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    Adopted at the 16th plenary meeting, on 15 September 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women "Action for Equality, Development and Peace"

    UN Resolutions
    January, 1996
    Global

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    New OECD publication "Aid in Support of Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment"

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    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.

    Main findings

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    中华人民共和国农村土地承包法。

    Legislation
    China, 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.

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    An Act to provide for the management and administration of land in villages, and for related matters.

    Legislation
    Tanzania, 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Paraguay, Americas, South America

    La presente Ley tiene por objetivo garantizar y estimular la propiedad inmobiliaria rural y su función socioeconómica.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Colombia, 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)

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    Legislation
    Ecuador, Americas, South America

    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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