Rural livelihood vulnerability in semi-arid Pakistan: the scope of migration as an adaptation strategy

This working paper considers the climate vulnerability of rural agricultural livelihoods in semi-arid regions of Pakistan.

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Small Grants Programme: Transformational development projects and water resources in drylands

This report explores the ways in which transformational infrastructure projects can affect water availability for different users in semi-arid and arid regions, with the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as a case study.

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Migration futures in Asia and Africa: economic opportunities and distributional effects – the case of Pakistan

This working paper assesses the role that planned rural-urban migration can play in enhancing livelihood resilience and introducing new economic opportunities in semi-arid regions of Pakistan, taking into consideration external stressors such as climate change.

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Etat des lieux des liens entre migration, transferts et résilience au changement climatique au Sénégal

This French-language paper aims to address the links between migration and population resilience dynamics in semi-arid regions of Senegal. It also focuses on the issue of migrant remittances, and their impact on the dynamics of resilience in semi-arid regions of the country.

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Small Grants Programme: Deconstructing a pastoralists’ network to evaluate climate adaptation in the sector: A case study of Narok, Kenya

This working paper introduces a four-pillar pastoralism adaptation strategy for enhanced sector productivity. Using data from Narok County in Kenya, this paper explains how pastoralists’ social network is configured to transmit adaptation knowledge and the challenges associated with pastoral resource governance.

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Tanzania: Country situation assessment

This report seeks to provide an initial analysis of the past and current climate in Tanzania, and to identify solutions to the complex challenges of natural resource management, economic development, poverty alleviation and resilience-building in the context of climate change.

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Small Grants Programme: Perceptions of climate variability, current exposure of households to shocks and coping in semi-arid lands: a case study from the Central Plateau region in Burkina Faso

What are the potential obstacles for adaptation to climate change? This paper compares and contrasts household perceptions of climate change in rural Burkina Faso with the actual risks and shocks that households are exposed to. The report aims to provide a better understanding of the context in which these households live, and the constraints they are faced with.

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