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.