This is the story of two childhood friends who, after finishing college together, pursued their dream of starting a business together. It’s the classic American Dream imbued with that feel-good ethos that only a longstanding friendship can summon. But what goes up must come down. And in this case, it’s an earthquake that tumbles the friends’ dream. Amongst the debris we find a lesson in business continuity planning. Don’t learn your lesson the hard way.
13 Jun 2016
This video is part of the series, ‘Staying Prepared – Lessons from 2015 Nepal Earthquakes.’ These videos capture experiences and lessons learned from different communities which were affected by the 2015 Nepal Earthquakes. This seco...
Tags: Video, Earthquake
14 Aug 2018
The communities in the municipality of Jonuta (Tabasco, Mexico), have been coached in how to use the Plecostomus as a food source. The money generated in wages and from sales of Plecostomus have increased family incomes and improved local subsistence...
Tags: Case Study, Business Continuity Program, Flood, Livelihoods
12 Dec 2014
Debate on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has intensified recently in both the public and policy sectors. With less than five years to go until the deadline of 2015, and with the majority of the goals seemingly out of reach, many are question...