Search results | Land Portal

Search results

Showing items 1 through 9 of 6678.
  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2012
    Global

    The limited research on the benefits of women gaining secure rights to land and property suggest positive results: an increase in women’s participation in household decision-making; an increase in net household income; a reduction in domestic violence; an increased ability to prevent being infected by HIV/AIDS; and increased expenditures on food and education for children. Understanding the complexity surrounding women’s land rights is critical to ensuring that those rights are protected and improved.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1970
    Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada

    This report originally prepared in 2002 and revised in 2012 covers three topics. The main body of the report consists of an overview of the existing legal and institutional frameworks relevant to agricultural land use in countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) that were studied. The overview is based primarily on the six country reports prepared in 2002 by the National Legal Consultants for Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2010
    Global

    This training course from the Global Land Tool Network is part of the Network’s activities on Islamic dimensions of land. In most Muslim countries, Islamic law, principles and practices make an important contribution to shaping access to land. GLTN therefore has as one of its objectives the identification and development of Islamic land tools and case studies through a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary and global process, owned by Muslims, but also including other civil society and development partners.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2011
    Global

    This training package provides an introduction to the important, complex, and sometimes daunting theme of improving land governance as a means to enhance gender equality and grassroots participation in land matters. This training package is designed for professionals, working in the field of land, governance, grassroots participation and gender in public institutions or civil society organizations.

  5. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2012
    Global

    This Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) matrix has been extracted from the GLTN publication entitled Designing and Evaluating Land Tools with a Gender Perspective: A Training Package for Land Professionals

    Language: English, Spanish, French, Arabic

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2009
    Global

    This publication, from the Global Land Tool Network, presents a mechanism for effective inclusion of women and men in land tool development and outlines methodologies and strategies for systematically developing land tools that are responsive to both women and men’s needs. Equal property rights for women and men are fundamental to social and economic gender equality. However, women often face discrimination in formal, informal and customary systems of land tenure.

  7. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2015
    Global

    This publication is a practical guide to the Youth and Land Responsiveness Criteria, which is a tool that can be used to increase the incorporation of youth perspectives into land matters at both institutional and programme levels, through a participatory process.

  8. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2008
    Global

    Developing new land policies can be a long and difficult process. It is even more so if the policies are to be pro-poor – if they are to help correct the disadvantages that poor people typically suffer in many areas of land policy.

  9. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2008
    Global

    This guide presents a general overview on institutional harmonisation processes, i.e. the various factors and tools included in fostering institutional harmonisation in a sector. The experiences informing this document mainly result from the tacit knowledge of the land sector in Kenya by UN-Habitat and the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN). They are complemented by experiences from other sectors (such as water, governance and decentralisation), African countries and from state as well as nonstate actors.

  10. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    January, 2011
    Global

    This publication, Innovative Land and Property Taxation, is derived from a 2009 Conference in Warsaw, Poland. It presents the ways in which land and property taxation policies, legal frameworks, tools and approaches to sustainable urban development have been experimented with around the World. Its key finding is the prominent role that land-based financing and local authorities play at the core of urban development.

Land Library Search

Through our robust search engine, you can search for any item of the over 64,800 highly curated resources in the Land Library. 

If you would like to find an overview of what is possible, feel free to peruse the Search Guide


Share this page