Research from Central and East Africa shows that, despite facing engrained gender barriers, women are important participants in the economic activity surrounding artisanal and small-scale mining, and some are forging new economic pathways.
Altering the climate of poverty under climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa : setting priorities and strategies for adaptation with the forests to climate; end of the project report, March 2008 – July 2011
This report describes the activities of the Congo basin Forests and Climate Change Adaptation (CoFCCA) project.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
This project will provide empirical evidence on the constraints and opportunities for women's economic empowerment in artisanal and small scale mining (ASM), and on the impact of regulatory reforms.
Altering the Climate of Poverty under Climate Change : the Forests of Congo Basin (sub-Saharan Africa)
The forests of the Congo basin provide ecosystem services to over 80% of the population living in or near them.