Gender in climate change adaptation
Building Capacities to Develop Gender-Sensitive Climate Change Adaptation Proposals for Funding Consideration in Caribbean Small Island Developing ...PDF
Owing to their small size, position in tropical cyclone belts and dependence on agriculture and tourism, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean are particularly vulnerable to climate change and its effects. The agrifood systems of these countries require adaptive measures to...
Tackling climate change through rural women’s empowermentPDF
This booklet introduces key gender-related challenges, existing data and evidence and international commitments, and highlights extensive related FAO work aimed at achieving sustainable and inclusive agricultural development for food security and nutrition under a changing climate.
Training guide: Gender in adaptation planning for the agriculture sectorsPDF
This NAP-Ag programme training guide provides a complete set of materials to be used in training workshops on mainstreaming gender in adaptation planning in the agriculture sector and is a valuable resource to turn gender goals into concrete action.
Gender in adaptation planning for the agriculture sectors: Guide for trainersPDF
This guide provides a complete set of materials to be used in training workshops on mainstreaming gender in adaptation planning in the agriculture sector and is a valuable resource to turn gender goals into concrete action.
Gender and Inclusion Toolbox: Participatory Research in Climate Change and AgricultureWebsite
This manual is a resource and toolbox for NGO practitioners and program designers interested in diagnostic and action research for designing gender sensitive and socially inclusive climate change programs in the rural development context. While the manual emphasizes participatory and qualitative...
Flexible Multi-Partner MechanismVideo
Climate change is severely affecting food security, ecosystems and livelihoods. But did you know that climate change is also worsening inequalities? Women and youth, Indigenous Peoples and other vulnerable groups are disproportionally affected by climate change. At the same time, women are almost...
Promoting gender-responsive adaptation in the agriculture sectors: Entry points within National Adaptation Plans PDF
Using the framework of the National Adaptation Plans (NAP) process, this brief provides an overview of the key issues to consider and main entry points for gender mainstreaming in the development of NAPs for the agriculture sectors. By ensuring that gender is mainstreamed at key entry points...
Strengthening gender-responsive climate policies and actions in climate-smart agriculturePDF
Championing women as critical agents of change within their communities and in policy and decision-making processes at national and international levels is a fundamental step towards ensuring gender equality and climate-related issues are adequately addressed in agricultural policies and dialogue...
Strengthening gender-responsive climate policies and actions in the livestock sectorPDF
About 600 million of the world’s poorest households keep livestock as an essential source of income and food production to manage risk, store wealth and build up assets. However, women face several constraints to ownership and decision-making power in the sector. Scaling up culturally acceptable...
Strengthening gender-responsive climate policies and actions in agrifood value chainsPDF
Climate change can increase gender inequalities: while men can diversify into other commodities or migrate to other regions in search of economic opportunities in response to climate impacts, women often have more limited options, and therefore less resilience, due to their domestic...
Strengthening gender-responsive climate policies and actions in aquaculture and fisheriesPDF
Women perform essential work throughout aquaculture and fisheries, yet their contributions are often overlooked and unrecognized in national statistics, policies, and development interventions. Women remain underrepresented in or excluded from formal governance processes and have limited say in...
Leaving no one behind. The African regional outlook on gender and agrifood systemsPDF
Gender gaps in agriculture in Africa are holding back progress towards ending hunger and must be urgently addressed. The findings and recommendations of the AU-FAO study The Regional Outlook on Gender and Agrifood Systems came from an extensive review of existing statistics, gender audits of 38...
Climate resilience and disaster risk analysis for gender-sensitive value chainsPDF
The purpose of this publication is to facilitate gender analysis in value chain operations, considering climate change effects, in order to enhance adaptive capacities of value chain actors. It aims to facilitate the analysis of the factors that determine gender-differentiated vulnerability to...
Gender, agrifood value chains and climate-resilient agriculture in Small Island Developing StatesPDF
In the current context of climate change, focusing on gender equality in the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can drive improvements in resilience, food security and nutrition. This document seeks to enrich the knowledge and evidence base on gender, food systems and resilience in the SIDS of...
Farmers in a changing climate Does gender matter? PDF
This report presents the findings of research undertaken in six villages in two drought-prone districts of Andhra Pradesh, India, Mahbubnagar and Anantapur. The study, carried out by an international team led by FAO, used gender, institutional and climate analyses to document the trends in...
International Women Day 2022: Agri-food-systems facing climate change in the MENA regionVideo
This event, co-organised by the UfM, FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa (FAO RNE) and CIHEAM, aims to raise awareness on the gender-differentiated impacts of climate change on agri-food systems, and on the interventions that are needed to address them, build women and girls’...
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|Kind of Activities||Understanding basic concepts|
|Collection Updated||December 2023|