A practical guide to seasonal forecasts
A series of short, practical guidance documents with advice on how to interpret and use seasonal forecasts.
Water for livestock in the drylands: The case of Wajir County
This technical brief gives guidance on issues to consider in the context of water development in the pastoral drylands, with examples from Wajir County, Kenya.
Linking financial services and social protection for resilience in Kenya
This paper explores whether linking social protection and financial services can support people in preparing for and coping with climate shocks.
What impact are NGOs having on the wider development of climate services?
The paper challenges the notion that climate information services (CIS) can be effectively delivered directly to communities without engaging with – and building capacity of – national official CIS providers.
Livestock Markets in the Sahel: Market Integration and the role of climate and conflict in price formation
This report focuses on Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, and aims to inform governments, regional institutions and technical and financial partners about current livestock market dynamics in the Sahelian zone.
Climate change, conflict and security scan: analysis of current thinking December 2018–March 2019
In the third climate change, conflict and security scan, covering the period from December 2018 to March 2019, we show that this quadrimester has witnessed the release of an astonishing array of new publications – reviewed through our summary of academic articles and grey literature, debates and announcements, and also conveyed through our summary of the blogosphere, and opinions found on Twitter.
Fostering Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Value Chains: The role of climate-resilient infrastructures for SMEs
This study uses examples from the BRACED and ASAP programmes across sub-Saharan Africa, and reviews evidence on initiatives that invest in climate-resilient infrastructure to support smallholder farmer organisations and agri-businesses in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) category, and, ultimately, foster inclusive and sustainable agricultural value chains.
Delivering climate resilience programmes in fragile and conflict-affected contexts
This review explores how climate resilience programmes and projects can be designed, established and managed to be resilient themselves in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.
Country Experiences with Decentralised Climate Finance: Early Outcomes
This Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters Programme (BRACED) research study explores whether public investments made by government-led climate funds in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali and Senegal are building climate resilience that responds to locally determined priorities.
Early outcomes of climate finance in Kenya: case study of seven investments funded by the County Climate Change Fund mechanism
This report explores whether public investments made by government-led climate funds in Kenya are building climate resilience that responds to locally determined priorities.