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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2012
    Asia

    See attached the 10 points of the agreement signed around land rights between Ekta Parishad and the Indian Government.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2008
    Global

    [via UNDP, 2008] These 4 Policy Briefs from UNDP show how increasing knowledge about gender relations and empowerment has highlighted the importance of access to and control over land within intra-household gender relations, and what this implies for broader concerns about empowerment of the poor.  Moreover, significant knowledge gaps are also found in discussions on the link between land policies and cultural, territorial and gender empowerment issues.

     

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    National Policies
    Africa

    The Cities Alliance-funded Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa 2012 programme aims to provide specialist tenure technical assistance and advisory services to slum upgrading initiatives in the region. The work also aims to contribute to improved access to land for poorer people, which in turn contributes to improved livelihoods, active citizenship and wealth creation. Read more

  4. Library Resource

    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!

  5. Library Resource

    Coastal Conflicts in Costa Rica and the Territorios Costeros Comunitarios Law Project (TECOCOS)

    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Costa Rica

    This work aims to contribute to the debate on social conflicts generated by coastal development and the process of land tenure reform as a conflict resolution mechanism. We will present the case of the Territorios Costeros Comunitarios reform movement (TECOCOS) currently mobilized in Costa Rica and integrated by over 60 coastal communities. This reform movement initiated in reaction to a recent wave of planned evictions threatening specific coastal communities on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, following a decade of aggressive coastal tourism development.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Tanzania

    The Sustainable Rangeland Management Project (SRMP) aims at securing land and resource
    rights of pastoralists, agro-pastoralists and crop farmers, while improving land management
    by supporting village and district land use planning and rangeland management in Kiteto,
    Bahi, Chamwino and Kondoa Districts in Tanzania. More broadly, it aims at influencing policy

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2010
    Ghana

    This International Women and Mining Network - RIMM's publication is one step towards building an awareness of the challenges and struggles experienced by women in particular places where companies are extracting wealth from the depths of the earth. The perspectives of these outspoken women on mining are rarely heard in international media, court rooms, parliamentary legislatures, or international policy development forums.

  8. Library Resource

    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.

  9. Library Resource

    Stories from the ground gathered from Ekta Parishad activists

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Asia

  10. Library Resource

    People's Struggle for Land, Forest and Water in India- Struggle stories collected on the ground by Ekta Parishad

    Reports & Research
    January, 2012
    Asia

    Ekta Parishad along with support organisations launched a decisive movement called Jan Satyagrah whose focus was to bring together people’s voices for a ‘National Land Reforms Act & Policy’ as a broad framework and means of land re-distribution to the landless and homeless poor.

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