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Policy Brief

07 Nov, 2013

Why Women Matter: The gender dimension of climate change adaptation policies

This policy brief is based on the gender and climate change adaptation project carried out during 2010-2011. The research suggests specific gender-responsive policy and practice recommendations for the implementation of the four adaptation-focused National Missions and the National Mission on Strategic Knowledge under the NAPCC. 

Policy Brief

06 Jun, 2013

Climate Change and Gender in Madhya Pradesh

This policy brief highlights the gender dimensions of climate change in the context of the Madhya Pradesh State Action Plan on Climate Change (MPSAPCC)


Policy Brief

07 Nov, 2013

A Gender Policy Framework for State Action Plans on Climate Change

This policy brief highlights the gender dimensions of climate change in the context of India’s State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCCs), some of which are available on State government websites.

Policy Brief

21 Nov, 2013

Climate Change Adaptation in Four Indian States: The missing gender budgets

 
Gender budgeting is a national policy in India but how far has it been incorporated into the country’s climate change action plans, particularly under ‘adaptation’? This policy brief explores gender budgeting in the four States of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal in the context of state climate action plans.

Policy Brief

21 Nov, 2013

The Climate Conundrum: Helping women farmers adapt to local climate variability

India's National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) aims to take India on a path of food security in the wake of climate change. What will be the impact of adaptive interventions proposed by the NMSA on our farmers, especially women, when female agriculture is on the rise? This policy brief examines adaptive farming practices in 3 agro-climatic zones.

Policy Brief

26 Sep, 2014

Why Climate Change Must Inform Gender Policy in India

This policy brief recommends that India’s gender policy must be a part of the discourse on climate change because majority of India’s working women live off climate sensitive natural resources but have no ownership or control over these resources.