CIFOR advances human well-being, equity and environmental integrity by conducting innovative research, developing partners’ capacity, and actively engaging in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people. CIFOR is a CGIAR Research Center, and leads the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA).
Our headquarters are in Bogor, Indonesia, with offices in Nairobi, Kenya; Yaounde, Cameroon; and Lima, Peru.
CIFOR achieves science-driven impact. We conduct innovative research, strengthen partners’ capacity and actively engage in dialogue with all stakeholders, bringing the latest insights on forests and people to global decision making.
CIFOR’s headquarters are in Bogor, Indonesia, with offices in Nairobi, Kenya; Yaounde, Cameroon; Lima, Peru and Bonn, Germany. Together, our researchers are working in more than 50 countries.
A set of briefs on gender and climate change that highlights how CIFOR and partner organizations are addressing current and emerging policy issues, with insights and recommendations based on experience.
Also available as separate briefs:
IntroGender and climate change: Evidence and experience by Markus Ihalainen and Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (CIFOR)
Brief no. 1Seeds of adaptation : Climate change, crop diversification and the role of women farmers by Ronnie Vernooy (Bioversity International)
Brief no. 2Changing the climate : Why gender matters to achieving equitable sustainable development by Nicola Ward (CARE International)
Brief no. 3Climate change, policy change : Five policy lessons to support women farmers in a changing climate by Sophia Huyer, Jennifer Twyman, Manon Koningstein, Sonja Vermeulen and Catherine Hill (CCAFS)
Brief no. 4At the intersection of inequities : Lessons learned from CIFOR's work on gender and climate change adaptation in West Africa by Houria Djoudi (CIFOR)
Brief no. 5Gender mainstreaming in REDD+ and PES : Lessons learned from Vietnam by Thu Thuy Pham and Maria Brockhaus (CIFOR)
Brief no. 6Catalyzing sustainable and just change through funding : Overview and key recommendations from Climate Justice and Women's Rights: A Guide to Supporting Grassroots Women's Action by Ursula Miniszewski (Global Greengrants Fund)
Brief no. 7Knowledge is power : Enhancing data for action on women's rights, equality, and environmental sustainability via the Environment and Gender Index (EGI) by Margaux Granat and Cate Owren (IUCN)
Brief no. 8Gender equality as a pathway for sustainable development : Lessons learned in Eastern and Southern Africa by Åsa Torkelsson and Flavia Ciribello (UN Women), Moa Westman (UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative)
Brief no. 9Gender equality in the climate agreement by Eleanor Blomstrom and Bridget Burns (WEDO)
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Bioversity International; CARE International; CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS); Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR); Global Greengrants Fund (GGF); International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); UN Women and UNDP-UNEP Poverty Environment Initiative; Women's Environment & Development Organization (WEDO)