Gender Just Climate Solutions

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  • Description of the project: By promoting collective, sustainable models of agriculture, the project supports the climate-resilient livelihood of food insecure women who have been dependent on humanitarian aid. The project has been successful in improving the climate and overall resilience of over 18,900 individuals in 26 communities in Palestine. This has been achieved by enabling 35 CBOs, out of which 24 are women’s rural cooperatives, to better respond to their read more…

    Years: 2016
    Countries: Palestine
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    תצפית, Reuven, Pisgat Yaakov, Bet El, Area C, Judea and Samaria, 3559, Palestinian Territory
  • Description of the project: Facing increasing droughts and water scarcity, inland areas in Senegal need to preserve food sovereignty through climate resilient and sustainable agriculture. The Afrika Mandela Ranch is an ecological farm school which also hosts an elementary school. Through a cooperative of women from surrounding villages (Mbondy, Kalassan, Keer Saer), it implements agroecology and income generating food production for women. Focusing on local natural resources and preserving the read more…

    Years: 2016
    Countries: Senegal
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Tambacounda Region, Senegal
  • Description of the project: The Gemawang, Kaloran & Temmangung districts in Central Java are threatened by water scarcity and landslides due to deforestation. This project empowers women’s groups to identify and implement adaptation strategies within their communities. The women conduct field assessments and feasibility studies with village authorities and water experts and select appropriate water management technologies to adapt to a changing environment. They use water saving solutions, water infiltration read more…

    Years: 2016
    Countries: Indonesia
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Description of the project: Nigeria’s Great Green Wall Project aims to address the negative social, economic and environmental impacts of land degradation and desertification in Northern Nigeria. Over 110 women in 11 states (Adamawa, Sokoto, Katsina, Gombe, Kano, Borno, Yobe, Kebbi, Bauchi, Jigawa and Zamfara) have been trained on constructing 1500 energy efficient cook stoves from local materials to reduce the burning of biomass and the degradation of vegetation. Women’s capacities read more…

    Years: 2016
    Countries: Nigeria
    Type of Solution: Technical
    Furah, Municipal Area Council, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
  • Description of the project: This green energy project aims to demonstrate the economic sustainability and gender impact of selling solar dried fruits, vegetables, and condiments. The micro-enterprise, created and managed by 5 women, uses 2 solar dryers (capacity of 50 kg each) to process and transform local seasonal fruits and vegetables into packaged food products with strong value added. They work with 43 women suppliers, who receive important additional revenues read more…

    Years: 2016
    Countries: India
    Type of Solution: Technical
    Osmanabad, Maharashtra, India