In this video, participants and colleagues in Cameroon’s Western Highlands talk about the impact this work has had in their lives and their hopes for the future.
If ever there were a question as to whether community forestry is an excellent conservation strategy, one would only have to look to the concessions of the Maya Biosphere Reserve for an answer—and to the women leaders who live there.
Studies show that climate change disproportionately affects women and girls. Yet their intrinsic bond with the natural landscape is what makes women ideal sustainability leaders.
Leila Yassin, the Rainforest Alliance’s global advocacy manager for nature, demystifies the climate change negotiations taking place at this year’s COP conference.
Meet 5 incredible women in sustainability who have successfully transformed their communities and the landscapes around them.