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#Gender and biodiversity joint gains - myth or reality? Read to find out:

#Gender and biodiversity joint gains - myth or reality? Read to find out:

At the UN Biological diversity conference (COP13) in Cancun, Mexico, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) discussed progress and experiences in integrating gender and social inclusion dimensions into biodiversity-related projects. Despite growing attention to these issues on the part of global policy processes as well as national governments, uptake at the project level remains variable. The GEF 6 programming cycle, in line with the CBD and Agenda 2030’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals, places clear emphasis on inclusive and equitable projects co-financed by the GEF for two reasons. Men, women and local people are part of the solution The challenges facing the world’s biodiversity today require “all hands on deck”. We recognize that we cannot afford to leave out people with unique knowledge and experience regardless of gender or ethnicity. In fac...

Full article: https://www.thegef.org/blog/gender-and-biodiversity-joint...

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