FAO Land Tenure Notes 2

FAO Land Tenure Notes
2




Improving gender equity in access to land

 




ORGANISATION DES NATIONS UNIES POUR L’ALIMENTATION ET L’AGRICULTURE
Rome, 2006


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Contents


Préface
INTRODUCTION

What is access to land
What are rights to land?
What are land tenure systems?
How are rights to land distributed within society?

WHY IS GENDER IMPORTANT?
Why is gender equity an issue today
Gender equity and social development
Gender equity and economic development

PROMOTING GENDER INCLUSION IN SOCIETY
Evaluating gender equity
Informing people on their rights
Working to empower marginalized

PROMOTING GENDER INCLUSION IN LAND TENURE PROJECTS
Understanding the project requirements
Collecting data to monitor the effects of the project
Assisting people to participate in the project
A quick checklist for evaluating and improving gender equity in land tenure projects