Recent News

November 4, 2016

WOCAN, in collaboration with AKIN Asia organized a panel discussion on ‘Women In Environment’ on 2 November in Bangkok.

September 7, 2016

This article was originally published on Responsible Business and is republished with permission.


August 26, 2016

Jeannette discussed her views on what is needed to bring about significant changes on a global scale, through investments in women farmers and their collectives during the webinar organized by Food Tank on 24 August . Food Tank in an NGO focused...

August 11, 2016

Kalpana Giri, WOCAN Core Associate and Nisha Onta, Knowledge Management Coordinator, were the panelists for the session on ‘Integrating gender considerations into climate change and disaster risk reduction strategies for fishing communities’ during the Global Conference on Climate Change...

August 8, 2016

WOCAN and HIMAWANTI organized the W+ Benefit Sharing Planning meeting with women leaders from Sidhuli and Kavre District on 6 August in HIMWANTI’s Central office in Kathmandu.

August 5, 2016

WOCAN hosted the Women in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WARM) meeting on 4 August in Bangkok. WARM is an informal gathering initiated by WOCAN to share, learn and build a network of individuals who are interested in issues related to Women in Agriculture and...

June 30, 2016

Jeannette attended the thirteenth meeting of the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Songdo, Korea, as an Observer. The Board approved 9 projects from its existing accredited entities,...

June 28, 2016

The consultation workshop took place on 24 June which focused on understanding what the gender-specific impacts of clean cooking and heating are and how these can be monitored and measured.  The discussion built on the work recently started by the Gold Standard (GS) on...