In REDD+ villages, women say their wellbeing has declined

Climate change interventions in forest communities are still not getting it right when it comes to gender, a study has found. Striking new results from the Global Comparative Study on REDD+ (GCS REDD+) show that women in REDD+ sites feel worse off after interventions take place in their villages, compared with those in control sites. “REDD+ has clearly not had a positive impact on women’s wellbeing,“ says lead author and Principal Scientist Anne Larson from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Read the full story on Forests News.