The Forthcoming National Stakeholder Workshop: “Opportunities for migration, remittances and climate resilience in Tajikistan”

The Forthcoming National Stakeholder Workshop: “Opportunities for migration, remittances and climate resilience in Tajikistan”

Dates: March 31 - April 1, 2016

Venue: Dushanbe, Tajikistan

The National Stakeholder Workshop is jointly organized by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC), Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment of the population and Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, in the frameworks of the project “Migration, remittances, adaptation and resilience in arid and semi-arid regions of Senegal and Tajikistan”. The project is one of the research packages of the “Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies or PRISE”. PRISE is a five-year, multi-country research project that generate new knowledge about how economic development in semi arid regions can be made more equitable and resilient to climate change. PRISE is carried out under the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), with financial support from the UK Government’s Department (DfID) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada.

Key objective of the National Stakeholder Workshop is to introduce the research project on migration, remittances, adaptation and resilience in arid and semi-arid regions of Senegal and Tajikistan to a broader range of the national and international stakeholders in Tajikistan, and ensure a tandem of science and policy making. The workshop also aims to:

  • Introduce the methodology of the research and get feedback from the national and local counterparts about its approach in different countries and tools in data collection and analysis;
  • Exchange on the stakeholder engagement platform and communication strategy;
  • Raise awareness of the governmental and non-governmental organizations, experts and academia in Tajikistan about existing project in Senegal and Tajikistan and other PRISE research examples.

The representatives from the following institutions are going to take part in the workshop: Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan; Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan; Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan; Ministry of Agriculture Republic of Tajikistan; Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan; Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan; World Bank; Asian Development Bank (ADB); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); UN Women; International Maritime Organization (IMO); International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Overseas Development Institute (ODI); Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI); Innovations Environnement Développement (IED afrique); London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).


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