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  1. Library Resource
    The Effects of Intrahousehold Property Ownership on Expenditure Patterns in Ghana cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2006
    Ghana

    Increasingly, economists are examining how the dynamics within households affect the outcomes of household decisions. This paper uses data from the 1991/92 and the 1998/99 Ghana Living Standards Surveys to examine how the share of assets owned by women in Ghanaian households affects household expenditure patterns. In this analysis, assets include business assets, savings, and farmland. The results indicate that women’s share of assets do have an impact on household budget shares for a number of expenditure categories in each time period.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    September, 2016
    Kenya

    THE COMMUNITY LAND ACT No. 27 of 2016

    Date of Assent: 3lst August,2016

    Date of Commencement : 2 I st September, 201 6

  3. Library Resource

    Empirical evidence from Ondo and Kano states

    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Nigeria

    In line with the conventional view that customary land rights impede agricultural development, the traditional tenure system in Nigeria has been perceived to obstruct the achievement of efficient development and agricultural transformation. This led to the Land Use Act (LUA) of 1978.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2016
    Kenya

    This report, which focuses on Kenya, constitutes one of four country-wide assessments produced under the overall project. It draws on a literature review conducted by the Kenya Land Alliance (KLA) with additional inputs from IIED, as well as on primary field research conducted by KLA in April 2016 (see Section 1.2 for further information about the research methodology).

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    September, 2014
    South-Eastern Asia

    The stories in this report illustrate the invaluable contributions being made by community members, pioneering government personnel and others who are actively participating in forest management – leading to improved livelihoods, and more equity and a fairer share of benefits. The stories highlight the challenges faced and opportunities created by people in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Viet Nam who are promoting community forestry.

  6. Library Resource

    Webinar Report

    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    Northern Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

    It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragmented nature of information resources about land.

  7. Library Resource

    A critical step to address HIV, Violence and Food Security

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Global

    In many parts of the world, women’s rights to land and property are systematically denied. Women have fewer or less secure rights than men, and discriminatory attitudes and practices undermine them. This leaves many women vulnerable, and almost entirely dependent on the men in their lives for basic economic survival. 

  8. Library Resource
    Securing Women Land Rights - Transforming Power Relations
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2022
    Ethiopia, Madagascar, Uganda, Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Laos, Global

    This brochure provides an overview of the Gender Narrative of the Global Programme Responsible Land Policy (GPRLP) implemented by the German Development Cooperation Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It lays out the programme's vision, motivation and approach to ensure equal life prospects for all genders.

     

    For more information on the Global Programme: Global Programme Responsible Land Policy | Land Portal.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2008
    Global

    This publication on Secure Land Rights for All demonstrates how secure land rights are particularly important in helping to reverse three types of phenomena: gender discrimination; social exclusion of vulnerable groups; and wider social and economic inequalities linked to inequitable and insecure rights to land. It argues that policymakers should adopt and implement the continuum of land rights because, no single form of tenure can meet the different needs of all social groups.

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