Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change gender, Climate change in Kenya
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- DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2016Gender is an important driver of vulnerability to climate risks, and a key factor to consider in developing effective policy responses to climate change and development challenges. In recent years, there have been a number of efforts to support gender equality as part of responses to climate change.Document
Malnutrition and climate patterns in the ASALs of Kenya: A resilience analysis based on a pseudo-panel datasetInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2016This study showed how arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya are particularly affected by undernutrition in women and children. Despite undernutrition improving in the rest of the country, in the ASAL areas the trends appear to be negative, particularly with respect to wasting in children and women being underweight.DocumentCARE International, 2015This learning brief synthesises lessons drawn from CARE’s Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP), which has been supporting vulnerable communities in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to the impacts of climate change since 2010.DocumentCARE International, 2015The Adaptation Learning Programme for Africa (ALP) has sought to increase the capacity of vulnerable households in sub-Saharan Africa to adapt to climate variability and change.DocumentCARE International, 2013In Garissa County, the impacts of climate change are already being felt by communities, who are seeking ways to adapt to the changes and to build resilient livelihoods. These changes are combined with other environmental, economic and political factors to create a situation of increasing vulnerability for poor and marginalized households.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2013The International Food Policy Research Institute has conducted this study to explore the challenges and opportunities climate change adaptation provides to institutional, organisational and human-capacity strengthening. The report seeks to provide insight and reflection on the issues faced by organisations involved in climate change adaptation in Kenya, Bangladesh, Mali, and Ethiopia.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.DocumentArid Lands Information Network, 2011Gender often dictates who gains and who loses in environmental disasters: where women lack basic rights, more will die from natural disasters than men; where they enjoy equal rights, the death rate is the same.