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31 10, 2019

Forest Cover 59: Bioenergy in West Africa – impacts on women and forests

By | 2019-10-31T17:44:25+00:00 October 31st, 2019|Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, GFC, News|0 Comments

In this issue of the Global forest Coalition's magazine Forest Cover we explore the full spectrum of bioenergy developments and use in West Africa and how they are impacting women and forests. The articles cover bioenergy in its very large-scale, requiring huge areas of land to provide the raw materials, to the ubiquitous and time-old [...]

8 10, 2019

“They are only interested in soy”: how peasant and indigenous women in Paraguay are organising to survive the twin threats of industrial agriculture and climate change

By | 2019-10-08T14:12:25+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Biodiversity, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News|0 Comments

This photo essay was originally published in the Ecologist Devastating fires across South America’s fragile forests have put the spotlight on the impacts of a growing and emboldened livestock and feedstock sector, which is hungry for land and unburdened by legislation or law enforcement. The Chaco forests in western Paraguay have been particularly badly hit [...]

12 07, 2019

Land rights and livelihoods key to achieving sustainable development for Kenya’s indigenous women

By | 2019-07-12T09:26:58+00:00 July 12th, 2019|Advocacy, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News|0 Comments

en español Governments gathered today at the High-level Political Forum at United Nations Headquarters in New York are discussing Sustainable Development Goal 13, on climate action. But whilst these discussions take place on what will clearly be another set of missed international goals, rural and Indigenous women in communities far removed from New York skyscrapers [...]

4 07, 2019

Liliana Marcela Rueda

By | 2019-07-04T14:23:19+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

en español Location: Vereda Centenario, Lebirja Municipality, Santander Department, Colombia Works for: Asociación Municipal de Mujeres Campesinas de Lebrija (AMMUCALE) and Colectivo de Reservas Campesinas y Comunitarias de Santander Role in #women2030: Participant in training and capacity-building workshops Related SDGs: SDG 1​, SDG 2​ ,SDG 4​, SDG 5, SDG 6​, SDG 7 My name is Liliana [...]

1 07, 2019

Teodolina Villalba

By | 2019-07-02T13:27:49+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

en español Location: San Isidro Community, Yrybucua District, Paraguay Works for: Federación Nacional Campesina (National Peasant’s Federation) Role in #women2030: Training participant Related SDGs: SDG 1, SDG 2, SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 5, SDG 6, SDG 12, SDG 13, SDG 15 In Paraguay at Federación Nacional Campesina I am responsible for the coordination. I work [...]

1 07, 2019

Safarbi Davlatova

By | 2019-07-02T13:24:56+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

en español Location: Sarikhasor, Tajikistan Works for: Forester for the Tajikistan State Agency Role in #women2030: Trainer of trainers Related SDGs: SDG 3, SDG 5, SDG 8, SDG 15 My name is Safarbi Davlatova and I work as a forester and collaborate with the Civil Society Organisation NOOSFERA. I participated in trainings on the Women2030 project [...]

1 07, 2019

Patience Alinaitwe

By | 2019-07-02T13:22:06+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Our stories|0 Comments

en español Location: Wakiso-Naluvule, Central Region, Uganda Works for: Angel’s Center for Children with Special Needs Role in #women2030: Gender & SDG Expert Related SDGs: SDG 3, SDG 4, SDG 5 My name is Patience Alinaitwe and I am a feminist. I work as a Programme Officer at Angel's Center for Children with Special Needs, a [...]