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    Understanding gender in community-based adaptation: practitioner brief

    CARE International, 2015
    Accessing weather forecasts, having control over land, being able to influence decision-making processes, being backed by a community group, or being literate and educated are examples of the human and material resources through which people can act on the consequences of climate change.
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    Gender needs and roles in building climate resilience in Hue City, Vietnam

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    Gender roles in building climate resilience are an emerging issue worldwide - so it is important to understand the drivers of gender-specific vulnerabilities, needs and capacities with respect to climate change.
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    Closing the gender gap in climate-smart agriculture

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015
    Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) has become a central concept shaping action and bringing together constituencies at the global level on agriculture and climate change often with explicit attention to how interventions in agriculture and food systems affect each of three key outcomes: food security, adaptation and mitigation.
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    Agroforestry and Forestry in Sulawesi series: gender, livelihood and land in South and Southeast Sulawesi

    World Agroforestry Centre, 2012
    As part of an assessment of community livelihood systems of the Agroforestry and Forestry in Sulawesi AgFor project, gender is an important factor to capture the different livelihood options of the community, and their strategies to improve those options, in relation to environmental management.
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    Climate Change and Adaptive Capacity of Women to Rural Water Supply in Ekiti State Nigeria

    SAVAP International, 2013
    This 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.
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    Achieving gender equality through response to climate change: case studies from local action to global policy

    The Centre for People and Forests, 2012
    This paper presents specific examples of the work of members of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA), showcasing their diverse expertise and practical experience, as well as highlighting lessons learned in developing and implementing gender-responsive climate policy and practice at all levels.
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    Access to climate change information and support services by the vulnerable groups in semi-arid Kenya for adaptive capacity development

    African Crop Science Society, 2012
    Despite being projected to face the greatest impact of climate change, vulnerable people of the semi-arid regions of sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate access to the support services and information they need to build their adaptive capacity to an effective level.
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    Future perfect

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012
    This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.
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    What works for women: proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security

    2012
    This briefing paper is the result of a collaboration between nine different agencies, sharing lessons learned from working with women smallholders in order to close the gender gap in agriculture.
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    Gender, climate change and community based adaptation planning

    United Nations Development Programme, 2010
    This guidebook for designing and implementing gender-sensitive community-based adaptation (CBA) projects draws on the experiences of the United Nations Development Programme - Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) CBA programme from ten participating countries around the world. The paper begins by introduces gender, its place in development and the importance of promoting equality.

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