The Government of Ethiopia has benefitted from undertaking a 'gender audit' of its climate-smart development activities. Medhin Fissha, the former Gender and Social Safeguards Officer of Ethiopia's Climate Resilience Green Economy (CRGE) Facility explains how. [more...]
CDKN is committed to supporting social inclusion and gender equality in its programme. This objective recognises that the way climate change is caused, experienced and remedied is not gender neutral and that social inequalities impede effective and sustainable climate compatible development. Equally, CDKN recognises that there should be equal access between men and women to the human development opportunities that a low carbon, climate resilient pathways can present.
Tuga Alaskary from InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a bold new initiative to drive gender-smart approaches in insurance and risk finance for climate disasters, launching on Gender Day at COP26, 9 November. [more...]
Since 2018, CDKN's ‘Knowledge Accelerator’ has grown our ‘knowledge-in-action’ services, as well as further cultivating climate leadership, learning and collaboration within and across developing countries. Here are some of the highlights. [more...]
FEATURE: ‘One river, all its water’ – bringing climate and gender perspectives to water management in Patagonia
It's challenging to communicate scientific information clearly for use in public policy-making. A group of researchers from Argentina took up the task, and sought to introduce climate and gender concerns into management of the Chubut River basin in Patagonia, Argentina. CDKN’s María José Pacha reports. [more...]
CDKN and WEDO's new guide presents a framework of recommendations for strengthening gender integration in climate finance projects, with concrete examples and resources to show how it can be done. [more]…
The Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, has produced a handbook for strengthening the resilience of women and other groups who face local climate change impacts and related economic challenges in Ghana’s Volta delta region. [more]…
Resources from our partners
The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.
CCMCC’s researchers on gender-based findings and recommendations and why conflict related to climate change is not isolated from social dynamics.