This study seeks to set the stage for the creation and adoption of an ECOWAS regional legal instrument for conducting gender assessments of energy infrastructure projects, including extraction of fuel sources, storage, generation, transmission and distribution of energy, whether from solar, wind, biomass, fossil, geothermal, ocean, nuclear or hydro sources.
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.
This briefing paper explores the key human rights and envi-ronmental and social principles set forth in the preamble of the Paris Agreement.
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”.
Climate change is not only one of the greatest environmental and development challenges facing the world today, it is one that will have critical impacts on human rights and inequalities, including gender inequality. It is therefore deeply appropriate for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and UN Women to have collaborated in developing Mainstreaming Gender in […]
This document offers concrete guidance on how organizations can comprehensively and explicitly integrate gender in their monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems.
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.
Empowering women cocoa farmers not only has a positive impact on the lives of women, men and communities, but also has a business advantage.
This brochure provides an overview of the alliance’s approach to gender capacity building.