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 […]
Produced by USAID’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GenDev), USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB), and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the guide provides an overview of the unique roles and contributions women make in the wild-caught fisheries sector. The guide also explains how persistent gender inequalities limit women’s economic empowerment, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 paper examines gender-based impacts of commercial oil palm in Bugala island, Kalangala district, Uganda, where large scale oil palm development is ongoing.
This report attempts to rectify knowledge gaps by considering women’s voice and agency in decisions related to palm development in Indonesia, and the gendered distribution of associated benefits and costs from oil palm development.
This manual aims to introduce ‘intersectionality’ to researchers working on forestry and agroforestry who are unfamiliar with the term, and to provide tips and strategies for applying it in their own work
This note focuses on women’s livelihoods and employment in the forest sector, highlighting key issues of access to and ownership of forest resources and land, and practical guidelines, including a checklist and indicators, to mainstream gender in the sustainable forest management project cycle.
IDH believes women are key to drive growth and sustainability. However, the possibilities for women to engage in supply chains is currently limited. To address this concern, IDH has developed the Gender Toolkit. This resource aims to raise awareness, encourage, and inspire to integrate gender aspects into supply chain approaches. In this toolkit, you will […]