Recent News

January 28, 2016

The WOCAN Board meeting was held from 27-29 January in San Francisco, California, USA.

January 13, 2016

The African Women’s Network for Community management of Forests (REFACOF) with the support from WOCAN organized the Women Leadership Circle in Agriculture & NRM (WLCAN) at Akonolinga on 29 October and at Edéa on 26 November. The objectives of WLCAN were to:

January 7, 2016

Jeannette Gurung and Barun Gurung, WOCAN Lead Trainer, met with Tomo Hamakawa, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Anna Boranova, Senior Analyst of Kopernik, on 3 Dec in Bali, Indonesia to learn more about each organization's work. Kopernik...

January 6, 2016
January 4, 2016

This W+ pilot project, "Time Saving for Women Users of Biogas in Nepal", measured the time saved for 7200 rural Nepalese women who replaced their wood generated stoves with those generated by biogas, relieving them of the need to collect fuel wood from the forest and saved 2.2 hours per day....

December 17, 2015

Jeannette Gurung attended the first ASEAN Climate Resilience Network (ASEAN-CRN) meeting from 14-16 Dec, 2015 in Bali.

December 14, 2015

Excerpt from the article:"Are Women The Key To Solving Climate Change?" written by Lauren Zanolli for FastCompany. 

December 11, 2015

Jeannette Gurung and WOCAN Core Associates, Maria Lee, Annabelle Waititu,Wangu Muthia and Sunitha Bisan attended the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11) in Paris.

December 9, 2015

Jeannette Gurung attended the workshop on Facilitating Inclusive Financial Markets held on 2 Dec in Bangkok. The workshop was organized by the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) and United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and...