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  1. Library Resource
    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.

  2. Library Resource
    revista controversia mujeres rurales

    Revista Controversia

    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2022
    Latin America and the Caribbean, Colombia

    Las mujeres del mundo rural están mucho más expuestas que las del urbano a la sobrecarga que las tradiciones de división sexual del trabajo les han impuesto. Su papel en la reproducción social es invisibilizado por la subvaloración “del trabajo reproductivo, productivo y para el autoconsumo” (Fao, 2017, p. 1) y por su baja posibilidad de participación política institucional.

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    Arab women land rights
    Reports & Research
    February, 2023
    Jordan, 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.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2022

    Esta publicación busca paliar la situación del acceso de las mujeres a la tierra y a la propiedad analizando la situación de la historia de la propiedad de la tierra en Panamá considerando la normativa existente, el tipo de producción agropecuaria, y la condición e intereses de las mujeres con respecto a la propiedad y titularidad de la tierra.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2021
    Central African Republic

    Le Groupe Castel, géant français du sucre et des boissons, lié au financement de milices armées en République centrafricaine.

  6. Library Resource
    Responsible land-based investments
    Manuals & Guidelines
    November, 2022

    This manual aims to provide practical guidance for investors in incorporating responsible land-based investment principles into investor policies and practices and is meant to be used along with the Introductory Guide for Communities, Governments and Investors. It has been written for all three RGIL countries, hoping that it will also be useful for other countries.

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    Rice-planting season in Gourdoho, India by Anindya Phani.
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2023

    One of the earliest demands of Indian women’s organisations in the pre-Independence period was the right to be elected to legislative bodies. Yet, almost a century later, a vast gender gap persists in terms of women’s presence at all levels of governance. Why is it important to include women in political and policy decision-making bodies, beyond the issue of equality? Do women representatives necessarily represent women’s interests? Indeed, how do we define women’s interests and how can they be represented best? And how much presence makes for effective representation?

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    Woman watering plants India. Photographer Hamish John Appleby (IWMI)
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2022

    Land ownership has long been argued to enhance farm productivity by improving tenure security. But would this hold for female and male owners alike? The relationship between land ownership and productivity has been investigated relatively little from a gender perspective in most regions, with work on Asia being especially sparse. Even less explored are gender differences in the likelihood of landowners self-cultivating as vs. leasing out their land.

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    ILRI research with Indian women dairy cooperative on growing forage crops as a cash crop
    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2021

    Measuring gender inequality in land ownership is essential for assessing progress in women’s economic empowerment, tracing the impact of progressive laws on actual practice, and monitoring SDG 5 on gender equality. To effectively assess inter-gender (male-female) gaps in land ownership, however, requires multiple measures. We also need to know which women are more likely to own land by tracing intra-gender differences. To date, no study on India has provided a full range of measures on inter-gender inequality in land ownership or focused on intra-gender variations.

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