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.
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Library ResourceRapports et recherchesseptembre, 2019Global
Library ResourceMatériels institutionnels et promotionnelsmars, 2018
Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) “Achieve<p></p>gender equality and empower all women and girls” recognizes<p></p>the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty<p></p>reduction, food security and nutrition.<p></p>Target 5.a aims to “Undertake reforms to give women equal<p></p>rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership<p></p>and control over land and other forms of property, financial<p></p>services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with<p></p&g
Library ResourceRapports et recherchesmai, 2019Kenya
The webinar on the Gender Imperatives of Land Reforms in Kenya took place on 23 April, 2019.
This webinar featured key experts involved in promoting and working towards the gender imperatives of land reforms in Kenya. It was co-hosted by the European Union, the Government of Kenya, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Land Portal Foundation.
Moderator: Husna A. Mbarak, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Library ResourceDocuments de politique et mémoiresdécembre, 2016Global
This paper introduces a Legal Assessment Tool (LAT) for gender‐equitable land tenure that was developed by the Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for the purpose of providing prompt, targeted and effective policy and regulatory advice to countries working towards gender‐equitable land tenure. The LAT aims to provide a contribution to the global efforts to achieve responsible governance of land tenure by focusing on the legal issues surrounding land policy and reform processes.
Library ResourceVidéosjuillet, 2013Global
The video tells about the implementation of the learning programme “Governing land for women and men”, which is part of the efforts to build capacities of change agents in five countries to implement the Voluntary Guidelines for responsible governance of tenure.
Library ResourceDocuments de politique et mémoiresoctobre, 2016Sierra Leone
In Sierra Leone, the well-being and livelihoods of many people, particularly the rural poor, are based on secure and equitable access to land, fisheries and forests. Increasing pressure on these resources in recent years has led to an escalation of conflict over access to natural resources.
Library ResourceDocuments de politique et mémoiresavril, 2014Europe
March 2014 – This article presents a joint FAO and World Bank initiative to integrate the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security principles on gender equality into the Bank financed land administration projects in six Western Balkans countries. Even though the land agencies generate inordinate amounts of data, these are not efficiently used to inform policy makers, because of lack of capacity and manpower to properly process and link them between sub-sectors and over time.
Library ResourceManuels et directivesnovembre, 2018Global
To achieve sustainable food systems and agriculture it is crucial to ensure equal opportunities to men and women in the distribution, tenure, governance and management of land and other natural resources, and address the asymmetric power relations, due to local traditions and socio-cultural factors. Despite their prominent role in the agriculture sector, women still suffer from limited land ownership, excessive workloads and inadequate access to services, local institutions, education and information.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresaoût, 2018
A guide for reporting on SDG indicator 5.a.2
Library ResourceDocuments de politique et mémoiresmars, 2018Global
Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) "Achieve gender equality and empoer all women and girls" regonizes the fundamental role of women in achieving poverty reduction, food security and nutrition. Target 5.a aims to "undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws".
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