All pages with keywords: Kenya

Remarks on “development and growth” by Nicholas Stern

Remarks on “development and growth” by Nicholas Stern

an announcement featuring Nicholas Stern 26 April, 2019

Edited version (with references) of a talk given by Nicholas Stern for Jim Mirrlees’ Memorial Conference at Nuffield College, Oxford on 26 April 2019.


Business experience of floods and drought-related water and electricity supply disruption in three cities in sub-Saharan Africa during the 2015/2016 El Niño

Business experience of floods and drought-related water and electricity supply disruption in three cities in sub-Saharan Africa during the 2015/2016 El Niño

a research article by Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Declan Conway, Joanna Pardoe, Mukelabai Ndiyoi, Nnyaladzi Batisani, Eric Odada, Daniel Olago, Alfred Opere, Mubita Nyambe, Sinah Kgosietsile, Jessica Omukuti, Christian Siderius 4 December, 2018

The El Niño event in 2015/2016 was one of the strongest since at least 1950. Through surveys and interviews with key informants, we found businesses in the capital cities of … read more »


Climate change adaptation among female-led micro, small and medium enterprises in semi-arid areas: a case study from Kenya

Climate change adaptation among female-led micro, small and medium enterprises in semi-arid areas: a case study from Kenya

a working paper by Joanes Atela, Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Florence Crick 16 October, 2018

This research suggests that female-led MSMEs in Narok, Kenya, may face both additional exposure to climate risk compared with men, and additional barriers to adapting to that risk. read more »


Climate change adaptation among female-led micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in semiarid Areas: a case study from Kenya

Climate change adaptation among female-led micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in semiarid Areas: a case study from Kenya

a book by Joanes Atela, Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Florence Crick 23 July, 2018

Chapter published in the Handbook of Climate Change Resilience This chapter contributes to the literature on private sector adaptation by empirically exploring how female-led micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSMEs) … read more »


How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

a research article by Florence Crick, Shaikh Eskander, Sam Fankhauser, Mamadou Diop 13 April, 2018

This paper investigates to what extent and how micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries are adapting to climate risks. read more »


Hydrological Response and Complex Impact Pathways of the 2015/2016 El Niño in Eastern and Southern Africa

Hydrological Response and Complex Impact Pathways of the 2015/2016 El Niño in Eastern and Southern Africa

a research article by Christian Siderius, Kate Elizabeth Gannon, M Ndiyoi, A Opere, N Batisani, D Olago, Joanna Pardoe, Declan Conway 5 January, 2018

The 2015/2016 El Niño was one of the three most severe on record. El Niño is commonly linked to droughts in southern Africa and extreme rainfall in eastern Africa but … read more »


How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

How do African SMEs respond to climate risks? Evidence from Kenya and Senegal

a working paper by Florence Crick, Shaikh Eskander, Sam Fankhauser, Mamadou Diop 9 November, 2017

This paper investigates the extent to which, and how, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in poor countries are adapting to climate risks, finding that the ability of firms to respond depends on factors that can be shaped through policy intervention. read more »


Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

a working paper by Florence Crick, Mamadou Diop, Momadou Sow, Birame Diouf, Babacar Diouf, Joseph Muhwanga, Muna Dajani 16 December, 2016

Climate change poses increasing risks to economic growth and development efforts across the world. Semi-arid regions (SARs) are one of the hotpots that have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel … read more »


Climate change and migration in developing countries: evidence and implications for PRISE countries

a policy publication by Maria Waldinger, Sam Fankhauser 19 October, 2015

This paper looks at the economic aspects of migration in six semi-arid countries that are the focus of the PRISE (Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies) project: Burkina Faso, Senegal, Kenya, Tanzania, Pakistan and Tajikistan. read more »


Permanence in REDD+ Schemes: empirical evidence from Kenya on labour-time allocation

Grantham Workshop 5 Mar 2012

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is currently a major topic in the debate on policies to mitigate climate change. Developing mechanisms to ensure equity and permanence is … read more »