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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021

  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    April, 2013

    This toolkit aims to give civil society organizations the tools they need to address gender justice issues in their work. The toolkit contains sections on:

    1. Gender Concepts (terms, frameworks and key debates);
    2. Gender Action Links (topical briefings and action resources);
    3. Gender Tools (checklists, indicators and methodologies for gender analysis in specific sectors); and
    4. Gender Data (links to sex-disaggregated databases).
  3. Library Resource
    governing land

    A technical guide to support the achievement of responsible gender-equitable governance of land tenure

    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2013

    The guide focuses on equity and on how land tenure can be governed in ways that address the different needs and priorities of women and men. It moves away from long-standing debates about gender equality in access to land, towards the mainstreaming of gender issues to achieve more gender-equitable participation in the processes and institutions that underlie all decision-making about land.

  4. Library Resource
    Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in Uzbekistan
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019

    Gender equality is a key to eliminating poverty and hunger, as it has been demonstrated by the FAO throughout its research worldwide. As part of the FAO efforts on generating evidence and knowledge, and in compliance with the FAO Policy on Gender Equality, the purpose of the Country Gender Assessment for Uzbekistan is to contribute to the production of knowledge for better informed, targeted and gender sensitive actions in agriculture and rural development.

  5. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2021
    Spain, United States of America

    This article analyses the contribution to local development by women workers in the fruit- and vegetable-handling sector in Almería (Spain) over the last five years (2015–2019). It is a continuation of research carried out during the period 2000–2014. Using data collected through surveys and focus groups, the aim is to ascertain if the results obtained in this analysis meet the condition of sustainability, i.e., whether the improvement in working women’s quality of life has been maintained over time, and whether these beneficial effects have multiplied.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013

    markdownabstractConcerns about the potential gender and equity implications of land-related investments on labour and
    income-generating opportunities and access, use and control of land come in the context of the current
    global policy interest in supporting agricultural investment in developing countries in general.
    However, there is a long history of land-related investments in developing countries, particularly
    agricultural investments, which partially explains the current concerns. Over the last 60-70 years,

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2021

    The new scramble for land in Africa has revived debates on customary land tenure–a phenomenon that has become almost synonymous with the role of traditional chiefs in land politics. At the same time, investors

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018

    Community land, crucial to rural livelihood around the world, is increasingly targeted by commercial interests. Its loss can lead to environmental degradation, increased rural poverty and land disputes that last for years. Without formal legal recognition of their land rights, communities struggle to protect their land from being allocated to outside investors.

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