Gender and Land Rights Database


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2.    United Nations. 2006. Demographic Yearbook (available at New York, USA.

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6.    CIA. 2009. The World Factbook: Ethiopia (available at [accessed February 2009]. Washington DC.

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8.    Holden S. & Tefera T. 2008. From Being Property of Men to Becoming Equal Owners? Early Impacts of Land Registration and Certification on Women in Southern Ethiopia (available at UN-HABITAT: Nairobi.

9.    IIED. 2006. Innovation in Securing Land Rights in Africa: Lessons from experience. Briefing Paper 2006 (available at London.

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11.    Convention on the Elimination of All Form of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). 2005. CEDAW/C/ETH/4-5. Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 18 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Combined fourth and fifth periodic reports of States parties. Ethiopia (available at New York, USA.

12.    IDRC & Ritu, V. 2007. World Agroforestry Centre. Without Land You Are Nobody: Critical Dimensions of Women’s Access to Land and Relations in Tenure in East Africa. IDRC Scoping Study for East Africa on Women’s Access and Rights to Land & Gender Relations in Tenure. Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda case studies.

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14.    FAO. 2003. Current land policy issues in Ethiopia. In Land Reform, Vol. 2003/3 (available at Rome.

15.    FAO. 2007. Gender Mainstreaming in Forestry in Africa: Ethiopia (available at FAO: Rome.

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19.    Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE). 2005. A Place to Live: Women’s Inheritance Rights in Africa. Geneva.

20.    Holden, S., Deininger, K. & and Ghebru, H. 2007. Impact of Land Certification on Land Rental Market Participation in Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia (available at Norwegian University of Life Sciences, MPRA Paper No. 5211. Munich, Munich University Library.

21.    FAO. World Census of Agriculture. 

22.    World Bank. 2008. World Development Report 2008 - Agriculture for Development (available at Washington DC.

Sources: numbers in brackets (*) refer to sources displayed in the Bibliography