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.
This webinar recording, “Challenges and strategies to increase and retain women’s participation in the energy sector” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
This factsheet explains the background, importance, and goals of GECCO*, an IUCN and USAID project. *The former Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative is now part of a broader program, Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), which aims to improve development outcomes by strengthening environmental programing through gender integration and achieving gender […]
Women have traditionally been under-represented in the energy sector; they are often excluded from many power sector employment opportunities. At the same time, there is a lack of empirical research documenting the roles of women in the energy sector employment. Studies in other business sectors suggest that including more women in the workforce has a […]
The Kingdom of Jordan is an upper middle income and developing country. Highly urbanized, over 70 percent of Jordan’s population live in towns and cities, making the local population highly dependent on energy. Jordan furthermore also ranks amongst the ten most water-poor countries in the world, with dire consequences to agriculture, food security and sustainable livelihoods. Being both highly urbanized and extremely water scarce, the Kingdom also faces an additional challenge – waste reduction and management.