Millions of the world’s smallholder women farmers have limited access to farm energy, mechanization and the most basic of agricultural and agri-processing tools.
Romania, which has the largest area of virgin forests in the EU, is also the country most affected by illegal logging in Europe, a major environmental advocacy group said Monday.
At sunrise in Kathmandu’s historic Basantapur Durbar square, army and volunteer rescue workers try to clear the endless mounds of rubble left behind when the city’s historic monuments collapsed. It is feared that dozens of people are still trapped under the debris.
There are enormous gaps in our knowledge about how gender relations shape the lives of people living in the forests of the Amazon, a new study has found – but on the ground, remarkable changes are happening across the region as women begin to organise and empower themselves.
Studies & Presentations
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An increasing number of studies show that, because of varying capacities due to gender inequalities, men and women are affected by, and respond to, climate change in different ways.
Poverty Environment Partnership
The Poverty Environment Partnership is an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to improve the coordination of work on poverty reduction and the environment.
The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme supports country-led efforts to address poverty-environment linkages on a global scale.
Poverty and Environment Program
The Poverty and Environment Program (PEP) of the Asian Development Bank promotes the mainstreaming of environment objectives in its poverty reduction strategies, programs, and projects.
At the request of the Government of Nepal, urban search and rescue (USAR) teams are working around the clock to locate, extract and provide initial medical support to victims trapped by collapsed structures.
- Linking Natural Resource Management and Poverty Reduction
- When ending poverty outweighs sustaining environment
- Regional Workshop on Rural Poverty Alleviation and Rural Growth in Eastern and Southern Africa - Dar es Salaam, United Republic
- Environmental Degradation, Rising Poverty and Conflict: Towards an Explanation of the Niger-Delta Crisis
- 14th PEP Meeting - Geneva, Switzerland