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    Research and Analysis from Africa, Asia, and Latin America

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2010
    Cameroon

    Drawing from field research in Cameroon, Ghana, Viet Nam, and the Amazon forests of Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru, this book explores the relationship between gender and land, revealing the workings of global capital and of people’s responses to it.

  2. Library Resource

    Through Farmers' Eyes

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2001
    Eastern Africa

    In rural Africa and the Middle East, many ecosystems are on the verge of collapse. The interplay of social, ecological, and political-economic forces has compromised the ability of farmers to sustain their precious soil. As a result, farmers, and especially women farmers, face a constant daily struggle to survive.

  3. Library Resource

    Gender Differences in Asset Rights in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    South Africa

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2003

    This document calls attention to the importance of women's empowerment in all aspects of public and private life. There is a specific section in the paper on women's access to land and other resources that emphasises the need to understand the power dynamic and the effects of policies on the allocation of and the the control over resources. In conclusion, the paper stresses the need to involve all members of society, including men, and political leaders, in the struggle for women's empowerment and equality.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2007
    Global

    This book explores the meanings of gender justice and the practice of citizenship as shaped by context-specific histories, cultures and struggles. It presents a conceptual framework and provides four regional perspectives and a guideline for development programs. The section on Sub-Saharan Africa in particular focuses on the the definition of citizenship in the female experience as more than simply a formal relationship between the individual and the State, but also involving her position in a family, a community and an ethnic group.

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    Case studies from developing countries

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    In this booklet the Sustainable Economic Development Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains the bottlenecks women face in the production, preparation, processing and trading of food. The booklet also presents an overview of Dutch-funded organisations and projects focused on food security that are working to enhance the economic empowerment of women.


    The publication starts by arguing that the first condition for sustainable food production is enhancing women’s land rights.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2005
    Kenya

    The right to own and inherit property is a crosscutting right that traverses the realm of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights. This right is central to the true empowerment of everyone in society (men, women, boys and girls) and is a key developmental right. It is the common right to all societies and cultures. It is central to securing the dignity of all members of the society.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Global

    [From the Executive Summary] Many poor communities depend on women to grow most of the food they eat, yet women farmers struggle with a severe lack of extension services, credit, inputs, and productive assets. Merely by ensuring women farmers get the same access to these resources as men, the G20 could lift 100 million people out of hunger.

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