Technical Support

To achieve our purpose, we provide technical support to generate new knowledge through analysis of specific issues and pilot projects to inform policy and program development, to ultimately enhance the abilities of women farmers/entrepreneurs to meet their practical needs related to food security, energy and sustainable development, while addressing their strategic interests for empowerment and balanced gender relations. WOCAN also acts as an ‘incubator’ of new field-tested ideas that support its mission, through innovative ideas that may serve to increase women’s assets and transform gender relations.

Linda Mossop-Rousseau of WOCAN South Africa and Stacy Alboher of Global Gender and Climate Alliance joined in a presentation to the pilot FIP countries in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday 22 June 2011. The subject of their joint presentation was Gender and the Forest Investment Program.
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