Urban ARK 4: Small disasters erode household resilience: the absorptive capacity of flood-prone households in Niamey, Niger
01 January 2017
Alex Barcena is an established researcher in urban risk and climate adaptation politics in the global South. He has an extensive experience in transdisciplinary work, facilitating conversations across social and physical science research, policy and practice.
Urban risk; resilience; climate adaptation politics; political ecology; feminist literature.
Alex's research focuses on facilitating conversations between urban development planners and at-risk and marginalised communities in cities of the global South through transdisciplinary science with an expertise on social science.