The Centre for Climate Change Studies (CCCS) on Monday 15/12/2014 held a national workshop for the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) at the Blue Pearl Hotel in Ubungo Plaza. The workshop brought together stakeholders from sectoral ministries, non-governmental organizations and, research and academic institutions. The objectives of the workshop were to provide feedback and progress on the PRISE project; to identify research and engagement priorities for the PRISE project for Year 2 to Year 5; and to identify key opportunities to have influence over policies and business choices. This is the second round of workshops for the PRISE project. The first workshop which introduced the project to key stakeholders was held in July, 2014 at the Blue Pearl Hotel.