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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Gestion des inondations dans les villes de Ouagadougou et de Bobo-Dioulasso dans un contexte urbain – entre jeux d’acteurs et logiques territoriale

This French-language report describes how Burkina Faso seeks to manage the problems of urban flooding in its two principal cities, Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso. It makes recommendations for national leaders and city mayors to bring about better management of the risks of urban flood in Burkina Faso.

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Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): Identification of adaptation options in key sectors

This Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) synthesis report, and accompanying summaries of key findings and the methodology used, identify climate risk, adaptation options and opportunities for private sector development in Kenya, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, and Tajikistan for the livestock and cotton sectors.

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The role of heat stress in migration decisions: A case study of Faisalabad

This study attempts to understand the relationship between migration decisions and heat stress, looking not only at its impact on livelihoods, but also on thermal comfort levels available at home and in the workplace.

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Agriculture, Water, Climate and Migration in semi-arid lands in Burkina Faso

This English-language report analyses how agricultural communities in the semi-arid central plateau of Burkina Faso – an area of high food insecurity – are managing available water and land resources in changing climatic conditions. It supports the case for investment by the government and donors in small dams/ponds to allow rural communities to supplement rain-fed with irrigated agriculture.

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Agriculture, Eau, Climat et Migration en terres semi-arides au Burkina Faso

This French-language report analyses how agricultural communities in the semi-arid central plateau of Burkina Faso – an area of high food insecurity – are managing available water and land resources in changing climatic conditions. It supports the case for investment by the government and donors in small dams/ponds to allow rural communities to supplement rain-fed with irrigated agriculture.

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Small Grants Programme: Transformational development projects and water resources in drylands

This report explores the ways in which transformational infrastructure projects can affect water availability for different users in semi-arid and arid regions, with the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project as a case study.

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Vers une gestion intégrée des ressources en eau au Burkina Faso

This French-language report analyses the progress the Government of Burkina Faso has made to put into place a national programme of ‘integrated water resources management’, to meet its commitment under the Sustainable Development Goals, and the significant work that still needs to be done.

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