Climate Change

Gender, water, and climate change in Sonora, Mexico: implications for policies and programmes on agricultural income-generation

This article focuses on the sustainability of gendered agricultural income-generating activities in Sonora, near the Mexico/USA border, in the context of climate change. Farming, and fruit and vegetable home-processing enterprises, still predominate in the area. However, several types of fruits can no longer be produced in this area due to warmer temperatures.

The Environment and Gender Index (EGI)

The Environment and Gender Index ranks 72 countries on how they are translating gender and environment mandates into national policy and planning. The strongest performers are Iceland, Netherlands and Norway. The lowest rankings went to Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen and Mauritania. 

Opportunities for Advancing Women’s Sustainable & Green Livelihoods: Food Security, Small-Scale Women Farmers & Climate Change in Caribbean SIDS

This paper was prepared with the guidance of the Rural and Sustainable Development Team of the IPC-IG, in particular, Leisa Perch, as part of a collaborative partnership between IPC-IG, UN Women Caribbean and UN Women.

COP19 Gender and Climate Factsheet

Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) in collaboration with UN Women and UNEP, have updated Gender and Climate Fact Sheet in advance of COP19. It is full of facts, resources, and quotes surrounding women are agents of change,  women in leadership and decision-making, and the impacts of climate change on women.  Please review, use and share. 

Monitoring & Evaluation for Climate Change Adaptation: A synthesis of tools, frameworks and approaches

This report represents a synthesis and summary of frameworks for the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of climate change adaptation (CCA) interventions, with a specific focus on international development projects and programs.