Women, forests and business

-I have always considered myself as an equal to men, and my daughter is able to be whatever she wants too, like her brother.

  • Published: 02.05.2017
  • Published by: Ivar Legallais-Korsbakken
  • Tags: #UNFF 12  # Side event  # Gender  # Women 
  • Satu-Marja Tenhiälä at the gender side event panel

    This was a message from Satu-Marja Tenhiälä when she on behalf of IFFA made a statement at the UNFF 12 side event “Women, Forests and Business Opportunities” in New York 3 May 2017.

    Satu-Marja Tenhiälä considered herself lucky and went back in the Finnish forest history where men and women worked side by side in the forests and the forest industry, but men was paid higher than women.

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    Published: 18.05.2018

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    Published: 08.05.2018

    - Identify and design mechanisms that recognise the multiple benefit that sustainable forest management and sustainable wood hade in communities, improving livelihood and cost-effective carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation.

    Halt deforestation and increase forest area

    Published: 22.03.2018

    Strengthening small-scale forest producers and their organisation may halt deforestation and increase forest area.

    The conference “Halt deforestation and increase forest area” was held in Rome 20-22 February 2018

    The conference was a joint initiative between FAO and the Collaborative Partnership of Forests.

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