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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Kenya

    Land is a critical resource in Kenya, having economic, social, political,
    environmental and cultural significance. Kenya’s population continues to rely
    on land for both subsistence and economic activities. In fact, the increase
    of the population from about 20 million people in the 1960s to about 40
    million currently, has put enormous pressure on land. Only a third of Kenya’s
    land is arable while the rest is arid and semi-arid. With most Kenyans still
    living off the land, contestations over access to, control over and ownership

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1989
    Kenya

    In most Developing countries only a small number of new jobs
    are available in agriculture. The capital scarcity limits the
    number of nonfarm jobs that can be created, because investments
    costs per job are high in modern industry. Thus an effective
    development policy should seek to increase the labor relative to.,
    capital, to the extent that it is economically efficient.
    In the Sessional Paper No. 1 of 1986 on Economic Management
    for Renewed Growth, the Kenya Government notes that
    historically, there has been

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Kenya

    There has been progress in terms of legislation of land ownership and women rights on the same subject in Kenya and a number of Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society Organizations are in the fore front promoting women land ownership. It is noted that women play an integral part in food production for their families however, land tenure system in the rural areas discriminates against women hence very few women own land.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2007
    Kenya

    Women in most rural communities in Africa dominate farm activities in terms of labour
    supply and management. Overall, Africa's performance in terms of agricultural
    production and productivity remain inadequate and the region has failed to make progress
    in food security (Republic of Kenya, 2002). Therefore, successful agricultural reform
    programs will require raising women's productivity. The current study examines the
    existence of real evidence that women's limited access to land constitute a significant

  5. Library Resource
    Land corruption in Africa
    Reports & Research
    September, 2019
    Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana

    From July 17 to August 7, 2019, the Land Portal Foundation, the African Land Policy Center, GIZ and Transparency International Chapters in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda co-facilitated the dialogue Land Corruption in Africa addressing the role of traditional leaders in customary land administration, forced evictions as a form of land corruption and its Impact on women’s land rights and an analysis of alternative dispute resolution systems in addressing land corruption.

  6. Library Resource
    Gender Imperatives of Land Reform in Kenya

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    May, 2019
    Kenya

    The webinar on the Gender Imperatives of Land Reforms in Kenya took place on 23 April, 2019.

    This webinar featured key experts involved in promoting and working towards the gender imperatives of land reforms in Kenya. It was co-hosted by the European Union, the Government of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Land Portal Foundation.

    Moderator: Husna A. Mbarak, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 

  7. Library Resource
    Realizing women’s land rights in Africa and Beyond

    A Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    April, 2019
    Africa, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, India

    In October 2016, women farmers from 22 countries across Africa climbed the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to claim women’s rights for access to and control over land and natural resources. This event coincided with the launch of a campaign of the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC) to reach the target of having 30 percent of all registered land in the name of women by 2025 and to embed women’s land rights into the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  8. Library Resource

    Evidence from 33 Countries

    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Cameroon, Namibia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Jordan, United Kingdom

    This report uses household-level data from 33, mostly developing, countries to analyse perceptions of tenure insecurity among women. We test two hypotheses: (1) that women feel more insecure than men; and (2) that increasing statutory protections for women, for instance by issuing joint named titles or making inheritance law more gender equal, increases de facto tenure security.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2002
    Eastern Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Southern Africa

    Are women's equal rights to land, housing and property implemented in East Africa? How are land rights translated into national legislation in the Region? This books explores land, housing and property rights in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, and looks at how relevant international treaties are transformed into national legislation and policies in these three countries. A detailed analysis of constitutions and laws on land, housing, inheritance, marriage and divorce laws is also offered.

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