Meet the Women Trading Sudan’s First Carbon Credits

Thursday, April 17, 2014

While attention in the sector has recently been focused on the IPCC’s latest report on climate change, in Sudan women have been quietly making breakthroughs by issuing the country’s first carbon credits. In a country blighted by conflict and drought, the Women’s Development Association Network (WDAN) representing over 50,000 women in Sudan, is driving economic growth and reversing deforestation.

Source: The Guardian (link opens in a new window)

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Environment
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financial inclusion, governance, sustainability, Women