Gender and Climate Change Case Study for Tanzania

Last week we (Adrian, Kain and gender advisor) had good discussion with Janna Tenzing from IIED regarding climate change case study for Tanzania. The focus of the discussion was on the process and the scope of the climate change and gender case study. The first piece will be a desk study on climate risk and its implication on Gender issues identify key entry points and any potential specific factors that contributing to increase GBV.  This will form basis for a work arround 3 mojor areas below:

  1. Climate risk assessment for sunflower value chains and the adaptive measures to be taken (selection of varities)
  2. Gender and climate change implications for Social protection programme in Kigoma and Mwanza. How climate risk and gender contribute to increase vulnerability and how the social protections systems responds to this vulnerability.  Climate exasperates gender inequalities in specific regional contexts and how the designs of social protection system particularly the livelihood component responds to climate in selected districts.
  3. Gender and climate change implications for Health programme in Kigoma and Mwanza. How climate risk and gender issue contribute to increase vulnerability to disease and maternal mortality. Regional context and how the designs of social protections includes livelihood component in selected districts.

Synthesis report of the overarching piece and the three specific studies drawing out high level conclusions.

We also dicussed the possibe mission staff training which will happen in February 2018.