This guidance aims to provide companies with an overview of the links between land and human rights enshrined in these agreements and in official statements issued by treaty monitoring bodies. While it focuses on Ghana with a non-exhaustive examination its human rights obligations with an overview of the most significant agreements pertaining to land-based investments, it will be useful for companies working in other countries because the agreements presented have been ratified and signed by a large number of countries.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2019Ghana
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2016Global
The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights developed the Women’s Land Tenure Framework to assist anyone who is interested in understanding the complex issues associated with women’s land rights — officials, grassroots organizations, international technical advisers, policymakers, development practitioners, women’s rights advocates, land rights advocates, people who are developing programs to assist women farmers, people who are concerned with food security, and others.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2018Liberia
Land is the most important asset for many rural Liberian women and men, and is often a family’s primary source of cash income, food and nutritional security, health care, and education. Though women play a central role in agricultural production in Liberia, women’s rights and access to land are often not equal to those of men due to biases in the formal legal framework and customary law.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesAugust, 2013Global
This frameworks focuses on understanding the factors affecting women's land rights. It is designed to assist anyone who is interested in understanding the complex issues associated with women’s land rights: government officials, grassroots organizations, international technical advisors, policymakers, development practioners, women’s rights advocates, land rights advocates, people who are developing programs to assist women farmers, people who are concerned with food security, etc.
Library ResourceMultimediaMarch, 2016Eastern Africa, Rwanda
Follow Rose, and see her impact, as she travels the Rwandan countryside educating communities about women’s rights to land.
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