Regardless of your background, if this is the first time you are using the Sourcebook, you will want to at least skim the following sections:
Gender and climate change specialists responsible for designing the gender component of a CCA project proposal may wish to go initially to Section 6, Table 1: Checklist for Gender-Sensitive CCA Proposals, which gives a helpful overview of gender elements relevant to each major section of a typical climate change adaptation proposal.
Then you may wish to focus directly on Section 7: Sectoral Modules, which summarizes key gender analysis topics for climate-relevant sectors and recommends entry points and indicators. The sector modules covered are agriculture; forestry/watershed management; biodiversity conservation; coastal water resources and fisheries; water, sanitation and hygiene; health; energy; transport; and urban programs.
You may also find Section 8: Case Studies of Sectoral Projects using Gender Best Practices useful, as it presents concise case studies of gender mainstreaming for each of the priority sectors from Section 7.
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