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Energy Projects

The global transition of energy systems to more sustainable forms of production as a means of mitigating the effects of climate change has gendered implications. Energy access has differential impacts on women and men with each gender facing differential gendered barriers including challenges in securing electricity connections and delays in connections. Therefore, gender mainstreaming in electrification will involve examining health and livelihood impacts related to construction, hiring practices, decision-making and energy needs.
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Infrastructure

Climate change is expected to have costly consequences for infrastructure, basic services, housing, livelihoods, and well-being. The vulnerability infrastructure to extreme weather events results from dense populations and the varying resilience of the infrastructure. That vulnerability is experienced most severely by already marginalized people and the safety of women and children causes particular concern. The climate change effects on infrastructure are likely to affect women, men and children in different ways and adaptive responses are also unevenly sufficient. Therefore, adaptation through climate-resilient infrastructure planning mechanisms will be a key strategy to support gender-equitable outcomes.
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Agriculture Projects

In Africa, the agricultural sector accounts for about 15% of total GDP, however it ranges from below 3% in Botswana and South Africa to more than 50% in Chad, implying a diverse range of economic structures. Agriculture employs more than half of the total labour force and within the rural population, provides a livelihood for multitudes of small-scale producers. A smallholder farm constitutes approximately 80% of all farms and employs about 175 million people directly. In many of the African countries, women comprise at least half of the labour force.
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