Landscape Management

Energizing Equality: The importance of integrating gender equality principles in national energy policies and frameworks

This assessment has been conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide. Findings offer insights into the ways in which governments are recognizing gender considerations in the context of their energy policymaking and planning and trends with respect to key cross-cutting gender issues and regional comparisons.

Authors: Maria Prebble and Ana Rojas

Status of Gender, Vulnerabilities and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

The paper looks at a range of materials in order to develop a better understanding of how communities in general and women more particularly impacted, are coping with and adapting to their changing circumstances; the lessons that community-based adaptations from the wider South Asian region offer for helping to mitigate adverse conditions; the state of climate adaptation policies, national and local action plans (NAPAs and LAPAs) of countries of the HKH; and, finally, identifies research gaps

Making Sense of Land Statistics and Gender

Land statistics disaggregated by sex are useful for showcasing the disparities in land rights between women and men. They also
provide a sense of women’s economic empowerment in agriculture. Unfortunately, land statistics are not always used properly. This infographic tries to understand and interpret better the different land statistics available in FAO’s Gender and Land Rights
Database (GLRD).

Gender and Drylands Governance: Empowering Women for Change

This study investigates women’s participation and opportunities for empowerment within this context of complex dryland governance. The research was commissioned by the UNDP Global Policy Centre on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GPC-Nairobi) and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), in order to explore issues of dryland women’s governance.

Land Rights Indicators in the Post-2015 SDGs- Recommendations for Inter-Agency Expert Group & Other Policymakers

Combining suggestions from UN Women, IFAD, UNEP, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), this paper propose the following land indicator to monitor land rights in the next 15 years. This indicator is fundamental and should be prioritized, as it provides the most basic information on this subject. It is based on what has been proposed by SDSN and consistent with recommendations from the Global Land Indicators Initiative.

Summary Report: Dialogue on Women’s Inclusion in Landscape Management in Asia 2014

This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the "Regional Dialogue on Women's Inclusion in Landscape Management in Asia", held on 7-9 Oct in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) in partnership with The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) and The Forests Dialogue, and with the support of the Stockholm Environment Institute, organized the Dialogue.

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