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Resource Institution
Climate-Smart Agricultural Practices - Tools
Evaluating the performance of new and existing climate-smart agricultural options
Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
10 things to know: Gender equality and achieving climate goals
This research study highlights the advantages and challenges of pursuing climate compatible development, i.e. inclusive green growth, from a gender perspective, pulling in evidence from projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America
Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
The EDGE Certification Process
Companies measure their progress in closing the corporate gender gap through an easy-to-use, online assessment tool which tracks key outcome indicators and key practices and policies that drive the change
Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE)
Breed Distribution Model
The potential impact of climate change on breed distribution
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 
Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook
Training Guide: Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Development
 to understand how men and women are adapting to climate change, mitigating emissions and maintaining food security 
Gender Knowledge Platform
Sharing information such as: Consultants Pool, Tools and Good Practices Worldwide
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
GGCA Webinar Series: Implementing the Paris Agreement: Gender-Responsive Solutions and Changing Behaviors more>> Global Gender and Climate Alliance  
Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights
Advise on standards, policies, and tactics for strengthening women’s land rights
Gender Mainstreaming Training Workshop Report
Harmonise the National Gender Policy to the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development 
Malawi Government
Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare 
Women's Participation - An Enabler of Climate Justice
Contains three cases studies from El Salvador, Chile and Vietnam which look at how enabling women’s participation in climate decision making results in better outcomes both for gender equality and climate policy
Mary Robinson Foundation
Climate Justice (MRFCJ)
Gender Equity Seal
Provide companies with a clear roadmap to measure and improve their capacity to, and ultimately, demonstrate their progress in, implementing gender equity policies with a view to ultimately earning  GES certification
Social Accountability International (SAI) and United Nations Women 
Gender Unit
Facilitate, coordinate and monitor the implementation of SADC Gender Commitments at national and regional levels  
Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Member States

pdf-icon Implementation of Gender-responsive Climate Action in the context of Sustainable Development (834 kB)
The EGM was invited to discuss the current status of, and identify good practices and practical approaches in the implementation of gender-related mandates and decisions in UNFCCC processes and mechanisms.


(concept note for the EGM, commissioned background papers and short experts’ papers)

UN Women 
Leading Resilient Development - Grassroots Practices & Innovations
A set of grassroots women’s development innovations that build community resilience
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Gender and Climate Change - Africa
Includes a general overview of climate change issues, adaptation, agriculture and food security, equitable energy access, and climate finance
The E-network Information Portal for National Gender Equality Machineries in Africa 
Gender Mainstreaming and Training
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)  
Tanzania Hosts 17 Nations During Gender Mainstreaming Seminar
Representatives from 17 nations are taking part in the 2nd Annual Gender Mainstreaming Seminar in Arusha, Tanzania, 18-22 May 2015
United States Africa Command 
Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP)
Assist developing countries to increase environmentally sustainable energy production and use and improve the operational efficiency and increased financial viability of their utilities and related institutions
United States Energy Association (USEA)
Linking Data and Actions
Connections between IPCC AR5 data, gender differentiated data and climate change actions
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) 
‘Gender-Just Solutions’ Publication
Making gender responsive and equitable solutions visible and central to just climate action
Women and Gender Constituency
 ‘Gender-Just Solutions’ Publication
This is the second edition of the Women and Gender Constituency’s publication ‘Gender Just Climate Solutions Award’

Côte d’Ivoire: Emerging from Conflict / Multi-sector support project (Gender-based component)

Presentation on ways to overcome legal constraints to women’s empowerment

Shining examples of climate action to be celebrated in Lima


pdf-icon Gender-Responsive Climate Policy- Entry Point (SB46) (347 kB)
pdf-icon  Leveraging Co-benefits between Gender Equality and Climate Action for Sustainable Development (2548 kB)
Raising women's voices in intergovernmental forums