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.
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From 6 to 20 February
DISCUSSION CLOSED - Proceedings
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.
After a long and very fruitful consultation process, in May 2012 the Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGs) have been approved by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).