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.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about ensuring women’s rights to grassland and grass- land-related subsidies and rewards in the Grassland Ecology Conservation Subsidy and Reward Mechanism (GECSRM)
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.
En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló la información y datos disponibles y los relacionó con el contexto de desigualdad existente entre mujeres y hombres en la Península de Yucatán. Se centró en diversos sectores vinculados con el desarrollo sostenible como son: educación y participación económica, medios de vida, tenencia de la tierra, participación social […]
A powerful tool in the fight against climate change: Small farmers with secure rights to land are better environmental stewards.
Results-based financing of REDD+ is conditional on the implementation of national Safeguard Information Systems (SIS) to address social and environmental criteria that go beyond carbon. The briefs in this packet discuss the challenges of operationalizing safeguards from various perspectives governance, benefit sharing, tenure, gender, biodiversity, technical monitoring and highlight opportunities and strategies for […]
The participation of local people in climate change mitigation is considered key to ensuring that their priorities are taken into account. This should help to design effective social safeguards and to improve equity in benefit sharing. The participation of local people has been explored in carbon emission Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) for REDD+. The […]