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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

Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018

Summary of progress in the third year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
United Nations
Year:
2018

Gender Equality as an Accelerator for Achieving the SDGs

"The evidence collected in this discussion paper shows that gender equality is critical to achieving a wide range of objectives pertaining to sustainable development. These include promoting economic growth and labour productivity, reducing poverty, enhancing human capital through health and education, attaining food security, addressing climate change impacts and strengthening resilience to disasters, and ensuring more peaceful and inclusive communities. It therefore argues that accelerating gender equality in all spheres of society leads to a more rapid increase in progress towards achieving the 2030 Agenda."

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
UN Women
Year:
2018