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Making Nature-based Climate Solutions in Aquaculture in Southeast Asia Monitoring more Gender-responsive: What Gets Measured Gets Done.

12 Jan 2024
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Project budget- 28.4 million THB  

Project Location- Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand

Donor: IDRC-AQUADAPT, Canada

Project duration: September 2023- September 2027 

Primary SDG Goal of focus: 5. Gender Equality

Related SDG Goals of Focus: 13. Climate Action; 1. No Poverty

Description: The project will strengthen the design and usage of monitoring to ensure the integration of gender equity and social inclusion in nature-based climate solutions in aquaculture systems and projects. The monitoring will assess how women’s role in decision-making and policy processes for seaweed and rice fish farming in Thailand, Cambodia and the Philippines can be strengthened, as women build their capacities to have a voice in value-chain and environmental decisions and to take advantage of broader policy processes. This project is part of the Nature-based Climate Solutions in Aquacultural Food Systems in Asia-Pacific initiative (AQUADAPT), which is co-founded by Global Affairs Canada and IDRC. AQUADAPT is a four-year, CAD23-million initiative aimed at driving research action toward inclusive nature-based aquaculture solutions and at a better understanding of how such solutions can contribute to climate change adaptation, biodiversity conservation and food security across the Asia-Pacific region.