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- DocumentBioforsk / Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, 2014The effects of climate change are unequally distributed between female and male gender in agrarian communities, particularly in developing countries. The agrarian regions of South India offer some representative examples where extreme events such as drought and floods influence gender inequalities.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2013This paper is a climate and environment assessment that was conducted as part of the “Business Case” for supporting the “Constitutional Review Process in Sierra Leone”.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2014This policy brief, published in time for International Women’s Day 2014, argues that hazards affect men and women, and boys and girls, differently and that attention needs to be paid to distinct vulnerabilities and capacities to face and recover from loss and damage caused by disasters.DocumentCanadian Center of Science and Education, 2013This paper uses Sesheke district in Western Zambia as a case study on climate variability and gender and relates it to how the livelihoods of natural resource dependent women and men have been affected.Document
Scoping Study of Good Practices for Strengthening Women’s Inclusion in Forest and Other Natural Resource Management SectorsWomen Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, 2013The aim of this scoping report to examine the diversity of good practices within the forest and other land-use sectors on women’s inclusion, with a view to draw out key enabling conditions that have facilitated women to participate and benefit from policies, institutions and practices −both formal and informal at all levels.Document
Perceptions of water access in the context of climate change by rural households in the Seke and Murewa districts, ZimbabweJàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 2013The objective of this study was to assess perceptions of rural household heads with regard to various aspects of water access and climate change, and to evaluate whether there were significant differences in perceptions of respondents from female-headed and male-headed households.DocumentStockholm Environment Institute, 2013As part of a process to better understand the role of gender in agriculture initiated by the Swedish International Development Agency in 2009, this book presents and analyses a number of case studies from Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nicaragua, and Zambia.DocumentThe Centre for People and Forests, 2013Climate change, energy and food security issues have brought emerging challenges in forest resource management. This study analyzes men’s and women’s specific roles in the context of a community forest in Ban Thung Yao village of Northern Thailand. It looks at their responsibilities and rights by identifying the levels of participation in using, managing and governing resources.DocumentSAVAP International, 2013This study used focused group discussions and interviews of 400 respondents randomly selected from the two senatorial districts of Ekiti State to assess the adaptive capacity of women folk to rural water accessibility as affected by climate change from January 2008 to January 2010.DocumentUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 2013Climate financing approaches will be more effective and provide broader benefits if they address inequalities that increase the vulnerability of women to climate change and adversely affect their ability to contribute to mitigation and adaptation efforts.