Gender mainstreaming at PORALG has been a challenge as less women are working as technical staff, this is as a result of no availability of women having qualifications in certain disciplines. But we are trying to involve women, for example in the task-force formed and should be involved in the daily project activities; currently there are two women in our department and one is the Assistant Director for Economic and Productive Sector (ADEP) and also the Senior Climate Change Advisor for DCFP. The other one is the member of the DCFP task force.
In terms of gender I would be happy to see more women working with us.
At the LGA level, among the gender issues that will emerge at this level are issues that cause women to suffer, with this I would love to see women on the frontline. I know that they are are very active, because if you ask them through a participatory way for example what would be the situation as a result of climate change, they will explain it very clearly. Undoubtedly, women are more affected than men and they suffer a lot.