Collaborative Research: Linking Climate Change with Multi Poverty Index

Collaborative Research: Linking Climate Change with Multi Poverty Index

Project Category: 

Status: 

Project Scope

UNDP has acquired services from Associates in Development for Collaborative Research in linking Climate Change with Multi Poverty Index. The main objective of this research study is to assess the impact of climate change on selected MPI indicators in up to two districts. (Peshawar & Charsadda) of Khyber Pakhunkhwa province of Pakistan. UNDP’s current work in the programme is on Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review in the same two districts in KP. This information will then be assessed against the findings of the districts level Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review (CPEIR) report to analyze the effectiveness of the resource allocated to the specific sector, and what change would be required to make the sector results more resilient to climate change impacts. The secondary objective is to provide recommendations as to how this type of research can be undertaken more systematically to inform budget proposals.

Services

Following are the key activates conducted under this contract:

  1. Conduct Sectoral Analysis of different sectors for potential climate change impacts covered under the  broader MPI Dimensions
  2. Conduct Quantitative & Qualitative Research (HH questionnaire survey & FGDs) with communities. 840 interviews were conducted in both districts.
  3. Key Informant Interviews with key stakeholders at both province and district level.

Triangulation of both districts CPEIR data with the research results

Name of Client: 

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Project Duration/ Timeline: 

January 2014 to June 2016

Approx. value of the contract: 

PKR 3.7 Million

Location: 

  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa