Nuestro deseo es que esta Guía suministre información útil para grupos de mujeres, gobiernos y planificadoras(es) energéticas(os) y les asista en la implementación –en integración de género- de iniciativas de energía renovable apropiadas para contextos locales y en respuesta a las necesidades energéticas de las mujeres y hombres de las zonas rurales y periurbanas informales.
The issue of women and access to modern energy services is real. A focus on energy and women’s health is critical for reducing child mortality and improving maternal health in a tangible, scalable, and sustainable way. One of the many ways we can meet our global target of providing universal access to energy is transitioning […]
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves recognizes that women have critical roles to play across the entire clean cooking value chain, and has explicitly prioritized women in their mission to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean cookstoves and fuels. This Report Guide outlines […]
This Handbook provides a detailed framework for the development and implementation of technology needs assessments and in particular in the development of technology programmes and strategies in developing countries. It also seeks to support capacity building and to help with the establishment of the enabling environments for technology transfer. The publication of this handbook is […]
The relevance of gender issues is not well understood by many practitioners involved in climate change mitigation investments and financing mechanisms. Prevailing approaches to reducing emissions have prioritized scientific and technological measures, often at the expense of social and behavioral considerations. Most of the mitigation projects and funds so far have supported large-scale energy infrastructure […]
This report reviews the experience of national women’s machineries in developing countries.
IFAD is one of the leading development agencies innovating with household methodologies (HHMs) to improve intra-household gender relations, increase engagement with poor households and empower households to realize their development potential by creating stronger, more resilient and sustainable smallholder farming and other rural livelihood systems. The toolkit, comprised of a teaser, a How To Do […]
This is a training manual developed by GVEP International to assist energy entrepreneurs in gaining access to the necessary financing. Although this manual is not specifically aimed towards female energy entrepreneurs, women-owned small and medium enterprises comprise 30 percent of these businesses in emerging markets. Therefore, this manual, which focuses on business aspects of the energy sector, can be utilized to assist female and male entrepreneurs.
This is a modular instrument for use in rural development projects with a focus on sustainable land management. The goal of this publication is to provide tools to help meet the challenge of understanding gender issues in sustainable land management and project development. The target audience is development staff at the project and programme levels, as well as policy-makers and organizations.
This report considers the growth barriers for women-owned Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets, particularly access to finance for these women-owned businesses.