This analytical report analyses the gender dimension of climate change and the policies enacted to mitigate and adapt to its impacts with the aim of developing gender sensitive approaches with regards to mitigation measures, adaptation projects and national regimes. The framework of the study is represented, on the one hand, by the scientific assessment of climate change, with its impacts and associated effects on human and natural systems, and, on the other hand, by the international response to this challenge.

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Organization: FAO

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Science, Adaptation, Mitigation, Gender, International Law and Policy, Governance – General, Policy Instruments, Capacity Development, Carbon Financing and CDM

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2006

Language: English