This study was commissioned to review the current land tenure systems in selected countries in southern Africa, to identify constraints and opportunities relating to tenure security and improvements in women’s land rights and to recommend strategies to alleviate problems.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2003Southern Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2013
Full citation: AUC, ECA, AfDB, "Large-scale land based investments in Africa: Synthesis Report," LAND POLICY INITIATIVE REPORT (December 2013).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2007
Full citation: UNECA. (2007). “Women and access to land and credit: discussions and key findings of the African Gender Development Index in Selected African Countries,” June 2007, p.17. - In 2004, the African Centre for Gender and Social Development (ACGSD) launched AGDI, which provides a holistic perspective to gender (in)equality in Africa, consisting of three main areas: economic, social and political. This paper recommends that countries develop innovative strategies to address women’s equal access to land and credit directly and firmly in the economic policies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2017Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2007Africa
The economies of most African countries rely heavily on agriculture and other land and land-based activities such as tourism, mining and livestock production. Indeed, these are the core activities through which African countries participate in the global economy. Moreover, land is key to food security and the social-cultural needs of most communities in Africa. It has also been established that the performance of most sectors of the economies of African countries is indeed tied to that of the land sector.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2017Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2014Africa
The Guiding Principles are designed to help a number of stakeholders develop larger-scale agricultural investments that are more likely to prove sustainable, beneficial, and successful for communities, investors and governments.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2010Africa
A framework to strengthen land rights, enhance productivity and secure livelihoods. Includes background; the context of the land question; land in the national development process; the process of land policy development; land policy implementation; tracking progress in land policy development and implementation; overall conclusion.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2018Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2018Africa
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