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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2016
    Global

    Poverty is sexist. But where in the world is it toughest to be born a girl? The biggest determinants of a girl’s chances in life include her health, nutrition, education, economic opportunities and participation in decision-making.

  2. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    February, 2016
    Global

    New infographic by FAO and PIM on the correct use of land ownership statistics

    “Making sense of Land, Statistics and Gender”, a new infographic by the Gender and Land Rights database (GLRD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM) explores the correct use of land ownership statistics (ownership understood in a broad sense beyond individual property rights) and highlights how gender can influence land rights. 

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2016
    Africa

    Women cocoa farmers are central to the sustainability of the cocoa supply chain and cocoa-growing communities. Too often unrecognized and undervalued, women’s labor makes significant contributions to the amount of cocoa produced, which is under increasing demand.

  4. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    March, 2016
    Eastern Africa, Rwanda

    Follow Rose, and see her impact, as she travels the Rwandan countryside educating communities about women’s rights to land.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2016
    Global

    From 25 January to 5 February 2016, the Land Portal hosted a discussion on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC), a flexible framework comprised of 6 criteria and 22 evaluation questions with possible indicators that can be adapted to a wide range of different situations that were developed as a flagship tool of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) and its partners, and have been piloted and disseminated among a wide range of stakeholders at global and country level since 2007.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2016

    This paper analyzes the effects of land
    market restrictions on structural change from agriculture to
    non-farm in a rural economy. This paper develops a
    theoretical model that focuses on higher migration costs due
    to restrictions on alienability, and identifies the
    possibility of a reverse structural change where the share
    of nonagricultural employment declines. The reverse
    structural change can occur under plausible conditions: if

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2016

    This paper analyzes the effects of land
    market restrictions on the rural labor market outcomes for
    women. The existing literature emphasizes two mechanisms
    through which land restrictions can affect the economic
    outcomes: the collateral value of land, and (in) security of
    property rights. Analysis of this paper focuses on an
    alternative mechanism where land restrictions increase costs
    of migration out of villages. The testable prediction of

  8. Library Resource
    June, 2016
    Global

    This issue includes the following
    headings: Changes in Poverty and Female-Headed Households in
    Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Growth and
    Capital Inflows in Africa; Vulnerability to Climate Change
    in Coastal Bangladesh; Improving Agricultural Data for
    Better Policies; Enhancing Transparency of Large-Scale Land
    Acquisition; Explaining the Gender Gap in Agricultural
    Productivity; Changing Patterns of Growth and Poverty

  9. Library Resource
    June, 2016
    Montenegro

    The Country Partnership Framework (CPF)
    for Montene gro covers the period from July 1, 2015 to June
    30, 2020 (fiscal years 2016-2020). This CPF builds on the
    results and lessons of the previous World Bank Group (WBG)
    Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), which originally covered
    the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014, and was
    subsequently extended to June 30, 2015.The one-year CPS)
    extension was intended to provide greater clarity on the

  10. Library Resource
    February, 2016
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    In 2013 the World Bank set itself two
    ambitious goals: to end extreme poverty within a generation
    and to boost the prosperity of the bottom 40 percent of the
    population worldwide. In Latin America, the significance of
    both goals cannot be overstated. Indigenous people account
    for about 8 percent of the population, but represent 14
    percent of the poor and over 17 percent of all Latin
    Americans living on less than United States (U.S.) $2.50 a

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