Amongst the BRACED consortia, the BRICS (Building Resilience in Chad and Sudan) programme is led by Concern in partnership with ICRAF (World Agroforestry Center) in Chad, the Feinstein International Center of Tufts University in both Chad and Sudan and the Almassar Charity Organisation as a sub-partner in Sudan.


Cecilia Benda has been Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Advisor with Concern Worldwide since June 2016 and supports Concern countries in the Sahel and Horn of Africa regions.

Anastasia Marshak is a researcher at Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, USA.

Contact: cecilia.benda(at)concern.net

References and further reading

Concern 2017, Community Resilience: A Concern Guidance Note
ODI 2016, Tracking the 3As across BRACED
Concern 2016, Concern’s Approach to DRR