From the outset, the development of agriculture has been strongly associated with women’s endeavour. In fact, women’s contribution to agriculture goes back to the origins of farming and the domestication of animals when the first human settlements were established more than 6 000 years ago. Over the years, the division of responsibilities and labour within households and communities tended to place farming and nutrition-related tasks under women’s domain. Nowadays, in many societies women continue to be mainly responsible for family food security and nutrition.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJuly, 2018Dominica, Burkina Faso, Honduras, Belgium, Uzbekistan, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Spain, Zimbabwe, Denmark, Germany, Tanzania, Zambia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Senegal, Italy, Brazil, Switzerland
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Zambia, Mali, Burundi, China, Namibia, Eswatini, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Sudan, Georgia, Kenya, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America
Land Tenure Working Paper 11. This co-publication of FAO and UN-HABITAT seeks to better understand and define the processes, mechanisms and institutions of governance of tenure in rural and urban areas. The paper recognises that excellent land policies, laws and technical reforms have been developed. However, in many cases their implementation has slipped, stalled or even been reversed. By adopting a governance and political economy perspective, the paper offers insights for the design of reforms and for the development of land governance tools.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Africa, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Europe, Eastern Europe, Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, Estonia, Norway, Netherlands
This edition of the Land Tenure Journal features a selection of articles from Central and Eastern Europe to Francophone and Anglophone West Africa, through East Africa and back to Northern Europe. The focus of the topics spans land consolidation approaches in Europe, experiences of land colonization and an overview of tenure reforms in Burkina Faso, post-conflict land policy in Liberia, land reform in Malawi, and community commons in Norway.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2004Angola, Egypt, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Bolivia, Ivory Coast, Congo, Djibouti, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Cyprus, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Americas
The second volume of Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives for 2004 comprises eight articles that examine a range of areas central to land tenure activity. They provide a stimulating and, in some cases, critical set of perspectives on how best to tackle some of these issues.
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