Climate Change


10 things to know: Gender equality and achieving climate goals

This report draws out the headline messages of a research project by Practical Action Consulting (PAC) with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), commissioned by CDKN, to investigate the potential for climate compatible development to empower people, using case studies from Peru, India and Kenya. As most research into gender and climate change so far has been carried out in rural contexts,...

Sebastian Kratzer; Virginie Le Masson, Published by CDKN 2016

How do gender approaches improve climate compatible development? Lessons from India

This policy brief explores the advantages and challenges of integrating a gender dimension into climate compatible development strategies in urban settings, with a focus on the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) project in India. An initiative funded by The Rockefeller Foundation, the project was implemented in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh by the Gorakhpur Environmental


Reetu Sogani; K.R. Viswanathan; Becky Clements, Published by CDKN 2016

¿De qué manera los enfoques de género fortalecen el desarrollo compatible con el clima? Lecciones desde Perú

El estudio de caso de Perú analizó las experiencias de las Redes de Gestión de Riesgos y Adaptación al Cambio Climático (conocidas localmente como GRIDES) en las ciudades de Cajamarca y Huaraz. Se encontró que el enfoque de género fue comprendido y promovido principalmente como la participación de las mujeres en los espacios de toma de


María Teresa Arana; Alicia Quezada; Becky Clements, Published by CDKN 2016

How do gender approaches contribute to climate compatible development? Lessons from Kenya

The Kenyan case study examined the experiences of Kisumu, Kenya, drawing lessons from the five-year project ‘People’s Plans into Practice (PPP): Building Productive and Liveable Settlements with Slum Dwellers in Kisumu and Kitale’. The findings presented in this brief are based on interviews and focus group discussions held with key informants, as well as a review of


Elvin Nyukuri; Lars Otto Naess; Lisa Schipper, Published by CDKN 2016

How do gender approaches improve climate compatible development? Lessons from Peru

The Peruvian case study examined the experiences of the Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation Networks (known locally as GRIDES) in the Peruvian cities of Cajamarca and Huaraz and found that the gender approach was primarily understood and promoted as the participation of women in decision-making spaces. As a result, the gender approach was discussed during GRIDES meetings and in


María Teresa Arana; Alicia Quezada; Becky Clements, Published by CDKN 2016

Why Technology Justice is Critical for the Climate Negotiations: delivering on loss and damage

In Paris in December 2015, national governments as parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will meet to negotiate a new climate agreement. One of the catalysts for success in these negotiations will be the issue of technology and particularly technology transfer. Practical Action makes the case for Technology Justice to be a central principle in the new...

Colin McQuistan, Published by Practical Action Publishing 2015

The Right Climate for Development: why the SDGs must act on climate change

This briefing outlines the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Review (AR5) that climate change is already affecting poverty reduction and sustainable development. If action is not taken to cut emissions and to support communities to adapt to the changes that they are already experiencing, its impacts will only increase.

Kate Munro, Published by Practical Action 2014


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