Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all. This has created the need for a core set of land indicators that have national application and global comparability, which culminated in the inclusion of indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2019Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2019Ghana
This guidance aims to provide companies with an overview of the links between land and human rights enshrined in these agreements and in official statements issued by treaty monitoring bodies. While it focuses on Ghana with a non-exhaustive examination its human rights obligations with an overview of the most significant agreements pertaining to land-based investments, it will be useful for companies working in other countries because the agreements presented have been ratified and signed by a large number of countries.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2019Global
We’re pleased to share the Land Portal Foundation's 2018 Annual Report. The report demonstrates how we are working to create a vibrant information ecosystem on land that contributes to better informed decisions and policy making on land throughout the world. This report showcases our efforts improve documentation, mapping and monitoring of land governance issues, to promote, inform and enrich global debate on key land issues and to raise awareness on open data principles to strengthen the flow of land governance information at all levels.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2019Caribbean, Haiti
Date: Mai 2019
Source: Foncier & Développement
Par: Claire Nicole Lebrun, Lucie Goulet
Le domaine foncier et l’égalité de genre en Haïti : pour mieux comprendre les enjeux liés à l’accès et à la sécurisation de biens fonciers pour les femmes en Haïti.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2018
Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “Achieve<p></p>gender equality and empower all women and girls” recognizes<p></p>the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty<p></p>reduction, food security and nutrition.<p></p>Target 5.a aims to “Undertake reforms to give women equal<p></p>rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership<p></p>and control over land and other forms of property, financial&am
Library ResourceVideosDecember, 2016Western Africa, Ghana
Pakorpa Susangho’ (Widow’s Cry) is an exploration of how corruption impacts on widows in the Upper East region of Ghana. This participatory video was devised and shot by ten widows from Kulbia, on the outskirts of Bolgatanga, using cutting-edge production techniques and equipment (including iPads as powerful video cameras). The filmmakers, whose ages range from 29 to 60, lack any formal education yet learned to operate the equipment with confidence and skill during a series of participatory video workshops packed with fun games and exercises.
News6 May 2019South AmericaBrazil
Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s personal crusade to extinguish indigenous rights and devastate indigenous territories just hit a wall. Two, actually.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2019Kenya
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)
Library ResourceVideosJuly, 2013Global
The video tells about the implementation of the learning programme “Governing land for women and men”, which is part of the efforts to build capacities of change agents in five countries to implement the Voluntary Guidelines for responsible governance of tenure.
Library ResourceVideosJune, 2014Global
The Millennium Challenge Corporation's Rick Gaynor discusses how the Voluntary Guidelines for Land Tenure help to strengthen women farmer's claims to land and improve food security around the world.