Women and land after conflict in Rwanda | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

Resource information

Date of publication: 
September 2009
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
Rwanda LAND (Research) - 93
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Leisa Magazine

Female-headed households often experience inequalities in access to resources and income-generating opportunities. Conflicts may make women poorer. But it is important to realise that conflicts also offer an opportunity for change in which gender stereotypes shift and gender roles and identities can be renegotiated. Did genocide and civil war in Rwanda lead to new opportunities for rural women? - See more at: http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/women-and-food-sover...

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Marian Koster
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At ILEIA, we are committed to strengthening family farming rooted in agroecology. We do this by building bridges between the social movements, the science and the practice of agroecology through documenting and systematising grounded practices. As communication experts, we translate complex ideas into easily understandable language to bring together the insights derived from diverse ‘ways of knowing’, and to catalyse synergies among different actors working to amplify agroecology.

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The LAND Project is a five year program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Its primary goal is strengthening the resilience of Rwandan citizens, communities and institutions and their ability to adapt to land-related economic, environmental and social changes.

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