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Earth Today | Gender and climate change group

Published:Thursday | August 4, 2022 | 12:06 AM
Clehan Williams (left), adviser to Senator Matthew Samuda, minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation, joins representatives of the team that developed Jamaica’s Gender and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan at the
Clehan Williams (left), adviser to Senator Matthew Samuda, minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation, joins representatives of the team that developed Jamaica’s Gender and Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan at the recent unveiling of the document. From second left are: Consultant gender specialists Anika Grey and Indi McLymont-Lafayette; Dr Orville Grey, regional manager, Caribbean, at the Green Climate Fund; Angie Dazé, gender equality and social inclusion lead at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD); Sharon Coburn Robinson, principal director at the Bureau of Gender Affairs; Catherine Senecal, programme manager, resilience at IISD; and Omar Alcock, senior technical officer (mitigation) at the Climate Change Division.
The strategy and action plan identifies strategies in four key action areas: institutional arrangements; knowledge, skills, and evidence; financial and human resources; and monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Its development was led by the CCD in partner
The strategy and action plan identifies strategies in four key action areas: institutional arrangements; knowledge, skills, and evidence; financial and human resources; and monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Its development was led by the CCD in partnership with the BGA. The work was facilitated under the $39-million project, ‘Facilitating a Gender Responsive Approach to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Jamaica’, financed by a grant from the GCF under its Readiness Support Programme, and with technical support from IISD.
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