttings which can be openly shared between other practitioners in the network.

Type

Collection

Region

East Africa

Useful for

Sharing indigenous seeds and cuttings in an East-Africa wide network.

Global WASH Cluster Covid-19 Resources

The Global WASH Cluster is managing a google drive with collected global, regional, and country-level resources for COVID-19.

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

Guba Playschool


An article detailing how Guba Permaculture farm in Swaziland set up and ran a Preschool using permaculture principles.

Type

Case Study

Region

Swaziland, Southern Africa

Useful for

Learning how to start a pre-school using permaculture principles

Guide to Local Production:
WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations

This Guide to Local Production of WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations provides a practical guide for use at the pharmacy bench during the actual preparation of the formulation.

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

IDEP Community Based Disaster Management Manual

A practical self-help handbook for enabling community response before, during and after disaster

Type

Guidebook / Manual

Region

Useful for

Enabling community response to disaster

KarunaVirus Website

ServiceSpace's newest portal, leveraging machine learning to comb the web for stories of compassion in relation to Covid-19.

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response

Learning for climate resilience
programming BRACED & Bond Resilience Learning Group workshop lessons
March 2019

This report provides lessons for designing and delivering resilience programmes including recommendations for working in partnerships.

Type

Report

Region

Global

Useful for

Development and humanitarian practitioners interested in resilience

Masterclass: A Permaculture Response to COVID-19

A Youtube video hosted by Morag Gamble sharing ways to boost personal and community resilience.

Type

Covid-19

Region

Global

Useful for

Covid-19 Response