• Advancing Economic Empowerment of Women
    Mar 24, 2014

    As in many sub-Saharan African countries, the informal economy in Liberia provides work, income and livelihood for a vast majority of population, in particular poor women and their families. One of the largest groups that operate in Libe-who constitute over 85% of the sector.

  • Africa Adaptation Programme Experiences: Gender and Climate Change
    Apr 16, 2013

    This paper focuses on the links between gender and climate change adaptation and highlights strategies UNDP's Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) used to mainstream gender into climate change adaptation policy and increase women's engagement in decision-making. AAP was launched in 2008, with funding from the Government of Japan, and completed implementation at the end of 2012.