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6.08.01 - Gender research in forestry


Publication alert: The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Marlène Elias, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Susan Stevens Hummel. © 2017 – Routledge. 380 pages | 16 B/W Illus.

This book is a collection of classics in the field of gender and forests and is available free to developing country individuals from the Center for International Forestry Research in Bogor, Indonesia, Lima, Peru, and Nairobi, Kenya.  You can contact Bimbika Sijapati Basnett ( to arrange for a copy.  It can also be purchased by those in the global North from Amazon or

The book’s sister publication, published in 2016, Gender and Forests:  Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues (London: Routledge/Earthscan, 2016), is now available free on CIFOR’s website (  This collection highlights recent work on the topics mentioned in the title, from tropical countries around the world.