Advancing women’s land rights is a priority for the international development agenda. Yet, there is no consensus on which rights should be monitored and reported. Three indicators of women’s property rights are widely used in the literature. Each captures a different aspect of women’s land rights, but a recent paperexplores the extent to which these different rights are held by the same person, using data from six African countries.
The purpose of the guide is to provide practical information to rural communities that they can use in framing and devising collective action and engagement strategies to strengthen their tenure of land, fisheries and forest and bring about bottom-up accountability.
This report presents results from nationally representative surveys with 1,000 residents aged 15 and older in eight countries — Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Nigeria, Peru and Tanzania — and with 3,000 residents in India.
Conformément au décret n°2011-077/PRN/MEL du 25 mai 2011, déterminant les attributions du Ministre de l’Elevage, le Ministre est chargé, en relation avec les ministres concernés, de l’élaboration, de la mise en œuvre et du suivi de la politique nationale en matière de développement de l’élevage, conformément aux orientations définies par la Stratégie du Développement Rural (SDR) et les autres politiques du sous secteur. A ce titre, il exerce les attributions suivantes :
1. la conception et la mise en œuvre des politiques en matière de l’élevage ;
Ahmadu Bello University is a federal government research university located in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates two campuses: Samaru and Kongo in Zaria.
British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. After independence in 1960, politics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in 1998 allowed for a political transition. In 1999, a new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed.
HIMMA (vocable Haoussa qui signifie engagement et volonté) a été créée en Août 2003 et agréée par le Gouvernement Nigérien le 23 Août 2004 sous le numéro 333/MI/D/DGAPJ/DLP. Dix neuf (19) membres fondateurs ont été à l’origine de sa création dont 6 femmes issus des horizons divers et ayant capitalisés des expériences multiples et multiformes dans le domaine de développement rural.
Les organes de l’Association :
L’Assemblée Générale (AG)
Le Conseil d’Administration (CA)
Le Commissariat aux comptes
Le Secrétariat Exécutif (SE)
We are reminded on a daily basis that the natural environment in which we live is vitally important for our well-being, whether it is in the form of climate change, global warming, declining fertility or dwindling natural resources.
BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights (BAOBAB) is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental women’s human rights organisation, which focuses on women’s legal rights issues under the three systems of law – customary, statutory and religious laws – in Nigeria. The organisation operates from a national office in Lagos, with outreach teams in 14 states across Nigeria.
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health.
The British High Commission Abuja is the diplomatic mission of the British sovereign and the British Government to Nigeria, representing the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom's interests. It is located at Maitama in Abuja, the federal capital territory of Nigeria.
The British High Commission in Abuja covers consular services for the States of Nigeria. The High Commission has regional offices, the Deputy High Commissions, at Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island and Lagos.
Women as a group in Nigeria, suffer a series of deprivation,discrimination and degrading practices in their private and public life. They are victims and survivors of different forms and expressions of injustices and are grossly underrepresented in decision making structures. Their capacity to access and own primary resources is limited by unequal opportunities in education, employment and violence leading to poor self-esteem.