Enda Graf Sahel

Case Summary: 

This case study examines the Enda Graf Sahel project through the lends of gender and locally led adaptation (LLA):

Location: Senegal

Years active: 2014–present

Key agricultural climate risks: Salinization, sea level rise

Gender-responsive LLA activities: Promoting local leadership by investing in local women’s capabilities, involving women collectively in project leadership, forming economic interest groups, encouraging Indigenous local women to share knowledge to ensure economic autonomy and conserve ecosystems

Gender outcomes: Reduced domestic violence, more economic opportunities for women, increased representation of women in municipal leadership, more equitable sharing of domestic work

Adaptation outcomes: Enhanced management of natural resources, more climate-resilient and sustainable livelihoods

Action Area 
Planning and Implementation Activity 
Developing and Implementing Policies and Measures
Sectors and Themes 
Gender, Agriculture
World Resources Institute (WRI)
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