Droughts and Welfare in Afghanistan

This paper studies the effect of the 2018 drought on household consumption and poverty in Afghanistan, a semi-arid and conflict-affected country. The paper combines geolocated household data with remote-sensing weather data on precipitation, vegetation, and temperature. The findings show that drought-like conditions decreased monthly per capita consumption expenditures and hence increased poverty, with a highly …

Droughts and Welfare in Afghanistan

Climate Risk Profile: Central Asia

Overview of historical and future climate trends of the region, current climate plans and strategies in the region, and projects that are implemented to limit climate change effects.

Climate dilemmas in Central Asia

The climate change situation will lead to inevitable detrimental consequences for Tajikistan through current glacier melting and water source issues. Serious economic issues and poverty are being currently experienced in Tajikistan, which takes the focus of the government’s monetary police away from climate centered projects.

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