Climate Change

Gender in Climate-Smart Agriculture: Module 18 for the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook

This module provides guidance and a comprehensive menu of practical tools for integrating gender in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of projects and investments in climate-smart agriculture (CSA). The module emphasizes the importance and ultimate goal of integrating gender in CSA practices, which is to reduce gender inequalities and ensure that

Supporting Women Farmers in a Changing Climate: Five Policy Lessons

Every day, rural women around the world play a critical role in our global food system, particularly women in least developed countries. Climate change demands new approaches to agriculture: farmers’ practices will need to change in order to adapt to and mitigate changing conditions. Gender is central to this change: policies, institutions and services to help farmers deal with climate change will need to produce results for women farmers as well as men.

Cultivating Equality: Delivering Just and Sustainable Food Systems in a Changing Climate.

The research shows how inequality determines diets around the world and shapes the ability of farmers to adapt to climate change. Solutions that only focus on food production are not enough. Smallholder farmers—and especially women—deserve a new strategy to support their agricultural efforts in the face of climate change.

Making it Count: Integrating Gender into Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Climate change affects women and men differently. Unequal access to resources, rights and opportunities between women and men means that they also experience the impacts of climate change and disastersin different and unequal ways. To ignore these inequalities is to ignore a key factor in the success or failure of our work.

Gender and Livelihoods Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in South Asia

This study commissions by The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and conducted in partnership with Practical Action, analyzes the gender impacts of clean cooking solutions on households that have adopted them, as well as women’s current and potential involvement in ICS market systems in each of the three South Asian countries: India, Bangladesh and Nepal. 

Gender and Climate Change in Uganda: Effects of Policy and Institutional Frameworks

In order to obtain an enriched understanding of the framing of gender issues in climate change related policies in Uganda and to explore its impacts on climate change adaptation at grassroots, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) analyzed the influence of current policy and institutional frameworks on gender and climate issues.