Climate Change

Promoting Productive Gendered Spaces for Adapting to Climatic Stress: Two case studies from rural Bangladesh.

This policy brief highlights how sensitivity to access to specific assets and constraints experienced by women (in particular local contexts) can help realize their potential of becoming important actors in adapting local food production to climatic stress.

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VIDEO: Missing: The forgotten women in India’s climate plans

This film directed by Krishnendu Bose and commissioned by CDKN, follows rural Indian women in their daily fight against climate change impacts. It shows how resourceful these women are in a context of high constraints and poverty. Supporting their local initiatives with adequate policies and laws could be a significant game changer in the way India manages to tackle climate change.

Women’s Empowerment at the Frontline of Adaptation: Emerging issues, Adaptive Practices, and Priorities in Nepal

This publication aims to help fill major knowledge gaps in relation to the impact of multiple drivers of change on women in Nepal and women’s role in adaptation to climate change and managing natural resources.

Of Promise, Progress, Perils and Prioritization: Gender in the Green Climate Fund

A policy analysis by the Heinrich Boell Foundation North America, Of Promise, Progress, Perils & Prioritization: Gender in the Green Climate Fund looks at some of the specific decisions taken at the 7th GCF Board meeting in Songdo in May 2014 to address those questions and provides recommendations for strengthening the full operationalization of a GCF-wide gender-sensitive approach.

Women’s Inclusion in REDD+ in The Philippines Lessons from Good Practices in Forest, and Other Natural Resources Management Sectors

This study is a part of the Joint Initiative of the USAID-funded LEAF Project, WOCAN, and the UN-REDD Programme to investigate practical entry points for women’s inclusion in Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) policies and practices. It explores the current status and implementation of policies and practices related to gender equality in forestry and other natural resource management sectors in the Philippines, and their relation to REDD+ initiatives.

Women’s Inclusion in REDD+ in Sri Lanka Lessons from Good Practices in Forest, Agriculture and Other Natural Resources Management Sectors

The study is a part of the Joint Initiative of WOCAN, the UN-REDD Programme and USAID-funded LEAF Project to investigate practical entry points for women’s inclusion in Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) policies and practices. It explores the current status of policies and practices related to gender integration in forestry and other natural resource management sectors in Sri Lanka, and their relation to REDD+ initiatives.

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