Gender

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Gender” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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On 8 February 2018, IUCN, along with the Uttaranchal Youth and Rural Development Centre (UYRDC), a local NGO, organised a training session on nursery...
Under the Government of India’s National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), IUCN is implementing the ‘Coping with Uncertainties: Building Community Resilience and Ecosystem Based Adaptation to...
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) signed a...
Chairman NDMA, Lt. Gen. Omar Mahmood Hayat and Country Representative of IUCN, Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema signed the agreement. The MoU will facilitate collaborative initiatives between the two...
Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of...
With support from Mangroves for the Future (MFF), the Community Development Centre (CODEC), a local NGO, has introduced the bhandhu chula – an improved variety of cookstove – to the villages of...
Gender equity is a driving force for effective, equitable and sustainable environmental solutions. How do we ensure the forest landscape restoration...
Knowing that forest landscape restoration (FLR) opportunity assessments are stakeholder driven processes, the specific actions to ensure women and men fully participate in, and equally benefit from,...
Noting World Water Day and reflecting on International Women's Day movements and Women's History Month in a number of countries, USAID and IUCN...
By Lorena Aguilar and Corinne Hart Around the world, women play a critical role as natural resource managers –often tilling land and conserving biodiversity while managing household food and energy...
From March 2017 to March 2018, 32 professionals shared their thoughts and expertise on forests in 30-second clips. Here is your chance to hear their...
Thought leaders from across the world have shared their experiences and perspectives on forest issues since IUCN launched a year of Voices on Forests in honour of the International Day of Forests in...
IUCN's Global Programme on Governance and Rights (GPGR) is designed to strengthen natural resource management and conservation action through effective and equitable governance and a more systematic...
The Global Gender Office (GGO) contributes to IUCN’s mission by providing innovative approaches, technical support, policy development and capacity building to a wide range of partners – including...
Radio is generations old, but when combined with some ingenuity and a few modern technologies, it can accomplish great things. As farmers, foresters...
To accomplish its forest landscape restoration (FLR) goals, the government of Malawi confirmed through the ROAM process that engaging with farmers, specifically women, is critical to the adoption and...
Children on the beach in Sri Lanka Photo: IUCN / Asia Project title: Child Centered Climate Risk Assessment in Sri Lanka (CCCRA)  Location: Sri Lanka ...
In the coastal town of Keti Bandar in Sindh Province, Pakistan, locals once cultivated red rice on mudflats which received abundant freshwater from...
In recent decades, the construction of structures diverting water from the upstream of River Indus has resulted in a decrease in water flows into the Indus Delta. As a result of the intruding sea and...
Using cacao agroforestry systems to restore the Brazilian rainforest while improving livelihoods and producing deforestation-free commodities in ...
In the last few decades, the rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon have been rapidly degraded by being converted into pasturelands with poor livestock practices leading to the loss of forest and...

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