Recent News

July 31, 2012

An action research on Gender, Forest and REDD+SES was conducted in Nepal jointly by the REDD-Forestry and Climate Change Cell, WEDO and WOCAN with the support from the REDD+ Social and Environmental Standards (SES) Secretariat.

July 31, 2012

WOCAN Core Associate and Lead Trainer Dr. Barun Gurung conducted a training for ICRAF (World Agroforestry Center) on  Integrating Gender into the R & D Cycle and the Organization  in Kunming, China on May 28-  June 3, 2012 for 17 participants from ICRAF and the Kunming Institute of Botany (...

July 27, 2012

A national seminar on Gender, Forestry, and REDD+ was held on 27 July, 2012 at the Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh. The seminar was initiated by Pact and organized in collaboration with WOCAN (Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources) and the Center for People and Forests (...

July 23, 2012

Abidah Setyowati of WOCAN presented a paper during International Workshop in Gender and Forest Tenure in Asia and Collective Forest Tenure Reform held in Beijing, China on July 21, 2012. The event was a part of Right and Resources Institute’s research report launching entitled “The Challenges of...

July 18, 2012


WOCAN Liaison officer in Washington DC, Lamia El-Fattal Masadiah, was recently elected as a member of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) Steering Committee, representing WOCAN for a period of two years. She attended her first GGCA Steering Committee meeting in New York City,...

July 18, 2012

WOCAN South Africa coordinator, Sefora participated in the meeting organized by FAO Director-Genderal, Jose Graziano da Silva on July 18, 2012.

July 16, 2012

Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) has published the first of the new case study series entitled An Assessment of Gender and Women’s Exclusion in REDD+ in Nepal.

July 16, 2012

Himalayan Climate Initiative (HCI), in association with Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources (...

June 29, 2012

Jeannette Gurung was on the panel of the US Agency for International Development, on Women and Natural Resources with USAID's Deputy Administrator, Don Steinburg on Thursday, June 21, 2012, in the US Center, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

June 26, 2012

Rio de Janeiro: The Women’s Major Group (WMG) at Rio+20, representing 200 civil society women’s organizations from all around the world, released a final statement where they expressed that they are greatly disappointmented and seriously outraged by the results of the “official” deliberations at...