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Regional: Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women.

Project Type / Modality of Assistance : Technical Assistance

Source of Funding / Amount :

TA 7914-REG: Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women

Nordic Development Fund : US$ 2.70 million

TA 7914-REG: Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women (Supplementary)

Water Financing Partnership Facility - Multi Donor : US$ 300,000.00

TA 7914-REG: Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women (Supplementary)

Nordic Development Fund : US$ 450,000.00

Strategic Agendas :

Environmentally sustainable growth

Inclusive economic growth

Regional integration

Drivers of Change :

Governance and capacity development

Knowledge solutions

Geographical Location : Cambodia,Lao PDR,Viet Nam

Partnerships : Private sector development

Sector / Subsector :

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban solid waste management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming : Gender equity

Description : The RETA supports human resource and technical capacity development for implementing agencies to integrate gender analysis in national/sub-national climate change policy frameworks, strategies, and action plans and screening of emission reduction projects; for women's groups to gain co-benefits from appropriate emissions reductions technologies; and national/sub-national ministries/agencies supporting gender mainstreaming to engage in and promote more equitable benefit distribution of climate change projects and finance in dialogue with government agencies managing national climate change responses. The RETA builds on existing donor partner and/or private sector investments and NGO interventions by piloting a model to develop low carbon technology projects linked to gender-equality benefits. It will demonstrate how climate financing can provide benefits to women for their contributions to GHG reductions in addition to productive industries. The RETA complements existing interventions by providing them with focused support to engage women's groups as agents of change and access climate finance.

Host projects, private sector companies, and national programs which serve as anchors for the RETA. These include Light Engineering Solutions and African Clean Energy Limited in Cambodia, SNV's Improved Cook Stove National Program, Lao Disabled Women's Development Center, and Association for Rural Mobilization and Improvement in Lao PDR, and the National Biogas Program in Vietnam. This TA will go further by building stronger implementation partners at the local level in women's groups as well as supporting these groups to access climate financing. ADB will increase development impact and benefit shares for women to the existing clean energy value chains son several levels. These include: (1) support policy level engagement through bringing stakeholders together and supporting ministri

Project completion date : 2016-12-31 12:00:00

Major organization : ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (ADB)

Address : 6 ADB Avenue,

Mandaluyong City 1550

Country :Philippines

Url :


Financier address : Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Southeast Asia Department

No. 29 Suramarit Blvd. (268/19)

Sangkat Chaktomuk,

Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh,


Tel : + 855 23 215 805, 215 806, 216 417

Fax : + 855 23 215 807

Website :

Responsible ADB Officer-Linda Adams

Responsible ADB Division-Urban Development and Water Division, SERD

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Publication:Mena Report
Geographic Code:9CAMB
Date:May 10, 2016
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