Migration, remittances and climate resilience in Tajikistan

This working paper explores key tendencies related to socioeconomic development and how migration and remittances contribute to these dynamics in Tajikistan. The analysis also looks at possible ways of mainstreaming climate adaptation into current socioeconomic development strategies and programmes.

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Climate risk management

This report contributes to the knowledge base for the management of climate risk to build economic resilience in semi-arid regions by analysing the main challenges to climate risk management in semi-arid zones, and identifying areas and sectors in which climate risk management represents a challenge in Africa and Asia. It also suggests new research directions, and recommends that policy makers and private sector actors should give greater consideration to the climate risk management dimension.

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Tajikistan: Country situation assessment

This report summarises the current situation of Tajikistan’s development in the face of climate change. It includes analysis of the development context, climate and development, and implications for adaptation.

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Таджикистан: Ситуационный анализ социально-экономического развития в условиях изменения климата

Настоящий отчет обобщает текущие тенденции социально-экономического развития в условиях изменения климата в Таджикистане и включает в себя главы, касающиеся аспектов развития, климатических рисков и воздействий, а также политику по адаптации.

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Coping with climate risk: the role of institutions, governance and finance in private adaptation decisions of the poor

How can political and economic institutions affect – help or hinder – the decisions of the poor and other marginalised groups in semi-arid lands to adapt in the context of changing climate? This report assesses the range of risk-coping mechanisms available to poorer households, with a focus on barriers to adaptation and what these adaptive responses imply for development prospects.

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Climate change and the geographical and institutional drivers of economic development

How does climate change impact long-term economic development in semi-arid lands? How does climate change influence the likelihood of conflict, and affect the environmental context in which political and economic institutions evolve?

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Climate change, private sector and value chains: Constraints and adaptation strategies

Private sector actors are key agents of change in semi-arid areas. But how does, and will, climate change impact private sector incentives and activities, and markets? And how can the private sector identify new market opportunities in semi-arid regions?

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(Re)conceptualising maladaptation in policy and practice: towards an evaluative framework

What are the characteristics and symptoms of maladaptation, and how can it be diagnosed? Which strategies are likely to lead to maladaptive outcomes? This report aims to help policymakers and practitioners identify the main constituents of maladaptation.

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