forests

Using International Law to Advance Women’s Tenure Rights in REDD+

This paper makes a case for advancing women’s tenure rights and how international law can be used to promote those rights in the context of REDD+. It is intended for women’s rights advocates involved in climate change and REDD+, and thus presumes a general familiarity with REDD+. International human rights law is presented as an additional framework for advocates to use in their strategies and messages to advance women’s tenure rights in REDD+.

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Women often use natural resources differently than men yet frequently have minimal influence on how local resources are managed. An emerging hypothesis is that empowering more women in local resource decision-making may lead to better resource governance and conservation. Here we focus on the forestry and fisheries sectors to answer the question: What is the […]

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The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) is an Africa-wide environmental-governance research and training program focusing on enabling responsive and accountable decentralization to strengthen the representation of forest-based rural people in local-government decision making. This Working Paper series will publish the RFGI case studies as well as other comparative studies of decentralized natural resources governance in […]

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Foro de consulta pública a mujeres del sector rural

Cápsula informativa del Foro de consulta pública a mujeres del sector rural cuyo objetivo objetivo fue realizar una planeación democrática que retome todas las aspiraciones y demandas de las mujeres del sector rural en relación a la Estrategia Nacional de Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación forestal (ENAREDD+). Organizado por la Comisión Nacional Forestal […]

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