This checklist is designed to assist staff and consultants in implementing ADB Policy on Involuntary Resettlement and Policy on Gender and Development.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about enhancing women’s participation in community land governance in rural Peru’s Puno and Ayacucho regions of the Andean Highlands.
This paper focuses on communal land. While it is not a comparative study per se, it attempts to better understand the inter- section of gender, communal land, and land reform in Namibia.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about including gender in a project designed to assist communities and individuals to secure their rights to forests.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned from a project which sought to ensure that women actively participated in management of pasture resources at the local level in Naryn and Issyk-Kul oblasts in Kyrgyzstan.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about including gender in a project designed to sensitize communities about the importance of securing land rights, build capacity of customary land secretariats, and provide alternative dispute resolution training to traditional authorities in the Northern Region of Ghana.
This case study identifies good practices and lessons learned about ensuring women’s rights to grassland and grass- land-related subsidies and rewards in the Grassland Ecology Conservation Subsidy and Reward Mechanism (GECSRM)
Many studies have shown the benefits to women of secure rights to land: when their rights are secure, their status in the community and within the household can increase, their income can increase, and they and their families are less likely to be underweight or malnourished. It is crucial, therefore, that women be consulted and empowered in order to ensure that they benefit from collective land tenure reforms.
This review examines the impact of desertification on women, their role in the management of natural resources and drylands, and the constraints they face.
Combatting land degradation is a key component of the post 2015 development agenda. The linkage between land degradation and other global environmental challenges is more recognized than ever before. We must leverage the increasing attention being given to land to further promote sustainable land management and rehabilitation of degraded land as solutions to multiple environmental […]