The transition to a green economy will create many new jobs around the world, including in sub-Saharan Africa. Will women share-in these new jobs, and will the economic transformation help women move into higher-paid, more stable jobs that require more education and skills? The short answer is “yes” – provided countries adopt strong policies and programmes to make it happen.

This report is co-published by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). This study is the product of cross-institutional collaboration between the African Natural Resources Center of the AfDB and UN Women’s Regional Office for West and Central Africa.

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