Unlocking climate-resilient economic development in drylands: pathways to a resilient world

In this submission to the Talanoa Dialogue, PRISE puts forward the view that alongside discussions on increasing global mitigation ambition, the dialogue should also focus on enhancing adaptation and building resilience worldwide, while supporting economic transformation that is climate resilient.

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Small Grants Programme: Analysing the economic development impact of semi-arid lands, and mitigation through food-trade water resource decoupling

What is the relationship between semi-arid lands and national economic development, and the potential of food/agricultural trade to buffer semi-arid land vulnerability and mitigate water scarcity? Should investments be targeted directly at semi-arid lands, or should wider national institutional and capacity considerations be given more attention as a means of mitigating vulnerability?

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