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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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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Rice Farming

Climate change perception and system of rice intensification (SRI) impact on dispersion and downside risk: a moment approximation approach

This working paper assesses the consequential risk impacts of the recent system of rice intensification (SRI) implemented in the Morogoro region of Tanzania, one of the largest semi-arid regions, using household and farm plot level data extended to incorporate farmers’ perceptions of climate change.

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Tanzania: Country situation assessment

This report seeks to provide an initial analysis of the past and current climate in Tanzania, and to identify solutions to the complex challenges of natural resource management, economic development, poverty alleviation and resilience-building in the context of climate change.

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