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    Women’s Access to Land and Housing in Lesotho cover image
    Reports & Research
    July, 2018
    Lesotho

    Women need secure access to and control of land in order to realise their human rights. In order for the women to realise their land and inheritance rights it is important for the policy makers to have in place mechanisms and institutions to guide practice. This report sets out the status of women’s land and inheritance rights in Lesotho. The aim is to provide a consolidated baseline which can inform policy making, implementation and monitoring.

     

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    Women's Land Rights in Liberia in Law, Practice, and Future Reforms cover image

    LGSA Women's Land Rights Study

    Reports & Research
    March, 2018
    Liberia

    Land is the most important asset for many rural Liberian women and men, and is often a family’s primary source of cash income, food and nutritional security, health care, and education. Though women play a central role in agricultural production in Liberia, women’s rights and access to land are often not equal to those of men due to biases in the formal legal framework and customary law.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 2017
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

     

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    Cover photo
    Reports & Research
    September, 2004
    Tanzania

    The task at hand entails the critical review of the Land Laws of Tanzania, chiefly Act No.4 and Act No.5, 1999 and their subsequent revisions. This could not be done out of context, or by confining oneself solely to the statutes. It was pertinent to review the factors and processes that informed the legislation. Towards this end, an extensive literature review on various aspects related to land reforms in Tanzania was done.

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    Videos
    February, 2017
    Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia

    Looking at several large-scale land deals in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, this extraordinary documentary highlights the nuanced impacts of these investments. Small-scale farmers and producers, national government officials, and African policy-makers unpack the deals, showing that there are winners and losers when providing investors access to large tracts of land in Africa. For example, land deals impact differently on women and youth, and altering land regimes also impacts on access to other natural resources such as water, fish, and local indigenous vegetables.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2016
    Tanzania

    The year 2016 marks 15 years since the new wave land reforms became operational in Tanzania. Despite its ambitious goals – encouraging land registration and titling, and empowering women and other vulnerable groups – the results are disillusioning. A brief overview of 15 years of implementation, using the Village Land Act as a case study.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Ecuador

    El IPDRS se complace en presentar esta visión sobre un tema urgente en Ecuador: la Ley de Tierras Rurales y Territorios Ancestrales.  La autora parte del análisis sobre política pública y reforma institucional en el agro ecuatoriano realizado por el Observatorio de Cambio Rural (OCARU) a lo largo de los últimos tres años. Destaca las contribuciones centrales de Esteban Daza en el seguimiento del debate y el monitoreo a cargo de Isabel Salcedo, que permitieron construir una base de reflexión en diálogo con organizaciones indígenas y campesinas.

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    A mixed-methods assessment in Mukono County, Uganda

    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Uganda

    In a first study of this kind, International Justice Mission has used mixed methods assessment to portray the depth of widow and orphan property grabbing problem and lack of justice system response in Mukono County, Uganda. The report demonstrates that nearly a third of widows have experienced land grabbing with virtually no criminal justice system response.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This publication is a collection of scoping studies on women and land in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines. It outlines the statuses of women's land rights in each country, the legal frameworks covering such rights, the key factors promoting or impending women's land rights, and the strategies to address gender inequality and advance women's rights to own and benefit from the land.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2015
    Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines

    This issue brief highlights the challenges women are facing on access to lands, and the strategies in achieving gender justice for land rights - based from the results of the scoping studies on women and land in seven Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, and Philippines).

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