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The Gendered Impact of Biodiversity Loss and Environmental Degradation - BE01106

Description
The aim of this project is to provide insight on the differential impacts of biodiversity loss and environmental degradation on women. The report will identify knowledge gaps in extant evidence on gender and biodiversity, identify new evidence to fill the gaps identified, and develop policy recommendations and potential actions governments and other actors can take to address these issues.
Objective
• To create a synthesised and robust evidence base drawing on a wide range of existing and new sources such as research literature, empirical studies, interviews with relevant expert individuals and organisations and case studies on conservation measures and their effective application. This will focus on key gaps in evidence including the differential impacts of biodiversity loss and environmental degradation on women, including consideration of women in different marginalised groups (including but not limited to women from indigenous communities, lower socioeconomic and deprived backgrounds, women of colour and ethnic minority backgrounds); and barriers to inclusion within the solutions to environmental degradation and biodiversity loss of women, including women in marginalised groups.

• To create impactful and inclusive solutions through identifying potential policy recommendations and actions for governments and other relevant actors.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Women girls and biodiversity loss - an evidence and policy review (Part 1)   (1298k)
• FRP - Final Report : Women girls and biodiversity loss - an evidence and policy review (Part 2)   (1132k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2022

To: 2022

Cost: £40,613
Contractor / Funded Organisations
International Institute for Environment and Development
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Climate Change              
Ecology              
Environmental Change              
Environmental Impact              
Environmental policy              
Natural Environment              
Natural Environment - Ecosystem services              
Natural Resource Use              
Rural Development              
Social Research              
Social Sciences              
Sustainable Consumption and Production              
Sustainable Development