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Reports & Research is a resource type for publications where research was involved in establishing the report, but not necessarily with an academic approach. The resource type aims to bring together under which all the different types of resources that have been identified as "research report", "case report", "research report", "case study", "use case report", as well as "workshop report" or "flagship reports". Good practice reviews are also generally nested under this resource type.

Women’s Access to Land and Housing in Lesotho cover image
Reports & Research
July 2018
Lesotho

Women need secure access to and control of land in order to realise their human rights. In order for the women to realise their land and inheritance rights it is important for the policy makers to have in place mechanisms and institutions to guide practice. This report sets out the status of women’s land and inheritance rights in Lesotho.

Reports & Research
January 2018
Asia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Philippines
Bangladesh
India
Nepal

This publication discusses the relevance to land and agriculture of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP BHR), and provides an overview of the state of the UNGP BHR’s implementation in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and the Philippines.

Reports & Research
January 2019
Asia
Cambodia
Indonesia
Philippines
Bangladesh
India
Nepal

Monitoring reports were prepared in six Asian countries to understand the nature, causes, and impacts of land and resource conflicts, and to highlight the human rights issues intertwined with them.

QTR report appendices - cover
Reports & Research
March 2019
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

These appendices refer to the summary report Assessing the costs of tenure risks to agribusinesses. The report is a product of the Quantifying Tenure Risk (QTR) initiative, a joint research programme conducted by the ODI and TMP Systems and funded by the UK Government.

 

Principles and Applications of the Global Human Settlement Layer as Baseline for the Land Use Efficiency Indicator—SDG 11.3.1 cover image
Reports & Research
February 2019
Global

The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) produces new global spatial information, evidence-based analytics describing the human presence on the planet that is based mainly on two quantitative factors: (i) the spatial distribution (density) of built-up structures and (ii) the spatial distribution (density) of resident people.

Public Space Profile Skopje: Research Report cover image
Reports & Research
April 2019
Macedonia

This Public Space Profile of the City of Skopje provides a brief overview of current practices in the development and management of public space in Skopje and a profile of the availability and quality of public space. The report addresses numerous institutional, technical and human dimensions of public spaces in Skopje, including:

Realizing women’s land rights in Africa and Beyond
Reports & Research
April 2019
Africa
Kenya
Mozambique
Senegal
India

In October 2016, women farmers from 22 countries across Africa climbed the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to claim women’s rights for access to and control over land and natural resources.

Reports & Research
March 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Ivory Coast
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

This report uses household-level data from 33, mostly developing, countries to analyse perceptions of tenure insecurity among women. We test two hypotheses: (1) that women feel more insecure than men; and (2) that increasing statutory protections for women, for instance by issuing joint named titles or making inheritance law more gender equal, increases de facto tenure security.

Reports & Research
March 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Ivory Coast
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

A deeper look at what the results of the 33 wave 1 and 2 countries show about urban land tenure security. This report compliments the Prindex Comparative Report by focusing on a specific aspect of land and tenure insecurity.

Reports & Research
March 2019
Morocco
Tunisia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Cameroon
Namibia
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Ivory Coast
Liberia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Costa Rica
Honduras
Mexico
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
Cambodia
Indonesia
Thailand
Vietnam
Jordan
United Kingdom

Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. A fundamental way of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens' perceptions of them. Yet perceptions of tenure security have never been collected at a global scale.

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