Enhancing women-focused investments in climate and disaster resilience

Research reports and studies
May 2020
This report explores why targeted investments in women are crucial to increase resilience to climate change and disasters and to achieve broader sustainable development.
Such investments include human resource development, institutional strengthening, financial literacy, the promotion of women’s voices and representation, and learning and skills development. The report explains why women-focused investments are necessary for climate resilience and identifies the key characteristics of such investments. It also discusses how a more supportive enabling environment can be developed.
The report is published by the Asian Development Bank.