Africa

Where are the women in the energy sector?

This case study will explore the training, distribution and support model employed by LivelyHoods, highlighting the accomplishments, challenges and lessons learned along the way. The goal is to provide evidence of the vital role of women in clean energy initiatives, allowing for the prioritization of their involvement across the household clean energy value chain.

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En igual medida: una guía de usuario al análisis de género en la agrosilvicultura

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 […]

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In Equal Measure: A User Guide to Gender Analysis in Agroforestry

The publication compiles various methods and tools in a user guide on gender analysis that ICRAF researchers were able to develop, innovate or apply in Africa and Asia. The book is useful for researchers, scientists, and program officers and managers doing basic gender analysis and research in agroforestry. The book is structured to cover a […]

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WiAP Webinar: Building your personal brand in the energy sector

Power Africa is a U.S. government-led partnership coordinated by USAID. Power Africa launched the Women in African Power (WiAP) network to advance the participation and representation of women within the energy sector across the African continent. The Women in African Power webinar series aims to share knowledge and build the professional skills of women active […]

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Energizing Equality: sub-Saharan Africa’s integration of gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks

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.

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