Congo

The WCS Gender Assessment Field Guide materials were created by Anne Gordon Williams, WCS’s CAFEC Gender consultant in February-March 2015. The materials were used to conduct a gender assessment and field training for male and female WCS staff in Congo and the DRC. The WCS Gender Assessment Field Guide is intended to help WCS staff […]

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The African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF): Empowering African Women to Influence REDD+

The African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (Réseau des Femmes Africaines pour la Gestion Communautaire des Forêts, or “REFACOF”) aims to make concrete, meaningful, and effective contributions to forest governance in order to influence national policies and international frameworks regarding women’s rights and tenure in member countries. Under African customary law, women seldom own or inherit land, and the […]

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