Topic outline

The course aims at facilitating the exchange of promising approaches, tools and good practices that can be used by parliamentarians and policymakers to support the design and implementation of sustainable and gender-transformative climate policies and legislations to advance gender equality and empower women and youth in the agriculture and food security sectors.

This course is part of the series “Gender equality in climate change and agrifood systems”. Before starting the course, take a look at the introduction to the series for a brief overview of the topics and concepts covered in the series.


This course is targeted to individuals involved in the design and implementation of climate negotiations, policies, plans and strategies in the agriculture sector, working at various levels, with the goal of fostering gender-responsive and inclusive approaches in their work. This includes parliamentarians, government officials, policymakers, climate negotiators, environmental professionals, gender specialists, researchers, non-governmental organization (NGO) staff, and other stakeholders working in the field of climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture.  Overall, the course targets individuals who are directly involved in shaping climate policies and strategies, as well as those who work to implement them at various levels, with the goal of fostering gender-responsive and inclusive approaches in their work. 

  • The methods of collection and analysis of sex-disaggregated data for supporting the planning and implementation of gender-responsive agricultural policies.
  • The different contributions of women and men in planning the response to climate change.
  • The steps for the integration of gender issues in climate-related policies and investments.
  • The role that governments can play in empowering women and girls.

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