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  1. Library Resource
    March, 2015
    Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Liberia, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Uganda

    Guest commentary by Amanda Richardson, Resource Equity, and Ailey Kaiser Hughes, Landesa.
    A growing body of evidence shows a correlation between gender-based violence (GBV) and land rights. Awareness of the possible GBV implications of land interventions is critical to understanding impacts on women.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Central African Republic, Guinea, Honduras, Rwanda, Tajikistan

    From negotiations over responsible agricultural investment in Rome to new research on gender equality in Rwanda to important steps in legal reform in Tajikistan, land rights continued to be a priority issue for the global community in 2014. Here are some of our favorite pieces on land rights from USAID and our partners from the past year.

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    Harmonizing Land Tenure in National Protected Areas in Honduras cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    Honduras

    If you cannot view, click here.Guest commentary by Christopher Seeley, Chief of Party of the USAID Honduras ProParque project.
    One of the most vexing challenges in biodiversity conservation in developing countries is reconciling land tenure and land use issues that emerge when previously unprotected or unregulated ecosystems are placed under state control as part of a national protected areas system.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2014
    Colombia

    By Anthony Piaskowy, Communication and Urban Specialist for USAID's Land Tenure and Property Rights Division.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2014
    Haiti, Philippines

    By Dr. Gregory Myers, USAID Division Chief, Land Tenure and Property Rights.
    Last week, I visited Haiti to assess the land tenure and property rights situation there—four years after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake killed between 100,000 and 300,000 people and displaced another 1.5 million. Many Haitians continue to live in extreme poverty and much needs to be done to address the weak property rights system that slows economic growth and hinders infrastructure rebuilding efforts.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2013
    United States of America

    By Peter Giampaoli, Climate Change Specialist, Land Tenure and Property Rights Division, USAID. Clear, secure rights to manage and use forests are an important aspect of sustaining traditions and economic opportunities. Although this web site often discusses property rights in the context of developing countries, insecure title and undocumented land rights can undermine smallholder ownership in the United States as well.

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