The Forestry Commission of Ghana partnered with the International for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), to develop a roadmap that would guide the design and implementation of a gender-sensitive REDD+ strategy in Ghana.
This report highlights the results from a participatory stakeholder workshop with women in Ghana. Participants discussed risks/challenges and potential opportunities from REDD+ initiatives and the importance of developing these initiatives with a gender perspective.
This brief explains the goals and mechanisms for IUCN-ROSA’s project Building the Capacity of IUCN to Mainstream Gender in its Programmes, started in 2002. The project will benefit IUCN projects’ effectiveness through improved design and planning.
The objective of Tanzania’s climate change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) is to ensure that Tanzania mainstreams gender consideration into policies, programs, and strategies related to climate change. This fact-sheet highlights Tanzania’s priority areas of agriculture, water, health, energy, forests/REDD+, and coastal management.
The overall objective of Liberia’s climate change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) is to ensure that gender equality is mainstreamed into climate change policies, programs, and interventions. The priority areas identified in Liberia’s ccGAP are agriculture, coasts, Forestry, health, water and sanitation, and energy.
Each contracting party of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) must develop National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) which must include the active involvement of all social groups. This factesheet highlights examples of how different countries included gender in their NBSAPs.