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gender equity

Fairness of treatment for women and men according to their respective needs. A gender equity goal often requires measures to rectify the imbalances between the sexes, in particular to compensate for the historical and social disadvantages of women. Equity can be understood as the means, where equality is the end. Equity leads to equality.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2021
Africa

For the past few decades, efforts to strengthen women’s land rights in many sub-Saharan African countries have primarily focused on a single approach: systematic registration through individual/joint certification or titling.

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Manuals & Guidelines
July 2021
Global

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) supports entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business and cooperation. Its support includes grants and other support instruments, finding business partners, know-how, and guidance to comply with laws and regulations. RVO is a government agency that operates under the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.

Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions
Reports & Research
July 2021
Tanzania
Mongolia
Global

For more than five years, the Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) Project has been investigating the intersection of gender and land relations in mining-affected pastoralist communities in Mongolia and Tanzania.

Les droits fonciers des femmes et des communautés
Reports & Research
July 2021
Tanzania
Mongolia
Global

Depuis plus de cinq ans, le projet WOLTS (Women’s Land Tenure Security) étudie le croisement entre les relations de genre et de droits fonciers dans les communautés pastorales affectées par l’exploitation minière en Mongolie et en Tanzanie.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2021
Tanzania

Mining projects affect the health of surrounding communities by inducing environmental, economic, social and cultural changes in different population groups. Health impact assessment (HIA) offers an opportunity to manage these impacts.

Reports & Research
July 2021
Ethiopia

Land in Ethiopia is held by the state, who acts as a custodian for the Ethiopian people. Even though it is the state which controls land ownership, farmers and pastoralists are guaranteed a lifetime ‘holding’ right that provides rights to use the land, rent it out, donate, inherit and sharecrop it. Everything except sell and mortgage it.

Climate Risk Country Profile Armenia
Reports & Research
June 2021
Armenia

This publication synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Armenia. It outlines rapid onset and long-term changes in key climate parameters, as well as the impact of these changes on communities, livelihoods, and economies—many of which are already underway.

Reports & Research
June 2021
Tanzania
Mongolia

For more than five years, the Women’s Land Tenure Security (WOLTS) Project has been investigating the intersection of gender and land relations in mining-affected pastoralist communities in Mongolia and Tanzania.

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Training Resources & Tools
May 2021
Global

To ensure a better and more sustainable future for all, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (“the 2030 Agenda”) has identified 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. SDGs range from poverty eradication, zero hunger, decent work and reduced inequalities to quality education, clean water and sanitation, and gender equality, only to name some of them.