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Climate and Development Outlook: Pakistan special edition - Learning to live with climate change

This paper explores the work of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) in Pakistan. It highlights that farmers in in Southern Punjab worry about increasingly frequent and intense floods and [more]…

Building Environmental Resilience: A snapshot of farmers adapting to climate change in Kenya

This report examines the practise used to build resilience to climate change by farmers in Kenya. In October 2014 interviews were conducted with farmers and members of the organisations that support [more]…

Impacts of good practice policies on regional and global greenhouse gas emissions

This report looks at the impact of ‘good practice’ emission reduction policies in nine different areas globally and across six countries: China, Brazil, India, the US, Russia and Japan. These include [more]…

Climate finance and water security: Zambia case study

This Zambia case study has been developed for the project ‘Research on climate finance and water security’. The project aims to identify the type and scale of national and sub-national programmes [more]…

Shifting power reader: critical perspectives on emerging economies

Does the emergence of a multipolar global order open up policy space for alternative economic visions and pose a necessary challenge to a US and Northern-dominated global order? Or might [more]…

The emerging economies and climate change: a case study of the BASIC grouping

Among the most dramatic and far-reaching geopolitical developments of the post-Cold War era is the shift in the locus of global power away from the West with the simultaneous emergence [more]…

Reimagining India’s Urban Future: A framework for securing high-growth, low-carbon, climate resilient urban development in India

This paper reviews the current state of the literature on Indian urbanisation to analyse existing urban development trajectories at the state level. The aim is to understand the challenges Indian cities [more]…

The (mis) allocation of public spending in a low income country: Evidence from disaster risk reduction spending in Bangladesh

This paper focuses on the regional allocation of public spending for disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Bangladesh. The objective is to identify all of the directly observable determinants’ of publicly allocated [more]…

Gender and climate change in the Indian Himalayas: global threats, local vulnerabilities, and livelihood diversification at the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

This paper presents a case study from the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve outlining the implications of climate change for women farmers in the area, as well as highlighting the potential [more]…

Case study: Nepal’s agriculture, climate change and food security

This brief is a country case study of Nepal produced alongside the DFID Topic Guide on Climate Change, Food Security and Agriculture. It highlights how climate change affects the situation [more]…

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