2014 International Union of Forest Research Organizations

5-11 October, Salt Lake City, United States
6 October 2014 | 15:30-18:00 | Room: 251 A-C

Technical Session

Gender, participation, and climate change


This session will focus on challenges, opportunities, and outcomes of securing women’s participation in forest governance, linking them with issues and experiences in climate change adaptation and mitigation.


Organizers:

Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Esther Mwangi (CIFOR, Indonesia), Peter Cronkleton (CIFOR, Peru) and Terry Sunderland (CIFOR, Indonesia)

CIFOR Panelists:

Herry Purnomo
Presentation:
"Opportunities and outcomes of women’s participation in forest governance: lessons from CIFOR’s research"

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Terry Sunderland
Presentation:
"Challenging perceptions about men, women, and forest product use: a global comparative study"

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Sheona Shackleton
Presentation:
"Are women more vulnerable to climate change and other interacting stressors In the rural Eastern Cape, South Africa?"

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