A report on gender in the forestry sector in Malawi
Shaba, McJones W.M.
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This paper highlights the problems and experiences related to gender in the Forestry Sector in Malawi and proposes recommendations which could be put into effect so as to make the forestry program more gender focussed. The report is divided into five sections. The first section on Introduction outlines what is covered in the report. The second section highlights the Concept of Gender and the third section on Rationale for Gender and Development emphasizes the importance of mainstreaming gender in development. The section on the Experiences in the Forestry Sector outlines the successes, observations and problems faced in the Forestry Sector pertaining to mainstreaming gender in the forestry program of action in Malawi. The fifth section highlights gives proposals on mainstreaming gender into the national forestry programme of action. References form the last section, and all literature the author used is acknowledged.