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  1. Library Resource
    Foto: ILO/Flickr
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Global

    Foto: ILO/Flickr

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2021
    Togo

    The preservation of suburban agricultural land in the face of rapid urbanization in the West African region has been a major problem in recent decades. This paper examines the land tenure strategies used by farmers in relation to their assessments of the impact of urban growth. It is based on individual surveys conducted among farmers and landowners on the outskirts of the city of Lomé in Togo. This study reveals that perceptions differ according to gender and that women—although marginalized by customary land tenure—play an important role in maintaining suburban agricultural land.

  3. Library Resource
    State of Land Information in Botswana

    An Open Data Assessment

    Reports & Research
    July, 2023
    Botswana

    This State of Land Information (SOLI) report is an analysis of the current state of land data in Botswana, assessing the availability of land information and the compliance of this information with open data standards. 

    The aim of this report is to serve as a diagnostic for the land information ecosystem in Botswana and enable targeted interventions for improved information management.

  4. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Reports & Research
    February, 2023
    Senegal

    Au Sénégal, malgré d’évidents progrès législatifs en matière de parité de genre, les femmes restent encore minoritaires, voire absentes des instances stratégiques et opérationnelles de gouvernance foncière au niveau communal. Cette situation est pourtant très loin de correspondre à leur contribution effective à la production agricole, notamment à travers les cultures vivrières.

  5. Library Resource
    Oikos
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2023
    Africa, Guinea-Bissau

    Este tem como objetivo analisar os efeitos de uso consuetudinário e inaplicabilidade da Lei 5/98, e se tais fatores contribuem para a redução de acessoàs terras cultiváveispelas mulheres inseridas na agricultura de subsistência na Guiné-Bissau. O problema fundiário é uma preocupação global, tendo início na transição do sistema econômico feudal, quando um grupo minoritário detentor do poder controlava os meios de produção.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2023
    Global

    El informe Situación de la mujer en los sistemas agroalimentarios proporciona los datos más recientes, las lecciones aprendidas y las recomendaciones para los encargados de formular políticas y tomar decisiones sobre el género en los sistemas agroalimentarios. Este informe revisa y analiza las oportunidades y limitaciones de las mujeres en los procesos económicos y sociales, al mismo tiempo que hace un balance y evalúa el progreso realizado para cerrar una serie de brechas de género.

  7. Library Resource

    A la Une – Travail de soin non rémunéré en Afrique de l’Ouest : analyser des controverses

    Manuals & Guidelines
    May, 2023
    Africa, Western Africa

    À la suite de la publication du Bulletin de veille n°381 spécial genre et développement rural et du Grain de sel n°80 « Les savoirs féminins : quelle contribution à la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle ? », Inter-réseaux a souhaité continuer à explorer la question sous l’angle de la protection sociale comme solution à la problématique du travail non rémunéré.

  8. Library Resource
    ILRI research with Indian women dairy cooperative on growing forage crops as a cash crop
    Peer-reviewed publication
    April, 2021
    India

    Measuring gender inequality in land ownership is essential for assessing progress in women’s economic empowerment, tracing the impact of progressive laws on actual practice, and monitoring SDG 5 on gender equality. To effectively assess inter-gender (male-female) gaps in land ownership, however, requires multiple measures. We also need to know which women are more likely to own land by tracing intra-gender differences. To date, no study on India has provided a full range of measures on inter-gender inequality in land ownership or focused on intra-gender variations.

  9. Library Resource
    Woman watering plants India. Photographer Hamish John Appleby (IWMI)
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2022
    Asia

    Land ownership has long been argued to enhance farm productivity by improving tenure security. But would this hold for female and male owners alike? The relationship between land ownership and productivity has been investigated relatively little from a gender perspective in most regions, with work on Asia being especially sparse. Even less explored are gender differences in the likelihood of landowners self-cultivating as vs. leasing out their land.

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