natural resource management

PANORAMA Webinar Series: Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas

In honor of International Women’s Day, IUCN’s GGO and Global Protected Areas Programme hosted the PANORAMA series webinar “Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas” to highlight and champion solutions for gender-responsive programming and management in protected areas. With opening remarks by Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser for IUCN GGO, this webinar highlighted three case studies, including […]

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Please enjoy this short video prepared by UICN-ORMACC on women’s roles in water management, conservation, and education in the Goascorán Basin in Honduras and El Salvador.

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The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making. This Working Paper series will publish the RFGI case studies as well as other comparative studies of decentralized natural resources governance in […]

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Trees for Global Benefit: Empowering Ugandan Women with Land Concessions and Tree Planting Benefits:  A local-level, implementation initiative

Trees for Global Benefit (TGB), an initiative of the Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST), is a cooperative community carbon offset scheme developed to enable poverty reduction through effective management and protection of forestry ecosystems on which local people depend. TGB seeks to reduce unsustainable exploitation of forest resources and the decline of ecosystem quality, while diversifying and increasing incomes for […]

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Haiti Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

La Stratégie nationale pour la generalization de l’analyse selon le genre, en vue de son intégration dans les efforts de lutte contre les changements climatiques en Haïti, est le résultat d’une série d’entretiens et de consultations avec les acteurs au niveau national, départemental et communal. L’élaboration de ce document a été rendu possible grâce à la contribution de nombreux acteurs et institutions à ces différents niveaux qu’il convient donc de remercier sincèrement pour leurs conseils et le soutien participatif.

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Egypt Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

Climate change will affect all countries in all parts of the world, but the impacts of climate change will be differently distributed amongst regions, generations, age classes, income groups, occupations and genders. The poor, the majority of whom are women living in developing countries, will be most disproportionately negatively affected. Because climate change affects women and men differently, a gender perspective – firmly rooted in the principle of gender equality – is essential when considering policy development, decisionmaking, and in the development and implementation of strategies concerning mitigation and adaptation.

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Cuba Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

Esta propuesta de lineamientos para la transversalización del tema de género en los esfuerzos por mitigar y adaptarse al cambio climático en Cuba, se elaboró teniendo en consideración los estudios teóricos de los principales informes de país, publicaciones, sitios web, encuestas y entrevistas, reunions en el país, la consulta de las partes interesadas y la investigación, entre otros.

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