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  1. Library Resource
    March, 2015
    Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Uganda

    Guest commentary by Amanda Richardson, Resource Equity, and Ailey Kaiser Hughes, Landesa.
    A growing body of evidence shows a correlation between gender-based violence (GBV) and land rights. Awareness of the possible GBV implications of land interventions is critical to understanding impacts on women.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    India

    Although there is ample evidence of differences in how and where men and women acquire information, most research on learning and household decisionmaking only considers access to information for a single, typically male, household head. This assumption may be problematic in developing-country agriculture, where women play a fundamental role in farming. Using gender-disaggregated social network data from Uttar Pradesh, India, we analyze agricultural information networks among men and women.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    India

    As stress on Indian agriculture increases because of several reasons, such as continuous fragmentation of landholdings and climate change, there is a serious threat to livelihood based on farming. This is particularly true for small farmers. Growing rural populations and constrained employment opportunities in the nonfarm sector have caused subdivision of landholdings in India to the extent that these cannot provide an adequate livelihood to a majority of farm households. With this view, this study was undertaken to explore options for improving the outcomes of the farmers.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2015
    India, Southern Asia

    In the wake of the food crises of the early 1970s and the resulting World Food Conference of 1974, a group of innovators realized that food security depends not only on crop production, but also on the policies that affect food systems, from farm to table. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was founded in 1975 and for the past four decades has worked to provide solid research and evidence for policy options to partners in donor and recipient countries.

  5. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    December, 2015
    India

    Environmental Information System (ENVIS), established by Government of India, in December, 1982 provides environmental information to different stakeholders etc. This webapge provides information on area, number of committee, membership, benefits related to Joint Forest Management in India state-wise. It also provides state-wise forest cover (1987-2015).

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    India

    This is the proceedings of a Workshop organized at India International Center, Lodi Road, New Delhi, India by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with the  support of  The World Bank, New Delhi.  In this workshop, the study team shared the state and district-wise WLR maps segregated across caste and economic categories along with temporal trend. Usefulness and relevance of Agriculture Census data, Status of women pattwaris, Inter-state variations around women’s land rights parameters, Operational holdings and tenancy were discussed by the participating experts.

  7. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    August, 2015
    India

    This workshop was orgainized at Bhubaneswar, India by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with support of The World Bank, New Delhi. In this workshop salient findings on processes and progress made around gender equitable land tenure arrangements, best practices and challenges along with ground-happenings and post –land rights situations captured through community and stakeholders opinions were shared.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2015
    India

    The study mainly focused on credit investment in agriculture.. It was carried out in Telengana State using net returns accrued from crops, fruit trees and livestock in three distressed districts. It has identified sustainable and profitable land uses, estimated credit requirement and formulated credit investment action plan.

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    Lessons from implementation of the landmark judgement of The Supreme court of India

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2015
    India

    This new policy brief was commissioned by the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) and has been co-authored by Shalini Bhutani and Kanchi Kohli. It captures in one document the SC’s judgement, the course it has taken there after and the policy options that prevail. The document draws from information collected from government departments in several states & UTs, case papers and media reports to understand what is the status of implementation, the challenges in the realisation of the SC’s commons Judgment and where the strengths lie.

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