Migrations internationales et stratégies de développement dans un contexte d’incertitude climatique en zones semi-arides du Sénégal

This policy brief looks at the role and place of financial and non-financial migrant transfers in mitigating the effects and shocks related to climate risks in semi-arid regions of Senegal. The research highlights the significant role migration can play as a buffer against economic shocks induced by climate vulnerability.

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Les envois des migrants : un levier important pour un développement résilient aux changements climatiques dans les zones semi-arides du Sénégal

This French-language policy brief reviews the main lessons and recommendations of PRISE project 2 work on ‘Migration, remittances, adaptation and resilience in arid and semi-arid regions of Senegal and Tajikistan,’ including exploring the links between migration, migrant remittances and climate change resilience in Senegal.

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Small Grants Programme: The role of climate risk in multiple-purpose dam finance in East Africa

This report provides an overview and analysis of current developments in East African dam finance and climate risk. It calls for improved understanding of climate risk from the beginning of dam projects and improved local institutions to strengthen water and energy policies by incorporating climate risk screenings.

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‘Leaving no one behind’ through enabling climate-resilient economic development in dryland regions

‘Leave no one behind’ is a principle central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This policy briefing puts forward the view that public policies and investments by national governments and development partners that recognise the seasonality, mobility and informality of dryland economies as strengths, and create an enabling environment for private actors in these regions, hold real potential to spur progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, Leave No one Behind and the global goals on climate adaptation.

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Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): Identification of adaptation options in key sectors

This Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) synthesis report, and accompanying summaries of key findings and the methodology used, identify climate risk, adaptation options and opportunities for private sector development in Kenya, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, and Tajikistan for the livestock and cotton sectors.

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Supporting private adaptation to climate change in semi-arid lands in developing countries

This synthesis policy brief distils broad lessons from PRISE about the kinds of policies, institutions and other public investments that can support adaptation and climate-resilient development across a broad range of private actors.

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Gouvernance transfrontalière du changement climatique dans les régions semi-arides : cas d’étude du Sénégal

This is a synthesis report of evidence from PRISE Research Area 6 Part 1: ‘Cross-boundary multi-scale governance of semi-arid lands: Implications for climate resilience and economic development’. It analyses two cases of integrated governance of climate change in Senegal: the Territorial Approach to Climate Change program (TACC) implemented in the Ferlo, and the Integrated Territorial Climate Plan (ITCP) implemented in the Dakar region.

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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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