Women in Energy: Policy makers called upon to leverage technology

A citizen of the world, Ana Victoria Rojas is challenging the status quo by taking an interest in different cultural backgrounds and designing context-appropriate solutions for achieving social and environmental change. Originally from Costa Rica and a lawyer by trade, Ana entered the energy sector purely by chance and now sports experience working in the […]

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Examples of innovative women’s mitigation activities in IUCN ccGAPs: Cuba

In the Cuba Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) report, some of the many innovative ideas on how to mobilise women’s activities and engagement towards mitigation results include:   Fostering productivity, efficiency and food security at the community level by scaling up women’s best practice seed banks. Promoting the development of human capital in the […]

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Integrating gender considerations into Lao PDR’s National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

On 4 and 5 September, 38 representatives across government ministries, academia, civil society and international organisations attended the “Elaboration of the Gender Roadmap for Laos NBSAP [National Biodiversity Strategic Action Plan]” workshop in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The two-day event resulted in a draft national roadmap for implementing gender considerations in Lao PDR’s NBSAP. This marks […]

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