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Promoting gender equality in rural climate services

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This presentation was given by Tatiana Gumucio (International Research Institute for Climate and Society [IRI]) on January 23, 2019 as part of the webinar 'Guidelines and good practices for achieving gender equality outcomes through climate services'. The webinar was co-organized by the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

Read more about this webinar at: https://gender.cgiar.org/webinar-guidelines-climate-services/

Find out about other webinars hosted by the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research: http://gender.cgiar.org/gender_events/webinars/

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Promoting gender equality in rural climate services

  1. 1. Promoting gender equality in rural climate services Tatiana Gumucio, Ph.D. International Research Institute for Climate & Society (IRI)
  2. 2. Outline I. Background to rural climate services II. Planning for gender challenges III. M&E for gender equality in rural climate services
  3. 3. Gender challenges • Groups and peer networks • Sources and formats Access • Information relevance • Capacities to act Use Benefit
  4. 4. Gender challenges • Groups and peer networks Access Use Benefit
  5. 5. Access to group processes • Sociocultural norms that limit public interactions between women and men • Biases in group membership criteria • Partner with women’s groups • Schedule trainings to accommodate women’s limited mobility and work schedules Considerations Actions
  6. 6. Gender challenges • Groups and peer networks • Sources and formats Access Use Benefit
  7. 7. Access to sources and formats • Significance of source proximity to the village to enhance women’s access • Inequalities in access to financial resources to purchase communication assets • Gender differences in education level and literacy • Household care work can limit women’s time available to listen to radio programs • Use different types of locally relevant sources and formats available • Identify key contacts in the community to share information • Ensure that ICT or media-based channels are time-saving for women Considerations Actions
  8. 8. Gender challenges • Groups and peer networks • Sources and formats Access • Information relevance Use Benefit
  9. 9. Differences in climate information relevance • Differential control of resources and climate-sensitive decisions • Varying needs for weather and climate information • Target information products to women’s and men’s needs Considerations Actions
  10. 10. Gender challenges • Groups and peer networks • Sources and formats Access • Information relevance • Capacities to act Use Benefit
  11. 11. Differences in capacity to act • Gender gap in access/control over key productive resources • Socio-cultural norms can prevent women from participating in climate-sensitive decision-making • Identify how norms and institutions influence participation/benefit from a project • Partner with local organizations engaged in social change processes Considerations Actions
  12. 12. Datasets for gender-aware M&E Gender-based challenge Monitor Evaluate Access to group processes  Whether or not women and men belong to groups  What types of groups  Extent of access to weather and climate information through them Promotion of group processes that enable women and men to access weather and climate information Access to local sources and formats  Gender inequalities in access to local sources and formats of weather and climate information  Sources and formats that women and men use the most for accessing weather and climate-related information  Availability of channels and formats that permit women’s and men’s access to weather and climate information  Gender inequalities in awareness of weather and climate information Information relevance and capacity to act on information  Gender differences in demand for weather and climate information products  Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making  Gender differences in access to productive resources necessary to act on information Gender differences in usefulness of weather and climate information content for livelihoods decision- making. Participation in decision- making Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making
  13. 13. Datasets for gender-aware M&E Gender-based challenge Monitor Evaluate Access to group processes  Whether or not women and men belong to groups  What types of groups  Extent of access to weather and climate information through them Promotion of group processes that enable women and men to access weather and climate information Access to local sources and formats  Gender inequalities in access to local sources and formats of weather and climate information  Sources and formats that women and men use the most for accessing weather and climate-related information  Availability of channels and formats that permit women’s and men’s access to weather and climate information  Gender inequalities in awareness of weather and climate information Information relevance and capacity to act on information  Gender differences in demand for weather and climate information products  Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making  Gender differences in access to productive resources necessary to act on information Gender differences in usefulness of weather and climate information content for livelihoods decision- making. Participation in decision- making Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making
  14. 14. Datasets for gender-aware M&E Gender-based challenge Monitor Evaluate Access to group processes  Whether or not women and men belong to groups  What types of groups  Extent of access to weather and climate information through them Promotion of group processes that enable women and men to access weather and climate information Access to local sources and formats  Gender inequalities in access to local sources and formats of weather and climate information  Sources and formats that women and men use the most for accessing weather and climate-related information  Availability of channels and formats that permit women’s and men’s access to weather and climate information  Gender inequalities in awareness of weather and climate information Information relevance and capacity to act on information  Gender differences in demand for weather and climate information products  Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making  Gender differences in access to productive resources necessary to act on information Gender differences in usefulness of weather and climate information content for livelihoods decision- making. Participation in decision- making Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making
  15. 15. Datasets for gender-aware M&E Gender-based challenge Monitor Evaluate Access to group processes  Whether or not women and men belong to groups  What types of groups  Extent of access to weather and climate information through them Promotion of group processes that enable women and men to access weather and climate information Access to local sources and formats  Gender inequalities in access to local sources and formats of weather and climate information  Sources and formats that women and men use the most for accessing weather and climate-related information  Availability of channels and formats that permit women’s and men’s access to weather and climate information  Gender inequalities in awareness of weather and climate information Information relevance and capacity to act on information  Gender differences in demand for weather and climate information products  Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making  Gender differences in access to productive resources necessary to act on information Gender differences in usefulness of weather and climate information content for livelihoods decision- making. Participation in decision- making Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making
  16. 16. Datasets for gender-aware M&E Gender-based challenge Monitor Evaluate Access to group processes  Whether or not women and men belong to groups  What types of groups  Extent of access to weather and climate information through them Promotion of group processes that enable women and men to access weather and climate information Access to local sources and formats  Gender inequalities in access to local sources and formats of weather and climate information  Sources and formats that women and men use the most for accessing weather and climate-related information  Availability of channels and formats that permit women’s and men’s access to weather and climate information  Gender inequalities in awareness of weather and climate information Information relevance and capacity to act on information  Gender differences in demand for weather and climate information products  Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making  Gender differences in access to productive resources necessary to act on information Gender differences in usefulness of weather and climate information content for livelihoods decision- making. Participation in decision- making Gender differences in participation in agricultural decision-making
  17. 17. Recommendations for M&E • Collect information on key gender trends that influence inequalities in access and use
  18. 18. Recommendations for M&E • Collect information on key gender trends that influence inequalities in access and use • Use mixed methods
  19. 19. Recommendations for M&E • Collect information on key gender trends that influence inequalities in access and use • Use mixed methods • Include women’s empowerment indicators according to the project’s expected outcomes
  20. 20. Recommendations for M&E • Collect information on key gender trends that influence inequalities in access and use • Use mixed methods • Include women’s empowerment indicators according to the project’s expected outcomes • Assess impacts on women’s participation in agricultural decision-making
  21. 21. Recommendations for M&E • Collect information on key gender trends that influence inequalities in access and use • Use mixed methods • Include women’s empowerment indicators according to the project’s expected outcomes • Assess impacts on women’s participation in agricultural decision-making • Follow standards for sex-disaggregated data collection (Doss & Kieran, 2014)
  22. 22. Thank you! tgumucio@iri.columbia.edu

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