Welcome to our ninth edition of the FTA Gender Integration Team Newsletter: Focus on Gender.
FTA scientists actively participated and contributed to events and discussions during the latest Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). This issue focuses on their thoughts and experiences on gender and climate change in the context of forests, trees and agroforestry.
Please feel free to share with us any gender and forest-related resources, tools or information you may have. Your comments and feedback are welcome and encouraged. To get in touch, please email Ana Maria Paez Valencia.
A recent webinar shared insights from ICRAF and CIAT research projects in sites in South and Central America addressing the question of how does consideration of women’s and men’s uses of and benefits from forest and tree resources make a difference for successful agroforestry strategies targeting climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Are women considered in climate policy? How is gender understood in global climate commitments?CIFOR scientists discuss the main issues related to gender and climate change in the lead-up to COP22 in Marrakesh. Read more
This newsletter is a product of the collaboration between the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bioversity International, and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) as part of the Research Program on Forest, Trees and Agroforestry of the CGIAR.
Our mailing address is:
World Agroforestry Centre
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
PO Box 30677, Nairobi, 00100
CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry
The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) is the world’s largest research for development program to enhance the role of forests, trees and agroforestry in sustainable development and food security and to address climate change. CIFOR leads FTA in partnership with Bioversity International, CATIE, CIRAD, ICRAF, INBAR and TBI.