Women’s resource access rights more precarious, under-rated and -valued work, under-representation in decision-making and leadership structures…
Yet women are active in defending their rights and combating desertification, i.e. many are involved in counteracting land degradation or even in its restoration via associations, farmers’ organizations and individual initiatives. Operators and policymakers must now take these women stakeholders into better account, as they are too often overlooked in policies to combat desertification.
Isabelle Droy, socio-economist (IRD) and CSFD member, coordinated this dossier.
A hard copy version is available from CSFD upon request (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The French version is also downloadable here.