Gender and REDD+ in the Asia Pacific: Supporting Champions for Women’s Leadership/ Gender Equality

A Gender and REDD+ Team has formed in Asia/Pacific region to champion women’s leadership and gender equality to address the neglect of gender issues within REDD+. Panelists will discuss ways in which REDD+ projects can actively enhance the rights and position of rural women in the region.

Speakers: Mdme Thoa, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam, Yani Septiani, Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia, Regan Suzuki, RECOFTC, Jeannette Gurung, WOCAN Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC)

Regan Suzuki [email protected] WOCAN Jeannette Gurung [email protected]