06 Dec 2018
Despite an increasing body of literature on the topic, forest policymakers often overlook gender considerations. However, gender blindness is a problem that makes women’s participation and contributions invisible and allows forest management to be incorrectly treated as “gender neutral.”
03 Dec 2018
COP24, the two-week 24th conference of the parties of the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), started in Katowice, Poland, with a special focus on carbon neutrality and gender equality.
29 Nov 2018
When farms are less productive, that leads to deforestation, as farmers clear more land to grow the same amount of food. If women had the same tools as male farmers, Project Drawdown calculates that they could grow 20-30% more food on the same amount of land. That translates into 2 billion tons of emissions that could be avoided between now and 2050.
24 Oct 2018
The Latin American and Caribbean Open Science Forum 2018 (CiLAC 2018) was held in Panama City, 22‐24 October 2018. The forum brings together the best scientists and decision makers of the region and is a platform to offer recommendations for sustainable solutions and mechanisms that support science policies in Latin America and the Caribbean; in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...
17 Sep 2018
The Focal Point of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for Liberia at the EPA says the issue of climate change continues to be one of the major threats to development.
21 Aug 2018
This report seeks to address a major research gap by adopting an intersectionality approach to better understand the different climate risks, vulnerabilities, adaptation and resilience among people of different ages and different genders. In particular, this report aims to shed light on the specific climate change challenges faced by young women and girls in Northern Thailand whose experiences...
02 Aug 2018
A community meet on “Protection on Land and Environment”, organized by Khoupum Area Village Authority Council, Khoupum, Women Development Organization, Tamenglong and the Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur was held at Gaidimjang Village, Manipur on 31st July, 2018. The meet was held in the context of increased loss of indigenous peoples land and resources, due to pursuance of unsustainable...
02 Aug 2018
Three years into the Sustainable Development Goals — 17 global goals set by the United Nations — many countries’ policy makers are developing domestic legislation that will help them reach environmental targets, from cutting carbon emissions to improving clean water and sanitation. But when it comes to environmental research and action, weighing the options to reach policy decisions relies on...
16 Jul 2018
In Bangladesh, one of the main social challenges presented by climate change is the furthered entrenchment of preexisting systemic gender inequality ...
23 Feb 2018
A proceedings report from the September 2018 workshop Gender and Innovation: Implications for Sustainable Development is now available. This report from the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) provides a summary of...