Tuesday, March 03, 2009


CALL FOR PAPERS: 2nd Gender and Forestry Conference

The 2nd Gender and Forestry Conference: Making a Difference in Theory and Practice aims to take another step towards a better understanding of gender in the forestry sector and hopes to generate ideas for resolving gender issues. The organizers seek reports on progress and backlashes to help identify the means and actions that have proven to be effective. Those will be organized into the following topics:

  1. Making a difference through education, knowledge exchange, and capacity building
  2. Making a difference through policies and statistical analysis
  3. Making a difference through cooperation, networking and the establishments of role models
  4. Making a difference through advances in theoretical and empirical research

The conference will be held in Umea, Sweden from 15 to 18 June 2009.

Last Date for abstract: 15 March 2009 [more information]

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