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  • Description of the project: Frequent cyclones in the Indian state of West Bengal damage mangroves, destroy agricultural land and affect soil fertility. In this context, inland and mangrove afforestation, as well as efforts to increase community resilience are crucial. This project, carried out by indigenous women, aims to train beneficiaries in the preparation of seedlings and the planting of mangroves. This protects the area from soil erosion and reduces the read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: India
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Description of the project: This project brings useful responses to specific gendered impacts of the COVID pandemic, which left many women in urban slums without a job while increasing their household responsibilities. AWAK trained 700 urban women in slums to convert former domestic dumping sites into vegetable gardens, using organic compost to enrich the soil and biomass waste to produce biochar. The project provides women with sustainable sources of livelihood, read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Kenya
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Mombasa, Coastal Kenya, 80100, Kenya
  • Description of the project: For urban poor, home is also a workplace, especially for women in Indian cities. Rising temperatures and heatwaves interfere with productivity, subsistence and home comfort. Through this project, Mahila Housing Trust provided cool roofing solutions to lower indoor temperature and enhance well-being. Pro-poor solutions in roofing, walling and housing-ventilation were devised, demonstrated and validated, with support to test prototypes. Women from community-based organisations were consulted and read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: India
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad City Taluka, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, 380001, India
  • Description of the project: PIFEVA -Pilier aux Femmes Vulnérables Actives, focuses on documenting and revitalizing the traditional knowledge held by indigineous communities to protect forest biodiversity in the Mwenga territory of the DRC. The project strengthened the capacities of 60 indigenous women and 60 young people in forest communities, to enhance the climate resilience of their agricultural practices. PIFEVA also promotes the identification and dissemination of ancestral seeds and plants read more…

    Years: 2021
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Association for the United Nations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Avenue Patrice Emery Lumumba, Bukavu, Ibanda, Bukavu, South Kivu, 61, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Description of the project: The SEED project implements a holistic and gender-responsive approach to energy transition in Jordan, providing technical training to women and empowering local communities to adapt to climate change and advocate for climate solutions. Women energy ambassadors learn to install solar water heaters and photovoltaic systems, thereby challenging gender-stereotypes in the male-dominated sector of energy efficiency and renewable energy (EE&RE). SEED also facilitates women’s participation in the read more…

    Years: 2021
    Countries: Jordan
    Type of Solution: non-technical
    Ajloun, Ajloun Sub-District, Ajloun Qasabah District, Ajlun, Jordan