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EVENT: PRISE at UNFCCC COP22

As participants from the global adaptation and resilience community gather for the UNFCCC twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), found out how PRISE researchers will be leading the debate on ways to build climate resilience.

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’.

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 ...

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.

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EVENT: PRISE at UNFCCC COP22

As participants from the global adaptation and resilience community gather for the UNFCCC twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), found out how PRISE researchers will be leading the debate on ways to build climate resilience.

EVENT: PRISE at Pan-African conference on Migration, Governance and Development in West Africa

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’.

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.

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.