water resource management

Peru Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

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 […]

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Training of Facilitation Team on Integrated Water Resource Management: Module 1.

Abstract: One of the pre-requisites in the process of putting in place the Kikuletwa Catchment Forum is development of training materials to be used for Training of Trainers (TOT) programme covering topics in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), entrepreneurships; community participation; gender and other cross cutting issues relating to WRM, climate change and adaptation strategies and the contribution of water resources in poverty reduction. This first module is divided into three parts: participatory planning for integrated water resources management; stakeholder participation in integrated water resources management; and gender participation in water resources management and development.

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Forests & Gender

This book is divided into 3 sections. The first section explores some of the main themes  currently concerning forests and gender. The second section looks at case studies  from around the world, demonstrating the wealth of learning and experience that is  resulting from increased awareness and integration of gender issues within forestry work. The third and final section takes a step back and examines issues and progress at the international and global levels, bringing us up to date and forecasting future challenges and developments

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Haiti Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Factsheet

This fact-sheet explains the climate change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) process in Haiti where the priority areas are agriculture, water resources management, disaster risk management, health, energy, and forests. Their overall objective is to ensure the integration of gender considerations in all policies and initiatives in environmental matters. 

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Gender Makes the Difference: Water

As the traditional water bearers and custodians of family health, women shoulder a huge burden in coping with the lack of basic sanitation services. When women’s and men’s roles are considered in the use, supply, administration, and conservation of water resources, the links between people and the natural resources they depend upon become clearer.

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Considering women’s unique wealth of knowledge related to water management, programs that neglect indigenous management and treat women as beneficiaries and users, rather than water managers and decision-makers, hamper project outcomes and diminish women’s position. This factsheet provides examples of the necessity of including a gender perspective in water management due to the gender-differentiated roles and needs within the community.

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