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  1. Library Resource
    On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held Lands
    Reports & Research
    February, 2021
    Africa, Mexico, Indonesia

    Sustainable land governance requires that all members of a community, both women and men, have equal rights and say in decisions that affect their collectively-held lands. Unfortunately, women around the world have less land ownership and weaker land rights than men – but this can change, and this report shows ways how that can be done.

  2. Library Resource
    Shining a Spotlight

    A critical assessment of food and beverage companies’ delivery of sustainability commitments

    Reports & Research
    March, 2021
    Global

    From 2013 to 2016, Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign called on the world’s 10 biggest food and beverage companies to adopt stronger social and environmental sourcing policies and spurred significant commitments on women’s empowerment, land rights and climate change. Now, as the coronavirus pandemic worsens inequality and food insecurity around the world, we assess whether the companies have taken meaningful steps to implement the commitments they made in response to the campaign.

  3. Library Resource
    Don’t forget the smallholder! Finding inclusivity in land investments

    Webinar Report | Country Insights Initiative

    Reports & Research
    April, 2021
    South-Eastern Asia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore

    This is the report of a webinar which took place on 25th February 2021 organized by the Land Portal Foundation.

  4. Library Resource
    urban land and housing markets
    Reports & Research
    October, 2019
    Ethiopia

    Ethiopia’s rapidly growing urban centers are facing an unprecedented level of demand for urban land
    and housing. How can Ethiopia supply urban land in an efficient and equitable fashion to accommodate
    growing demand from industries and individuals for diverse uses? How can existing residents and
    incoming migrants afford adequate shelter to survive and thrive in fast growing cities? The Ethiopia
    Urban Land Supply and Affordable Housing Study aims to provide practical solutions to these
    questions.

     

  5. Library Resource

    Volume 10 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2021
    Chile

    Chile has embraced the expansion of monoculture forest plantations of exotic Monterey pine and eucalyptus as part of its development strategy. While forestry is considered financially successful and meets sustainability objectives, the increase in forest plantations across southern Chile has received harsh critiques for exacerbating conflict over Indigenous land rights, producing negative environmental outcomes, and increasing poverty and inequality. There are also claims that forest plantation expansion has led to an abandonment of the countryside.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2014
    Lesotho

    As part of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact Agreement, the Government of Lesotho has implemented an institutional strengthening and land regularization project in the urban and peri-urban areas of the capital city Maseru. The main objective of this project is to strengthen the rights of the legitimate occupiers of the land by a process of formalizing those rights. This formalization process of the rights to land is expected to promote private sector development and stimulate economic growth.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2015
    Global

    Unequal and insecure access to land undermind women's farm productivity, limit employment options, depress their earnings, and degrade the environment. Factors limiting women's access to land include legal discrimination, land scarcity, inappropriate government policies, and lack of political power and social status. Policies to promote sustainalbe development rather than focusing on family planning, as is commonly done, should directly support women's economic activities.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2013
    Norway, United States of America

    This study aims to examine current land access and youth livelihood opportunities in Southern Ethiopia. Access to agricultural land is a constitutional right for rural residents of Ethiopia. We used survey data from the relatively land abundant districts of Oromia Region and from the land scarce districts of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ (SNNP) Region. We found that youth in the rural south have limited potential to obtain agricultural land that can be a basis for viable livelihood. The law prohibits the purchase and sale of land in Ethiopia.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2015
    Norway, United States of America

    This study aims to examine current land access and youth livelihood opportunities in Southern Ethiopia. Access to agricultural land is a constitutional right for rural residents of Ethiopia. We used survey data from the relatively land abundant districts of Oromia Region and from the land scarce districts of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ (SNNP) Region. We found that youth in the rural south have limited potential to obtain agricultural land that can be a basis for viable livelihood. The law prohibits the purchase and sale of land in Ethiopia.

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