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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates

    Improving Women's Access to Land and Property in The Arab States: The Role Of Inheritance, Dower, and Marital Property

  2. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    March, 2016
    Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates

    Strengthening Arab Women's Property Rights and Access to Land - PPT

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Western Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ghana

    Improving women’s access to land is high on the agricultural policy agenda of both governmental and non-governmental agencies. Yet, the determinants and rationale of gendered access to land are not well understood. This paper argues that gender relations are more than the outcomes of negotiations within households. It explains the importance of social norms, perceptions, and formal and informal rules shaping access to land for male and female farmers at four levels: (1) the household/family, (2) the community, (3) the state, and (4) the market. The framework is applied to Ghana.

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    March, 2016
    Togo

    En muchos países los derechos de acceso a la tierra y la seguridad de la tenencia no se distribuyen por igual entre los sexos. Con el fin de mejorar esta situación, la Red mundial de instrumentos relacionados con la tierra (GLTN) elaboró, junto con sus asociados, los Criterios de evaluación de riesgo (GEC). ADHD utiliza los GEC en el Togo, no sólo como marco de

    evaluación de ley es, sino también como medio de sensibilización de la población local, líderes tradicionales, y puntos focales sobre cuestiones de género en 27 ministerios togoleses.

     

  5. Library Resource

    The Case of Polygamous Households in North Burkina Faso

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Burkina Faso, Africa

    A recent overview of World Bank social safety net programs and gender highlighted the need for greater consideration of intra-household dynamics in the design of social protection programs (Bardasi 2014). During program design, decisions have to be made about who to target, how much and how often to give cash transfers, and what measures should accompany cash transfers. These decisions become even more complex in the context of polygamous households. The conclusions above are meant to illustrate important links between intra-household dynamics and the design of cash transfer programs.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Ghana, Africa

    Using household- and plot-level data from Ghana, analyzes the main factors associated with farmers’ perceived tenure security. Individually, farmers perceive greater tenure security on plots acquired via inheritance than on land allocated by traditional authorities. But collectively, perceived tenure security lessens in communities with more active land markets and economic vibrancy. Migrant households and women in polygamous households feel less secure about their tenure, while farmers with political connections are more confident about their tenure security.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2016
    Ghana, Africa

    Case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about including gender in a project designed to sensitize communities about the importance of securing land rights, build capacity of customary land secretariats, and provide alternative dispute resolution training to traditional authorities in the Northern Region of Ghana.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Namibia, Ghana, Peru, Kyrgyzstan, China, Global

    GOOD PRACTICES AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM SIX GLOBAL CASE STUDIES

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