The paper aims to discuss in general the role geothermal energy should play in mitigation and adaptation to climate change in Kenya and how its utilization can meet different gender economic requirements at the micro-level.
Este estudio de caso documenta la forma en la cual un proyecto energético, en este caso de mitigación al cambio climático, puede tomar en cuenta consideraciones de género durante su implementación aun cuando estas consideraciones no hayan sido explicitadas en su diseño.
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 […]
Asofenix es una organización no gubernamentalnicaragüense, fundada en el año 2001 con el objetivo de contribuir a mejorar las condiciones de vida de la población rural mediante el aprovechamiento de las fuentes de energías renovables y el uso adecuado de los recursos naturales. En consecuencia con este objetivo Asofenix considera pertinente y prioritario atender la […]
The Productive Uses of Renewable Energy (PURE) project in Guatemala promotes the adoption of renewable energy by removing obstacles and reducing implementation costs. PURE encourages the adoption of renewable energy technologies, particularly micro and small scale hydroelectric production, as well as demonstration initiatives with photovoltaic systems, biodigestors, and efficient cook stoves. The objectives of the […]
Peru Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report The Climate Change Gender Action Plans are nationally recognized strategies with a unique methodology for training and building the capacity of women and women’s organizations on the linkages between gender and climate change. This is done through a series of workshop trainings with local women identified as […]
In Armenia, the forestry sector and forest restoration policy development and decision making in natural resources management processes have been shaped as a result of women’s historical every day practices—which are also often drivers of deforestation and degradation—and yet women’s direct participation in these matters is frequently neglected. Forests in Armenia are state property and […]
Two CDM projects are helping to deploy an additional 20,000 biogas digesters in households across Nepal. This is accelerating the implementation of the Biogas Support Programme of the Nepalese Government, which otherwise uses a mix of national finance and donor aid. The digesters are sold at a subsidised rate to low-income rural households to enhance […]
The region of Hubei is a rural, mountainous district in China where the main economic activity is agriculture. Households in the region are being given the opportunity to install biogas digesters that use animal waste to generate gas for use in domestic heating, lighting and cooking. Over 33,000 households – or around 165,000 people – […]
The e7 Bhutan Micro Hydro Power Project supplies electricity to the village of Chendebji, previously without reliable electricity, from a dedicated 70 kW run-of-river micro hydro turbine on the edge of the village. Electrification of villages in this region from the Bhutan grid has proven extremely challenging due to the local geography, resulting in many […]