Gender and REDD+ Road Maps in Cameroon, Ghana and Uganda



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A gender-sensitive process to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) will allow countries to address gender inequalities from the onset of the process. in an effort to address gender considerations in REDD+, the international union for conservation of nature (IUCN) and the Women’s Environment and Development organization (WEDO) launched an initiative to develop gender and REDD+ road maps in cameroon, Ghana and uganda. implementation of the road maps will ensure that both women and men are recognized as important forest stakeholders and are given equal opportunities to learn about REDD+; build their capacity; participate in and contribute to decision-making processes; have access to technology; own land and benefit from REDD+.


Quesada-Aguilar, Andrea
Aquilar, Lorena


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