This research paper ‘Towards a gender-responsive implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity’ was initially prepared by UN-Women, with inputs from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Bioversity International, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for the capacity-building workshop on gender […]
During FY18 (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018), the USAID Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) supported technical assistance and knowledge generation on gender equality and women’s empowerment through AGENT—with widespread results. The results presented in this annual review demonstrate that investments in gender equality and women’s empowerment strengthen Bureau and Mission-level […]
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are globally recognised priorities, matters of fundamental human rights, and prerequisites for sustainable development (IUCN, 2018; World Economic Forum, 2015). Understanding the gender-environment nexus is not only key to understanding social and environmental inequities and barriers to sustainable development, but to unlocking options for transformative action, as well. Data gaps […]
The MFF/SEAFDEC regional study proposes to explore gender patterns in coastal and marine resources management to improve understanding about the state of women and men in environmental decision making and the structural challenges preventing equitable opportunities for men and women in relation to the coastal, marine and fisheries sectors. The study will cover 12 countries […]
El Plan de Acción de Género y Cambio Climático para República Dominicana (PAGCC-RD) es el resultado de un proceso de coordinación nacional que tuvo lugar entre septiembre de 2016 y marzo de 2017, en el que participaron instituciones del sector público y privado, representantes de la academia y representantes de la sociedad civil, en un […]
This paper makes a case for advancing women’s tenure rights and how international law can be used to promote those rights in the context of REDD+. It is intended for women’s rights advocates involved in climate change and REDD+, and thus presumes a general familiarity with REDD+. International human rights law is presented as an additional framework for advocates to use in their strategies and messages to advance women’s tenure rights in REDD+.
Delving into Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) and gender equality considerations, this infographic looks at restoration efforts, safeguards, opportunities and more. With a host of benefits available for those practicing restoration also comes risks, and this publications outlines the issues involved and ways to move forward.
The report tries to understand how gender perspectives are being integrated in the forest policies of eight Asian countries: Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam.
This training manual has been developed together with FAO to enhance knowledge and skills in gender mainstreaming, including gender analysis and the integration of the findings from the analysis into the design of forestry interventions.
This paper examines gender-based impacts of commercial oil palm in Bugala island, Kalangala district, Uganda, where large scale oil palm development is ongoing.