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Aquaponics, a sustainable farming technique that combines aquaculture (fish farming) with hydroponics (soilless plant cultivation), has emerged to address climate change-related challenges. The technique also has immense potential to transform women's lives across the African continent.
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This story reveals that the primary victims of shocks such as Covid-19 are the marginalised and voiceless people, in this case women small farmers. The local government that provides guardianship to such people can appear silent, because of the influence of powerful actors. Alliances between local women and researchers, together with the use of deliberative forums, can restore women's rights and voices.
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At COP28 in Dubai in November-December 2023, governments will negotiate a political statement and commitment to further action on 'just transitions': how transitions to low-carbon economies can provide decent, secure employment for millions of workers. Sign this call to action for gender-just, low-carbon economies, to raise the profile of women's empowerment as a critical consideration for the climate talks and COP28 decision.

Featured Resources

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Research report
This report for the GLOW programme reviews the evidence on women's economic empowerment in low-carbon transitions. It identifies the gaps in the evidence base; and recommends how GLOW and other research initiatives and funders may further enrich the evidence, and inform policy and practice.