natural resources

El estudio de la relación entre género y medio ambiente marcó un hito en la investigación ambiental a nivel mundial. En México, destacadas espe­cialistas dieron la pauta al analizar las distintas formas en que la condición de género interviene en el acceso, manejo y control de los recursos natu­rales, en particular en ámbitos rurales. En […]

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This document is a historical accumulation of WWF’s efforts in mainstreaming the issues of gender and social inclusion in conservation in order to enable more equitable use, access, control and decision over natural resource management. This publication is an outcome of learning and reflections with our implementing partners, frontline conservationists, community-based natural resource management institutions […]

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A lack of access to natural resources, including minerals, water and land, is often the underlying cause of many conflicts around the world. When managed properly however, as part of a peacebuilding strategy, these same resources can also be utilized, and their benefits shared to generate sustainable livelihoods that help guarantee peace and achieve sustainable […]

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This policy statement, adopted by IUCN in 1998, highlights the important role gender plays in environmental protection and affirms IUCN’s commitment to gender equity.

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Women are heavily involved in the Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP) sector, but earn little for their work and contributions. While the industry offers a great deal of promise in the way of economic-gain for women, it is not without it’s obstacles. This publication explores the experience of these women engaged in NTFP work, examining critical challenges and possibilities. Included is a review of various strategies employed by organizations seeking to improve earnings and maintain resource access for women.

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Although women often rely on natural resources for subsistence and economic well-being, their participation in resource management is low.  This manual provides guidance on Adaptive Collaborative Management implementation techniques.  It includes specific examples and information on how community members can share these techniques with others.  Within the context of ACM’s more inclusive form of resource […]

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This is a modular instrument for use in rural development projects with a focus on sustainable land management. The goal of this publication is to provide tools to help meet the challenge of understanding gender issues in sustainable land management and project development. The target audience is development staff at the project and programme levels, as well as policy-makers and organizations.

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