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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2023
    Global

    This policy brief highlights the critical role of gender-responsive approaches to land tenure that empower women and accelerate the implementation of land restoration commitments that build community resilience. It examines how greater tenure security for women and girls can lead to a more equitable and sustainable land management. The brief builds upon the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) 2018–2030 Strategic Framework and its Gender Action Plan adopted in 2017.

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    Land Governance for Climate Resilience

    A review and case studies from LAND-at-scale projects

    Reports & Research
    November, 2023
    Africa, Mozambique, Uganda, South America, Colombia, Global

    This report is a contribution of the knowledge management component of the LAND-at-scale programme (LAS) which is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and implemented by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland - RVO). LAND-at-scale is a seven-year programme (2019-2026), that aims to contribute to fair and just tenure security, access to land and natural resources for all.

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    Key issue background paper

    Reports & Research
    October, 2023
    Global

    Struggles to control valuable land, natural and mineral resources are at the heart of many conflicts around the world. Many have their roots in colonial conquest and post-colonial resource grabbing by colluding local and global elites. Land conflicts frequently entail clashes of values and meanings associated with land. Conflict risk is rising with climate change and the race to control critical mineral and water resources. Millions of people face loss of livelihoods and displacement.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2021
    Togo

    The preservation of suburban agricultural land in the face of rapid urbanization in the West African region has been a major problem in recent decades. This paper examines the land tenure strategies used by farmers in relation to their assessments of the impact of urban growth. It is based on individual surveys conducted among farmers and landowners on the outskirts of the city of Lomé in Togo. This study reveals that perceptions differ according to gender and that women—although marginalized by customary land tenure—play an important role in maintaining suburban agricultural land.

  5. Library Resource
    Oikos
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Africa, Guinea-Bissau

    Este tem como objetivo analisar os efeitos de uso consuetudinário e inaplicabilidade da Lei 5/98, e se tais fatores contribuem para a redução de acessoàs terras cultiváveispelas mulheres inseridas na agricultura de subsistência na Guiné-Bissau. O problema fundiário é uma preocupação global, tendo início na transição do sistema econômico feudal, quando um grupo minoritário detentor do poder controlava os meios de produção.

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    Reports & Research
    March, 2023
    Global

    El informe Situación de la mujer en los sistemas agroalimentarios proporciona los datos más recientes, las lecciones aprendidas y las recomendaciones para los encargados de formular políticas y tomar decisiones sobre el género en los sistemas agroalimentarios. Este informe revisa y analiza las oportunidades y limitaciones de las mujeres en los procesos económicos y sociales, al mismo tiempo que hace un balance y evalúa el progreso realizado para cerrar una serie de brechas de género.

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    Landesa 2022 Annual Report

    A Collaborative Approach to Change

    Reports & Research
    January, 2023
    Africa, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Senegal, Colombia, Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India, Global

    Land rights are ascendant across the development sector. Movements addressing women’s empowerment, poverty, social justice, food security and climate change are all increasingly turning to land rights to strengthen their cause. In 2022, renowned philanthropist MacKenzie Scott joined these efforts by making an unprecedented $20 million investment in our work. Ms. Scott’s generous gift represents a profound endorsement of the power of land rights to improve the lives of women, men, and communities around the world.

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    BTI 2022 Country Report Azerbaijan
    Reports & Research
    May, 2022
    Azerbaijan

    During the reporting period, the consolidation of authoritarian rule in Azerbaijan continued. Snap parliamentary elections in February 2020 did not meet international standards for free and fair competition. However, some notorious high-ranking state officials were fired, and corrupt local level administrators detained on corruption charges. These developments, in addition to the appointment of some young professionals to ministerial posts, raised hopes for a possible opening of the country to real reforms and changes.

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    National gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods Azerbaijan
    Reports & Research
    September, 2022
    Azerbaijan

    This country gender assessment (CGA) for the Republic of Azerbaijan was undertaken as part of FAO and national commitments to promote gender equality while integrating a gender perspective into its operations. The resulting CGA report focuses on the intersections of gender, agriculture and rural development, and presents a snapshot of critical gender-based inequalities and their consequences for agricultural production and rural livelihoods in Azerbaijan.

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    Profil national genre des secteurs de l’agriculture et du développement rural – Tchad
    Reports & Research
    November, 2021
    Chad

    Ce Profil national genre des secteurs de l’agriculture et du développement rural analyse les inégalités entre les hommes et les femmes, les bonnes pratiques et les recommandations pour l’autonomisation des femmes dans l’agriculture, les chaines de valeurs, la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, et la gestion des ressources naturelles.

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