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Reports & Research
December 2021
Global

Gender and land rights are closely intertwined with each other. Globally, more than 400 million women work in agriculture. Women comprise 43 percent of the agricultural labor force in developing countries, yet they account for less than 20 percent of landholders (FAO 2011). These disparities are even higher in some regions.

Reports & Research
November 2021
Sub-Saharan Africa

This paper considers the foundations of contemporary African urban economies and how these intersect with the evolution of urban politics, carving a route through a wide range of existing literatures relevant to the politics and political economy of African urban development.

Land Governance in the Outskirts of African Cities.
Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2021
Africa

In the next 30 years, Africa’s population is expected to double, and the continent will be home to 2.5 billion people. Almost half of this population will be living in urban agglomerations. Metropolitan cities, such as Lagos, Nairobi, Dar es Salaam or Abidjan will host several tens of millions of urban dwellers.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
Romania

Foreign land grabbing is acknowledged as a phenomenon that generates disempowerment and dispossession of local farmers, human rights violations. Previous studies have revealed the lack of ethical benchmarks in foreign large-scale land transactions that raise moral concerns.

March 2021

Describes how inclusive technology;a gender-responsive documentation process and shifting gender norms are empowering women through secure land rights. Includes recognising women as landowners;leading by example;securing land;securing futures.

Reports & Research
August 2019
Ethiopia

This study explores how LIFTs market development interventions have encouraged landowners to formally register land transactions;thus ensuring that local land registers are up to date..This resource was published in the frame of the Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) Programme.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Poland
Latvia

Land consolidation and land exchange are two important measures that can be used to improve the spatial structure of farm holdings. Unfortunately, land cannot be consolidated and exchanged in all villages of a given area simultaneously, due to economic, technical, and social considerations.

August 2018

Research in Sierra Leone reveals that the role of Paramount Chiefs and MPs in approaching communities for negotiations compromised Free;Prior and Informed Consent. Companies and local authority figures used vague references to ‘developmentto convince landowners to sign.

Institutional & promotional materials
March 2018
Bangladesh
Nigeria
Peru
Ghana
Ethiopia
Niger
Malawi
Honduras
Uganda
Tanzania
Ecuador
Cambodia
Paraguay
Burkina Faso
Iraq
Burundi
Nepal
Nicaragua
Tajikistan
Haiti
Mexico
Vietnam

For rural women and men, land is often the most important household asset for supporting agricultural production and providing food security and nutrition. Evidence shows that secure land tenure is strongly associated with higher levels of investment and productivity in agriculture – and therefore with higher incomes and greater economic wellbeing.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2017

Conservation easements offer sustainable land use and environmental conservation through land use restrictions. Opportunities exist to improve the efficiency by which parties interested in conservation easement transactions are matched, which may contribute to the overall protection of agricultural landscapes.