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Rooting out inequalities: Women’s participation in forest management in conflict-affected areas of Karen state in Myanmar

Forests are a critical resource for people in Myanmar, in particular for ethnic minorities such as the Karen people. Neglecting forest management in conflict-affected areas can increase conflict risks and carry adverse social and environmental impacts. This research focus in Karen state especially in the southeast Myanmar by exploring the key role gender plays in opportunities for peacebuilding and forest management. The research report contains five sections.

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Data Resource Preview - Myanmar gender forest management _full report_Eng_2020

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Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Burmese
  • Forests and forestry
  • Women in development
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
  • Kayin
Copyright Yes
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Author (corporate) Jana Naujoks, Myat Thandar Ko, Nant Mu Say Khaleim, Saw Eh Htoo & Saw Eh Wah
Publisher International Alert
Publication date 2020
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Keywords Gender role,Karen people,forest management,ကျား၊မ အခန်းကဏ္ဍ,ကရင်လူမျိုး,သစ်တောစီမံခန့်ခွဲမှု
Date uploaded November 27, 2021, 08:04 (UTC)
Date modified December 1, 2021, 07:34 (UTC)