Restoring land in Africa an opportunity for women’s rights, says president of women’s forest network

Deforestation and land degradation amount to almost a third of Africa’s landmass, which has a devastating effect on the environment and livelihoods.

Cècile Njebet is the founder of the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF) dedicated to tackling social, cultural, political, legal and economic issues related to forest management and women’s rights.

 

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