Browsing Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative (CARIAA) / Initiative de recherche concertée sur l'adaptation (IRCAAA) by Title

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  • Salik, Kashif Majeed; Ishfaq, Sadia; Saeed, Fahad; Noel, Elishma; Syed, Qurat-ul-Ain (PRISE Pathways to resilience in semi-arid economies, 2015-08-11)
    This country situation assessment (CSA) report focuses on Pakistan’s vulnerable regions. Priority adaptation actions are proposed. So far, no development strategies cater to the needs of semi-arid and arid lands, which ...
  • Morchain, Daniel; Perez, Teresa; Hoffman, Tali; Scodanibbio, Lucia (2019-10)
    The research assessed interpretations of system transformation in climate change and development circles, as well as types of participatory processes, in order to better understand the potential for pathways to adaptation. ...
  • Oates, Naomi; Mossello, Beatrice; Jobbins, Guy (Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) and Food, Agriculture & Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), 2017-02)
    This report presents the findings of a rapid review to determine the policies and politics that have shaped irrigation practice and performance in Tanzania over the past 40–50 years. The review seeks to understand drivers ...
  • IDRC. Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) (Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), IDRC, Ottawa, ON, CA, 2015)
    Rather than starting with complex climate change projections, this research begins by identifying the decisions people need to make now about investment choices and development options for semi-arid regions, which are often ...
  • Ludi, Eva; Nathe, Nathalie; Gueye, Bara; Suleri, Abid; Ndin, Rebecca; Fankhauser, Sam; Jobbins, Guy; Sisodia, Rajeshree; Pasanen, Tiina; Fonua, Helen; Carabine, Elizabeth; Salik, Kashif; Quaisrani, Ayesha; Wade, Cheikh; Gannon, Kate; Crick, Florence; Newborne, Peter; Bedelian, Claire; Eskander, Shaikh; Clare, Abbie; Batool, Samavia; Stockwell, Catherine; Rouhaud, Estelle; Ambrose, Kaia (Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) Consortium, 2019-01)
    This report summarises: the key thematic, national and global findings and policy recommendations; related engagement activities and stories of impact; the approach taken by the consortium and how it was set up and managed; ...
  • Ludi, Eva (PRISE, 2019-06-27)
    Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) uses a ‘policy and development first’ approach by jointly formulating its research questions and study areas in collaboration with target stakeholders (in-country ...
  • Jacobs, Cor; Singh, Tanya; Gorti, Ganesh; Iftikhar, Usman; Saeed, Salar; Syed, Abu; Abbas, Farhat; Ahmad, Bashir; Bhadwal, Suruchi; Siderius, Christian (Elsevier B.V., 2019-04)
    This paper presents an assessment of exposure to outdoor heat in the South Asian cities Delhi, Dhaka, and Faisalabad. Conditions classified as dangerous to very dangerous and likely to impede productivity, are observed ...
  • Camfield, Laura; Leavy, Jen; Endale, Senait; Tefera, Tilahun (Springer Nature, 2019-11-14)
    Control over land and water resources is critical in semi-arid environments. The paper uses the example of the semi-arid Awash region in North-Eastern Ethiopia, which has experienced drought and alien plant invasion. It ...
  • Hartwig, Renate (PRISE Pathways to resilience in semi-arid economies, 2015-11-09)
    Household characteristics and capacities need to be taken into account when designing adaptation and safety net mechanisms aimed at reducing vulnerability to climate change. This analysis shows that households in the study ...
  • Mugari, Ephias; Masundire, Hillary; Bolaane, Maitseo; New, Mark (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018-06)
    This study provides recent knowledge and evidence of consequences of environmental change on semi-arid to arid landscapes and communities. Analyses were centred on changes in seasonal quantities, seasonality, condition of ...
  • Cochrane, Logan; Cundill Kemp, Georgina; Landry, Marie-Eve; Lee, Rebecca (2017-09)
    Cette note d’orientation donne un aperçu des leçons tirées de l’Initiative de recherche concertée sur l’adaptation en Afrique et en Asie (IRCAAA) à mi-parcours sur la façon de faciliter le travail de synthèse collaborative. ...
  • Mustafa, Daanish; Gioli, Giovanna; Memon, Manzoor; Noshirwani, Meher; Idris, Iffat; Ahmed, Nadeem (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2018-11-19)
    This paper reflects critically on a vulnerability assessment process at the household and community levels in Sindh Province (Pakistan) using a quantitative vulnerabilities and capacities index (VCI). Note that the index ...
  • Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) (2018)
    The brochure information emphasizes that by planning for a harsher future, people living in drought-prone areas can influence how climate changes will affect them. Personal stories illustrate some adaptive responses to ...
  • Unknown author (2015-06)
    Climate change exacerbates conditions in the dryland areas of West Africa, including rainfall variability, drought, and flood hazards, with impacts on resource degradation, resource conflict, food insecurity, human health, ...
  • Unknown author (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR), 2015-06)
     Over the next 50 years, the semi-arid regions of East Africa are expected to become hotter, with more wet extremes. These climate changes will compound existing developmental pressures.  Climate changes – including ...
  • Unknown author (Adaptation at Sacle in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR), 2015-06)
    Although India’s economic growth has been notable in the last 20 years the country still faces stagnant agricultural growth, rising inequality, unemployment, and inadequate access to public services for the poor including ...
  • Unknown author (Adaptation at Scale in semi-arid Regions (ASSAR), 2015-06)
    Semi-arid areas in Southern Africa are characterised by high rainfall variability, frequent droughts, low soil moisture and extreme events such as flash floods. These conditions provide the foundation of vulnerability of ...
  • Chandni, Singh; Pahwa Gajjar, Sumetee; Deshpande, Tanvi (2018-07)
    The paper reviews literature and sixty-nine existing adaptation development projects in India to examine the nature of the ‘adaptation-development spectrum’ and how it relates to effective adaptation research and practice. ...
  • Mortreux, Colette; Safra de Campos, Ricardo; Adger, W. Neil; Ghosh, Tuhin; Das, Shouvik; Adams, Helen; Hazra, Sugata (Elsevier Ltd, 2018-04-09)
    This paper develops a conceptual framework for examining factors that influence government decision-making regarding whether to undertake planned relocation of populations in the context of environmental change. The study ...
  • Vij, Sumit; Biesbroek, Robbert; Groot, Annemarie; Termeer, Katrien; Parajuli, Binod Prasad (Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Material and ideational resources include political authority, knowledge of adaptation science and national/local policy-making processes, financial resources and strong relations with international non-governmental ...