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


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Taking a three-step, innovative, common methodology – called Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) – this synthesis report identifies climate risk, adaptation options and opportunities for private sector development in Kenya, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, and Tajikistan – specifically for the livestock and cotton sectors. The VC-ARID approach to value chain analysis is innovative in that it considers the specific characteristics of semi-arid systems. The synthesis report is part of PRISE Project 3, which aims to identify opportunities for economic transformation and diversification in the semi-arid lands of PRISE countries, by integrating sectors rooted in semi-arid lands into national economies.

 

Image: Cattle in Karamoja, Uganda – Elizabeth Carabine/ PRISE