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Announcing the Climatelinks 2020 Photo Contest

Do you have great photos of climate and development? Do you want to promote your work on Climatelinks? Now is your chance! Submit your photos so we can share your work or your organization’s work with our global community of climate practitioners. Our 2020 Photo Contest theme is Healthy Forests for a Healthy Future. We’re…Read More

Wildlife Resource Governance in Zambia: Where are the Women?

By Patricia Malasha (Zambia Gender Advisor, Integrated Land and Resource Governance Program (ILRG)), Jennifer Duncan (Global Gender Advisor, ILRG) and Matt Sommerville (Chief of Party, ILRG) Zambia is home to some of Africa’s most spectacular landscapes, premier national parks, and Africa’s Big Five game animals: lions, leopards, rhinoceroses, elephants, and Cape buffalos. Every year, nearly…Read More

Reopening: Resilient, Inclusive, & Sustainable Environments (Rise) A Challenge to Address Gender-Based Violence in the Environment

Gender-based violence (GBV) is estimated to affect more than one in three women worldwide. GBV takes a variety of forms, including sexual, psychological, community, economic, institutional, and intimate partner violence, and in turn affects nearly every aspect of a person’s life, including health, education, and economic and political opportunities. At the same time, environmental degradation,…Read More