This paper argues that optimising development co-benefits from the simultaneous implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as goal 5 on Gender Equality and 13 on Climate Action, is an essential and powerful solution for the success of the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda.
“Energy efficiency as a means to improve women’s lives” is the third in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
In this webinar, we’ll be joined by several speakers who will speak about their experience with gender & energy policy and practice in the context of rural development. We’ll be guided by questions such as – what must still be done at the policy level to ensure that women and girls have access to energy – and that they benefit from this access?
This study explores the advantages and challenges of integrating gender dimensions into climate compatible development strategies in India.
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.
Many studies have shown the benefits to women of secure rights to land: when their rights are secure, their status in the community and within the household can increase, their income can increase, and they and their families are less likely to be underweight or malnourished. It is crucial, therefore, that women be consulted and empowered in order to ensure that they benefit from collective land tenure reforms.
Practical Action Consulting (PAC) with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), were commissioned by the Climate Development and Knowledge Network (CDKN) to investigate the potential for climate compatible development to empower people, using case studies from Peru. India and Kenya. Their findings have been collected in a report that can be downloaded here.
This research project aims to investigate the impacts from fossil fuel subsidy reform on poor women in Bangladesh, India and Nigeria. This initial scoping report finds no primary, quantitative research on the question of the gender-differentiated impact of fossil fuel subsidy reforms. However, there is a large body of literature linked to energy access and […]
This publication illustrates that as keepers of traditional knowledge, women pastoralists make an important contribution towards the sustainable management of land and natural resources the world over. It also suggests that with the right support, they can meet the challenges that lie ahead.
Asia LEDS Partnership Webinar: Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector: Applications in Madhya Pradesh, India June 2, 2016 This webinar is a cooperation of the Asia LEDS Partnership and the Energy Working Group of LEDS GP, the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO)* initiative, a five-year program launched by USAID and IUCN in 2014 […]