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Kenya: Gender sensitivity could aid climate change projects

SciDevNet

Men and women living in slums face different climate change impacts which, if overlooked, could further widen gender gaps in participatory development, says the preliminary findings of a continuing study. The study is identifying factors that influence men and women in participating in climate adaptation and mitigation initiatives...

  • Nepal: At your own risk - Opinion

    Kantipur Publications

    In an opinion piece in the Kathmandu Post, Navin Singh Khadka, a BBC journalist based in London laments that 'there is no one this write-up could hold accountable or could seek responsible answers from. Such is the political vacuum in Nepal. Otherwise, for instance, the 'build back better' slogan would not have remained empty words for the earthquake survivors even after 10 months of the disaster'... http://bit.ly/23MuExM

  • Science bodies set to join push to cut disaster risk

    SciDevNet

    At least 65 science bodies say they want to join a UN effort to lower global disaster risk. The organisations are set to form a Scientific and Technical Partnership that will provide evidence to help roll out the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This global deal, signed in March last year, aims to curb deaths and other losses from disasters, whether natural or not...

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