“It is rare to find a book so accessible that combines theory and practice. The V2R offers a succinct yet usable framework that can applied by a range of development actors at every level from local to national and even international.”
“This is a very impressive and admirable piece of work. By balancing the various elements of livelihoods, vulnerability, governance, hazards, uncertainty, resilience, it fills a big gap. V2R makes resilience seems more manageable.”
About the Author
Katherine Pasteur is the International Programme Coordinator in the Reducing Vulnerability Team at Practical Action. She has 15 years’ experience in international development, specializing in sustainable livelihoods, natural resource management and disaster risk reduction, in Africa, Latin America and Asia.