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+.
The report tries to understand how gender perspectives are being integrated in the forest policies of eight Asian countries: Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam.
This training manual has been developed together with FAO to enhance knowledge and skills in gender mainstreaming, including gender analysis and the integration of the findings from the analysis into the design of forestry interventions.
This paper examines gender-based impacts of commercial oil palm in Bugala island, Kalangala district, Uganda, where large scale oil palm development is ongoing.
Africa is experiencing the impacts of climate change, yet there is wide variation in the capacity of women and men to adequately cope with its effects. Although the research base is wide and growing every day, this fact sheet centers on a select group of themes in literature around gender and climate change in Africa, […]
The video showcases the importance of women’s equitable participation and representation in Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) in Brazil via a series of capacity-building sessions and interviews conducted in March 2016
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 […]
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 […]
Este documento resume el proceso e incluye las acciones realizadas desde 2012 para promover marcos normativos y programáticos coherentes y armónicos que fortalezcan el vínculo entre dos temas relevantes del desarrollo: la igualdad de género y el cambio climático.
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 […]