women's health

The Efficient Fuel Wood Stoves for Nigeria Project involves the distribution of around 12,500 efficient wood-burning stoves (‘SAVE80’) and heat-retaining polypropylene boxes to replace inefficient traditional fireplaces in the Guinea Savannah Zone, Nigeria. The SAVE80 wood stove system is up to 80 % more efficient in its use of wood compared to traditional fireplaces, leading […]

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The Bagepalli CDM Biogas Project involves the construction of approximately 5,500 two-cubic-metre capacity biogas digesters in households in the area (“Taluk”) of Bagepalli and other nearby Taluks in the Kolar District, Karnataka, India. The digesters, which utilise the dung of household cows, produce methane gas from the anaerobic breakdown of organic waste. The resulting methane […]

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This guide aims to educate the funding community about the importance of and need for funding women’s grassroots efforts to combat climate change. It includes information describing how women are disproportionately affected by climate change and their relative lack of voice in climate change related decision making. It also provides guidelines on how to connect donors with climate change women’s initiatives and the impact such funds can have at the local, regional and global level.

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