Community Mapping: A How-To Handbook for Grassroots Women's Organisations | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
January 2007
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Huairou Commission Publication

This handbook is based on the experiences of the Huairou Commission the Women's Land Link Africa in using community mapping with groups of women. Community mapping allows grassroots women to assess and record the community's needs and assets and to imagine new solutions to the issues they are facing. The handbook provides through and practical guidelines for various community mapping methods.

You can find this publication on the website of the Huairou Commission.

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The Huairou Commission develops strategic partnerships and linkages among grassroots women’s organizations, advancing their capacity to collectively influence political spaces on behalf of their communities and enhance their sustainable, resilient community development practices.


The Huairou Commission is a global membership and partnership coalition that empowers grassroots women's organizations to enhance their community development practice and to exercise collective political power at the global level.

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