A 2017 International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) analysis of 192 energy frameworks found that sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s regional leader in acknowledging gender considerations in national energy frameworks. To continue to understand the extent to which gender considerations are being integrated in national energy frameworks across SSA, IUCN GGO, in coordination with Power Africa, conducted an assessment of 45 energy frameworks from 29 different SSA countries.
Climate finance can catalyse the much-needed transition to zero-carbon and climate-resilient development while also fostering equitable social policy, including gender equality and women’s empowerment.
This report explores the linkages between energy access and women’s economic empowerment.
First in a series of briefs, this provides an overview of the role of women in the formal energy sector. It presents evidence that women’s equal participation in the sector will result in measurable benefits, including increased returns on investments and stronger development outcomes. Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Thematic Energy Brief Series The […]
This note presents the Power to the Poor Program piloted by the Rural Electri cation Project (Phase 1 and 2) in Lao PDR. The program provided poor households with interest-free loans that enabled them to obtain a connection to the grid and wire their dwellings. House- holds headed by women were a focus of the program.
Guided by the premise that women and men must have the same opportunities, without discrimination, Itaipu Binacional decided to create this Booklet, which is based on the “Seven Women ́s Empowerment Principles”.
Semeando Equidade – perspectivas de gênero na restauração de paisagens florestais é uma coleção de cartilhas que contou com a colaboração de mulheres, grandes especialistas nos seguintes temas: Mulheres na Restauração de Paisagens Florestais Mudanças Climáticas e Economia de Baixo Carbono Empreendedorismo e Geração de Renda Governança, Diálogo e Formação de Redes Mobilização Social e […]
O caminho da geração de renda é, sobretudo, um caminho de valorização e reconhecimento da mulher como potencial empreendedora. Este tema é um dos principais desafios da restauração de paisagens florestais, e vamos conhecer algumas de suas nuances. Veja nesta cartilha insumos de como empoderar mulheres a desenvolverem negócios a partir da restauração de paisagens […]
Women play a critical role in the cookstove value chain because of their central responsibility for managing household energy. As primary users of household energy products, such as cleaner cookstoves, women can catalyze the market as micro-entrepreneurs and small-sized enterprise owners through the distribution and delivery of clean energy technologies and after-sales services. However, they need proper support for their role as cookstove entrepreneurs.
There is a knowledge gap on the extent to which donor-supported agribusiness initiatives engage with the gender transformative agenda. The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development commissioned a study focusing on WEE in agribusiness initiatives, under the gender work stream to enhance the inclusiveness of agribusiness portfolio.