The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) has long believed and invested in the transformative power of equality. Recognizing that gender gaps and social inequities undermine conservation and sustainable development, IUCN GGO works to advance gender-responsive solutions, empowering women and men as change agents to overcome the most pressing of […]
Do you want to find out why promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment can help deliver better environmental outcomes and to figure out how you can do it? The course will help you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
his paper explores the implications of Kenya’s land tenure situation on the Rockefeller Foundation’s Yieldwise Initiative in the Kenyan mango value chain.
When stakeholders take gender considerations into account, renewable energy infrastructure projects have the potential to reduce gender disparities in neighboring or impacted communities, as well as increase access to resources and economic opportunities for women and men.
This checklist is designed to assist staff and consultants in implementing ADB Policy on Involuntary Resettlement and Policy on Gender and Development.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about enhancing women’s participation in community land governance in rural Peru’s Puno and Ayacucho regions of the Andean Highlands.
This paper focuses on communal land. While it is not a comparative study per se, it attempts to better understand the inter- section of gender, communal land, and land reform in Namibia.
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.