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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2021
    Ethiopia

    Land in Ethiopia is held by the state, who acts as a custodian for the Ethiopian people. Even though it is the state which controls land ownership, farmers and pastoralists are guaranteed a lifetime ‘holding’ right that provides rights to use the land, rent it out, donate, inherit and sharecrop it. Everything except sell and mortgage it. On paper and under existing formal laws, women have equal rights to men as far as use and control of and access to land is concerned.

  2. Library Resource
    Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
    Reports & Research
    July, 2021
    Tanzania, Mongolia, Global

    For more than five years, the Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) Project has been investigating the intersection of gender and land relations in mining-affected pastoralist communities in Mongolia and Tanzania. The aim has been to develop a methodology for long-term community engagement and capacity building to protect and support the land rights of all vulnerable people – thus to fully mainstream attention to gender equity in land tenure governance within a framework that would facilitate improvements in community land rights across the board.

  3. Library Resource
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    Scaling community legal literacy, land rights certification and climate resilience

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2021
    Mozambique

    This one-pager provides details on the LAND-at-scale project in Mozambique. This project is implemented by Centro Terra Viva and Terra Firma, and financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via the Netherlands Enterprise & Development Agency. 

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    Case Studies from Brazil, Indonesia, Georgia, India and Rwanda

    Reports & Research
    January, 2021
    Rwanda, Brazil, Indonesia, India, Georgia

    Digital technologies cut off access to land

    Despite promises to fix unjust land governance, a new study shows that digital technologies can further land grabbing and inequality.

     

  5. Library Resource
    Where Bottom-Up and Top-Down Meet: Challenges in Shaping Sustainable  & Scalable Land Interventions
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2021
    Egypt, Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Chad, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Vietnam, Palestine, Global

    LAND-at-scale is a land governance support program for developing countries from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, which was launched in 2019. The aim of the program is to directly strengthen essential land governance components for men, women and youth that have the potential to contribute to structural, just, sustainable and inclusive change at scale in lower- and middle-income countries/regions/landscapes. The program is designed to scale successful land governance initiatives and to generate and disseminate lessons learned to facilitate further scaling.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2021
    Tanzania, Mongolia

    For more than five years, the Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) Project has been investigating the intersection of gender and land relations in mining-affected pastoralist communities in Mongolia and Tanzania. The aim has been to develop a methodology for long-term community engagement and capacity building to protect and support the land rights of all vulnerable people – thus to fully mainstream attention to gender equity in land tenure governance within a framework that would facilitate improvements in community land rights across the board.

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    cover_Pathways to improving and scaling Land Tenure Registration (LTR) approaches in Burundi.PNG
    Reports & Research
    October, 2020
    Burundi

    This scoping study on ways to improve tenure security in Burundi is commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). RVO is responsible for the implementation of the LAND-at-scale program, which is a program launched by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to contribute to improved land governance around the world.

  8. Library Resource
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    Journal Articles & Books
    August, 2020
    Malawi

    Smallholder farmers are an important piece in the country’s agriculture puzzle and attainment of food security.

    With the globe facing looming food security issues, the smallholder farmers are and have always been stakeholders not be left behind.

    Yes, we cannot talk food security without inputs from the small scale farmers. They need to be incorporated in every step, as the country takes baby steps initiatives towards being self sufficient. 

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    Food Security and COVID-19
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2021
    Kenya, Angola, Chad, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Global

    June 4, 2021 -- An increasing number of countries are facing growing levels of acute food insecurity, reversing years of development gains. Even before COVID-19 reduced incomes and disrupted supply chains, chronic and acute hunger were on the rise due to various factors including conflict, socio-economic conditions, natural hazards, climate change and pests. COVID-19 impacts have led to severe and widespread increases in global food insecurity, affecting vulnerable households in almost every country, with impacts expected to continue through 2021 and into 2022.

  10. Library Resource
    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
    Reports & Research
    April, 2011
    Mauritania

    Mauritania is a highly centralized Islamic republic with a president as head of state. The legislative function is exercised by the Senate and National Assembly, the former consisting of representatives chosen indirectly by municipal councilors and the latter directly elected by the voters. The legislative bodies were weak relative to the executive. The election of Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz as president

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