Senior Director, Resilience
Anne Hammill is Senior Director, Resilience for IISD.
Much of her work focuses on understanding how better environmental management can build resilience to climate stress and contribute to peacebuilding. Anne’s most recent work has been in developing and applying decision-support tools for climate change adaptation, conducting participatory field research on livelihoods and climate change, and building the capacity of governments and civil society to integrate climate risk into policies and field projects. She has also been working with organizations in Eastern and Central Africa to understand and address the links between conservation activities and conflict.
- Resilient Recovery: Using climate adaptation plans to build back betterThough focused on climate change, National Adaptation Plans offer important assessments of the risks a country faces and can be valuable in devising comprehensive pandemic response strategies.
- COVID-19 Shows How Canada Needs to Prepare for the Next CrisisAs communities across Canada grapple with the deadly and damaging effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have a rare window right now into how important it is to prepare for a crisis.
- A Long and Winding Road: COP 25 end notesIf there is one word to sum up what turned out to be the longest Conference of Parties (COP) in UNFCCC history, it’s arguably “frustration.” Now that COP 25 has wrapped, it’s worth looking back at what was—and wasn’t—achieved.
- Conserving Biological Hotspots in Conflict-Affected Democratic Republic of CongoMaiko National Park, in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is so remote that the park’s northern edge can only be reached by a seven-day walk through thick, inhospitable forest.