Gender Guidance Resources: Add Inclusiveness to Your Clean Energy Solution

Published Jun. 14, 2017

By Powering Agriculture

About Powering Agriculture

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) has published a series of 6 topical guides focused on integrating gender into the development and deployment of clean energy solutions (CES) for the agricultural sector. The practical guides can assist innovators and others working in the clean energy/agriculture nexus and related fields to better reach and serve women—a large, important, and often overlooked market segment.

The guides cover the following areas:

The Powering Agriculture 2016 Gender Integration Report summarizes Powering Agriculture’s Innovators’ progress in integrating gender considerations into their projects. The report also demonstrates the importance that Powering Agriculture places on listening to our Innovators’ needs and providing concrete, actionable plans to strengthen gender integration in the creation and implementation of their clean energy solutions.

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