Women and childrens' insecure rights to property and inheritance in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa is not a new issue. The extended family support systems that used to function as social safety nets for widows and orphaned children have weakened as a consequence of societal changes such as economic development, migration and urbanization. This situation has clearly been exacerbated by the AIDS epidemic. Though prevalence is starting to level off, or even decline, in several high prevalence countries, this comes after years of increasing prevalence.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Mozambique, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Congo, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Brazil, Senegal, Norway, Kenya, Africa
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This publication describes the experience of a number of transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union with crafting regulatory frameworks for irrigation water users’ organizations. It also seeks to distil a number of key regulatory requirements. As a result, this study serves as a design/drafting manual for policymakers and for drafters of legislation on water users’ organizations.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Turkmenistan, Albania, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Poland, Russia, Georgia, Romania, Tajikistan, Czech Republic, Asia, Europe
Land tenure working paper 3. This document reflects the policies, status and trends of governance in Eastern Europe and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The study assesses the state of governance and evaluates the ability of countries to contribute to the elaboration of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources.