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 […]
This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women and gender equality considerations are included and addressed in Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) county action documents.
This report we analyzes how men and women in rural areas are differently affected by, and adopt different coping strategies to, climate variability and shocks, and we offer recommendations to redress the balance.