The Arizona Initiative for Resilience and International Development (AIRID)

Resilience research, partnerships, and solutions for today’s most pressing global challenges


AIRID brings together experts from across the university and around the world to help achieve a more resilient future by harnessing the far-reaching resources of one of the nation’s top 20 research institutions with expertise in areas ranging from public health to agriculture and food security, climate-adaptation, water security, governance, and the arid lands.

We work with communities, partners, and governments in countries and communities across the globe to conduct research and identify and implement resilient solutions to their development challenges.



The Office of International Development

Leads external engagement, branding, positioning and partnerships for international development opportunities

The Office of International Development

Arizona Institute for Resilience International Programs

Advancing international resilience scholarship with the AIRID network

(AIR) International Programs


The Humanitarian Assistance Technical Support Project

Harnessing UArizona's capacities to address disaster and humanitarian challenges

Humanitarian Assistance Technical Support Project

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