Indigenous women are the most in need of climate education

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NEFIN Climate Change Partnership Program has also a lot of focus on the capacity building and awareness raising trainings of indigenous women. With the objectives of capacitating and educating indigenous women about climate change impact, REDD+ and their issues related to climate change actions,IMG_9788 were conducted in ten districts namely in Gorkha, sindhupalchok, Dhankuta, Pachthar, Tehrathum, Sindhuli, Dolakha, Mustang, and Jumla. A total of 327 participants including 278 women and 49 men participated the trainings. Besides the trainees, political leaders, local authorities namely, Local Development Officer (LDO), Chief District Officer (CDO), District Forest Officer (DFO) attended the opening session of the training and gave their supportive remarks. The training on the issues of indigenous women has been helpful for participants, political leaders and the government bodies to understand important role of women in the field of climate change and REDD+.

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