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Paving the way for gender-responsive FLR: The importance of forest landscape restoration for rural women in Armenia

In Armenia, the forestry sector and forest restoration policy development and decision making in natural resources management processes have been shaped as a result of women’s historical every day practices—which are also often drivers of deforestation and degradation—and yet women’s direct participation in these matters is frequently neglected. Forests in Armenia are state property and […]

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The Mighty Shea Tree: How Gender Matters for Restoration

Forest restoration promises to not only enhance the ecological integrity of degraded and deforested lands but also to benefit the people who rely on those lands for numerous products and ecosystem services. If we are to restore vast areas of the globe – a goal embodied in the Bonn Challenge to restore 150 million hectares […]

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Gender equality has been at the heart of European Union (EU) policymaking since the inclusion of the principle of equal pay in the Treaty Establishing the European Economic Community in 1957. Despite the European Union’s persistent and longstanding engagement with gender equality, progress in the area remains limited. Aiming to support more effective policymaking at EU […]

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Women participate in all segments of the seafood industry, including fishing, farming, trading and selling, monitoring and administration. But the widespread lack of consideration for their role and work in the seafood industry is, in many respects, disadvantageous to them and ultimately bars them from participating fully and equitably in the industry. The primary aim of […]

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