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.
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 […]
This checklist is designed to assist staff and consultants in implementing ADB Policy on Involuntary Resettlement and Policy on Gender and Development.
This study explores the advantages and challenges of integrating gender dimensions into climate compatible development strategies in India.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about including gender in a project designed to assist communities and individuals to secure their rights to forests.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned from a project which sought to ensure that women actively participated in management of pasture resources at the local level in Naryn and Issyk-Kul oblasts in Kyrgyzstan.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about ensuring women’s rights to grassland and grass- land-related subsidies and rewards in the Grassland Ecology Conservation Subsidy and Reward Mechanism (GECSRM)
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has just released a new briefing and interactive platform on the human rights policies and practices of renewable energy companies ahead of the COP 22 Marrakech climate discussions next week. The briefing is based on an outreach to 50 wind, hydro and utility companies and argues that companies and governments must act now, as […]
Gender Equality Mangroves for the Future (MFF) is a unique partner-led initiative to promote investment in coastal ecosystem conservation for sustainable development. In all regions of the world, women and men have unique relationships with, dependency upon, and expertise regarding their environment. Poor understanding of the roles and contributions that both genders bring often leads […]
Gender Inclusion in Water Governance Oxfam produced this video to show the interest of different stakeholders in working to promote gender in water governance in the Mekong Region. Women often exclude from the management of the water resources. Oxfam and our partners are working in a creative way to include women and men in decision […]