Why is gender important for REDD+?

IUCN has produced an excellent new video unpacking why women’s resource rights and decision-making need to be taken into account in REDD+ development. This video was prepared for IUCN with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. This video supports a series >> Read more

Gender and Land Statistics: new FAO info-note based on a collaborative work with PIM

Reposted from the Engendering Data blog: FAO Gender and Land team has recently published a new info-note on the linkages between Gender and Land Statistics. Land statistics disaggregated by sex are essential to highlighting the disparities in secure land rights between women and men. With that in mind, in 2014 FAO joined forced with the CGIAR Research >> Read more

Missing: The Forgotten Women in India’s Climate Plans — new film from CDKN

New film from the Climate & Knowledge Development Network: Missing: The forgotten women in India's climate plans With a rapidly changing climate that is already having massive impacts on Indian people’s daily lives, the absence of policies and plans supporting millions of working women in their ability to deal with these new challenges needs to >> Read more

Two new videos on gender and agriculture

The following is a new video from Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank, and the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) entitled "Funding Female Farmers for a Less Hungry World". [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTlvri4RIg8] The following is a training video targeting community forestry practitioners, entitled "A Fair Climate: Gender Equity in REDD+", hosted on the website of The Center >> Read more

International Photo Competition: Forests-Agriculture Interface Through a Gender Lens

Use the gender lens to capture interesting photos with stories and help us do science with a creative twist. We make a maximum impact when we communicate about our work – success and/or failure – to a wider audience using a range of communication and social media. We believe that photos break the global language >> Read more

Video: Beyond Gender Myths – Closing the Knowledge Gap in Agriculture and Food Security

There is now growing recognition of the importance of attention to gender for agricultural productivity and food security.  However, many “gender myths” persist; myths that either underestimate or overstate the importance of women’s roles and resources.  In order to close the gender gap in productivity or assets, there is a need to close the knowledge >> Read more

New Video on Gender and Assets: Focus on GAAP projects

The CGIAR's Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) just released a short video interview with Agnes Quisumbing, one of the Gender, Agriculture and Assets Project (GAAP) PIs and the Senior Gender Advisor to A4NH. In the video, Agnes explains the important linkages between gender and assests and how their relationship can affect people's >> Read more

Multimedia: Women and Agriculture: A Conversation on Improving Global Food Security

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State See the two videos and transcription of the conversation on http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2011/09/172739.htm

Multimedia: Gender and ICT

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