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    Towards Achieving the Aims of Articles 14, 15 and 16 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

    Reports & Research
    January, 2004
    Global

    This report is the fruit of collaboration between ILC, IFAD and FAO. It provides information on the historical background of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and its Optional Protocol, the working methods of the Committee, reservations, as well as a summary of information provided in reports of selected countries.

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    The online discussion went on from Dec. 5th to 21st.

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global

    Please find here the report of the online discussion facilitated by Ekta Parishad on the land portal in December 2012 : Is the right to land for shelter a human right? Many thanks to all of the participants for their very interesting inputs, which will contribute to the ongoing negociations with the indian government.

    Special thanks to Dominik Pauli for his great support and commitment.

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    Online discussion, September 2012

    Global

    The report of the discussion that took place online in September 2012 is now online!!! (Special thanks to Andrea...) Check it in the attachement below. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information, we would be glad to recveive more feed back from you. Jai jagat!

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    Radiografía de la desigualdad cover image

    Lo que nos dice el último censo agropecuario sobre la distribución de tierra en Colombia

    Reports & Research
    May, 2017
    Colombia

    Luego de 45 años, en Colombia se realizó un nuevo Censo Agropecuario en 2014, cuyos resultados fueron publicados en varias entregas parciales. A finales de 2016, el Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) entregó los microdatos completos del censo.

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    Presentada por la división de agua y tierra de FAO el viernes 15 Junio, h.11, FAO NR Meeting Room (B503)

    Global

    La Declaración Final de la Conferencia sobre Reforma Agraria y Desarrollo Rural (CIRADR), celebrada en Marzo de 2006 en Porto Alegre, Brasil, ha inspirado las reflexiones iniciales:

    Reconocemos que las políticas y prácticas para ampliar el acceso cierto a la tierra, al agua y demás recursos naturales y el suministro de servicios rurales deberían ser revisadas para lograr el completo respeto de los derechos y aspiraciones de la población rural, mujeres y grupos vulnerables, incluyendo comunidades rurales tradicionales e indígenas...”

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2017
    Africa

    Contains framework for analysing the gender impacts of foreign investment in agriculture; gender analysis of the certification criteria of voluntary sustainability standards and responsible investment frameworks; do voluntary sustainability standards improve gender equality?; lessons for responsible investment frameworks and recommendations.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2016
    Kenya

    Kenya is currently implementing a number of large scale infrastructure and development projects aimed at trans forming the country into a newly industrializing, middle-income country. For this, the government has had to compulsorily acquire large tracts of land upon which the infrastructure is set.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    October, 2015
    South Africa

    The Commission for Gender Equality presented on its proposed campaign called One Woman, One Hectare of Land’. The campaign aims to mainstream gender equality, for it was proposed that the State should allocate one hectare of land, for the growing of food, to the poorest rural female-run households. It was believed that this would help alleviate poverty and empower rural women. It was pointed out that where women had land, their families generally were better nourished, better educated and able to move on.

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    Land Acquisition for Investment in a New Constitutional Era

    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    July, 2012
    Africa, Kenya

    The acquisition of land by foreigners in developing countries has emerged as a key mechanism for foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as the category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident entity in one economy to obtain a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.

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