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.
IUCN GGO is pleased to share a two-part video series, “Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women” from the Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES). The documentary series follows some of the work carried out under a project led by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to build capacity of governments in Cambodia, Laos and […]
In 2015, ICRW conducted a qualitative assessment in Tanzania to better understand whether and how being a Solar Sister clean energy entrepreneur impacts women’s and men’s lives at the individual, family, and community levels.
This publication highlights key issues on women’s livelihoods and employment in the renewable energy sector, and provides practical guidance, including checklists and indicators, on integrating gender into the renewable energy project cycle.
This report focuses on women’s role in the expanding market for modern off-grid lighting. In the context of access to energy and lighting, the aim of this work is to identify whether there are any women-specific opportunities in the off- grid lighting market that could enhance product profitability while also improving lives.