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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Enhancing climate change development programmes in Uganda

This paper uses PRISE’s innovative approach to value chain analysis – Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) – to identify and explore the economic opportunities for entrepreneurs and companies to invest in climate change adaptation to enhance the resilience of the livestock value chain in Karamoja, Uganda.

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

The VC-ARID approach to value chain analysis is innovative in that it considers the specific characteristics of semi-arid systems. This synthesis report focuses on the first of the three steps within the methodology – that of Mapping the value chain. The results and recommendations for Step 2 – Assessing climate risks at each level of the value chain, and Step 3 – Identifying options for adaptation and private sector investment for climate-resilient value chain transformation – will follow in subsequent reports.

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Resilience, equity and growth in semi-arid economies: a research agenda

What do we mean by ‘equitable, climate-resilient economic growth’ in semi-arid lands (SALs)? Are fast growth, fair growth and resilient growth compatible objectives, or are trade-offs between them inevitable? This working paper sets out the rationale for PRISE’s focus on pathways for investment and development that have the potential to unlock rapid economic growth, reduce poverty and build climate resilience in SALs.

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Small Grants Programme: Trade offs for climate-resilient pastoral livelihoods in wildlife conservancies in the Mara Ecosystem, Kenya

This working paper explores how involvement in conservation and tourism may be enhancing, or restricting, climate-resilient livelihoods of pastoralists in East Africa. Its results aim to inform conservation and tourism investments to better serve as livelihood opportunities that enhance pastoral resilience.

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Changement climatique et agriculture durable au Burkina Faso: Stratégies de résilience basées sur les savoirs locaux

Consideration of the application of local knowledge in agriculture is essential for rural agricultural development in a context of climate change. This report aims to identify and analyse the coping strategies farmers have developed to address climate risks in the semi-arid lands of Burkina Faso.

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Understanding patterns of climate-resilient development – the case of Senegal

What impact does the current development pattern of Senegal have on climate vulnerability? Under which conditions can sectoral diversification of the tourism sector strengthen economic resilience? This report, republished by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), assesses the country’s development pattern from geographical and economic perspectives.

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