Biodiversity

Advancing Gender in the Environment: Cultivating a More Equitable and Inclusive TFA 2020

The actions of TFA 2020 Partners—both individually and collectively—take place in different contexts with unique social circumstances in which women, men, Indigenous peoples, and vulnerable groups have differentiated roles, uses, access, benefits, and control over environmental and social resources. As identified in a 2017 TFA 2020 paper, in South America, deforestation rates are between 6 […]

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Women’s participation and leadership in fisherfolk organizations and collective action in fisheries: a review of evidence on enablers, drivers and barriers

This paper summarizes analyses of a global literature review on women in fisherfolk organizations. The aim of the study was to identify positive examples and lessons learned by pointing to the drivers – as well as the enablers and entities identified in the literature – that have a key role in fostering increased women’s participation and leadership in collective action in fisheries.

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Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Brochure

AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]

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Acceso de las mujeres a la propiedad de la tierra y sus recursos

En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló la información y datos disponibles y los relacionó con el contexto de desigualdad existente entre mujeres y hombres en la Península de Yucatán. Se centró en diversos sectores vinculados con el desarrollo sostenible como son: educación y participación económica, medios de vida, tenencia de la tierra, participación social […]

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