This How-to-do Note focuses on how conflicts over land and natural resources in pastoral areas can be prevented or, if already present, transformed into positive outcomes. It identifies why land tenure is a complex issue within pastoralism, discusses the combination of factors that are contributing to more insecure pastoral tenure and triggering pastoral area conflicts, and introduces some of the frameworks, tools and approaches that can be used as part of project design to reduce the potential for conflict.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJuly, 2020Global
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJune, 2020Global
This How-to-do Note (HTDN) on Gender and Pastoralism complements the IFAD Toolkit along with the 2018 HTDN on Pastoralism, which highlights the importance of gender in pastoral production systems.
Barotse Floodplain, Western Province, ZambiaReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Zambia
There is increasing awareness that integrating gender into development frameworks is critical for effective implementation of development strategies. In working to alleviate rural poverty, the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) recognizes that “business as usual” gender integration approaches will not deliver lasting and widespread improvements in agricultural productivity, poverty reduction and food security. In response, AAS operationalized a gender transformative approach (see Cole et al. 2014a, 2014b).
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2014Zambia
BarotseFloodplain, Western Province of Zambia
•Multiple demographic, socioeconomic and climatic challenges and vulnerabilities
•Variety of livelihood opportunities: flood –provide fish & aquatic plants; water subside –fertile ground to cultivate crops
•Cattle, forest products, fish trade, piecework
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2021Global
This practitioner’s guide explains how to promote gender-responsive forest tenure reform in community-based forest regimes. It is aimed at those taking up this challenge in developing countries. There is no one single approach to reforming forest tenure practices for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. Rather, it involves taking advantage of opportunities that emerge in various institutional arenas such as policy and law-making and implementation, government administration, customary or community-based tenure governance, or forest restoration at the landscape scale.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Bangladesh
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2015Cambodia
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2015Bangladesh
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015
Library ResourceDecember, 2014Jordan, Western Asia
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