rural communities

Experience in Gender Inclusion in the Implementation of the Batzchocolá Community Micro Hydroelectric Plant in Nebaj, Quiché, Guatemala

As part of its work, Semilla de Sol has built participatory management models to develop community-level renewable energy projects. These models include a strategy to foster gender equity in the implementation of their projects in the Ixil and Zona Reina regions in the Department of Quiché, in Guatemala. The Batzchocolá Community Micro Hydroelectric Plant, located […]

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Cocinas saludables en los hogares y negocios familiares rurales y urbanos de Nicaragua: Programa de cocinas mejoradas de Asociación Fénix

Asofenix es una organización no gubernamentalnicaragüense, fundada en el año 2001 con el objetivo de contribuir a mejorar las condiciones de vida de la población rural mediante el aprovechamiento de las fuentes de energías renovables y el uso adecuado de los recursos naturales. En consecuencia con este objetivo Asofenix considera pertinente y prioritario atender la […]

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Creating Conditions for Gender Equity in Rural Energy Projects: Experience in Productive Uses of Renewable Energy in Guatemala

The Productive Uses of Renewable Energy (PURE) project in Guatemala promotes the adoption of renewable energy by removing obstacles and reducing implementation costs. PURE encourages the adoption of renewable energy technologies, particularly micro and small scale hydroelectric production, as well as demonstration initiatives with photovoltaic systems, biodigestors, and efficient cook stoves. The objectives of the […]

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Peru Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

Peru Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report The Climate Change Gender Action Plans are nationally recognized strategies with a unique methodology for training and building the capacity of women and women’s organizations on the linkages between gender and climate change. This is done through a series of workshop trainings with local women identified as […]

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Paving the way for gender-responsive FLR: The importance of forest landscape restoration for rural women in Armenia

In Armenia, the forestry sector and forest restoration policy development and decision making in natural resources management processes have been shaped as a result of women’s historical every day practices—which are also often drivers of deforestation and degradation—and yet women’s direct participation in these matters is frequently neglected. Forests in Armenia are state property and […]

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