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A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique cover image
Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Mozambique
Tanzania

Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries.

Reports & Research
February 2018
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya
Tanzania
Nigeria

This study provides a case study of the mango value chain in Kenya and seeks to better understand key linkages between land rights and project outcomes. It explores (1) whether and how land rights for Kenya’s mango farmers affect project uptake and success; and (2) what (if any) are this project’s unintended consequences on land tenure in implementation areas.

Revista Latinoamericana de Geografia e Gênero
Journal Articles & Books
January 2018
South America
Brazil

As reflexões e discussões contidas neste artigo são oriundas de ações realizadas no projeto “Interface entre extensão e pesquisa no acompanhamento de empreendimentos econômicos e solidários em comunidades tradicionais e áreas de quilombo no território da Cidadania na Baixada Cuiabana MT”.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2017
South-Eastern Asia
Asia
Myanmar

In this research highlight, we present analysis of agricultural land use, distribution, access, tenure, land markets, and historical patterns of ownership and disposal. Findings are derived from a representative survey of 1578 rural households in Myanmar’s Central Dry Zone - the Rural Economy and Agriculture Dry Zone Survey (READZ).

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017
Poland
Latvia

Business activities conducted in rural areas are associated with crop cultivation, animal rearing and agricultural produce processing. The countryside residents, after hard work, should be offered a chance of having pleasant leisure time activities.

Putting the Voluntary Guidelines into Practice: A Learning Guide for Civil Society Organizations cover image
Manuals & Guidelines
December 2017
Global

This learning guide provides civil society organizations (CSOs) with a methodology and a set of materials to undertake training on the VGGT with civil society actors from the grassroots to the national level. Trainees will learn how to apply the VGGT to actual tenure governance challenges.

“HOW THEY TRICKED US” LIVING WITH THE GIBE III DAM AND SUGARCANE PLANTATIONS IN SOUTHWEST ETHIOPIA
Reports & Research
November 2017
Ethiopia

How They Tricked Us: Living with the Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia, reveals the dire situation faced by the Indigenous in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley and calls for urgent action by the government.

Reports & Research
November 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
Guatemala

Los Informes/País sobre la situación de las mujeres rurales, aportan datos fundamentales para tener en cuenta en cualquier tipo iniciativa que implique a las mujeres rurales, a la vez que proponen recomendaciones puntuales para la garantía de sus derechos.

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