West Africa

Burkina Faso and Senegal

East Africa

Kenya and Tanzania


Pakistan and Tajikistan

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EVENT: PRISE at Pan-African conference on Migration, Governance and...

PRISE researchers from Innovations Environnement Développement en Afrique working on ‘Migration, remittances, adaptation and resilience in arid and semi-arid regions of Senegal and Tajikistan’ are lead partners in an international conference on ‘Migration, Development and Governance in West Africa: time for action’.

EVENT: PRISE at Adaptation Futures 2016

PRISE at Adaptation Futures 2016: discover how the PRISE consortium will be leading the debate on building economic resilience to climate change in semi-arid regions.

PRISE-DECCMA successful in securing funding for cross-consortia PhD

Kashif Salik, PRISE Research Associate, from the Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad, will join the DECCMA team at the University of Southampton to complete a PhD on climate-induced migration.

Documentary: Climate change and the cotton sector in Pakistan

How can the supply chain in Pakistan’s cotton-growing and manufacturing sectors be made more resilient to climate change impacts? This documentary examines the issues economic decision makers, policy makers, manufacturers and farmers face as they work with PRISE to build economic resilience to climate change.

Latest Blogs

COMMENT: Fighting the recurrent threat of floods

Given Pakistan’s continued vulnerability to flooding – and the huge impact it has on agriculture, the economy and the lives of millions of people – which adaptation and mitigation measures should the Federal Government take, and what can Pakistan learn from neighbouring countries?

COMMENT: Planning for internal migration: the role of intermediate cities in fighting inequality, poverty and violence in Pakistan

An internal migration policy, and with it, investment in intermediate cities would be viable solutions to manage rising unplanned urbanisation in Pakistan. If supported with education, health, housing and employment opportunities, these cities could also help to reduce rural-urban inequalities.

COMMENT: UNFCCC COP22: Engaging with Pakistan’s private sector is crucial to build climate resilience

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP22 is in the offing and it is high time the Government of Pakistan learned from its past mistakes and involves the private sector in national level preparations for COP22 in order to set realistic goals and targets.

COMMENT: Livestock steps out of the shadows: value chain analysis for resilience in drylands

How can the private sector help to drive inclusive climate-resilient economic development? Find out more about PRISE’s unique, interdisciplinary value chain mapping approach to identifying effective adaptation interventions in African and Asian drylands.

This work was carried out under the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), with financial support from the UK Government's Department for International Development (DfID) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada. The views expressed in this work are those of the creators and do not necessarily represent those of DfID and IDRC or its Board of Governors.