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Enhancing women’s leadership to address the challenges of climate change on nutrition security and health

Empowering women is a cornerstone of fostering adaptation and addressing the impacts of climate change on nutrition security and health. Through drawing on women’s knowledge and experiences based on their unique social, economic and resource management roles, climate change adaptation planners can significantly reduce communities’ vulnerability to climate change.

Enhancing women’s leadership to address the challenges of climate change on nutrition security and health

Author:
UNSCN, WFP, ACF and Center for Public Health and Climate Change
Year:
2011

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