Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

This working paper addresses the gap in the adaptation literature by reviewing the key factors required to provide an enabling environment for the private sector, with a focus on adaptation by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the semi-arid lands of Kenya and Senegal.

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Pathways for irrigation development: policies and irrigation performance in Tanzania

This report presents the results of a study that looks at the policies and politics that have shaped irrigation practice and performance in Tanzania over the past 40–50 years. The findings are aimed at policy-makers with a role in irrigation development in developing countries, and researchers focusing on irrigation performance and innovation.

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Pathways for irrigation development: policies and irrigation performance in Zimbabwe

This report presents the results of a study that looks at the policies and politics that have shaped irrigation practice and performance in Zimbabwe over the past 40–50 years. The findings are aimed at policy-makers with a role in irrigation development in developing countries, and researchers focusing on irrigation performance and innovation.

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Understanding patterns of climate-resilient development – the case of Senegal

What impact does the current development pattern of Senegal have on climate vulnerability? Under which conditions can sectoral diversification of the tourism sector strengthen economic resilience? This report, republished by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), assesses the country’s development pattern from geographical and economic perspectives.

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