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Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)

Type of Organization:
Global Network
Membership Base:
Geographic Focus:
Global South, International
Mission Focus:
Climate Change, Ecological Protection, Economic Empowerment, Sustainable Development, Women's Leadership, Women's Rights
Primary UNFCCC Constituency:
Women and Gender

WOCAN is a women-led international network that supports agriculture and natural resource management organizations to strengthen women’s leadership and mainstream gender into their internal structures, programs, projects and policies, with the overall goal of contributing to sustainable development and poverty alleviation. WOCAN has been active at the COP negotiations, including hosting a side event on the establishment of a W+ Standard to measure results for women.