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    Africa

    Please find links below to a recent Human Rights Watch report and video on the human rights impacts of coal mining in Mozambique. Our report shows that almost 60% of Tete province, site of large coal reserves, has been allocated for approved or proposed mining licenses. The report examines how serious shortcomings in government policy and mining companies’ (Vale, Riversdale, Rio Tinto) implementation uprooted largely self-sufficient farming communities and resettled them to arid land far from rivers and markets. 

    Happy to be in touch to provide any additional information.

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    Sierra Leone

    ActionAid would like to share with you this report that explores and demonstrates empirically, the close link between women’s secure access and control over land and natural resources, and their empowerment and ability to fight hunger. Please click here to access the report on the ActionAid International website.

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    Regulations
    Costa Rica, Central America, Americas

    El presente Decreto oficializa, para efectos de aplicación obligatoria, la Política Nacional de Ordenamiento Territorial 2012-2040 (PNOT), que busca integrar un marco de objetivos comunes entre una serie de actores institucionales y al mismo tiempo, constituir una guía para la planificación estratégica del territorio costarricense. El ordenamiento territorial es la expresión espacial de las políticas sociales, ambientales y económicas.

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    Guidelines for Ministries of Agriculture and FAO

    Legislation & Policies
    January, 2013
    Global

    Agricultural policies need to address gender inequalities to ensure effective development interventions that can achieve positive and sustainable results in the lives of rural women, men, girls and boys. One powerful instrument for promoting the realization of the rights and potential of rural women and girls is the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

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    ICRAF Policy Brief 14

    January, 2013
    Global

    ICRAF Policy Brief 14 presents experience from the Sustainable Agriculture in a Changing Climate (SACC) project carried out in Western Kenya, a joint partnership of CARE, ICRAF and the Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Program of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Indonesia

    Gender gaps in South and Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia highlight important issues that need to be considered in designing and implementing equitable development programs.

    In a study conducted by the World Agroforestry Centre, researchers found that to better support agroforestry production in Sulawesi, women would benefit from greater access to land rights and ownership and more involvement in land-use management and decision-making.

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    Briefing paper from the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    South-Eastern Asia

    I invite you to read this briefing paper prepared - by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) - on challanges faced by indigenous women in Southeast Asia in accessing justice. The briefing includes stories on the impact on indigenous women of various projects, including dams, mines, plantations and national parks. Countries covered are Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand,  and the Philippines. As affirmed by AIPP:

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    Selected for presentation at the annual World Bank Land and Poverty Conference - Washington 8-11 April 2013

    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    Global

    The results of the Febraury 2013 Land Portal discussion "Using online platforms to increase access to open data and share best practices of monitoring women’s land rights" have been synthesized and incorporated into a new Land Portal paper entitled Connecting people, sharing knowledge, increasing transparency: Using the Land Portal to increase access to open data, share best practices. The paper will be presented at the upcoming Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2013, but is available now on the Land Portal:

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    Global

    The International Development Law Organization

    The law is an essential tool for advancing women’s and girls’ rights and equality. A robust and effective legal system based on the rule of law is central to assisting women to become equal partners in decision-making and development. Over the last couple of decades, the international community has invested substantially in programs aimed at strengthening the rule of law in developing countries. Despite this investment, the rule of law continues to mean very little for the vast majority of women and girls.

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