La presente Ley tiene por objeto el fomento, desarrollo y protección integrales del sector agrario. Para la ejecución de la política agraria (cap. IV), mediante el artículo 23, se crea el Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Agrario (INDA), como entidad de derecho público, con ámbito nacional, personalidad jurídica y patrimonio propio, adscrito al Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería. El INDA substituye en sus funciones al Instituto Ecuatoriano de Reforma Agraria (IERAC).
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Library ResourceLegislationEcuador, Americas, South America
Library ResourceRegulationsColombia, Americas, South America
El presente Decreto reglamenta la Ley que tiene por objeto mejorar la calidad de vida de las mujeres rurales, en lo relacionado con los predios sujetos al régimen de las unidades agrícolas familiares, adjudicación de baldíos y participación de las mujeres rurales.
Implementa: Ley Nº 731 - Normas para favorecer a las mujeres rurales. (2002-01-14)
Library ResourceLegislationParaguay, Americas, South America
La presente Ley tiene por objetivo garantizar y estimular la propiedad inmobiliaria rural y su función socioeconómica.
Library ResourceLegislationTanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa
This Act consists of 66 sections divided into 6 Parts: Preliminary provisions (I); Application of fundamental principles of the National Land Policy (II); Transfers and hazard land (III); Village lands (IV); Dispute settlement (V); Miscellaneous provisions (VI). The President may transfer any area of village land to general or reserved land for public interest (sect. 4). Village land transfer shall not be transferred until the type, amount and timing of the payment of compensation has been agreed upon. The Minister may declare any area of a village land to be hazard land.
Library ResourceLegislationChina, Eastern Asia, Asia
This Law has been formulated in accordance with the Constitution for the purpose of stabilizing and perfecting the two-level operation system, which is based the responsibility system of contracting by households supplemented by unified management, entitling the peasants to a long-term and guaranteed right to the use of land, protecting the legal rights and interests of the parties of the contracting of rural land, so as to improve the development of agriculture and the rural economy and stabilize the rural areas.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Global
Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (pdf, 1.5MB) published in March 2011, presents statistics on aid from DAC members to sectors focused on gender equality and women’s empowerment for the period 2008-2009.
The Global Donor Platform OECD focal point, Karim Hussein, points out that page 5 of this new publication reviews agriculture and rural development and interestingly showed that only 5% of DAC donor aid for agricultural inputs had a gender equality focus.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011
Library ResourceUN ResolutionsJanuary, 1996Global
Library ResourceInternational Conventions or TreatiesGlobal
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the only international treaty specifically focused on preventing discrimination against women and explicitly dealing with rural women and their rights (Art. 14). On 18 December 1979, the Convention was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It entered into force as an international treaty on 3 September 1981 after the twentieth country had ratified it.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2011Africa
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