Land is a vital resource that sustains livelihoods across Sub-Saharan Africa, but also one that is heavily prone to corruption. Every second citizen in Africa has been affected by land corruption in recent years, according to a study by Transparency International.
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Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2014Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya, Madagascar, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, South Africa, Ghana
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesOctober, 2015South Africa
The Commission for Gender Equality presented on its proposed campaign called One Woman, One Hectare of Land’. The campaign aims to mainstream gender equality, for it was proposed that the State should allocate one hectare of land, for the growing of food, to the poorest rural female-run households. It was believed that this would help alleviate poverty and empower rural women. It was pointed out that where women had land, their families generally were better nourished, better educated and able to move on.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2009Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa
The Women’s Land Rights in Southern Africa Project (WOLAR) is aimed at enhancing women’s access to, ownership of, control over land and other productive resources and services in order to meet their basic livelihood needs and become more economically independent and secure.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2011South Africa
Community Agency for Social Enquiry (CASE) Report.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsAugust, 2012Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria
In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 1990South Africa
This version includes amendments through 2009.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 1984South Africa
This version includes amendments through 2005.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesAugust, 1998South Africa
Act 120 of 1998
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2012South Africa, Ethiopia, Canada, United Kingdom
UN Women Expert Paper.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2002Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia
Full citation: Walker, C., "Land Reform in Southern and Eastern Africa: Key Issues for strengthening Women’s Access to and Rights in Land," FAO DESKTOP STUDY REPORT (March 2002).
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