The Learning Route is over. We have shared and learnt a lot during those days together. This page keeps tracking our experiences and engagement in securing women’s land rights. Furthermore all the documents concerning the Route and the cases we visited can be found here: http://africa.procasur.org/our-routes/innovative-tools-and-approaches/ (please go to the library session).
Over the last ten years, Peru’s agricultural sector has grown 4 percent annually, benefitting from better agricultural health and increased international demand for fruits, vegetables and other non-traditional agricultural commodities (IDB, 2010). Peruvian women’s participation in the sector is also significant.
The law provides the foundations for achieving gender-equitable land tenure. Gender-equitable laws and rules provide an enabling environment in which women and men are more likely to be able to exercise and realize their rights to land equitably.
One of the unique aspects of the National Land Reform Agenda currently being pursued by the Central Government of India (viz Ministries of Rural Development and Tribal Affairs) is the right to land for shelter. This evolved as a part of what is being seen as a second round of land reforms in India yet-to-be realized in the coming years.