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Review of and Comment on Draft Law on Agricultural Land Dated 15 October 2016

Conference Papers & Reports
Novembro, 2016

As the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries (MAFF) aimed to finalize in the end of 2016 the draft law on agricultural lands that is currently in 6th draft, MRLG, together with other partners, has supported the NGO Forum on Cambodia to mobilize representatives of farmer organizations and CSOs so that they could voice their concerns over the draft law directly to MAFF. In close cooperation with MAFF, a 2-day national consultation workshop was held on 19-20 December 2016 in Phnom Penh.

International Land Coalition (ILC) annual report 2013

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro, 2014

In 2013, the International Land Coalition (ILC) marked a historic expansion in its membership, reaching 152 member organisations in 56 countries, representing diverse interests and entities from national civil society organisations (CSOs) and grassroots movements to international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and United Nations agencies, all with a common agenda to work together on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people to make tangible progress in achieving secure and equitable access to land.ILC has also become a leading advocate for transparency and open knowledge on land g

Gender and Environment

Fevereiro, 2013

This report focuses on the nexus of
environment and gender equality, defined as equality of
access to and control over natural resources and development
benefits; and equality of access to decision-making and
representation for environmental and natural resources
management process. The report provides recommendations to
expand women's opportunities to own land; expand
men's and women's knowledge and participation in

Gender Issues in Ethiopia : Implementing the National Policy on Women

Agosto, 2012

The National Policy on Women
(Women's Policy) formulated in 1993, aimed to create
appropriate structures within government offices and
institutions to establish equitable and gender-sensitive
public policies. The Government of Ethiopia in 1995, under
its new constitution, renewed its commitment towards this
policy. The government initiated an ambitious and extensive
process of regionalization, whereby new regional boundaries

Integrating Gender Issues in Recovery and Reconstruction Planning

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
Outubro, 2011
Ásia Oriental

This note on integrating gender issues in recovery and reconstruction planning is the fifth in a series of guidance notes on gender issues in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in East Asia and Pacific region. There are number of key challenges that women face in different elements of post disaster risk reconstruction and recovery. This note addresses the following bottlenecks: a) housing, land titling and property rights, b) health and post disaster violence, c) community services and infrastructure restoration, and d) poverty reduction, livelihood restoration and economic development.

Voices of the poor

Training Resources & Tools
Dezembro, 2009
South Africa

This case study draws on research that investigated the perspectives and experiences of civil society organisations with regard to access to urban land by the poor. The research was conducted by Warren Smit, commissioned by Urban LandMark. An introduction to the case study is given below. On the back of this sheet some learning and reflection activities are provided. You can do these activities on your own or in groups, as appropriate for your learning session. Look carefully at these activities before you begin so you know what to look for while you are reading.

The Changing Terrain of Land Use Conflicts in Tanzania and the Future of a Small Producer

Conference Papers & Reports
Maio, 2009

Land use conflicts are common phenomena in Tanzania and the world at large. One major reason before going to specific cases hinges on the fact that land does not expand while people and other living organizations that depend on it keeps on increasing on the early surface. This un matching ratio between land as basic resources for livelihoods and its users constantly results into land use conflicts.

Children’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV and AIDS – A Documentation of Children’s Experiences in Zambia and Kenya

Reports & Research
Março, 2008

Based on field research conducted by two grassroots organizations, CINDI-Kitwe in Zambia and GROOTS Kenya, to map and document cases of property grabbing from children, in particular those who became orphans due to AIDS. Includes problem analysis and study objectives; presenting children’s experiences in Zambia and in Kenya; conclusions and lessons learned.