Women’s Empowerment, Agricultural Innovation, and Climate Change Adaptation
- Sustainable Development Goal :5 - Gender Equality
- Gender Equality Marker :Gender Responsive (GE2)
- Testing Country :Indonesia
- Testing Period :17 months
- Amount :$250,000
Lestari Sustainable Development Consultants tested the women-focused dissemination of newly developed drought-tolerant coffee varieties that increase climatic resilience. The dissemination used a gender responsive climate smart coffee farming methodology. The impacts of the solution include improved gender equality, increased coffee productivity, more income and food security, and strengthened coffee climatic resilience. The testing was conducted in the Indonesian coffee producing centres of Toraja and Enrekang districts, South Sulawesi Province.