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©Sebastian Liste/NOOR for FAO
Land statistics disaggregated by sex are essential to highlighting the disparities in secure land rights between women and men. They help monitor progress towards more secure and gender-equitable land tenure systems, which are key to boosting smallholder productivity, rural development and food security, and to ...
1 Apr 2016
The Gender and Land Rights database (GLRD) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, And Markets (PIM) led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is launching [today] a new infographic to show ...
16 Feb 2016
Twenty Sixth (26th) Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union (Copyright ©AUC)
Practical agricultural and agro-processing initiatives among the action plans for the 2016 African Year of Human Rights 1 February 2016, Addis Ababa/Accra – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is set to invest in securing women’s rights to land and other productive resources, ...
5 Feb 2016
©FAO/Yasuyoshi Chiba
The Gender and Land Rights Database (GLRD) of The Food and Agriculture Food Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a new and improved website in an effort to increase awareness about gender and land issues around the globe. The revised website provides some background about the ...
5 Mar 2015
©FAO/H.Wagner
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has designed and developed an assessment tool to explore gender equality in land tenure and support the implementation of The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT). The Legal Assessment Tool for gender-equitable land ...
14 Jul 2014
©FAO/Riccardo Gangale
For the first time ever, gender was the central theme of an international conference on land-related agriculture investment and inclusive business organised by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 5 to 7 March 2014, the ...
14 Jul 2014
©FAO/R. Grisolia
Peru’s Special Land Titling and Cadastre Project (PETT) has been helping women gain access to agricultural land since its launch in 1992, but an online discussion organised by The Gender and Land Rights Database (GRLD) revealed that the titling and registration process in Peru must be ...
14 Jul 2014