RECOFTC
Stories
Notes from the Field
Namira Arsa has come a long way in the past two years. Arsa transformed from being an administrator into being a gender expert. She is now leading...
Stories of Change
Gender leaders in Cambodia are working to mainstream gender equality in the forestry sector. Forestry is associated with labour-intensive work....
Talk of the Forest
Ten Nie loves planting trees. In 2018, her family planted one hectare of forest. In 2020, they planted another hectare of trees—Hopea odorata, a...
Talk of the Forest
RECOFTC and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) today launched Explore, a new research network and community of practice dedicated...
Talk of the Forest
In the forests of Indonesia’s South Sulawesi, where small-scale farmers often struggle to make a living, 38-year-old Marni is thriving. She has a new...
Notes from the Field
Saraswati Aryal’s parents were never disappointed that they did not have a son. Despite the patriarchal nature of Nepali society, they were happy...
Perspectives
Women from the Boon Rueang community were crucial in the effort to convince the Thai government to stop a plan to industrialize the 483-hectare...
Talk of the Forest
Sisavath Chanhthaleuxai has witnessed an evolution in the relationship between the Lao People's Democratic Republic government and civil society...
Notes from the Field
Ensuring policy reforms are gender-sensitive is made more difficult because gender-disaggregated data is missing 67 percent of the time in the...