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Landesa - Rural Development Institute
Just one in 10 women whose parents own agricultural land inherit any land, a soon-to-be-published study by U.N. Women and the land rights advocacy group Landesa has shown. Eight years after women...
[01/11/2012] Joint paper advocates for the inclusion of targets specifically related to women’s land and property rights in the post-2015 development agenda
[via the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights] The Global Initiative on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, along with its partner the Landesa Center for Women’s Land...
[16/10/2012] Low awareness and fear of conflict prevent women from owning land, says study by UN Women and Landesa
[via UNWomen] New Delhi, 12 October 2012- Women constitute not just the face of the poverty in India but they also remain critically dependent on land without any property or land rights, say three...
GANJAM, India (AlertNet) - Efforts to secure land ownership for tribal people in one of India’s poorest states are bolstering their economic security in the face of climate-induced hardships, and...
[02/02/2012] Landesa is Recruiting for an Experienced Communications & Outreach Specialist for Focus on Land in Africa Project!
The Focus on Land in Africa (FoLA) Communications and Outreach Specialist will act as a champion for the Focus on Land in Africa sustainable education tool project by leading the implementation of...
[From Landesa] National governments across the world continue the slow march toward legislating gender equality, but in countries with gendered patterns of access to information, women are one of the...
This lesson brief focuses on how issues of unaffordable land and land formalization processes in Mali have fueled tenure insecurity for the urban poor. It is part of the Focus on Land...
This lesson brief explores the multiple independent phenomena that affect relationships between farmers and herders, as well as the nature of their conflicts over natural resources in Mali. It...
This lesson brief examines the statutory frameworks governing decentralization in Mali and the challenges that have arisen. It is part of the Focus on Land in Africa: Land Tenure...
This lesson brief discusses the stratutory, customary, and religious frameworks governing women’s rights to land in Mali and offers suggestions as to how these rights might be strenghtened....