This second Forest Tenure Funders Group (FTFG) annual report analyzes progress against the five-year, $1.7 billion commitment to the tenure rights and forest guardianship of Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IPs and LCs) in tropical forest countries announced at COP26.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2023Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2023Global
The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) and the Framework and Guidelines on Land Policy in Africa (F&G) are important international and continental instruments for improving the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests for improved food security and nutrition. They are useful for dealing with the many tenure challenges confronting developing countries and set the standards and frameworks for improvement.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2023Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates
There is a correlation between socio-economic development, human rights and the empowerment of men and women to participate at all levels of decision making. Secure land rights are an important precondition for the achievement of these goals, including and the realisation of a broad spectrum of human rights: adequate housing, equality, food, health, work and education.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2019Global
This report uses unique household survey data from 24,870 respondents in 33 countries in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia to investigate correlations between demographic, economic and spatial characteristics and perceived tenure insecurity.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2014Madagascar
Two major innovations have inter alia emerged from the land reform in Madagascar: (i)
decentralised land management through the creation of local land offices, and (ii)
certification, which enables individuals to register private property provided the community
agrees on the legitimacy of the claimed rights.
Despite the political crisis and the withdrawal of international aid during this period (2009 -
2013), new local land offices have been created, and now cover a third of the country’s
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2022Sierra Leone, Colombia, Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2021Kenya
The findings of this study demonstrate that the despite the bouquet of land laws and other land reforms that have been put in place to make it easier for women to access land rights, both the formal and informal systems remain fraught with multiple extra-legal obstacles in the form of personal (family) security, social acceptance, economic empowerment, and land rights literacy, which hinders women’s’ realisation to women’s lands rights.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2015Ethiopia
This market assessment;undertaken in 2015;reviews the constraints faced by smallholder farmers in three sectors (rural land rental;access to finance and agriculture) that limit the positive impact of second level land certification in Tigray and the Southern Nations;Nationalities;and Peoples Region (SNNPR). Furthermore;the assessment provides a list of feasible interventions to catalyse the economic impact of increased tenure security..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2015Ethiopia
This market assessment;undertaken in 2014;reviews the constraints faced by smallholder farmers in three sectors (rural land rental;access to finance and agriculture) that limit the positive impact of second level land certification in Amhara and Oromia. Furthermore;the assessment provides a list of feasible interventions to catalyse the economic impact of increased tenure security..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2017Ethiopia
This study assesses the engagement of women and vulnerable groups (VGs) during the second level land certification (SLLC) process and how best to involve women and VGs to ensure their involvement and tenure security..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme. For more information;please check: https://landportal.org/community/projects/land-investment-transformation...
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