Green Living Movement

Case Summary: 

This case study examines the Green Living Movement project through the lends of gender and locally led adaptation (LLA):

Location: Zambia

Years active: 2000–present

Key agricultural climate risks: Increasingly dry landscapes, drought

Gender-responsive LLA activities: Supporting women in decision-making roles, codesigning activities with women, integrating women farmers’ needs through a community-owned approach to develop sustainable food systems, elevating local women’s traditional knowledge sharing through storytelling

Gender outcomes: Enhanced financial independence of women, participation of women in traditionally male-held community committee roles

Adaptation outcomes: More climate-resilient sources of income and livelihoods

Action Area 
Planning and Implementation Activity 
Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
Sectors and Themes 
Gender, Agriculture
World Resources Institute (WRI)
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