For rural women and men, land is often the most important household asset for supporting agricultural production and providing food security and nutrition. Evidence shows that secure land tenure is strongly associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture – and therefore with higher incomes and greater economic wellbeing. Secure land rights for women are often correlated with better outcomes for them and their families, including greater bargaining power at household and community levels, better child nutrition and lower levels of gender-based violence.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018Bangladesh, Nigeria, Peru, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Honduras, Uganda, Tanzania, Ecuador, Cambodia, Paraguay, Burkina Faso, Iraq, Burundi, Nepal, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Haiti, Mexico, Vietnam
Library ResourceJanuary, 2004Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Senegal, Ethiopia, Sub-Saharan Africa
In this report, the COHRE Women and Housing Rights Programme (WHRP) documents the fact that under both statutory and customary law, the overwhelming majority of women in sub-Saharan Africa (regardless of their marital status) cannot own or inherit land, housing and other property in their own right.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2000Bangladesh, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, El Salvador, Brazil, Ghana, China, Indonesia, Jamaica, Peru, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Thailand, Honduras, Asia, Americas
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, Switzerland, Kenya, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa
Ce numéro de Nature & Faune met le focus sur « La place de la jeunesse africaine dans l’agriculture, les ressources naturelles et le développement rural ». Il compte vingt et un articles contribués par divers auteurs experts dans les secteurs suivants : les politiques, les ONG travaillant dans le domaine de la conservation ; le secteur privé, les groupes de la société civile, la recherche et le milieu universitaire ainsi que les associations de jeunes.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2013France, Switzerland, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Congo, Malawi, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Gabon, Tanzania, Vietnam, Africa
This Issue of Nature & Faune puts forward the case of “African Youth in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development”. It comprises twenty one articles from authors of various backgrounds, including: policy makers, conservation NGOs; the private sector; civil society groups; research and academia as well as youth groups.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008United States of America, Kenya, Zambia, Sweden, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Niger, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Uganda, Japan, Italy, Botswana, Mexico, Norway
This report is based on the proceedings of the Technical Consultation on Gender, Property Rights and Livelihoods in the Era of AIDS, organized by FAO in November 2008. It takes stock of where FAO and its partners are in terms of addressing property rights insecurity and provides a proposed framework through which future action can take place.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2009Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Angola, Honduras, Mali
This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2004Rwanda, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Ethiopia, Botswana, Nigeria, Eswatini
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) Report
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Southern Asia, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia
This book synthesizes IFPRI's recent work on the role of gender in household decisionmaking in developing countries, provides evidence on how reducing gender gaps can contribute to improved food security, health, and nutrition in developing countries, and gives examples of interventions that actually work to reduce gender disparities. It is an accessible, easy-to-read synthesis of the gender research that IFPRI has undertaken in the 1990s.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2014Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Nigeria, Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, Zambia
It is well recognized that secure land and property rights for all are essential to reducing poverty because they underpin economic development and social inclusion. Secure land tenure and property rights enable people in urban and rural areas to invest in improved homes and livelihoods. Although many countries have completely restructured their legal and regulatory framework related to land and they have tried to harmonize modern statutory law with customary ones, millions of people around the world still have insecure land tenure and property rights.
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