Evidence shows that women can benefit from having individualised land rights formalized in their names. However, similar evidence is not available for formalization of land rights that are based on collective tenure. Studies have estimated that as much as 65 percent of the world’s land is held under customary, collective-tenure systems. Improving tenure security for land held collectively has been shown to improve resource management and to support self-determination of indigenous groups.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2020Ethiopia, Uganda, Peru, Indonesia
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
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.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2003Kenya, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa
This document reports on a workshop held in South Africa in June 2003 to address continuing insecurity of women's land rights. It brought together a broad group of participants covering NGO, grassroots, government, UN agency staff, researchers, activists, lawyers, and women living with HIV/AIDS.
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, 2003Angola, Switzerland, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eswatini, Ireland, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Somalia, Tanzania, Botswana, Netherlands, Africa
The report summarises the papers, presentations and discussions of a workshop on failures and achievements at securing women’s land rights. In particular, it addresses the following issues: Land rights and legal reforms,legal aid and land administration practice, women's land rights in an HIV/AIDS context,women's land rights from a food security and livelihoods context. Organised by the FAO and Oxfam, the workshop seeks to establish global and multi-sectoral alliances and multiple strategies as a means of breaking out of the present impasse in this matter.
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 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.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2008Uganda, Ethiopia
Africa Renewal Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1.
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