Policies and Guidelines

Realizing Women's Rights to Land and other Natural Resources

Women’s access to, use of and control over land and other productive resources are essential to ensuring their right to equality and to an adequate standard of living.

Governing Land for Women and Men- A Technical Guide to Support The Achievement of Responsible Gender-Equitable Governance of Land tenure

[via FAO] This technical guide aims to assist implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines by providing guidance that supports the Guidelines' principle of gender equality in tenure governanc

Update on progress with Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa 2012 programme funded by the Cities Alliance

The Cities Alliance-funded Tenure Security Facility Southern Africa 2012 programme aims to provide specialist tenure technical assistance and advisory services to slum upgrading initiatives in the

Managing urban land: a guide for municipal practitioners

Urban LandMark has developed a guide for local government in South Africa to assist municipal officials involved in urban land governance to carry out their functions in ways that ensure pro-poor o


Territorial Development: an innovative approach

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

The objective of this Convention is to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in countries experiencing serious drought and/or desertification, particularly in Africa, through e


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