Environmental Issues and Themes: Community-Based Adaptation

Indigenous women leading the way on climate change: A new ccGAP in Sonora

06 April 2017 Climate Change Gender Action Plans (ccGAPs) build on and enhance a country’s national climate change policy, plan or strategy by delving into gender-specific issues to create innovative mitigation, adaptation and resilience-building strategies that champion gender equality and women’s leadership. Developed via a unique, participatory, multi-stakeholder and cross-sectoral process, ccGAPs have been created and …

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Mainstreaming gender in regional biodiversity projects

AGENT provided gender technical support for USAID’s Regional Coastal Biodiversity Project in Central America (RCBP). This included a gender analysis for one of the project sites where information was gathered by conducting workshops and focus groups with local women and men.

We defend the environment, we defend human rights. Denouncing violence against environmental defenders from the experience of Friends of the Earth International

Snapshot of efforts from Friends of the Earth International over a two-year period to respond to and disseminate testimonies and information about attacks on environmental defenders, including those faced by women and indigenous peoples. It also provides an overview of the economic and political context in which violence and human rights violations take place.

Defendemos el medioambiente, defendemos los derechos humanos. Denuncias de violencia contra defensores ambientales desde la experiencia de Amigos de la Tierra Internacional

Panorama de los esfuerzos realizados por Amigos de la Tierra Internacional en un período de dos años encaminados a difundir testimonios e información sobre ataques contra defensores ambientales, incluidos aquellos contra las mujeres y los pueblos indígenas. Asimismo, aporta un resumen del contexto social y económico en el que la violencia y las violaciones de los derechos humanos ocurren.

Biodiversity, people and climate change: Final technical report of the Hariyo Ban Program, first phase

Report of the USAID funded Hariyo Ban Program, implemented by WWF Nepal, CARE, the National Trust for Nature Conservation and the Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal, covering the period 2011-2016. The project aimed to reduce adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity in Nepal and included a special focus for reducing gender-based …

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Plan de Acción en Género y Cambio Climático del Perú (PAGCC-Perú)

En diciembre de 2014, en el marco de la realización de la Vigésima Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de la Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (CMNUCC) y la Décima Reunión de las Partes del Protocolo de Kioto (COP20/CMP10), se adoptó una decisión sobre el Plan de Trabajo de Lima sobre Género, que compromete a las partes de la CMNUCC a promover la equidad de género y lograr políticas sensibles al género que incluyan la participación efectiva de las mujeres en los órganos establecidos bajo la Convención.

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