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Mutual Effects of Land Distribution and Economic Development: Evidence from Asia, Africa, and Latin America

"The general objective of this paper is to explore the nexus between land distribution and economic development. The specific objectives are to: (i) identify which land distribution programs/activities contribute to economic development; (ii) investigate the role of stakeholders in land distribution programs that affect the growth of productivity; and (iii) assess the deficiencies of current land distribution policies in Asia, Africa, and Latin America to explore how economic development theories contribute to decreasing income inequality. "

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Azadi, H. and Vanhaute, E.
Year:
2019

State of Land Rights and Land Governance in Eight Asian Countries

"Taking off from previous initiatives of the Land Watch Asia Campaign, this book discusses key issues in access to land and tenurial security for small farmers, rural women, indigenous peoples and other rural sectors in eight Asian countries. It also analyses the mechanisms needed for responsible land governance and the resolution of growing land conflicts."

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Asian NGO Coalition (ANGOC)
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 1)

Tool One; Job Description, provides sample criteria for Community Based Facilitators (CBFs) who will work with women, groups, and communities.  It is important that these CBFs be selected carefully.  This sample job description outlines the core duties of CBFs in order to hire the best candidates.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 2)

Tool Two, a two-part self assessment, should form the basis for training and supporting Community Based Facilitators (CBFs).  It assesses each CBF's work experience, experience with the communities, and understanding of gender and social dynamics regarding land and resources in the community.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 3)

Tool Three, Sample Logic Framework, is linked to the Sample Baseline Survey and Assessment (Tool Four), and provides sample outcomes and indicators to measure women's land tenure security.  The framework should be amended based on context and should be developed after initial qualitative research on land and resource security for women.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 4)

Tool Four, Sample Baseline Survey and Assessment, forms part of a robust Monitoring and Evaluation plan, and should be conducted with both project participants and a control group. Questions should be tailored to the particular project context.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 5)

Tool Five is a guide to conducting a needs assessment to form the basis for curriculum development and  engagement. This example focuses on understanding the land and resource tenure situation and women’s experiences of tenure.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 7)

Tool Seven is a template for group meeting minutes, which should be kept by the groups themselves where feasible and should be recorded by CBFs. This template also includes guidance for using journals for ongoing monitoring and evaluation.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 9)

Tool Nine -Action Points for Groups includes group work to identify problems and aspirations, ask for confirmation, amendment, or addition, and identify action points is next. Two samples of action points and a blank table are part of this tool.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting With Women Approach Toolkit (Tool 8)

Tool Eight - a template that includes suggestions for how to easily chart out a plan for implementation, including common methods for engagement.  This implementation plan begins after the activities of identifying and hiring Community Based Facilitators, identifying project participants, and conducting the baseline and needs assessment.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Richardson, A., Scalise, E., Kamusiime, H. & L. Hannay
Year:
2019

Starting With Women: Findings from Implementation with Artisanal Miners in Karamoja, Uganda

This brief details a project that implemented the Starting With Women (SWW) approach with three mining associations in one district in Karamoja in the northern part of Uganda from 2018-2019. It describes the context of the project, how the SWW approach was adapted to that context, and key initial results. It draws primarily from the project's Baseline Study Report, Mid-Term Review Brief, and Endline Study Report.

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Uganda
Creator:
Richardson, A.
Year:
2019

Indigenous Peoples and local communities land rights toolkit

"This toolkit gathers together information on ten tools that have been successfully used by members of the International Land Coalition (ILC) to promote, protect and strengthen indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ land rights. It is intended to facilitate mutual learning based on the good practices of specific ILC members."

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
International Land Coalition (ILC)
Year:
2019

Understanding Gender Relations in the Land Discourse

Compiled and edited by Sunila Singh & Vidya Bhushan Rawat

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Nepal, Multiple Countries, Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Bangledesh
Creator:
International Land Coalition (ILC)
Year:
2019

Property rights, intersectionality, and women's empowerment in Nepal

Full citation: Pradhan, R., Meinzen-Dick, R., & S. Theis, "Property rights, intersectionality, and women's empowerment in Nepal," JOURNAL OF RURAL STUDIES (July 2019).

Collection Type:
Citations
Country:
Nepal
Creator:
Pradhan, R., Meinzen-Dick, R., & S. Theis
Year:
2019

Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide: Land Sector Brief

"This brief highlights the intersections between land programs/projects and violence against women and girls (VAWG) while providing recommendations for policy, institutional and community level interventions that may address VAWG or the underlying norms and attitudes that contribute to the use of violence against women.  We hope Task Teams take time to read this short brief, along with the resource guide introduction.  We hope to see more project related activities or components related to the prevention or response to VAWG within our land operations in the future and hope this resource give you a starting point for considering this development challenge affecting 1/3rd of women worldwide."

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
Year:
2019

Guide to Organizing and Working with Community-based Paralegals

"This manual is intended to be a practical learning aid and helpful reference guide for community-based paralegals and organizations running community-based paralegal programs."

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Namati
Year:
2019