This report was developed as a part of the regional initiative, ‘Mainstreaming gender into forest policies of developing Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) member countries,’ funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO-RAP). The report tries to understand how gender perspectives are being integrated in the forest policies […]
This training manual has been developed together with FAO to enhance knowledge and skills in gender mainstreaming, including gender analysis and the integration of the findings from the analysis into the design of forestry interventions. This manual is particularly relevant for forestry-related interventions and practices that seek to promote participation and reduce the inequality that […]
The Gender Tool Kit: Energy—Going Beyond the Meter provides users with a set of tools to design energy projects that are gender responsive. It contains key questions to be asked during gender analysis, examples of gender-inclusive design features and gender indicators, and a number of case studies of recent ADB-financed projects.
This paper examines gender-based impacts of commercial oil palm in Bugala island, Kalangala district, where large scale oil palm development is ongoing, and informs on a similar forthcoming project in Buvuma. Findings are based on a literature review, viewed through the five dimensions (land rights, productive resource, household labour, employment and decision making) of an […]
The oil palm boom in Indonesia continues to be a major driver of land acquisitions in remaining tropical forest frontiers, drawing on a wide range of actors into its production, and transforming both rural landscapes and livelihoods in the process. The growing body of research and evidence on the social and economic effects of oil […]
This document provides an overview of research, programmatic trends and upcoming studies that will provide data to help the sector understand the gendered impacts of energy projects and develop best practices.
This manual aims to introduce ‘intersectionality’ to researchers working on forestry and agroforestry who are unfamiliar with the term, and to provide tips and strategies for applying it in their own work. Practitioners and policymakers who are concerned with using evidence to inform gender-inclusive programs and policies would also find this manual useful. The authors […]
This note focuses on women’s livelihoods and employment in the forest sector, highlighting key issues of access to and ownership of forest resources and land, and practical guidelines, including a checklist and indicators, to mainstream gender in the sustainable forest management project cycle. The note presents an overview of the challenges women face in accessing […]
IDH believes women are key to drive growth and sustainability. However, the possibilities for women to engage in supply chains is currently limited. To address this concern, IDH has developed the Gender Toolkit. This resource aims to raise awareness, encourage, and inspire to integrate gender aspects into supply chain approaches. In this toolkit, you will […]
La publicación reúne varios métodos y varias herramientas en una guía de usuario sobre el análisis de género en agroforestería, la cual los investigadores del ICRAF han logrado desarrollar, innovar o aplicar en África y Asia. El libro es útil para investigadores, científicos, oficiales y gerentes de programas que realizan análisis de género e investigación […]