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  1. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2004
    Ghana, Afrique occidentale

    This study attempts to analyse changing patterns of land transfer and ownership, as well as school investments by gender over three generations in customary land areas of Ghana's Western Region. Traditional inheritance rules deny land ownership rights to women. Yet the increase in the demand for women's labour due to the expansion of labour intensive cocoa cultivation has created incentives for husbands to give their wives and children land. Through this and other gift mechanisms, women have increasingly acquired land, thereby reducing the gender gap in land ownership.

  2. Library Resource
    janvier, 2005
    Ghana, Afrique sub-saharienne

    This paper argues that Ghanaian litigants in land disputes favour authoritative state legal-institutions over out-of-court settlements. Current policy debates on how to protect the land rights of the majority of customary land holders revolve around the respective merits of customary and non-state regulation (said to be accessible, flexible and socially embedded) versus state systems, which are said to offer more certainty, impartiality and nondiscriminatory codes and procedures.

  3. Library Resource
    janvier, 2005
    Ghana, Afrique sub-saharienne

    Assesses the process of rural land registration in Ghana and its outcomes for poor and marginalised groups.In Ghana, deeds registration has been in place since colonial times, and enables right holders to record their land transactions. However, very little rural land has actually been affected by this registration process. The research shows a general lack of awareness of the registration process among the majority of cash and food crop farmers. High monetary and transaction costs and a long and cumbersome process also constrain use of deeds registration.

  4. Library Resource
    janvier, 2004
    Indonésie, Ghana, Afrique sub-saharienne, Asie orientale, Océanie, Asie méridionale

    This article, a summary of the book sharing the same title, examines issues around the allocation of land and education within families.

  5. Library Resource
    janvier, 2005
    Mozambique, Éthiopie, Ghana, Afrique sub-saharienne

    This report summarise the research findings of a project to examine the current processes of land rights registration in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Mozambique and assess their outcomes for poor and vulnerable groups. It examines the design and process of registration, the governance of those processes and the equity of the outcomes.This research finds that land registration is not inherently anti-poor in its impacts and that the distributional consequences of land registration depend on the design of the process and on the institutions responsible for its management.

  6. Library Resource
    janvier, 2004
    Rwanda, Nigéria, Zambie, Afrique du Sud, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Eswatini, Ghana, Sénégal, Éthiopie, Afrique sub-saharienne

    In this report, the COHRE Women and Housing Rights Programme (WHRP) documents the fact that under both statutory and customary law, the overwhelming majority of women in sub-Saharan Africa (regardless of their marital status) cannot own or inherit land, housing and other property in their own right.

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    Rapports et recherches
    avril, 2004
    Bangladesh, Brésil, Burkina Faso, Cambodge, Tchad, Chili, Chine, Colombie, Équateur, Érythrée, Éthiopie, Ghana, Inde, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Mali, Népal, Niger, Nigéria, Pakistan, Afrique du Sud, Soudan, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe, Afrique occidentale, Afrique centrale, Afrique orientale, Amérique centrale, Amérique du Sud, Asie occidentale, Afrique septentrionale, Asie méridionale, Asia du sud-est, Afrique australe

    In the months since approval in November 2002, the Challenge Program on Water and Food

  8. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2004
    Kenya, Maroc, Tunisie, Afrique du Sud, Ghana, Congo, Inde, Éthiopie, Niger, Érythrée, Afrique

    1. Degradation of natural resources is a significant constraint to sustainable agricultural development in many developing countries. In particular, water scarcity is a major threat to achieving food security and reducing poverty. Better water management, therefore, is critical to reaching international targets to halve the proportion of people without access to drinking water by 2015.

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    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2004
    États-Unis d'Amérique, Afghanistan, Indonésie, Australie, Royaume-Uni, Ghana, Islande, Gabon, Pakistan, Kenya, Japon, Afrique du Sud, Hongrie, Italie, République-Unie de Tanzanie, Suriname, Koweït, Ouganda, Brésil, Canada

    This publication explores various aspects of the interface between water rights and land tenure. It is intended to synthetize and assess current learning on this topic, to define salient issues and to propose fruitful approaches for further investigation.

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