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    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Southern Africa

    In recent years, Zambia has witnessed increased interest from private investors in acquiring land for agriculture. As elsewhere, large-scale land acquisitions are often accompanied with promises of capital investments to build infrastructure, bring new technologies and know-how, create employment, and improve market access, among other benefits

    A Case Study of Selected Agricultural Investments in Zambia (2013) 

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    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    South-Eastern Asia

    The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities

    >> A case study of selected agricultural Investments in LAO PDR (2013)

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    Oxfam Briefing Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    Indigenous farmer in the municipality of Sayaxché, department of Petén, Guatemala, viewing the stunted corn crop on his land bordering an oil palm plantation. 

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    We No Longer Share the Land - Oxfam Briefing Paper

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Central African Republic

    Most analyses of violence in Darfur ignore the local dimension of the crisis, focusing instead on the region’s economic and political marginalization and climatic variability. However, agricultural change and other changes relating to the land-rights and land-use systems have led to competition and exclusion, and have played a major role in the collective violence that has raged throughout the region. Understanding these questions is essential for the successful resolution of political and policy debates in Darfur.

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    Land access and labor and income-generating opportunities

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Ghana

    The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access and labour and income-generating opportunities A case study of selected agricultural Investments in LAO PDR (2013)

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    A critical step to address HIV, Violence and Food Security

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2014
    Global

    In many parts of the world, women’s rights to land and property are systematically denied. Women have fewer or less secure rights than men, and discriminatory attitudes and practices undermine them. This leaves many women vulnerable, and almost entirely dependent on the men in their lives for basic economic survival. 

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Asia

    When women hold land title in rural Vietnam, their households are more prosperous, poverty is less and capital investment levels higher than in households where a man holds sole title, new research has found.

    While family economic security improves under private land titling regardless of gender, the benefits are more marked when a woman’s name is on the document than only a man’s, researchers at Rutgers and Brandeis University found.

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    Report of a workshop organized by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global

    A workshop was organized on 19-­20 July 2012 to help the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID) assess knowledge gaps and define new perspectives to understand the relationship between the rapidly changing policy landscape, and transformations of gender power relations in the countryside.

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    Par: Jemimah Njuki and Pascal C. Sanginga. Publié par: Taylor & Francis, IDRC / 2013-10-30

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2013
    Global

    En présentant des données empiriques issues du Kenya, de la Tanzanie et du Mozambique, et relatives à différents systèmes de production, cet ouvrage démontre que le bétail est un bien d’importance pour les femmes et leur participation aux marchés où s’écoulent les bêtes et les produits de l’élevage.

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    By: Jemimah Njuki and Pascal C. Sanginga. Published by: Taylor & Francis, IDRC / 2013-10-30

    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2013
    Global

    Providing empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, and from different production systems, this book illustrates that livestock is an important asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and economic benefits of livestock markets to women, focusing on how the types of markets and products, and women’s participation in markets, influence their access to livestock income.

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