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.

The Knowledge and Skills Needed to Engage in REDD+: A Competencies Framework

"There is an increasing need and demand for more information to support engagement in REDD+ among all stakeholder groups. Although the information and guidance related to REDD+ has expanded as awareness and research has ramped up, there are still limited resources that present an overview of the skills and expertise required for a range of REDD+ issues.

Community Resilience at Scale: Grassroots Women Demonstrating Successful Practices

“Community Resilience at Scale: Grassroots Women Demonstrating Successful Practices” showcases four resilience-building practices designed and implemented by grassroots women in Kenya, Nicaragua, Honduras, and India through GROOTS Kenya, Unión de Cooperativas de Mujeres Las Brumas, Wagucha and Swayam Shikshan Prayog.

Climate Justice and Women’s Rights: A Guide to Supporting Grassroots Women’s Action

In August 2014, nearly 100 grassroots leaders and representatives from environmental and women’s funds gathered for an international Summit on Women and Climate Change, hosted by Global Greengrants Fund, the  International Network of Women’s Funds and the Alliance of Funds.