This paper explores the linkages between gender, energy, and poverty and the empirical evidence on these linkages— with an emphasis on electricity and cooking energy.
This working paper explores the extent to which the two agendas are aligned in a concrete way by identifying examples of climate actions in the INDCs that have the potential to generate mutual benefits with the SDGs.
Gender equality is fundamental to achieving sustainable development, as recognized by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—explicitly in SDG 5 on gender equality, and as a prerequisite to achieving other SDGs, from improved education to health to addressing climate change. By actively engaging both women and men in all segments of society, countries can tap into […]
Mainstreaming Gender Equality and Social Inclusion are particularly central to NRREP’s mission to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of the poorest people including women, poor and socially excluded people. Integral to these, there also a general consensus that governance is about establishing effective relationships, networks and partnerships and coordinate the activities of […]
As part of its work, Semilla de Sol has built participatory management models to develop community-level renewable energy projects. These models include a strategy to foster gender equity in the implementation of their projects in the Ixil and Zona Reina regions in the Department of Quiché, in Guatemala. The Batzchocolá Community Micro Hydroelectric Plant, located […]
Semilla de Sol, como parte de su esquema de trabajo, ha construido participativamente modelos de gestión para el desarrollo de proyectos de energía renovable a nivel comunitario, en la que ha insertado una estrategia para desencadenar relaciones con equidad de género en la implementación de sus proyectos en la región Ixil y Zona Reina en […]
Communities in remote, rural areas traditionally lack access to conventional power sources. As these communities have to rely on kerosene or firewood for basic energy needs, pressure on the local environment have increased dramatically having a negative impact on the global environment. It is estimated that one rural family in Africa typically burns 60 liters […]
Although the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are intended to be universal, the discussion of SDGs within the context of developed countries has largely been absent. To address this, this report introduces assessment tool for developed countries to identify top priority SDG targets, based on a set of criteria that include applicability, implementability and transformationalism.