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Research Programme on Gender and Development

About the Programme

The criticality of incorporating gender perspectives in environmental management and community development programmes lie in the need for better equality, equity and efficiency to be borne by both men and women for balanced development.

The resources presented here aim at providing a comprehensive picture of gender and related issues.


gender, development, gender analysis, environment, information technologies, good governance, microcredit, microfinance, participation, decision-making

Currently, GDRC is focussing on gender criteria that need to be taken into account in developing environmental management programmes and plans at the local level. It is also updating and enhancing the "GDRC Framework on Gender and Development"

It also covers a number themes including: Gender Analysis Frameworks, Gender and ICTs, Gender Issues and Urban Governance etc.

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GDRC Logo The Global Development Research Center (GDRC) is an independent policy think tank that carries out initiatives in the spheres of environment, urban, community, economy and information, and at scales that are effective.

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