Mozambique

Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO)

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 […]

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Mozambique Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

The Republic of Mozambique was a trailblazer on connecting issues of gender and climate change by pursuing a Gender, Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan in early 2010 – making Mozambique’s the first government in the world to create such a policy and program for implementation.

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In 2007, the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) began a bold initiative under the UNFCCC (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change) to incorporate a gender perspective in all climate change policies and programs. The Alliance, consisting of several UN and other international organizations and NGOs, viewed this campaign as a critical step to helping to solve the climate […]

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