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Journal Articles & Books
July 2018
Dominica
Burkina Faso
Honduras
Belgium
Uzbekistan
South Africa
Lesotho
Uganda
Spain
Zimbabwe
Denmark
Germany
Tanzania
Zambia
Netherlands
Nicaragua
Senegal
Italy
Brazil
Switzerland

From the outset, the development of agriculture has been strongly associated with women’s endeavour. In fact, women’s contribution to agriculture goes back to the origins of farming and the domestication of animals when the first human settlements were established more than 6 000 years ago.

Reports & Research
July 2018
Sierra Leone
Scotland

In many countries, unidentified private individuals and legal entities obtain significant economic benefits from land. This lack of transparency can make it harder for affected communities and governments to hold them accountable for land use decision-making and any sort of violation they commit.

Reports & Research
July 2018
Sierra Leone

This report analyses the land registration system and applicable legal framework in Sierra Leone to determine whether these ensure adequate transparency and accountability, particularly in the context of beneficial ownership.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2018
Australia
Cameroon
Italy

أضحت حيازة الأراضي سيئة التنظيم مشكلة أساسية، خاصة في أفريقيا جنوب الصحراء الكبرى وجنوب شرق آسيا، حيث تهدد الأمن الغذائي وسبل كسب العيش المحلية وإدارة الموارد الطبيعية بطريقة مستدامة، وأثارت نزاعات حول الأراضي والتعدي على حقوق الإنسان. والمجموعات الاجتماعية المهمشة مهددة بصفة خاصة، بما في ذلك السكان الأصليون، وغيرهم من أصحاب الأراضي العرفيين، والنساء، الطبقات الدنيا، والأقليات العرقية.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2018
Global

Statutory recognition of rural communities as collective owners of their lands is substantial, expanding, and an increasingly accepted element of property relations. The conventional meaning of property in land itself is changing, allowing for a greater diversity of attributes without impairing legal protection.

Institutional & promotional materials
March 2018
Bangladesh
Nigeria
Peru
Ghana
Ethiopia
Niger
Malawi
Honduras
Uganda
Tanzania
Ecuador
Cambodia
Paraguay
Burkina Faso
Iraq
Burundi
Nepal
Nicaragua
Tajikistan
Haiti
Mexico
Vietnam

For rural women and men, land is often the most important household asset for supporting agricultural production and providing food security and nutrition. Evidence shows that secure land tenure is strongly associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture – and therefore with higher incomes and greater economic wellbeing.

Institutional & promotional materials
March 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

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2018
Kenya

This booklet reveals that women only got 103,043 titles representing 10.3 percent, while men got 865,095 titles representing 86.5 percent of the total. The glaring disparity is made clear when looked at against the actual land sizes and titled for women against men.

Reports & Research
March 2018
Scotland

Community Land Scotland (CLS) has today published ‘Towards Land Ownership Transparency in Scotland’, part of a larger study led by Transparency International to test a framework for assessing land ownership transparency within countries.  The framework was presented at ‘Land Governance in an Interconnected World’, the Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty in Washing

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