Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies: Findings, Recommendations and Learnings: Summary of CARIAA Consortium Report

This report is a summary of the full-length PRISE consortium report, and highlights the key thematic, national and global findings and policy recommendations; engagement activities; the lessons learned; and next steps for how PRISE research findings and recommendations can be used to inform future programming and the climate adaptation and ‘leave no one behind’ agendas.

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Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies: Findings, Recommendations and Learnings: CARIAA Consortium Report

This report summarises the key thematic, national and global findings and policy recommendations, and engagement activities and stories of impact, from the five-year PRISE research consortium.

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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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Subjective approaches to measuring resilience

This policy brief is based on a study that is the first to test how well subjective resilience (SR) measures can predict future well-being.

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The road to climate resilience: migration as an adaptation strategy

This policy brief provides practical policy suggestions to enhance rural livelihood resilience in semi-arid rural areas of Pakistan through rural development and facilitating planned migration.

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Migrations et autonomisation des femmes en contexte de changement climatique : enjeux et défis à Wendu Bosseabe (région de Matam)

This working paper aims to analyse the issues and challenges related to women’s empowerment in the village of Wendu Bosseabe, in the Senegal River Valley. It focuses on typical women’s empowerment pathways to highlight the links between migration and household resilience.

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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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