A short introductory reading from the GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website that summarizes the gender dimensions in forestry and climate change.This reading is part of a larger study on the gender dimensions of climate change in several sectors such as agriculture, biodiversity, consumption, disaster, energy, forests, health, migration, population, tourism, transport, waste and water. The reading specifically discusses the importance of women’s knowledge of local forest resources for providing livelihoods and how climate change may impact the same.
Students will learn about gendered aspects of forestry and agroforestry in several communities worldwide. They will also learn about the importance of women’s participation in forest related policy making, mitigating deforestation and climate change.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
|Forests, Gender and Climate Change
|Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Gender, Gender Studies, Forestry, Agroforestry, Deforestation, Sociology, Biodiversity, Public Policy
|Climate and Society; Policy, Politics and Environmental Governance
|Type of tool
|GenderCC Women for Climate Justice
|GenderCC Women for Climate Justice website