Gender and Climate Change Cross-cutting Issues

Knowledge resources



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 fuer Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GGCA Webinar Series: Implementing the Paris Agreement: Gender-Responsive Solutions and Changing Behaviors

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

Implementation of Gender-responsive Climate Action in the context of Sustainable Development
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