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Webinar: Women move mountains in adapting to climate change

Watch this International Mountain Day webinar which focused on how to promote gender-responsive climate action in mountain areas. Learn more about the role of women in climate action, best practice examples and key lessons learnt.

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The Landscape of Financing Options to Address Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

Learn about the importance of different finance sources and instruments in alleviating the adverse impacts of climate change induced human mobility in developing countries. This study explores 10 financial tools and instruments in-depth and presents recommendations for different target groups.

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Climate Change, Peace and Security UN CC:eLearn online course

This self-paced, online course unpacks the interlinkages between climate change, peace and security and explores opportunities for promoting inclusive climate action, conflict prevention and peacebuilding. 

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Gender and Environment CC:eLearn course

The course will help you understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and to be an effective change-maker for sustainable development. 

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Women-centric approach to enhance resilience in Kavre district, Nepal

This solution is based on The Resilient Mountain Villages (RMV) approach, which was developed by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Since 2014, the approach has been applied in a pilot project in eight villages in Nepal by the Center for Environment and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED). 

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Martha from Phalombe district receives 28,500 Kwacha at a humanitarian cash transfer response–Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville

The Case for Cash in Responding to Humanitarian Crises in Malawi

Learn about the case of the Social Cash Transfer Scheme in Malawi, which shows how cash transfers can be an effective modality for providing food assistance to crisis-affected populations.

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Advancing Gender Equality and Climate Action: A Practical Guide to Setting Targets and Monitoring Progress

CDKN, ODI, SNV, CARE and Mercy Corps have launched a new guide to support project managers in developing appropriate gender-related targets and a suitable MEL system to track achievement over time.

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Women farming in Nepal

Toward Gender-Responsive Ecosystem-Based Adaptation

The purpose of this report is two-fold: to illustrate the importance of integrating gender considerations in EbA actions, and to provide concrete examples of how this can be done in practice.

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Including non-normative genders and sexualities (NNGS) in climate change adaptation policy and action

This joint project has contributed to strengthening local capacity and advocated for/integrated the concerns and strengths of LGBTIQ+ partners into local and national policies.

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Food systems are one key area for just transition (c) Deepak Kumar

Challenges and Opportunities for a Just Transition

This paper outlines key challenges and opportunities for a just transition in energy and food and cross-cutting topics including gender, youth, social inclusion, and a just COVID-19 recovery.

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Climate Change in the Eastern Himalayas: Community-based Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Support Biodiversity Conservation

This project seeks to design a community-based biodiversity conservation plan based on the traditional ecological knowledge in the Eastern Tibetan Himalayas of North-West Yunnan Province, China. 

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Focus group with Andean women in Apurímac (Perú)

Gender in the Andean Forests Landscape

This blog shares lessons learned from the identification, recognition, and assessment of local gender roles, functions, and contributions, during the activities of the Andean Forests Programme.

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African women gathered for a meeting.

Pamoja voices climate-resilience planning toolkit for rural communities

This toolkit, developed by IIED, Bawakimo, Hakikazi Catalyst and the Pastoralist Women’s Council in Northern Tanzania supports inclusive climate-resilient planning for rural communities.

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Yearly flooding severely affects the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the strawberry fields in Barangay Betag.

Betag Climate Resilient Flood Mitigation Project

Community members in the famous strawberry fields of La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines have decided to take action in addressing the worsening flooding in the community. 

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Community members as they plan to set up a community-managed water supply system

Community Action to Address Water Scarcity in Barangay San Julian, Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippines

This case study describes how community members of Barangay San Julian have taken collective action to address water scarcity through the establishment of a community-managed water system and rainwater harvesting facility. 

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People with umbrellas on a crowded small boat on a river. Picture to illustrate that mental health is important for Trapped Populations.

Climate-induced (im)mobility decision-making and wellbeing in Bangladesh

This article investigates climate-induced sociopsychological immobility and its link to Internally Displaced People’s wellbeing in a slum of Dhaka.

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Female farmer in Uganda showing bean harvest.

Integrating gender and nutrition in Ugandan policy: An assessment

A recent study on Ugandan climate and food security policies assesses gender and nutrition mainstreaming in national policy.

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Education project, CARE India, 2014

CARE Climate and Resilience Academy

The CARE Climate and Resilience Academy is a website with free online training resources on climate and resilience drawing on CARE’s 17 years of experience.

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CARE CVCA Handbook: 2nd Edition

The CVCA helps gather and analyze information on community-level vulnerabilities to climate change. This new edition integrates 10 years of learnings with a particular focus on gender and ecosystems.

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Mainstreaming Gender in Climate Change in India

This report describes how gender has been mainstreamed in the CCA-RAI project through a gender analysis and the implementation of a gender strategy.

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Case studies which show interlinkages between gender and climate change

Persistent Gender and Social Exclusion in Development

This article describes why policies supporting climate change adaptation in mountains must consider gender and how it interacts with other factors such as class/caste, ethnicity and geography.

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Woman washing a child in Burkina Faso

Gender and Water Security in Burkina Faso: Lessons for adaptation

This policy brief looks at water security risks in Burkina Faso through a gender lens, providing insights on how gendered norms and practices produce differentiated risks.

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Gender analysis to inform NAP processes

Conducting Gender Analysis to Inform National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

This briefing note describes the rationale and approach that NAP Global Network has taken in supporting NAP-focused gender analyses in six African countries. 

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Aftermath of the 2015 earthquake in Nepal

What is equitable resilience?

This discussion brief outlines four key elements for equitable resilience-building in development and disaster risk management.

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