The Heads of States and Government of the African Union, met at the 13th Ordinary Session in Sirte, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, from 1 to 3 July 2009 reaffirming the commitments made to poverty eradication with the view to raising the living standards of peoples and the wellbeing of future generations. They undertake to: 1. prioritise, initiate and lead land policy development and implementation processes in the countries, notwithstanding the extent of multi-stakeholder contribution to such processes involving also civil society and private sector; 2.
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Library ResourceJuly, 2009
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2009Liberia
To promote gender equitable, socio-economic development and improve national capacities for enhanced gender mainstreaming in the national development processes, the Government of Liberia adopted in 2009 the National Gender Policy as an instrument to break with the past and moving on with sustainable development for both women and men and to eliminate all forms of gender based discrimination. The NGP also provides a mechanism for accountability within the Government itself and for other stakeholders, in eliminating all forms of gender based discrimination.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2009Vanuatu
This Land Sector Framework (LSF) provides the foundation for a strategic plan to implement land sector reforms in Vanuatu. It is intended to guide government, the private sector and civil society in the use and management of Vanuatu’s land resources. The LSF is based on a Vision and a set of strategic objectives. It outlines implementation priorities for a LSF policy and activity agenda over a ten year period and builds upon the 2006 National Land Summit (NLS) resolutions and recent donor initiatives in the sector.
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJuly, 2009
The Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy (F&G) in Africa is the result of a three-year road map of activities that involved intense reflection, rigorous consultations and exemplary collaboration across the continent. These activities involved African continental and regional institutions, governments, prominent African land experts from all regions of the continent, and representatives of land stakeholders and development partners.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2009Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa
The Women’s Land Rights in Southern Africa Project (WOLAR) is aimed at enhancing women’s access to, ownership of, control over land and other productive resources and services in order to meet their basic livelihood needs and become more economically independent and secure.