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  1. Library Resource
    New research about gender, land and mining in Mongolia: deepening understanding of coping strategies
    Documentos de conferencias e informes
    Marzo, 2019
    Mongolia

    This paper shares findings from new research on gender and land in a pastoralist community in central- western Mongolia, with a complex structure of investment and operations in gold mining. The paper examines what has been learned from the research about people's coping strategies in the face of social and environmental change, specifically in the context of the development of mining since the transition from socialism and in a relatively isolated area.

  2. Library Resource
    Social Policy and Empowerment of Women in the Agricultural Sector in Uzbekistan
    Documentos de conferencias e informes
    Abril, 2017
    Uzbekistán

    In 2016, Uzbekistan celebrated twenty-five years of independence. Although government prioritized investment in agriculture sector, the social policy emphasized strongly institutional and organizational changes. As a result, women are mostly excluded from reforms’ benefits. This paper provides a critical literature review that addresses how international gender measurement indicators and methodologies help in understanding women’s empowerment and opportunities in the agriculture sector of post-Soviet Uzbekistan.

  3. Library Resource
    Country Partnership Strategy: Tajikistan, 2016–2020

    Sector Assessment (Summary): Agriculture And Natural Resources

    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Diciembre, 2016
    Tayikistán

    Tajikistan’s population is predominantly rural and largely dependent on agriculture. Agriculture accounts for a quarter of Tajikistan’s gross domestic product and export revenues, 39% of tax revenues, and half of total employment. Given the widespread migration of male Tajik workers overseas, women constitute the majority of employees (accounting for 53% of the economically active population in agriculture). Arable land is in short supply at 0.15 hectares (ha) per capita (rising to 0.20 ha per capita for the rural population).

  4. Library Resource
    Food Security and Governance Factsheet: Afghanistan
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2016
    Afganistán

    In Afghanistan, insecurity over land and water rights hampers investments in food production and irrigation. In rural areas, customary tenure systems, partly based on religious law, are the most relevant but suffer from weak recognition and offer little protection to rights holders. The land policy reform is on-going but remains slow. Moreover, land administration capacity is weak and improvements mostly take place in urban areas. In this context, land disputes are common and often violent.

  5. Library Resource
    A Survey of the Afghan People

    Afghanistan in 2019

    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2019
    Afganistán

    The longest-running barometer of Afghan opinion, the Survey of the Afghan People is a map of social change over time, presenting a clear picture of the gains and gaps that Afghans perceive in a rapidly transforming nation.

  6. Library Resource
    Women and Land in Pakistan
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2017
    Pakistán

    Women have largely been excluded from the ownership and control of land in Pakistan, which is the single most important source of income and status in the agricultural economy. This systematic exclusion stems from multiple factors at both the policy and societal level, which include multiple and contradictory sources of law that fail to resolve the issue of women’s right to property as well as cultural bias and discriminatory practices that arise from the prevalent male-dominant mindset in rural areas.

  7. Library Resource
    HOUSING, LAND AND PROPERTY LAW IN BANGLADESH
    Informes e investigaciones
    Septiembre, 2017
    Bangladesh

    The Red Cross Red Crescent aims to respond to disasters as rapidly and effectively as possible, by mobilising its resources (people, money and other assets) and using its network in a coordinated manner so that the initial effects are countered and the needs of the affected communities are met.

    The Australian Red Cross (ARC) is a key Partner National Society, supporting the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) response to natural disasters in the Asia- Pacific.

  8. Library Resource
    Gender, the Status of Women, and Family Structure in Malaysia
    Publicación revisada por pares
    Junio, 2017
    Malasia

    This paper addresses the question of whether the relatively high status of women in pre-colonial South-east Asia is still evident among Malay women in twentieth century Peninsular Malaysia. Compared to patterns in East and South Asia, Malay family structure does not follow the typical patriarchal patterns of patrilineal descent, patrilocal residence of newly married couples, and preference for male children.

  9. Library Resource
    Measuring Individuals’ Rights to Land; An Integrated Approach to Data Collection for SDG Indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
    Informes e investigaciones
    Septiembre, 2019
    Global

    Land is a key economic resource inextricably linked to access to, use of and control over other economic and productive resources. Recognition of this, and the increasing stress on land from the world’s growing population and changing climate, has driven demand for strengthening tenure security for all. This has created the need for a core set of land indicators that have national application and global comparability, which culminated in the inclusion of indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1 in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.

  10. Library Resource
    Artículos de revistas y libros
    Diciembre, 2017
    Malawi, Uzbekistán

    This paper provides a brief synthesis of research conducted on gender in irrigation, and the tools and frameworks used in the past to promote improvement for women in on-farm agricultural water management. It then presents results from the pilot of the Gender in Irrigation Learning and Improvement Tool (GILIT) in locations in Malawi and Uzbekistan in 2015.

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