South Asia

Gender Mainstreaming in the Pakistan Domestic Biogas Programme

The Pakistan Domestic Biogas Programme (PDBP) aims to facilitate the construction of domestic biogas plants at the household level. It is being implemented by a non-profit organisation, Rural Support Programmes Network, with technical support from the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) and Winrock International. The introduction of biogas will help address Pakistan’s energy shortages, especially in […]

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The case study provides an overall view of the activities and impacts of gender mainstreaming in the EREO project. It highlights the energy & gender policies and institutional make up of Sri Lanka while providing an overview of EREO and gender mainstreaming of the EREO project. Gender and energy situation of the main beneficiaries of […]

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Nepal Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

Maplecroft’s Climate Change Risk Atlas 2010 ranked Nepal as the fourth most vulnerable country to climate change in the world. Although Nepal has achieved remarkable improvements over the past few decades, it remains one of the poorest countries in the world, with an estimated 55 percent of Nepalese falling below the international poverty line of $1.25 per day. Classified as a Least Developed Country (LDC) by the United Nations and ranking 115th in terms (2008) of Gross Domestic Production (GDP), Nepal’s GDP remains the lowest amongst all South Asian countries.

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