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A woman holding her land certificate in rural Zambia. © Jeremy Green
6 Março 2018
Authors: 
M. Mercedes Stickler
África
Ruanda
Uganda
Benim
Gana
Costa do Marfim

There is broad global agreement that secure property rights help eradicate poverty and that securing women’s land rights reduces gender inequality.

África subsariana
Gana

By Marian Amissah-Ocran

First, Maame Kraba was diagnosed with HIV. Shortly thereafter, her husband died of the disease. For Maame, a young mother of two children living in Western Region, Ghana, her husband’s death marked an abrupt change in her family’s circumstances, one that would put her rights to land in jeopardy.

Fonte: UOL
17 Julho 2020
Marrocos
Etiópia
Quênia
Madagáscar
Tanzânia
Uganda
Burkina Faso
Gana
Senegal
Haiti
Nicarágua
Brasil
Colômbia
Peru
Indonésia
Espanha
Global

Por Marcos Candido 

A agricultora Maria Josefa costuma dizer que mora "no meio do mato", rodeada por um pomar colorido pelos tons alaranjados dos pés de acerola e cacau cultivadas por ela na comunidade Tancredo Neves, em São Félix do Xingu, no Pará. Lá a telefonia não chega, e até 2017 não havia nem energia elétrica. Porém isso não impediu Josefa de se tornar tesoureira e presidente interina de um projeto que mantém a cor e a vida do meio ambiente: a agricultura familiar.

31 Março 2017
Quênia
Gana

In March, the Trump Administration released a new budget proposal that would cut funding to the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development by 28 percent. The proposal also reduces funding to the United Nations for ongoing climate change efforts.

Land rights for cocoa farmers aren’t just good stewardship, they’re smart business
5 Novembro 2019
Authors: 
Yuliya Panfil
África
Gana
América Latina e Caribe
Ásia
Global

Last week the World Cocoa Foundation, a membership organization of more than 100 cocoa companies, held its annual partnership meeting in Berlin, Germany. The aim of the meeting is for governments, cocoa companies and farmers to identify and tackle the sector’s largest sustainability challenges. A 90-minute session was devoted to the topic of land tenure. The prominence of the session, as well as the seniority of the presenters – the Head of Sustainable Sourcing for Hershey’s and the Deputy Director General of Cote d’Ivoire’s Land Agency among them – is a powerful signaling effect.

4 Dezembro 2018
Authors: 
Marian Amissah-Ocran
Gana

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) launched an Alumni Profile Series in which alumni of CCSI’s Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture are interviewed about their career paths.

Photo by: Sandra Coburn / The Cloudburst Group
17 Abril 2018
Authors: 
Matt Sommerville
Zâmbia
Gana
Paraguai
Myanmar
Vietnam
Global

Much of the world’s rural landscapes are technically managed by national governments with limited recognition of, or support for, the rights and management responsibilities of the rural poor who live in these areas. In an era of large-scale land acquisitions for global commodity production, this has led, in some cases, to governments allocating vast tracts of land and resources to companies with limited or no consultation of the people affected.

África subsariana
África Ocidental
Gana

In Ghana, land is an indispensable asset. It’s a source of livelihood and social identity, and men and women should have equal opportunities to benefit from it. But when entrenched patriarchy tips the power scales, and corruption reinforces cultural norms, the impact on women can be devastating.

A recent survey reveals that one in three Ghanaians have been asked to pay a bribe for land-related services in recent years. The study was done by the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of Transparency International in Ghana.

Gana

 

 

In southern Ghana, women are connected to the land in different ways from one another. This diversity translates into a suite of vulnerabilities to climate change, and a need for fine-tuned strategies that accommodate the range of women in a community.

 

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