Women and Natural Resource Management

A Manual for the Asia Region

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This manual which focuses on women in Asia highlights the major issues of environmental degradation, and presents success stories of women promoting environmental management and sustainable development in the region. It provides trainers and extension workers with skills and techniques to train and involve women in conservation activities. It acknowledges the valuable indigenous knowledge which women in Asia possess and emphasises that women themselves must be involved in the identification of their needs.



Learning From Rural Women

Talking to women clearly results in double benefits: we are better informed as a result of talking with them and thus they stand a better chance of getting their points of view taken into account in any work initiated; the women gain from being included in this learning process so that male-biased knowledge does not neglect or adversely affect them.


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