Recent News

November 12, 2015

Vera Weill-Hallie, Chair of WOCAN Board, was one of the speakers at the 42nd Committee on World Food Security (CFS) side event titled Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) and Gender — Evidence for Equitable, Food Secure...

November 12, 2015

Jeannette Gurung was one of the speakers on the roundtable discussion on ‘Investing in women's economic resilience and social wellbeing : Rethinking the role of private sector development in Africa’ organized by the Foreign Policy Centre (FPC), supported by...

November 4, 2015

Jeannette Gurung was one of the panelists discussing strategies to end poverty in all its forms and achieving gender equality, at the Responsible Business Forum on 4 November in Singapore. 

October 30, 2015

WOCAN members, Core Associates, donors and partners attended the WARM meeting to celebrate and reflect on the achievements of WOCAN on 29 Oct in Bangkok. Jeannette presented the highlights from the five year report and her ideas for...

October 29, 2015

We collected 10 reflections to celebrate the 10 years of WOCAN’s efforts to integrate gender into agriculture and natural resource management institutions, empower women and promote gender equality, and look forward to new and exciting opportunities in the next decade.

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October 16, 2015

Jeannette Gurung attended the Expert Group Meeting on Gender and Climate Policy and Action to discuss the current status, identify...

October 12, 2015

Nisha Onta, Knowledge Management Coordinator, and Sunitha Bisan, WOCAN Core Associate, presented the W+ Standard at the NGO marketplace during the CSR Asia Summit on 7-8 October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Summit focused on sustainable business strategies which bring value to businesses,...

October 9, 2015

Jeannette Gurung, and WOCAN Board Members Lee West and Candice Eggerss, attended the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) from 6-9 Oct. in San Francisco. 

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October 1, 2015

WOCAN has created the first-of-its-kind social benefit standard, the W+ Standard, designed to measure the positive impact projects can provide to women and women’s groups in six key areas: Time, Health, Income and Assets, Food Security, Knowledge and Education and...

September 30, 2015

 

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