Migrations internationales et stratégies de développement dans un contexte d’incertitude climatique en zones semi-arides du Sénégal

This policy brief looks at the role and place of financial and non-financial migrant transfers in mitigating the effects and shocks related to climate risks in semi-arid regions of Senegal. The research highlights the significant role migration can play as a buffer against economic shocks induced by climate vulnerability.

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Genre, vulnérabilité et adaptation : cas des femmes entrepreneures en zones semi-arides du Sénégal

This French-language working paper analyses the responses of women entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the adverse effects of climate change in semi-arid lands (SALs) of Senegal.

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Climate change adaptation among female-led Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in semi-arid areas: A case study from Kenya

This working paper explores how female-led micro, small, and medium enterprises in Kenya’s semi-arid lands experience and respond to climate risk. It has also been published as a chapter in the Handbook of Climate Change Resilience.

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Towards a climate resilient cotton value chain in Pakistan: Understanding key risks, vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities

This working paper identifies climate risks facing cotton value chain (CVC) actors in Pakistan based on various climate indicators, including temperature, rainfall and climate extremes. It formulates policy and practice interventions that could help promote an inclusive climate-resilient CVC in Pakistan.

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‘Leaving no one behind’ through enabling climate-resilient economic development in dryland regions

‘Leave no one behind’ is a principle central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This policy briefing puts forward the view that public policies and investments by national governments and development partners that recognise the seasonality, mobility and informality of dryland economies as strengths, and create an enabling environment for private actors in these regions, hold real potential to spur progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, Leave No one Behind and the global goals on climate adaptation.

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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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Do natural disasters change savings and employment choices? Evidence from Pakistan

This research investigates the economic response of rural households in Pakistan to natural disasters. In particular, the work explores the extent to which households adjust their savings and income strategies in response to floods.

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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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