Get the CIFOR publications update

CIFOR publishes over 400 publications every year on forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy, agroforestry and much more in multiple languages.

At the intersection of inequities: Lessons learned from CIFOR’s work on gender and climate change adaptation in West Africa

At the intersection of inequities: Lessons learned from CIFOR’s work on gender and climate change adaptation in West Africa

Gender is key to understanding how individuals’ and groups’ vulnerabilities and capacities to adapt and respond to climate change are shaped. Reducing gender to a comparison between women and men, however, risks painting an unclear picture. Effective and responsive adaptation planningneeds to take into account the ways in which gender intersects with other factors, such as ethnicity, economic assets and social status.

Full-merged PDF also available in Gender and Climate Change : evidence and experience

Authors: Djoudi, H.

Topic: gender,climate change

Geographic: West Africa

Series: Gender Climate Brief no. 4

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2015


Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Download Option:

Export Citation

Related viewing

Top

CIFOR website usability survey

We're conducting research on our website and we'd love to hear from you about your experience on cifor.org. This will help us make improvements and prioritize new features. The survey should only take 5 minutes, and your responses are completely anonymous.

If you have any questions about the survey, please email us: cifor@cgiar.org

We really appreciate your input!

Start survey
I don’t want to participate
Remind me later