This 2014–2015 Global Food Policy Report is the fourth in an annual series that provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events. In this report, distinguished researchers, policymakers, and practitioners review what happened in food policy in 2014 at the global, regional, and national levels, and—supported by the latest knowledge and research—explain why. This year’s report is the first to also look forward a year, offering analysis of the potential opportunities and challenges that we will face in achieving food and nutrition security in 2015.
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Library ResourcePublicación revisada por paresArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2015África occidental, África oriental, África austral, Asia meridional, África subsahariana, Asia central, América del Sur, África, Asia
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesNoviembre, 2014África
Contains recognise and strengthen customary rights starting with statutory recognition; community rather than individual titling must be further explored as an option; women’s land rights remain weak under customary tenure but formalization is not necessarily the answer; custom or rights for women is a false dichotomy; supporting women’s collective action is key; political leadership and evidence from research are needed to transform policies and practices; technical tools to secure land rights require wider policy and institutional support.
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2018Mozambique, Tanzania
Tanzania and Mozambique — countries of vast mountain ranges and open stretches of plateaus — now face a growing land problem. As soil degradation, climate change and population growth place enormous strains on the natural resources that sustain millions of people, multinational companies are also gunning for large swaths of land across both countries. Caught between these pressures, many poor, rural communities get displaced or decide to sell their collectively held land.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJunio, 2005Uganda, África
Asks what is customary tenure and what do we know about tenure systems and their consequences in Northern Uganda. Examines trends in land transactions and who is selling and buying land, certificates and titles for investment, and who owns customary land. Looks at protection from land alienation, the rights of women and children, the evolution of customary tenure and continuing changes in customary law. Concludes with policy recommendations and a plea for recognition that land is increasingly a cause of conflict and impoverishment.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2011Uganda
Uganda Land Alliance (ULA) Report
Library ResourceLegislación y políticasAgosto, 2003Liberia
An Act to govern the devolution of estates and establish rights of inheritance for spouses of both statutory and customary marriages, approved in 2003.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2017Tanzania
Full Citation: Dancer, Helen (2017) An equal right to inherit? Women's land rights, customary law and constitutional reform in Tanzania. Social and Legal Studies, 26 (3). pp. 291-310. ISSN 1461-7390
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2018Liberia, Senegal, Honduras, Global
The webinar An introduction to Prindex took place on 28 November, 2018. This webinar presented a basic understanding of how Prindex works. The Prindex team presented results of data collected from 15 countries. It focused on pathways for using Prindex to propel policy conversations and movement-building for policy reform with the help of panellists from some of the countries where data was collected.
Panelists were asked to address the following questions:
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2011Kenya
This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2004Rwanda, Ghana, Zambia, Sudáfrica, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Etiopía, Botswana, Nigeria, Esuatini
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) Report
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