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Linking women to the main canal: Gender and irrigation management
(London, UK: IIED, 1995)
According to the author, irrigation systems can benefit from more care in gender analysis. The article focuses on three main areas that could benefit from more equitable and effective design and policies. The first area ...
Gender issues in watershed development and management in India
(London, UK: Agricultural Research and Extension Network, UK Department for International Development (DFID), 1998)
The article is an appeal for the inclusion of women in the watershed development process. The approaches recommended are: recognize women farmers; increase participation of women in the community development; and include ...
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, ...
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.
Toolkit on gender in water and sanitation
(Washington, DC: World Bank, 1996)
This 181 page toolkit addresses gender issues in the water and sanitation sector. It defines gender and explains why gender analysis (asking gender specific questions in order to identify different developmental needs) is ...
Water: From basic need to commodity: A discussion on gender and water rights in the context of irrigation
(Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Elsevier Ltd, 1997)
This paper reflects on gender implications of water policies' rights, access, control, and allocation for women. In most developing countries, women's access, control and water rights are a problem. Women and men have ...
Doing development with men: Some reflections on a case study from Mali
(Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, 2006)
The paper presents reflection on gender-based power relations based on the author's fieldwork in Mali. The paper highlights the need to acknowledge that unequal power relations are multi-dimensional and complex. Harris' ...
Gendering responses to El Niño in rural Peru
(Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2002)
This article reflects on the gender-specific lessons learned after El Niño in a poor rural community in Peru. The author starts by explaining that El Niño had different impacts in different areas in Peru. On upland areas, ...