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Under the canopy: gender and forests in Amazonia.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Schmink, M. & Gómez-García, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Despite the importance of forests for global processes and the tradition of forest management by local Amazonian peoples, there is not much available ...

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Design climate-smart agricultural interventions to be gender inclusive.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Authors: Twyman, J. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P. & Acosta, M. & Ampaire, E. & Eitzinger, A. & Lamanna, C. & Mwungu, C. & Shikuku, K. & Winowiecki, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Research suggests that gender equity is a critical factor in the adoption of climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices. If gender is not explicitly c...

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Background paper on gender implications of the GAP and KJWA: AGNES pre-SBs 50 strategy meeting on agriculture and food security.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Masiko, W. K. & Huyer, S. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

In Africa, women play an important role in food production, both paid and unpaid, and use of natural resources, while also serving as key figures in c...

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Linking social protection and water security to empower women and girls.

Published online: 04 Apr 2020

Authors: Lowe, C. & Ludi, E. & Seve, M. D. le & Tsui, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Water insecurity is a significant, heavily gendered, and growing driver of poverty, vulnerability and risk. This paper explores the linkages between t...

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Gender-differentiated impacts of climate variability in Ethiopia: a micro-simulation approach.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Wossen, T.

Content type: Bulletin

In this paper, we examine the gender-specific effects of climate variability using household level data from rural Ethiopia. In particular, this paper...

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Creating mutual benefits: examples of gender and biodiversity outcomes from Bioversity International's research.

Published online: 07 Feb 2018

Published by: Gender and Social Inclusion Community of Practice

Authors: Castello, A. del & Bailey, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Bioversity International's research for development focuses on sustainably managing and conserving the rich agricultural and forest biodiversity for d...

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Gender differences in climate change perceptions and adaptation strategies: an intra-household analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Mueller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

It has been widely acknowledged that the effects of climate change are not gender neutral. However, existing studies on adaptation to climate change m...

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Who gets the information? Gender, power and equity considerations in the design of climate services for farmers.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Tall, A. & Kristjanson, P. & Chaudhury, M. & McKune, S. & Zougmore, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Central to understanding the usefulness of climate and weather forecasts in support of agricultural decision-making is addressing the issue of who rec...

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A framework to understand gender and structural vulnerability to climate change in the Ganges River Basin: lessons from Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Sugden, F. & Silva, S. de & Clement, F. & Maskey-Amatya, N. & Vidya Ramesh & Anil Philip & Bharati, L.

Content type: Bulletin

This review presents a framework for understanding structural vulnerability to climate change in the Ganges River Basin countries: Nepal, India and Ba...

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Women and agricultural productivity: what does the evidence tell us?

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Doss, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Should agricultural development programs target women in order to increase productivity? This paper reviews the extensive literature on men's and wome...

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