2014 International Union of Forest Research Organizations

5-11 October, Salt Lake City, United States
7 October 2014 | 08:00-10:30 | Room: 151 B

Technical Session

Gender and forestry value chains

Scientists will shed light on the role of women in forest value chains in the face of forest loss and a range of uncertainties generated by ever‐increasing demands for food, timber, and ecosystem services in a globalized world.


Herry Purnomo, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett and Pablo Pacheco (CIFOR, Indonesia) and Sola Phosiso (CIFOR, Kenya)

CIFOR Panelists:

Fiona Paumgarten
"Opportunities for enhancing poor women’s socio-economic empowerment in the value chains of three African non-timber forest products (NTFPs)"

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Herry Purnomo
"Gender, value-added chains and certification in furniture industry"

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Phosiso Sola
"Women and charcoal value chains in Eastern and Southern Africa"

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