+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Feminise our forests: consultation on the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development



Feminise our forests: consultation on the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development



Development In Practice: an Oxfam Journal 7(4): 415-420



Citing the case of the Self Employed Women's Association's (SEWA) experience in nine districts of Gujarat, India, an argument is presented for returning almost the entire forestry sector to the women through their cooperatives of groups. Such an argument is based on the fact that almost one third of poor women are directly or indirectly involved in forestry or forestry-related work in the unorganized sector of the India economy, yet forestry remains a mainly male domain.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 002841084

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

DOI: 10.1080/09614529754215


Related references

Our forests, our future. Report of the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Developmentby E. Salim; O. Ullsten. The International Forestry Review 1(4): 266-267, 1999

Forests Source Book Practical Guidance for Sustaining Forests in Development Cooperation World Bank ”WWF Alliance for Forest Conservation and Sustainable Use. 2008

Forests Source Book Practical Guidance for Sustaining Forests in Development Cooperation World BankWWF Alliance for Forest Conservation and Sustainable Use. Natural Hazards 48(2): 315-316, 2009

Sustainable economy of forestry and value added utilization of forests. The only chance to save the forests of the world. Proceedings of the NATO advanced research workshop on science and technology to save and better utilize Central and Eastern Europe' s forests, Saulberg, Lower Bavaria, Germany, July 15-19, 1996: 97-118, 1997

Forests in sustainable mountain development: a state of knowledge report for 2000. Task Force on Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development. Forests in sustainable mountain development: a state of knowledge report for 2000 Task Force on Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development: xxxiii + 590 pp., 2000

Mountains of the world: mountain forests and sustainable development. Mountains of the world: mountain forests and sustainable development: i + 42 pp., 2000

The case of tropical rain forests. The sustainable development of forests: aspirations and the reality. Naturzale Cuadernos de Ciencias Naturales (15): 13-15, 2000

European Commission for Forests and Forests Products of FAO: 3rd meeting of the Sub-commission for the Mediterranean Countries: Contributions of the Professors and Docents in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Istanbul. Publications of the Faculty of Forestry, University of Istanbul. 21, 42, 1952

The management of temperate forests: a model for sustainable development in marginal areas of the world. Comptes Rendus de l' Academie d' Agriculture de France 82(1): 71-82, 1996

Contribution of forests to rural inequality reduction present scope and future options for rural development and sustainable use of forests. International Journal Of Sustainable Development And World Ecology: 1, 4-14, 2010

Defining sustainable development for our common future: a history of the World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission). Australian Geographer 45(4): 559-561, 2014

Planted forests, Project B7-3011/93/156 - Forest Production in Planted Forests, Cooperation Programme Commission of the European Union and Argentina Development of Wood Production. Bosques cultivados, Proyecto B7-3011/93/156 "Produccion Forestal en Bosques Culivados", Programa de Cooperacion "Comision de la Union Europea Argentina", Desarollo Productivo de la Madera: iv + 110 pp., 1999

Comparison of ungulate adapations in the new world and the old world tropical forests with special reference to Ceylon and the rain-forests of Central America. IUCN Publs (New Series), 242: 585-602, 1974

Response to consultation on the Sustainable Development Commission. Response to consultation on the Sustainable Development Commission: ii + 26 pp., 1999

Biodiversity, beauty and the beast: are beautiful forests sustainable, are sustainable forests beautiful, and is small always ecologically desirable?. Forestry Chronicle 75(6): 955-960, 1999