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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from Kenya

This report examines gender and climate change in relation to efforts to support climate compatible development, a policy goal that aims to integrate and draw synergies between adaptation, mitigation and development. The report’s focus is a case study of Kisumu, Kenya, drawing lessons from the five-year project People’s Plans into Practice (PPP): Building Productive and Liveable

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Elvin Nyukuri; Becky Clements; KR. Viswanathan, Published by Practical Action 2016

Gender approaches in climate compatible development: Lessons from India

This report underlines three key ideas: 1) that women are natural brokers of learning around adaptation and emissions; 2) women offer far better value for money in adaptation and resilience building measures; and 3) women build the trust that is essential to move from the current pattern of growth to new or green growth. Three key areas of inequality require direct and urgent attention from...

Reetu Sogani, Published by Practical Action 2016

Early Warning Systems through a gender lens

This report assesses the importance of gender analysis and programmatic planning in disaster risk reduction work at an institutional level, based on research in Nepal and Bangladesh.

Ipek Aybay, Published by Edinburgh University 2016

Gender and Livelihoods Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in South Asia - Executive Summary

This study analyzes the gender impacts of clean cooking solutions on households that have adopted them, as well as women’s current and potential involvement in ICS market systems in each of the three South Asian countries. This study focuses primarily on improved biomass cookstoves, but also analyzes the use of other cooking solutions, including kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)....

Ewan Bloomfield, Published by Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves 2015

Gender and Livelihoods Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in South Asia - Full Report

This study analyzes the gender impacts of clean cooking solutions on households that have adopted them, as well as women’s current and potential involvement in ICS market systems in each of the three South Asian countries. This study focuses primarily on improved biomass cookstoves, but also analyzes the use of other cooking solutions, including kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)....

Ewan Bloomfield, Published by Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves 2015

Gender Policy

Practical Action believes that everyone, irrespective of gender, age, ethnicity or ability, has basic human rights, including access to an adequate standard of living, health and education. Women and men should have the means and freedoms to achieve their rights, including being able to choose and use technologies that assist them in leading the kind of life they value.

Mary Gallagher, Published by Practical Action 2015

A Theory of Change on Gender Equality & Women's and Girls' Empowerment

This theory of change articulates a vision for gender equality and explains the relationship between gender equality, achieving empowerment and securing women's and girls' rights. It comprises a framework and a narrative which map the pathways to bringing about change.

DFID PPA Learning Partnership Gender Group, Published by ActionAid UK; Christian Aid 2015

What Works to Achieve Gender Equality and Women's and Girls' Empowerment?

This discussion and evidence paper examines interventions which have been successful in bringing about change on gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment. This should be read in conjunction with the Theory of Change document.

DFID PPA Learning Partnership Gender Group, Published by ActionAid UK; Christian Aid 2015

Why gender approaches matter to Climate Compatible Development

On-going research led by Practical Action Consulting is exploring the advantages and challenges of pursuing climate compatible development. We aim to generate usable insights for policy and practice to foster more inclusive development and climate interventions.

Becky Clements; KR. Viswanathan; Virginie Le Masson, Published by Practical Action, United Kingdom 2015

Turning Information into Empowerment: Strengthening Gender and Energy Networking in Africa

This report is the result of two and a half years work within the TIE-ENERGIA project “Turning Information into Empowerment: Strengthening Gender and Energy Networking in Africa”. It pulled together the efforts of organisations working in 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that are part of the ENERGIA Africa Gender and Energy Network, an informal network of governmental, non-governmental and...

Giles Stacey; Anja Panjwani, Published by Energia 2008

Gender and Equity in Bioenergy Access and Delivery in Kenya

The energy-poverty nexus has distinct gender characteristics. This report assesses the gendered issues within bioenergy access in Kenya.

Lydia Muchiri, Published by Practical Action, East Africa 2007

How Gender Audits can Improve Kenya’s Policy Impacts

The gender audit of energy policies, programmes, institutions and projects in Kenya has helped stakeholders to understand the linkages between energy, gender and poverty and the importance of gender mainstreaming in different energy needs and assets of men and women. This report reviews the process and recommends how to improve upon it in the future and at different levels.

Paul Chege; Lydia Muchiri, Published by Practical Action, East Africa 2007

Gender Audit of Energy Policy and Programmes in Kenya

The Audit of energy policy and related projects and programmes in Kenya aimed at identifying gender gaps in energy and poverty policies through making gender and energy issues visible to a wide audience. It was envisaged that such action would support national and international networking as well as advocacy initiatives to influence energy policies and programmes.

Paul Mbuthi; Faith Odongo; Dr. Mumbi Machera; Joel Imitira, Published by Practical Action, East Africa 2007

জেন্ডার এবং প্রযুক্তি: ধারণা, উদ্ভাবন ও বিশ্লেষণ

জেন্ডার এবং প্রযুক্তি: ধারণা, উদ্ভাবন ও বিশ্লেষণ একটি প্রশিক্ষণ ম্যানুয়াল

Sujatha Wijethilake; 728a3f85-aaef-4195-9c8b-c0b2e9eca6a2; -1; Priyanti Fernando; 40672779-2bae-41ba-a8f8-d53ce6ecdf9f; -1; Helen Appleton; 3f042948-694e-4b79-828b-a3e1e86ff502; -1, Published by Bangladesh 2000

Discovering Technologists Peru (Spanish Version)

Sujatha Wijethilake; 728a3f85-aaef-4195-9c8b-c0b2e9eca6a2; -1; Priyanti Fernando; 40672779-2bae-41ba-a8f8-d53ce6ecdf9f; -1; Helen Appleton; 3f042948-694e-4b79-828b-a3e1e86ff502; -1, Published by Peru 2000

 

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