Policy Briefs: Pursuing Climate Resilient Development in Kenya, Namibia, and India

A climate resilient development pathway (CRDP) is ‘a development pathway that actively and deliberately chooses policies and practices that strengthen mitigation and adaptation outcomes and that enables an equitable, just, and sustainable development.’ Identifying suitable and effective CRDPs therefore requires integration between the goals of responding to climate change and responding to the development needs of present and future generations. These policy briefs presents highlights from our research reviewing the issues and prospects for achieving CRDPs in the drylands of Karnataka, India; Namibia; and Kenya based on a review of existing research outputs, analysis of key national policy objectives and survey/interview consultations with a panel of experts.

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