There is wide engagement with large-scale land deals in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly from the perspectives of development and international political economy. Recently, scholars have increasingly pointed to a gendered lacuna in this literature. Engagement with gender tends to focus on potential differential impacts for men and women, and it also flags the need for more detailed empirical research of specific land deals.
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Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2018Sierra Leona, África
Library ResourceDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 2016Burundi, Sudán del Sur, Uganda
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2017Etiopía, Tanzania
markdownabstractThe aim of the thesis is to understand the impact of large-scale foreign land acquisitions on rural households. The rapid expansion of large-scale land acquisition (LSLA) by foreign investors in developing countries over the past 10 years has precipitated a heated debate over the impacts on rural households in the recipient regions. LSLA brings often much-needed investment to agriculture in developing countries, potentially raising productivity, and creating rental and labour opportunities from which rural households can benefit.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2012África oriental
The security of women’s entitlement to land and land-based resources in the East Africa region has been compromised by a combination of unfavourable laws and government policies, socio-economic change toward greater commoditization of and competition for land and land-based resources, and exclusionary practices defended as ‘customary’. Law, policy, and practice have excluded women in land ownership and control and made their access tenuous.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 1989Kenya
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2010Uganda
The marginalization of women with regard to property ownership has hampered efforts for poverty alleviation and the improvement of livelihoods. In Uganda, current institutionalization of land reform necessitates inquiry, to determine whether women’s status has changed under new provisions. The Succession Act makes some helpful provisions but also presents loopholes, which can be exploited by illegitimate claimants.
Library ResourceDocumentos de conferencias e informesDiciembre, 1972África occidental, África Central
IDRC personnel. Report on the status of women, youth and children in West Africa and Central Africa, and regard for their needs in development planning - discusses education of women, maternal child health, health education (particularly in nutrition practices and in ensuring safe water supply) equal opportunity, employment opportunitys, equal pay for woman workers and young workers, rights to land ownership and participation in economic development projects.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2017Uganda, África subsahariana
This report outlines administrative ways to harmonise state and traditional institutions in terms of land justice in Uganda. Customary justice within the traditional clan system in Uganda offers big advantages over the state judicial system in terms of physical access and costs. A significant weakness of the state justice system is the heavy backlog of land related cases in courts. Perception of and experiences of corruption in the state judicial system are rife.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2004Malí
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2011África oriental, África subsahariana
In Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya, a decentralized approach to land administration promises more accessible dispute resolution and a better deal for women. Among the challenges however, are old social attitudes that pre-empt discussion about women’s right to control land. In Lira district, for example, in-laws and land-grabbers routinely chase widows off land. A “viciously vibrant land market” often means that women are swindled in Bugunda district.
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