How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

This journal article investigates to what extent and how micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries are adapting to climate risks.

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Stratégies d’adaptation du secteur privé: quel début de réponse des PME en zones semi-arides du Sénégal ?

This French-language policy brief is a synthesis of the initial results of a study to analyse the level of private sector vulnerability in Senegal’s semi-arid lands (SALs) in a context of climate change, and the coping responses small and medium-sized enterprises have developed and implemented to support climate-resilient development in semi-arid regions. It provides key recommendations to policymakers to create an enabling environment for SME adaptation to climate impacts.

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Approche Territoriale des Changements Climatiques au Sénégal : cas de la zone agro-sylvopastorale du Ferlo

Senegal was the first country in West Africa where a territorial approach to climate change was tested by the Ferlo Agro-Silvopastoral Regional Agreement. This case study on the territorial approach to climate change in the Ferlo agro-silvopastoral region aims to help policymakers better understand the role of institutional, economic and socio-political factors in the design and implementation of climate policies.

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Approche territoriale des changements climatiques au Sénégal : cas du plan climat territorial intégré (PCTI) de la région de Dakar

This study examines how the Dakar Integrated Territorial Climate Plan’s use of integrated approaches has addressed the issue of cross-border dimensions in responses to 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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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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Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): Identification of adaptation options in key sectors

The VC-ARID approach to value chain analysis is innovative in that it considers the specific characteristics of semi-arid systems. This synthesis report focuses on the first of the three steps within the methodology – that of Mapping the value chain. The results and recommendations for Step 2 – Assessing climate risks at each level of the value chain, and Step 3 – Identifying options for adaptation and private sector investment for climate-resilient value chain transformation – will follow in subsequent reports.

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Tourisme balnéaire et durabilite au Sénégal: Quelles stratégies pour une résilience du secteur face aux effets du changement climatique?

This report presents the results of a diagnosis of the various strategies implemented to improve the resilience of Senegal’s coastal tourism sector to the adverse effects of climate change.

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