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- DocumentCARE International, 2015Accessing 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.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2016Gender 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.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015Climate-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.Document
Agroforestry and Forestry in Sulawesi series: gender, livelihood and land in South and Southeast SulawesiWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2012As 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.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.Document
Achieving gender equality through response to climate change: case studies from local action to global policyThe Centre for People and Forests, 2012This 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.Document
Access to climate change information and support services by the vulnerable groups in semi-arid Kenya for adaptive capacity developmentAfrican Crop Science Society, 2012Despite 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.DocumentDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012This 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.Document
What works for women: proven approaches for empowering women smallholders and achieving food security2012This 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.DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2010This 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.