Authors

Renee Renee Giovarelli / Senior Attorney & Advisor

Renée Giovarelli is one of the world’s most distinguished experts on women’s land rights. She has more than 20 years of experience working on intra-household and gender issues related to land tenure and customary and legal property rights. She has designed and conducted fieldwork on women and the...

Elisa Elisa Scalise / Land Tenure & Gender Specialist

Elisa Scalise has more than 10 years of experience working on analysis and reform on property rights to land for women and men, including formal and customary land tenure regimes, land administration, land tenure regularization, land institutions, dispute resolution mechanisms, forest land tenure...

Leslie-hannay Leslie Hannay / Land Tenure & Gender Specialist

Leslie Hannay has experience in community rights, land and natural resources governance, and women’s rights. Leslie’s work focuses on legal and policy analysis, field and desk research, and designing and implementing approaches for strengthening women’s land tenure security under custom. She has ...

Jennifer-duncan Jennifer Duncan / Senior Attorney at Landesa

Jennifer Duncan is a Senior Attorney at Landesa and has worked in international development for more than 15 years, with an emphasis on land and housing rights. She has considerable experience in land laws, program design and management, as well as land and women’s rights advocacy. Duncan has foc...

Screenshot_2014-10-09_13.22.24 Reem Gaafar / Attorney & Land Tenure Specialist at Landesa

Reem Gaafar was an Attorney and Land Tenure Specialist at Landesa whose work focuses on strengthening land and natural resource rights for smallholder farmers, particularly women. Reem’s experience spans Africa and the Middle East, and includes legal and policy analysis, field and desk research,...

Amanda-richardson-landesa Amanda Richardson / Land Tenure & Gender Specialist

Amanda Richardson has more than 5 years of experience working on the intersection of land law, policy, and women’s rights. Her work has involved designing and conducting fieldwork on women’s access and rights to land, analyzing formal and customary land and family laws, and researching and writin...