Climate Change

Technical Training on Gender Integrated Planning in Climate Change/REDD+

The USAID-funded Lowering Emissions in Asia's Forests (LEAF) program is working in collaboration with Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and NRM (WOCAN) to facilitate this technical training on Gender Integrated Planning in Climate Change/REDD+. The materials used in this training come mainly from WOCAN's "Outline of Training Manual: Integrating Gender into Planning” and have been adapted for the climate change and REDD+ sectors.

Virtue and Vulnerability: Discourses on women, gender and climate change

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This research examines the relationship between gender and climate change. It addresses decision making considerations and highlights the need for proper advocacy and action plans for addressing adverse effects from climate change. More specifically focusing on the climate situations that directly affect women due to gender inequalities.

LO, Training on Gender in Cooperatives

This guide is to be used to assess and promote gender-responsive and socially-sensitive climate change research and development in food and agriculture. The guide looks at household and community level concerns. It has tools for collecting and dealing with sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultureal communities, households and individual household members facing climate issues.

Training guide: Gender and climate change research in agriculture and food security for rural development

This guide provides users with resources and tools for collecting, analysing and sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultural communities, households and individual household members who are facing climatic changes. (FAO/CCAFS)

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.