With the development of Zambia’s first Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP:ZM), the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) will endeavour to take action on women’s leadership in the context of climate change. Without such plans in place, a country’s climate change policy and planning is often genderblind. Understandably, it is important to note […]
This assessment has been conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide. Findings offer insights into the ways in which governments are recognizing gender considerations in the context of their energy policymaking and planning and trends with respect to key cross-cutting gender […]
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 report provides an overview of progress to date, including challenges, gaps, and opportunities in the integration of women’s empowerment and gender equality into national climate policy and action—particularly as countries begin implementation of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
This paper tests that assumption and finds that ensuring that energy access provides benefits to women requires much more than simply providing energy
Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries, over the past year.
La Alianza MREDD+ contribuye, desde su creación, al fortalecimiento de capacidades y a la generación de conocimiento para lograr los objetivos de la Estrategia Nacional REDD+ (ENAREDD+) con la ejecución de experiencias integradoras de desarrollo rural sustentable; en esta ocasión, abona a su cumplimiento con el documento Buenas prácticas y lecciones aprendidas para la inclusión […]
Históricamente, las mujeres han estado ausentes de las políticas, programas y proyectos orientados al sector forestal; de este modo, se pierde la riqueza del conocimiento y la experiencia diferenciada que tienen sobre el territorio y sus recursos. Desde la Convención Marco de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC), se ha reconocido la importancia […]