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  1. Library Resource
    Agric status in Zambia

    Agriculture Status Report 2016

    Informes e investigaciones
    Agosto, 2016
    Zambia

    Zambia’s agriculture sector provides the main support for the rural economy. This assertion is based on the fact that about forty nine percent of the Zambian population depends on agriculture, primarily through smallholder production for their livelihoods and employment (CSO, 2014). Notwithstanding this fact, in 2015 the sector contributed 8.5 percent to the GDP and approximately 9.6 percent of national export earnings (CSO, 2015; World Bank, 2016). The potential for agricultural growth in Zambia is staggering.

  2. Library Resource

    Unlocking pathways to economic opportunity, gender equity, and agricultural innovation through land rights

    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Enero, 2022
    Global

    The future belongs to youth. But in many parts of the world, young women and men lack the means and the opportunity to build livelihoods and fully participate in their communities. This is especially true in rural areas, where agriculture is the foundation of the economy, but land rights remain out of reach.

    Consider the case of sub-Saharan Africa, where an estimated 10-12 million young people enter the workforce each year, but only 4 million new jobs are created, leaving the majority of young workers either unemployed or settling for menial and informal work.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislación
    Julio, 2016
    Tanzania

    This Act amends various written laws including the Forest Act, 2002 (in respect of fines), the Veterinary Act, 2003 (in respect of qualifications for registration as a Veterinarian), Wildlife Conservation Act (in respect of fines for illegal activities regarding trophies), the Courts (Land Disputes Settlements) Act, 2002 (in respect of appeals) and the Probate and Administration of Estates Act (in respect of the definition "small estates").

  4. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Junio, 1999
    Global

    This global survey examines the impact of current trends and policies on the overall social and economic situation of women. It starts by describing the main economic trends produced by globalisation: trade liberalisation; increased globalised production due to direct investment of multinational corporations; and financial liberalisation. The gender impact of those trends are then analysed in detail beginning with employment and displacement effects, including their influence on women's position within the household and the labour markets around the world.

  5. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Octubre, 2014
    África

    Paper written for Democracy, Land and Liberation in Africa Today: Bridging Past and Present Scholarship. A colloquium in honour of Lionel Cliffe held at the University of Cape Town. Includes the academic world, 1960-84 (universities in Southern Africa, my academic writing); the NGO world, 1987-2007 (Oxfam’s Southern Africa Desk, women’s land rights, working with Zimbabwean researchers, land and property rights in post-tsunami Aceh; the consultancy world (Zimbabwe 1999, South Africa 2000 DLA, South Africa 2001 the LRC); an academic again in retirement?

  6. Library Resource
    Informes e investigaciones
    Febrero, 2007
    África

    Extracts from a farewell talk. Includes back to the land; engaging with Oxfam International in Zimbabwe; working on the Zambian Copperbelt; supporting post-tsunami, post-conflict land and property rights advocacy in Aceh, Indonesia; helping to create and sustain national land alliances and support awareness campaigns in Africa; women’s land rights in Southern and Eastern Africa; concluding thoughts, some publications.

  7. Library Resource

    Forests

    Publicación revisada por pares
    Enero, 2021
    Global

    Ongoing revitalization of the >5000-year-old tradition of using trees for vital culture and heritage activities including carving and weaving affirms Alaska Native resilience. However, support for these sustained cultural practices is complicated by environmental and political factors. Carving projects typically require western redcedar (Thuja plicata) or yellow cedar (Callitropsis nootkatensis) trees more than 450 years of age—a tree life stage and growth rate inconsistent with current even-aged forest management strategies.

  8. Library Resource
    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Noviembre, 2009
    Global

    This paper will first explain briefly why gendered relations around property rights are an important development and welfare issue. Then it will explore what has happened to women’s rights under agrarian reforms, titling and registration programmes, and land privatization programmes in general. The paper will then briefly describe how women have attempted to respond to threats on their rights. The final section will explore the relation between property rights and access to factor markets, a crucial relation in agricultural production for the market.

  9. Library Resource
    Women’s Rights and the Right to Food cover image
    Informes e investigaciones
    Diciembre, 2012
    Global

    In the present report, submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with Council resolution 13/4, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food discusses the threats to women's right to food, identifying the areas that demand the most urgent attention. The report examines successively the obstacles women face in access to employment, social protection and the productive resources needed for food production, food processing and value chain development.

  10. Library Resource
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    Advancing the Land Rights of Pastoralist Women in Northern Tanzania

    Documentos de política y resúmenes
    Diciembre, 2013
    Tanzania

    In northern Tanzania, new grassroots groups called Women’s Rights and Leadership Forums (WRLFs) are mobilizing women and men in pastoralist communities to promote and defend local land rights. This briefing highlights some of the WRLFs’ achievements and strategies; asks how these forums, which appear to be a part of an emerging grassroots social movement for land rights, can be further supported; and explores whether such forums could be replicated elsewhere in the region

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