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A gender-responsive approach to climate-smart agriculture: evidence and guidance for practitioners
S. Nelson; S. Huyer / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
The gender gap in agriculture is a pattern, documented worldwide, in which women in agriculture have less access to productive resources, financial capital and to advisory services compared to men (FAO, 2011). In the context of Climat...
Climate change adaptation in agriculture and natural resource management in Tanzania: a gender policy review
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
More than twenty years have passed since the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action, where gender mainstreaming was acknowledged as an indispensable global strategy for achieving gender equality. Since then, Tanzania has undoubtedly made ef...
Climate finance briefing: gender and climate finance
L. Schalatek; S. Nakhooda / Overseas Development Institute 2016
Women, who form the majority of the world’s 2 billion poorest people, are often disproportionally affected by climate change impacts as a result of persisting gender norms and discriminations. Women ...
Gender dynamics in a changing climate: how gender and adaptive capacity affect resilience
J. Webb / CARE International 2016
Gender, climate change and adaptive capacity are intricately linked. Poor and marginalised women and men face multiple and complex challenges. Climate change further exacerbates these challenges and threatens to erode developm...
Not ready, still waiting: Governments have a long way to go in preparing to address gender inequality and the SDGs
ActionAid International 2016
Governments urgently need to improve their policy readiness if they want to have any chance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on inequalities. Governments in developing countries do not yet have the laws and polici...
Gender analysis in building climate resilience in Da Nang: challenges and solutions
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Although the legal framework for gender equality exists in Vietnam, gender mainstreaming in climate change planning and action have not yet been fully realised and addressed by local actors. In Da Nang, a gendered view to climate resi...
Seeds of adaptation Climate change, crop diversification and the role of women farmers
Center for International Forestry Research 2016
Farmers’ own seed systems are at the heart of food security. These systems are currently under stress due to political, social, economic and environmental changes. Women farmers play key roles in these systems. However, t...
Gender and international climate policy: an analysis of progress in gender equality at COP21
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2016
While women play an important role in agriculture, environmental and natural resource management, they have greater financial or resource constraints, and lower levels of access to information and extension services than men. ...
Strengthening gender considerations in adaptation planning and implementation in the least developed countries
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2016
Adapting to climate change is about reducing vulnerability to current and projected climate risk while vulnerability to climate change is determined in large part by people'??s adaptive capacity. Climate hazards do not affect all peop...
Gender responsive national communications toolkit
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2015
This toolkit is an initiative of the UNDP Gender Team and the UNDP-??UNEP Global Support Programme. It is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the develop...
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