Women Voices in Climate Action and Governance (CURRENT PROJECT)

Women Voices in climate action and Governance project in Siaya County is a project supported by Akina Mama wa Africa organisation in Uganda. The project which runs from January 2022 to November 2022, aims to strengthen and advocate for women involvement in climate actions and environmental governance in Siaya County with a broader goal being Women in the grass roots are able to claim their rights, address inequalities and advocate for inclusive decision making in climate actions plans and platforms in Siaya County.

Project objectives

Objective 1: To empower women and build their capacities to demand for gender responsive climate actions, budgets, policies and plans in Siaya County by 2022

Objective 2: To build collaborative frameworks and feedback mechanism on climate and gender issues between the county government of Siaya and the grass root women in Siaya County

The project targets to work with Individual rural women & women in self-help groups at the community.

Implementation areas of the project include Ugunja, Gem and Alego Usonga sub-counties and specifically in North Alego ward, Township ward, South East Ward, West Gem ward, South Gem ward, Sigomre and Ugunja wards.