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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Enhancing climate change development programmes in Uganda

This paper uses PRISE’s innovative approach to value chain analysis – Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) – to identify and explore the economic opportunities for entrepreneurs and companies to invest in climate change adaptation to enhance the resilience of the livestock value chain in Karamoja, Uganda.

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Burkina Faso: Country situation assessment

What is the scope, and magnitude, of the actual, and potential, damage that can be attributed to climate change in Burkina Faso? What are the adaptation efforts of the Burkinabe government and other stakeholders in response to this damage, and what are the results of adaptation actions on the current economic situation of the country?

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Climate risk management

This report contributes to the knowledge base for the management of climate risk to build economic resilience in semi-arid regions by analysing the main challenges to climate risk management in semi-arid zones, and identifying areas and sectors in which climate risk management represents a challenge in Africa and Asia. It also suggests new research directions, and recommends that policy makers and private sector actors should give greater consideration to the climate risk management dimension.

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