This module is a new learning resource developed by the USAID Climate Ready Project to enhance the Project Management Practice certificate course it is delivering across the Pacific in partnership with University of the South Pacific Technical and Further Education.
This blog series features interviews with the winners of the 2020 Climatelinks Photo Contest. This photo, submitted on behalf of the USAID Protect Wildlife project in the Philippines, is available on the Climatelinks Photo Gallery.
This tool contains data and information drawn from a USAID-supported Climate Change Adaptation Project Preparation training course delivered to government and non-government partners in 10 countries across the Pacific under the USAID Climate Ready Project.
When women are able to fully participate and lead in the workforce, we know that businesses prosper. Research shows that gender and ethnically diverse companies outperform industry standards by 25 percent.
Across countries, gender inequality, state fragility, and climate vulnerability present challenges to the well-being of communities and the ecosystems upon which they depend. While much research exists connecting pairs of these issues—for example, the need for gender-responsive approaches to realize climate goals—little attention has been devoted to the intersection of the three issues, nor to how this ‘triple nexus’ could be taken into account toward more effective sustainable development decision-making and programming.
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk and Resilience (MRR Innovation Lab) invites researchers at U.S. universities to submit proposals for research projects that support our mission to generate and transfer into action innovations that will bolster resilience, keeping rural individuals, households, communities and markets in positions of economic viability from which they can sustain and accelerate a path of inclusive agricultural growth.
This blog series features interviews with the winners of the 2020 Climatelinks Photo Contest. This photo, submitted by Jordan’s Watershed and Development Initiative (WADI), is available on the Climatelinks Photo Gallery.
In low- and middle-income countries, persisting gender discrimination and harmful gender norms mean adolescent girls living in poverty are often the most vulnerable to the least visible impacts of climate change. This includes disruptions to their education, increasing their time poverty, and increasing their risk of early and forced child marriage.
Women are the primary custodians of natural resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region and are at the forefront of the impacts of climate change. Yet, when it comes to decision-making and research on managing these resources, women’s voices are rarely heard.
This post is written by Arely Valdivia, Communications Coordinator for CIAT Nicaragua, and was originally published on the CCAFS website. The women of the municipality of Namasigue, Honduras, have found empowerment in the Local Technical Agroclimatic Committee (LTAC) of the municipality of Choluteca.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to both promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment and strengthening the energy sector in order to fuel economic growth and social development.