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Investing in rural youth in the Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia

Journal Articles & Books
Diciembre, 2019
África
África septentrional
Asia central
Asia occidental
Europa

Countries of the Near East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia (NEN) region face a myriad of social, economic and political challenges that have stalled their structural and rural transformation processes. This has had a detrimental impacton rural youth, who, as a result, face limited economic opportunities. The NEN region has the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. Weak education systems are failing to provide youth, especially in rural areas, with the cognitive and non-cognitive skills they need to compete in a global economy.

The rural youth situation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Journal Articles & Books
Diciembre, 2019
América Latina y el Caribe

This article offers a general picture of the situation of rural youth in Latin America and the Caribbean(LAC). The population is described through its demographic dynamics, its socio-economiccharacteristics, the situation of priority groups (women and indigenous peoples) and subjects ofinterest for these particular population groups (use of IT, sexual and reproductive health, violence andsocial participation).

Investing in rural youth in the Asia and the Pacific region

Journal Articles & Books
Diciembre, 2019
América Latina y el Caribe

Thispaper characterizes the structural and rural transformation of the Asia and the Pacific region(APR), highlighting the implications for rural youth opportunities and challenges, and identifying andelaborating on the characteristics, opportunities and challenges related to rural youth inclusion. Nearly half of the population in Asia is urban, with the proportion projected to rise to 59 per cent by 2035.

Questions de genre en zones sèches: Les femmes, actrices de la lutte contre la désertification

Journal Articles & Books
Diciembre, 2019
Global

The economic and social organization of rural societies has a high level of gender differentiation in terms of rights, activities
and responsibilities. This interacts with other aspects of social stratification based on factors such as ethnicity, statutory groups, religion and level of wealth. Consequently, women do not represent a homogeneous category, but a group whose interests are sometimes conflicting and which are equally subject to power relations. Some observations:

Nueva Constitución para Chile en el contexto del estallido social actual

Policy Papers & Briefs
Diciembre, 2019
Chile

Nueva Constitución para Chile en el contexto del estallido social actual
Luis Pezo Orellana Luis_pezo@hotmail.com
 
“¡Chile despertó!”, es una de las consignas que se dicen, escriben y cantan en el marco de las movilizaciones que a diario se realizan, producto del inédito e impresionante estallido social que se ha producido a lo largo de todo el país desde el 18 de octubre de este año.

Household Land Allocations and the Youth Land Access Nexus: Evidence from the Techiman Area of Ghana

Peer-reviewed publication
Noviembre, 2019
Ghana

Building inclusive societies that reflect the needs of all categories of people within the social spectrum is critical to achieving sustainable development. This is reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which among things seek to ‘by 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex. This places enormous tasks on all governments especially in developing countries like Ghana to ensure that the youth are not left behind in access and control over land as a building block for economic empowerment.

GLTN Gender Strategy (2019–2030): Towards Securing Women’s and Girls’ Land and Property Rights

Training Resources & Tools
Octubre, 2019
Global

The GLTN Gender Strategy (2019-2030) provides a framework for designing land tenure and governance interventions around women’s and girls’ land and property rights. It affirms our commitment and motivates our partners to do more to secure land and property rights for women and girls. It underpins the centrality of gender equality in resource sharing and allocation, including land as a productive resource for women and girls.

France: Le rapport Lagleize sur le foncier propose de révolutionner le droit de propriété

Legislation
Octubre, 2019
Europe
France

Date: 8 novembre 2019


Source: Banque des Territoires


Par: Jean-Noël Escudié


Le député Jean-Luc Lagleize a remis à Édouard Philippe son rapport sur "La maîtrise des coûts du foncier dans les opérations de construction". La très grande majorité des cinquante préconisations du rapport intéresse très directement les collectivités territoriales.


Tierratorio de la paz-conflicto y el desacuerdo de paz

Policy Papers & Briefs
Octubre, 2019
Colombia

 
Tierratorio de la paz-conflicto y el desacuerdo de paz
 
Flavio Bladimir Rodríguez Muñoz
Docente investigador Área conflicto y dinámica social
Director Programa de Geografía - Universidad Externado de Colombia
 
Andrés Felipe López Galvis
Estudiante de Doctorado
Universidad Toulouse 2 – Jean Jaurès, UMR CNRS 5193 LISST/Dynamiques Rurales, Francia y Programa de Geografía, Universidad Externado de Colombia
Luis Ángel Ojeda Rodríguez Agrónomo – Universidad Nacional de Colombia
 

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COUNTRY GENDER ASSESSMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE RURAL SECTOR IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Reports & Research
Septiembre, 2019
Papua New Guinea

In 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Papua New Guinea (PNG) commissioned a gender assessment of the agriculture and rural sector in Papua New Guinea. The assessment was carried out in consultation with the Women in Agriculture Development Unit (WiADU) of the National Department of Agriculture and Livestock (NDAL), in line with FAO- Papua New Guinea’s continued commitment to support the Government of Papua New Guinea.