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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2010
    Namibia, Africa

    The Namibian part of a 3-country project which also covered Zimbabwe and . Includes land reform and poverty: national policy context; regional contexts: Hardap and Omakeke; Affirmative Action Loan Scheme; Farm Unit Resettlement Scheme; group settlement schemes; rethinking viability: reflecting on the research findings; policy implications.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2010
    Africa

    Covers poverty reduction, the National Resettlement Programme models – group farming and small-scale commercial farming, economic sustainability of small-scale commercial faming, the way forward.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2010
    Africa

    Includes why has it taken so long to issue leaseholds?; the Land Acquisition and Development Fund; can a leasehold be used as collateral?; the Post Settlement Support Fund and who will benefit from it?; do commercial banks recognise the leasehold agreement?; can a leasehold be inherited?; no option to purchase leased land anymore; land use; the way forward.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Africa

    Women for Women International has worked with over 84,000 marginalised women in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo and commissioned research to explore these women’s land rights. The study found that the women could not own land, even through inheritance, while men controlled the sales of the items that their wives farmed.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Africa

    Contains a brief review of the land issue in DRC; women’s access to land: secondary land rights; the place guaranteed to women in initiatives to reform the land system; conclusions and recommendations. Women’s access to land must be placed within the context of the complex and pluralistic land crisis and bloody conflicts that continue to destabilise that part of the DRC. Essential resources, such as credit, quality seeds, technology, information and access to markets are cruelly lacking.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Africa

    The Kilimanjaro Initiative is a rural women’s mobilisation from across Africa towards an iconic moment at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro in October 2016. Objectives include raising awareness on existing frameworks and safeguards around large scale land based initiatives and demand for their application in securing legitimate tenure rights of rural women in Africa. Presents a charter of demands and recommendations.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2014
    Africa

    Includes good for corporations, bad for producers; the push for corporate food systems in Africa; the UK’s role; towards food sovereignty; recommendations for the UK government. Concludes that the expansion of corporate control over African food and agriculture, under the guise of tackling hunger, is taking power and resources away from African producers and will further impoverish the continent’s people. The UK and other governments must end their support for initiatives which assist this corporate takeover.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2016
    Africa

    Examines options for strengthening women’s participatory rights in the face of increasing commercial pressures on land in 3 countries: Mozambique, Tanzania, and the Philippines. Focuses on how regulatory reform – reforms in the rules, regulations, guidelines, and procedures that implement national land acquisition and investment laws – can promote gender equity and allow women to realize the rights afforded by national legal frameworks and international standards.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2008
    Africa

    Presentation of civil society views for pro-poor land policies and laws in Zambia. Includes introduction and background; overview of the land policy options paper; context setting for policy development; policy options; implementation framework. Lays emphasis on protection of customary land, ability to convert leasehold back to customary land, need for size limits, 30% state land allocation should go to women, awareness raising on joint registration.

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