All pages with keywords: SMEs

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 »


Soutenir l’adaptation aux changements climatiques des acteurs privés en zones semi-arides dans les pays en développement

Soutenir l’adaptation aux changements climatiques des acteurs privés en zones semi-arides dans les pays en développement

This is the French translation of the PRISE [PRESA] policy brief ‘Supporting private adaptation to climate change in semi-arid lands in developing countries’, published in June 2018. read more »


Micro, small and medium size enterprises, climate change risks and insurance: reflections on the use of insurance for climate adaptation

Micro, small and medium size enterprises, climate change risks and insurance: reflections on the use of insurance for climate adaptation

a policy publication by Swenja Surminski, Joel Hankinson 19 April, 2018

Surminski, S. and Hankinson, J. In: Schaer, C., Kuruppu, N. (eds) (2018) Private-sector action in adaptation: Perspectives on the role of micro, small and medium size enterprises. UNEP DTU Partnership, Copenhagen. External link … 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 »


Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

Supporting adaptation to climate change among businesses and households in semi-arid lands: an agenda for the Talanoa Dialogue

This briefing note submits learning to the Talanoa Dialogue process from PRISE on supporting private adaptation to climate change by households and businesses in semi-arid lands. read more »


Enabling private sector adaptation to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa

Enabling private sector adaptation to climate change in sub-Saharan Africa

a research article by Florence Crick, Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Mamadou Diop, Momadou Sow 22 January, 2018

The private sector is increasingly recognized as having important potential to help society adapt and become more resilient to climate change. Yet there is limited research examining how to … read more »


Private Sector Adaptation Strategies: How SMEs start to respond to Senegal’s semi-arid zones (In French)

a policy publication by Mamadou Diop, Birame Diouf, Babacar Diouf, Florence Crick, Kate Elizabeth Gannon 31 July, 2017

Although research on climate change adaptation has been conducted on households and communities, particularly in Senegal’s semi-arid lands (SALs), very little attention has been paid to the local private sector, … read more »


How can Africa’s SMEs become more resilient to climatic disruption?

How can Africa’s SMEs become more resilient to climatic disruption?

a commentary by Christian Siderius, Declan Conway, Joanna Pardoe 14 October, 2016

A new Grantham Research Institute project is exploring the impact of El Niño and La Niña events on small-and medium-sized enterprises in Africa. read more »


Increasing participation in climate policy implementation: a case for engaging SMEs from the transport sector in the city of São Paulo

Increasing participation in climate policy implementation: a case for engaging SMEs from the transport sector in the city of São Paulo

a research article by Joana Setzer 21 February, 2013

In a number of cities around the world the adoption of climate policies has been driven by partnerships between multiple actors from the private sector, NGOs, and academia. With this … read more »