Detailing case studies from five communities around the world showing promising approaches to securing equal tenure rights for women and the conditions that enabled these communities to do so.
This evidence brief builds on the analysis and findings of our report, “What Works for Women’s Land and Property Rights? What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?” (Scalise & Giovarelli, 2020).
In 2017 and 2018, Resource Equity, with support from the Ford Foundation, explored the idea that civil society organizations in Eastern Africa are uniquely positioned and qualified to enter into collaborative partnerships with private sector actors, communities, and governments to bring about socially responsible investments in extractive resources and land. With a particular emphasis on women, the project was aimed at exploring and articulating the potential for beneficial collaborations between CSOs and the private sector, to identify challenges to such collaborations, and to propose possible solutions to these barriers. This situation summary describes the project and the results.
Attendees of the November 12th gathering on Promising Practices in Gender and Extractives were asked what key question or questions had come up during the day’s presentations and discussions, and what answers or approaches for finding answers they had.
Synthesizes findings and best practices from six case studies that assess approaches for community land and ensure both women and men benefit from the improved land tenure security.
Discussion paper and Outcome Document from the Roundtable on Gender, Land, and Extractives, held at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment on November 10th, 2017