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WEDO: Women's Environment & Development Organization
(New York, NY: WEDO, 2004)
This site includes links to the main program areas, campaigns, pressroom, and a library of resources and tools reflecting WEDO's mission. The library allows access to WEDO newsletter archive, publications, advocacy tools, ...
Why women should be included in village natural resource management organization
(Rome, Italy: IFAD, 2001)
This webpage is based on the IFAD poverty report of 2001 and it stresses the importance of the inclusion of women in natural resource management. The exclusion of women has negative impacts on efficiency and effectiveness. ...
Water projects and women's empowerment
This paper explores the role of women: 1- in water project implementation and management, 2- Women's representation in the community and in decision-making positions, 3- increased hygiene and water management awareness of ...
Water for the twenty-first century: Challenges and misconceptions
(Brighton, UK: IDS, 2000)
This is a critical review of global debates over water, water scarcity, and water resource management. The author demonstrates that global perspectives on water resources management tend to be based on vague political, ...
Indoor air pollution and health
(Geneva, Switzerland: World Heath Organization (WHO), 2005)
This is a fact sheet summarizing the indoor air pollution problem. The risk factors include health impacts such as respiratory infections and lung cancer. The fact sheet explains that women and children in developing nations ...
Smoke - The killer in the kitchen: Indoor air pollution in developing countries
(London, UK: ITDG Publishing, 2004)
ITDG chief executive, Cowan Coventry, and the director of the shell foundation, Kurt Koffman, call for political action across the developing world. The report is based on the global statement by World Health Organization ...
From Beijing to Kyoto: Gendering the international climate change negotiation process
This is part of a report presented at the 53rd Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs: Advancing Human Security: The Role of Technology and Politics. The report focuses on the need to identify and define stakeholders, ...
Gender and development: Special issue on climate change
(Oxford, UK: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2002)
This special issue includes 12 articles dedicated to exploring some of the complex political and socio-economic issues related to climate change. The articles stress that climate change issues are highly politicized, ...
CDM and LULUCF: What's in it for women?: A note for the Gender and Climate Change Network
(the Netherlands: TDG, University of Twente, 2004)
CDM--Clean Development Mechanism - The CDM is a mechanism that mobilizes private and public resources for mitigating climate change while promoting sustainable development.
Exploring the frontier of livelihoods research
This article talks about the studies of livelihoods and its trajectories. The paper presents and looks at the difficulties preventing the study of livelihoods from becoming effective in contributing to poverty alleviation. ...