Climate Resilient Development case study - Integrating climate change into market-based development programming

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Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion (PRIME) is a five-year multi-agency project that focuses on supporting pastoralists via expansion of markets and long-term behavior change. As part of its approach, PRIME integrates strategies aimed at helping communities become more resilient to climate change and its affects on society at various levels. Launched in 2012 in the Afar, Oromia, and Somali regions, PRIME aims to increase the incomes of 250,000 households. This brief focuses on a few components of the broader PRIME portfolio, highlights lessons learned, and offers insights for other development programs that want to incorporate climate considerations, in particular programs focused on expansion of markets.

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