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Conference Papers & Reports
March 2016

This paper analyzes the state’s Land Governance in terms of the five themes for
administrators, technicians and professionals working in the land sector as per the gender-framework of FAO’s VGGT along with an additional theme on community perspectives on women land rights, and recommends strategies for moving towards it.

August 2015

This workshop was orgainized at Bhubaneswar, India by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with support of The World Bank, New Delhi. In this workshop salient findings on processes and progress made around gender equitable land tenure arrangements, best practices and challenges along with ground-happenings and post –land rights situations captured through community and stakeholders opinions were shared.

Monitoring Framework for WLR in India
Manuals & Guidelines
Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2016

This framework is prepared by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with 
support of The World Bank, New Delhi. The monitoring framework envisages on reliable and accessible appropriate data set, well laid out procedure to calculate and report WLR indicators across administrative layers as well as an institutional mechansim to sustainably carry this process to address regular monitoring of WLR in Indian context to meet the SDG requirement.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015

This is the proceedings of a Workshop organized at India International Center, Lodi Road, New Delhi, India by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with the  support of  The World Bank, New Delhi.  In this workshop, the study team shared the state and district-wise WLR maps segregated across caste and economic categories along with temporal trend. Usefulness and relevance of Agriculture Census data, Status of women pattwaris, Inter-state variations around women’s land rights parameters, Operational holdings and tenancy were discussed by the participating experts.

Policy Papers & Briefs
May 2016

This Policy breif, prepared by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with support of The World Bank, New Delhi provides breif information on legal framework and changes, institutional processes, measuring and monitoring changes, compares operational holding with ownership and plot level data around women's land rights in India. It also proposes policy recommendations on measuring and monitoring women’s land rights. 

Reports & Research
February 2016

The study was commissioned by the World Bank and conducted by the Center for Land Governance, to document Odisha’s experience and the emerging best practices for Gender Equitable Land Governance (GELG). It assess and analyse the state’s efforts toward GELG in relation to the VGGT, documents the best practices, identifies challenges and suggests recommendations for policy and institutional arrangements, technical issues, capacity building and strategies.

Reports & Research
June 2016

The study examined the status of women’s land rights in India, using Agricultural Census data, with state-wise and district-wise granularity and presents tables and maps depicting women’s land rights against indicators, further segregated across ethnicity and socio-economic categories. It also reiterates necessity  to establish a robust and participatory monitoring mechanism for the status and change of women’s land rights at state, district and tehsil levels. This study was conducted by Center for Land Governance, NRMC with support from the World Bank.

Sustainable Development Goals: Monitoring Human Settlements Indicators cover image
Reports & Research
December 2016

Today, more than half the world’s population lives in cities. By 2030, it is projected that 6 in 10 people will be urban dwellers. By 2050, the figure will have risen to 6.5 billion people; representing two-thirds of all civilization. Taking into account the increasing rural to urban migration and the rapid growth of cities in the developing world, it is clear that cities face a myriad of problems that may hinder planned growth and development.

Administrative Data for Monitoring and Improving Land Policy and Governance in India
Conference Papers & Reports
March 2017

The study tried to assess the state of data in India, particularly to track and report two critical land governance indicators viz. women land rights and forest rights, critical to ensure equity and sustainability in terms of public policy. 
With UN’s SDG, defining similar indicators, study  also attempts in aligning them around SDG indicators. Status of these two parameters were analyzed using nation-wide datasets collecting whole population data, through census of India, Agriculture Census  operations following robust processes and reporting them open access.

Reports & Research
September 2015

On 25 September, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as the agreed framework for international development. It is the successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). However, unlike the MDGs, the 2030 Agenda presents a much wider scope by deliberately and more fully incorporating economic and environmental sustainability, as well as the aspiration of many countries for peaceful and inclusive societies. The agenda also applies to all countries rather than just the developing countries.