Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Gender in Forestry

The Gender in Forestry Module is intended for forest and other land managers, land-use planners interested in the role of forests in sustainable development, and forest-related civil-society, non-governmental and private-sector organizations and associations.

The module provides basic and more detailed information on gender in forestry, as well as tools and case studies on gender mainstreaming in forestry.

This module was developed with the kind collaboration of the following people and/or institutions:

Initiator(s): Qiang Ma - FAO, Forestry Department

This module was revised in 2016 to strengthen gender considerations.

Reviewer(s): Lauren Flejzor, Taylor Tondelli - FAO, Forestry Department