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Year: 2017
Vulnerability to and perceptions of climate change may be significantly affected by gender
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Year: 2017
There is increasing awareness of the importance of gender in natural resource management
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Year: 2016
Bhutan experiences frequent hydrometeorological disasters
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Year: 2016
This paper examines climate change adaptation and gender issues through an application of a feminist intersectional approach
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Year: 2016
The main goal of this special issue is to offer a room for interdisciplinary and engaged research in global environmental change (GEC), where gender plays a key role in building resilience and adaptation pathways
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Year: 2016
Climate change and related adaptation strategies have gender-differentiated impacts
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Year: 2016
Pastoralism from a temporal dimension is as old as the first human civilization; and spatially it is witnessed all across the world’s dry belt region
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Year: 2016
ABSTRACTDuring the last decades, the focus of food and nutrition security research has shifted from issues of macro-level availability to problems of unequal access, and distribution within the household
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Year: 2016
One of the major changes in the water sector over the last few decades has been the enhanced thrust on institutional reforms, including the increasing recognition of the bottom-up approach to management as against the techno-centric top-down one
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Year: 2016
AbstractObjectives This study aims to determine prevalence of gender-based violence among pregnant women attending an antenatal care (ANC) clinic
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Year: 2016
Summary Ownership of assets is important for poverty reduction, and women’s control of assets is associated with positive development outcomes at the household and individual levels
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Year: 2016
While both women and men interact heavily with water on a daily basis, their involvement in water management decisions is not equal
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Year: 2015
The Koshi river basin extends from the Tibetan plateau through the Himalaya into the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP)
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Year: 2015
This paper draws on a case study of women involvement in the water and forest management in lesser Himalayan region of Nainital District, India and provides insights into the characteristics of Communities of Practice (CoPs) prevailing in the hill women community for water and forest management of the region
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Year: 2015
Women account for more than 70% of the worlds poor, and many depend for their livelihoods on subsistence agriculture and forest products such as non-timber forest products (NTFPs) and medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs)
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Year: 2015
After the devastating 2010 flood in Pakistan, an early warning system (EWS) for river floods has been established in the Lai basin passing through the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi
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Year: 2015
The social protection programmes range from various forms of cash transfers—unconditional, conditional and cash-for-work schemes, employment guarantee, public works schemes, nutrition schemes, and so on
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Year: 2015
Global climate change has numerous implications for members of mountain communities who feel the impacts in both physical and social dimensions
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Year: 2015
This paper explores the ecological effects of the top-down Ganges Basin water management systems in Chapra, Bangladesh, based on my ethnographic fieldworka data collected in 2011-12
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Year: 2015
Livestock holders experience increased food insecurity because of climate change
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Year: 2015
The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is extremely vulnerable and prone to various types of disasters that cause widespread damage to the life and properties
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Year: 2015
AbstractBackground More than two fifths of the world's population cook with solid fuels and are exposed to household air pollution (HAP)
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Year: 2014
The impact of climate change is disproportionately higher on women, the poor, and socially disadvantaged groups
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Year: 2014
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) believes in a future where the mountain people of the Hindu Kush–Himalayas can experience enhanced livelihoods, equity, and social and environmental security; where they can adapt to environmental, socioeconomic, and climate change; and where future generations of mountain and downstream populations can enjoy the benefits and opportunities afforded by the region's natural endowment
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Year: 2014
Despite widespread gender issues in natural resource management and rural livelihoods strategies, there has been little study of how new development strategies, such as Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), consider gender issues
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Year: 2014
Water is one of our most precious natural resources
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Year: 2014
Summary Using a nationally representative survey from Bangladesh, we examine the relationship between women’s empowerment in agriculture, measured using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, and per capita calorie availability, dietary diversity, and adult body mass index (BMI)
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Year: 2014
This paper studies gender representation in the visual coverage of the 2010 floods in Pakistan
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Year: 2014
Natural resource-dependent isolated mountain communities are highly vulnerable to climatic and environmental stresses, and migration is often the most important livelihood diversification strategy for insuring a household against shocks
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Year: 2014
The present issue of MRD brings together a selection of peer-reviewed papers from 2 sources: some authors participated in the Bhutan+10 conference, others responded to MRD's call for papers in early 2013
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Year: 2014
For flood early warning systems to be fully effective, they must reach the end users and also meet the different needs of women and men
Year: 2014
In the Hindu Kush Himalayas, climate change is threatening the livelihoods of those directly dependent on agriculture and the natural resource base
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Year: 2014
This paper studies gender representation in the visual coverage of the 2010 floods in Pakistan
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Year: 2014
Today, many more girls are going to school and living longer, healthier lives than 30 or even 10 years ago
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Year: 2014
Women in the marginal areas of Uttarakhand have always played and continue to play a significant role in managing and operating most of the household and agricultural activities
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Year: 2014
This is a short collection of mini-cases of IFAD experiences in trying to integrate gender into projects
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Year: 2013
This study examines flood-induced vulnerabilities among women in northern Bangladesh
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Year: 2013
The Guide provides users with resources and participatory action research tools for collecting, analysing and sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultural communities, households and individuals who are facing climate changes
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Year: 2013
Conflict, violence, crime and disasters disrupt or destroy a country’s basic systems and institutions
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Year: 2013
Within the next 20 years freshwater will become the most important strategic resource, essential for sustaining life and achieving sustainable development
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Year: 2012
wH2O is a new initiative at the University of Pennsylvania that publishes an annual online, open-access academic journal and blog focused on gender and water/sanitation issues worldwide
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Year: 2012
Gender Studies is a journal addressing academics and a general readership at the same time and its main goal is to provide a gendered approach to literature, language and society and also to highlight attempts of educationalists and Gender Studies esperts in various parts of the world to institutionalize Gender Studies in the academe
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Year: 2012
wH2O is a new initiative at the University of Pennsylvania that publishes an annual online, open-access academic journal and blog focused on gender and water/sanitation issues worldwide
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Year: 2012
This assessment was conducted by WOCAN and the Himalayan Grassroots Women’s Natural Resource Management Association (HIMAWANTI) Nepal in February 2012 to provide a review of the current REDD+ policy, processes and pilots in Nepal from a gender perspective, and to highlight the extent to which these have included or excluded women at the national and local levels
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Year: 2012
The common perception on shifting cultivation is that the practice is subsistence, economically unviable, and environmentally destructive
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Year: 2012
This year’s theme for World Environment Day is ‘Green Economy’
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Year: 2012
The greater Himalayan region boasts a rich variety of genetic resources, species, and ecosystems of global importance
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Year: 2011
Religion and Genderis the first online, peer reviewed, international and open access journal for the systematic study of gender and religion in an interdisciplinary perspective
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Year: 2011
Mountain communities meet the numerous challenges inherent in living in a mountain environment with an array of livelihood strategies
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Year: 2011
The WDR 2012 focus on the evolution of gender equality across the world in the context of the development process
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Year: 2011
Deforestation and forest degradation, through agricultural expansion, conversion to pastureland, infrastructure development, unsustainable logging practices, fires, etc
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Year: 2011
This particular case study looks at women's participation in a microfinance programme in a peri-urban community in Qarabagh District of Kabul Province
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Year: 2011
The core of this book focuses on recent findings from sub-Saharan Africa, where researchers in 14 countries have explored the topic from many angles: legal, customary, political, and economic
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Year: 2011
The mass migrations, infrastructure decimation, and widespread impact zone make Hurricane Katrina an especially difficult disaster from which to recover
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Year: 2011
Despite the growing number of studies and research projects on climate change adaptation, only a few have examined the gender and cultural dynamics of the adaptation process
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Year: 2011
Women are often in the frontline in respect to the impacts of a changing climate
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Year: 2010-2011
This data set determines the extent to which projects are gender-informed on three dimensions: analysis, actions and monitoring and evaluation
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Year: 2010
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Year: 2010
The Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation Guidebook presents a wealth of experiences and examples taken from the UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation Programme that are being piloted throughout the world
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Year: 2010
The economic crisis continues to affect many women and men living in poverty
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Year: 2010
This research report is one of five case studies commissioned by Oxfam GB on the impact of the global economic crisis on women in East Asian countries
Year: 2010
This research report on Vietnam is one of five country case studies that were commissioned by Oxfam GB to assess the impact of the global economic crisis on women in South East Asia
Year: 2010
This report is one of five country case studies commissioned by Oxfam GB on the effects of the global economic crisis in South East Asia
Year: 2010
This research report is one of five country case studies commissioned by Oxfam GB on the impact of the global economic crisis on women in South East Asia
Year: 2010
African Heads of States and Governments gather in Addis Ababa for the 14th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union at a time when the continent faces a huge digital divide
Year: 2010
East Asian governments have demonstrated in their response to the current global economic crisis that they have learned critical lessons from the major financial meltdown in the 1990s
Year: 2010
Vulnerability to climate change is determined, in large part, by people's adaptive capacity
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Year: 2010
Increasing women’s access to land is crucial to fight hunger and poverty
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Year: 2010
This report examines that the women working on the front lines of health care are helping to save the lives of mothers, newborns and young children
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Year: 2010
A report by UN Development Programme (UNDP) which was published in March 2010
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Year: 2010
n the South West region of Bangladesh, water logging has emerged as a pressing concern in the backdrop of climate change
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Year: 2009
The International Journal of Gender Science and Technology (GST) is an open access, peer reviewed journal that welcomes contributions from practitioners, researchers and policy makers concerned with gender issues in and of science and technology, including engineering, construction and the built environment
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Year: 2009
Annotation :::: The paper focuses on women mountain migrants working in an urban area, and and explores the situation and problems faced by this group
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Year: 2009
Annotation :::: The paper focuses on political science, basic democracy, and administration, and examines the situation of improving the proportion of women members in mountain village committees to analyse the gender consciousness in public policy and its effects
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Year: 2009
Indigenous peoples worldwide lead sustainable livelihoods that contribute to the sequestration of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and cause the least amount of damage to the environment
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Year: 2009
In eradicating or reducing the problem of water shortage within the Bamendakwe community, the government and private institutions need to recognise that involving both women and men in integrated water resources initiatives can increase project effectiveness and efficiency
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Year: 2009
About three quarters of the world’s poor live in rural areas
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