Browsing All IDRC / CRDI Research Outputs by Author "Qaisrani, Ayesha"

Browsing All IDRC / CRDI Research Outputs by Author "Qaisrani, Ayesha"

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  • Qaisrani, Ayesha (Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies (PRISE), 2015-08)
    This review discusses the concept of human capital as well as the mechanism for resilience building in the context of risks introduced by climate change in semi-arid regions. The review identifies certain policy gaps that ...
  • Eskander, Shaikh; Fankhauser, Sam; Jha, Shikha; Batool, Samavia; Qaisrani, Ayesha (2018-02)
    The paper explores to what extent households adjust their savings and income strategies in response to floods. Using a detailed panel dataset that was assembled concurrently with two major flood events in Pakistan, evidence ...
  • Salik, Kashif Majeed; Qaisrani, Ayesha; Umar, Muhammad Awais; Ali, Syed Mohsin (2017-07)
    Declining agricultural yields and diminishing livelihood prospects due to climate change may motivate people to move households in search of better opportunities. This study applies two types of analyses: (i) a livelihood ...
  • Gannon, Kate Elizabeth; Crick, Florence; Atela, Joanes; Babagaliyeva, Zhanna; Batool, Samavia; Bedelian, Claire; Carabine, Elizabeth; Conway, Declan; Diop, Mamadou; Fankhauser, Sam; Jobbins, Guy; Ludi, Eva; Qaisrani, Ayesha; Rouhaud, Estelle; Simonet, Catherine; Suleri, Abid; Wade, Cheikh Tidiane (Cambridge University Press, 2019-11-25)
    Semi-arid lands (SALs) in developing countries are climate change hotspots where climate hazards affect poor populations disproportionately. This represents a major threat to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda pledge ...
  • Qaisrani, Ayesha; Salik, Kashif Majeed (2018-04)
    The findings of this research call for better management of the migration process, especially with regards to internal migration. For Pakistan, climate change is a reality that impacts lives and livelihoods adversely. ...
  • Qaisrani, Ayesha; Umar, Muhammad Awais; Siyal, Ghamz e Ali; Salik, Kashif Majeed (2018-04)
    Results of the country study show that D. G. Khan is the district most vulnerable to climate change impacts, followed by Mardan, with Faisalabad the least vulnerable of the three districts. Migration is a common adaptation ...
  • Qaisrani, Ayesha; Liaquat, Sadaf; Khokhar, Elishma Noel (Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), 2016-08-24)
    This study discusses the socio-economic, cultural, religious and institutional factors that sustain abuse of women. A qualitative approach has been adopted to understand the power-dynamics that prevail at different levels ...
  • Qaisrani, Ayesha; Umar, Muhammad Awais; Siyal, Ghamz E Ali; Salik, Kashif Majeed (Springer Nature, 2018-06)
    In view of the enhanced vulnerability of semi-arid regions to climate change (IPCC AR5 Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change) this paper attempts to identify the key determinants of vulnerability in three ...