International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This policy brief, Off-grid productivity: powering universal energy access, outlines how mainstreaming productive uses of energy (PUE) can drive economic development, boost demand for energy, and support governments' sustainable development plans based upon evidence and experiences from the Energy Change Lab, a programme led by IIED and Hivos that works closely with partners in Tanzania on productive uses of energy (PUE) for community entrepreneurs.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management, International Hydrological Programme
The Climate Risk-Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) provides a crucial framework to enable water managers and policy makers to assess the impact of climate uncertainty and change on their water resources and work towards effective adaptation strategies.
This policy brief examines experiences with gender mainstreaming and the situation of women, men, girls and boys in Lao PDR to identify some of the barriers to inclusive economic growth, gender equality and poverty reduction. The purpose is to provide recommendations to help promote gender equality in the country's National Green Growth Strategy (NGGS) and as green growth is mainstreamed into national planning and policy-making.
Energy Technology Innovation in South Asia: Implications for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion addresses how energy systems and services can improve women’s economic empowerment. It argues that integrating gender equity considerations into technology design and drawing women into this process is not only an equal employment opportunity issue, but is also crucially about how the world we live in is shaped, and for whom.
The working paper, Identifying Promising Policies and Practices for Promoting Gender Equity in Global Green Employment, is a synthesis of existing literature for promoting and optimizing women’s employment in manufacturing, construction and transportation.
This paper, The Gendered Effects of Air Pollution on Labour Supply ,draws on 20 years of systematic data collection on employment and air pollution to explore the link between air pollution and labour supply.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
The Forest business incubation toolkit by and for Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (ForBInc) is designed to demystify the concept of business incubation in the forestry sector. It presents an approach to designing and managing a business incubation process that can be applied across different types of institutions in the forestry sector.