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ActionAid - UK
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)
Government of Canada
International Development Research Center (IDRC)
Oxfam International Secretariat
University of Cape Town (UCT)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
University of Ghana (UG)
University of Namibia (UNAM)
This brief draws examples from the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia and details how gender is or is not an integral element of adaptation practices and policies. The document offers recommendations for how greater inclusion can be achieved, in a context where policy approaches aimed at strengthening local communities’ adaptive capacity largely fail to recognise the gendered nature of everyday realities and experiences.
The key lessons from the aforementioned regions are the following:
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