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    Gender, poverty and environment_2017.pdf
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    December 2017

In Kyrgyzstan, the availability of national resources to a large section of the rural population, and especially to the poor, has been eroded severely in recent decades by their growing degradation both in quantity and quality. This study concerns as to how to best bring development in ways that would reduce poverty, save natural environment and bring social justice. It explores the following questions: “What are specific areas of inter-linkages among the issues gender equality, rural poverty and environmental degradation in the Kyrgyz Republic?” “What are gender implications for sustainable livelihoods in rural Kyrgyzstan?”, and “What are gender-differentiated impacts of environmental degradation in Kyrgyzstan”