forests

Brazil paves the way for gender equity in forest and biodiversity conservation

7 March 2017 The gender and environment landscape is slowly changing in Brazil – after several years of concerted effort by IUCN to further gender considerations, women have taken a strong lead at the forefront of biodiversity conservation and restoration efforts. On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the journey toward this achievement. Women around […]

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A Journey of Gender-related events at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

A Journey of Gender-related events at the IUCN World Conservation Congress   Events coordinated by IUCN GGO Events participated in by IUCN GGO Other gender-related events worth checking out! Friday, September 2: 5:00-7:00pm: Engaging the other half: practical things you can do to integrate women into natural resource management projects IUCN GGO, Conservation International, The […]

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UNCCD COP12: Gender Responsive Forest Landscape Restoration

UNCCD COP12: Gender Responsive Forest Landscape Restoration Today more than 1.6 billion people in the world rely heavily on forest resources for their livelihoods. Forests provide us with clean water, regulates climate and protects biodiversity as well as it is source of income, fuel and food. Fifty percent of these 1.6 billion people are women. […]

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GGO participates in Stakeholder Engagement and Governance Session at FLR Forum

GGO participates in Stakeholder Engagement and Governance Session at FLR Forum On September 23, participants gathered for the second day of the FLR Forum in Washington, D.C. to further explore themes related to Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR). The Forum, organized by IUCN and theWorld Resources Institute (WRI), invited participants from governments and partner institutes, in […]

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