Found 143 results for 'AGENT'

Building capacities toward gender equality AGENT provides tailored technical support to USAID activities with a specialized focus on women’s leadership, women’s economic empowerment, and strengthened livelihoods. Technical gender specialists work closely with program, project, and local stakeholders to strengthen gender analyses and provides on-the-ground training to build in-house capacities to address gender considerations and design […]

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Addressing knowledge gaps on gender across environmental contexts A specific area of focus and expertise that AGENT provides is the ability to work with USAID and stakeholders in identifying knowledge gaps that hinder effective and meaningful gender integration into environmental programming. To address this problem, AGENT conducts research to create a knowledge base on issues, […]

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USAID Missions and Operating Units (OUs) can buy into AGENT for tailor-made assistance.  Types of support could include: Supporting gender analyses in environmental sectors;  Conducting desk research to analyze data on critical gender and environmental connections;  Developing training curriculum on gender and the environment; Reviewing and delivering gender training in environmental sectors;  Building capacity of […]

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Spreading the word on gender and environment linkages IUCN has unique networking abilities as an Intergovernmental Organization. As a membership Union composed of both governments and civil society organizations, IUCN provides public, private, and non-governmental organizations with knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development, and nature conservation to take place together. IUCN harnesses the […]

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Advancing Gender in the Environment: Strengthening Roots for Equality and Sustainability – A Review of AGENT’s FY18 Results, Reach, and Impact

During FY18 (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018), the USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) supported technical assistance and knowledge generation on gender equality and women’s empowerment through AGENT—with widespread results. The results presented in this annual review demonstrate that investments in gender equality and women’s empowerment strengthen Bureau and Mission-level […]

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Over 55% of the global population lives in urban areas and rapid urbanization shifts social, economic, and political dynamics, with particular impacts on women’s empowerment and gender equality. Despite the important roles and responsibilities of women as household and community decision-makers, women in cities, especially in slum areas, often face specific legal and societal restrictions […]

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In developing countries, 2.6 billion people depend on fisheries as a source of protein and income. In many fisheries, the management is either unsustainable or does not optimize productivity, resulting in forgone losses of more than US $80 billion annually. Though women account for 90% of global fisheries processing roles and 15% of the global […]

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AGENT Gender and Fisheries Webinar: A Sea of Opportunities

AGENT Gender and Fisheries Webinar: A Sea of Opportunities DATE: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 TIME: 8 a.m. EST In developing countries, 2.6 billion people depend on fisheries as a source of protein and income. In many fisheries, the management is either unsustainable or does not optimize productivity, resulting in forgone losses of more than US […]

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