17 March 2012

How to build resilience to climate change in Kenya

Cash transfers.

A growing body of evidence shows that safety nets are an important complement to efforts to improve the livelihoods of the poor, particularly in areas that remain vulnerable to shocks such as drought. Reliable access to safety net support allows households to take on more investment risk and thus produce higher returns.
 Gabriel Demombynes and Jane Kiringai (World Bank, Kenya)

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