This workshop on ‘Deforestation and Forest Degradation, REDD+ and Gender’ was held on Friday, 20 November 2015 at Indreni Food Land, New Baneshwor. The workshop provided opportunities to share and exchange ideas and issues on gender in forestry in general and REDD+ in Nepal in particular.
There was also a presentation by Rahul Karki of ForestAction Nepal on the study regarding “Understanding the driver-commodities-gender nexus” in Nepal. Moreover, the panelists also provided their suggestions/ ideas on gender issues in forestry. Various governmental and non-governmental organizations like FECOFUN, MoFSC, COFSUN, ICIMOD, SIAS, HIMAWANTI, NEFIN, MSFP attended this workshop.