The World Bank Group Forest Carbon Partnership Facility commissioned Resource Equity to undertake these studies for the project, Understanding and Strengthening Gender Equity in Land and Forest Tenure in REDD+. These previously unpublished studies were used to inform the project’s final synthesis report. Included Countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Republic of Congo, Vietnam. Authors: Bledsoe, D.; Giovarelli, R.; Lastrarria-Cornhill, S.; Rugadya, M.; Scalise, E.
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Synthesis Report Based on Findings from Three Global Case Studies; Côte d’Ivoire, Papua New Guinea, and Peru.
One of three Women, Land, and Mining Case Studies. These individual case studies, summarized together in a separate synthesis report, represent diverse geographies, different scales of mining, different political and cultural contexts, differing project funding sources, a range of stages in the mining lifecycle, and diverse project approaches. They each contain more detail than the overarching synthesis report.
Full citation: Rugadya, M. and Scalise, E., "Developing a National Land Policy in Uganda: A Learning Process," LANDESA REPORT (2013).
One of six case studies informing the synthesis report "Gender and Collectively Held Land: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Six Global Case Studies."
Full citation: Hannay, L., & Scalise, E. (2014). Improving Land Tenure Security for Women: A Starting with Women Approach. D. Fletschner & H. Kamusiime (contributors). This paper discusses a pragmatic, adaptive framework and approach for understanding and taking action to strengthen women’s land tenure security in the context of customary tenure in northern Uganda. The project team developed a Women’s Land Rights Framework (“Framework”), which provided a specific definition of secure land rights. The Framework defines secure land rights in terms of five elements, which each serves as the basis for distinct, measurable indicators upon which to base the project […]
This Synthesis Report covers key points and gaps identified in the annotated bibliography, research themes and questions, which were discussed with and supplemented by the expert group. It also includes a list of other observations made at the expert group meeting related to laying the foundation for the Research Consortium as it begins activities and provides an overview of the communications assessment and needs uncovered in the participant survey and in subsequent discussion by the expert group.
Description: Gender Resource Facility in collaboration with Kadaster International, LANDac, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oxfam Novib & Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation. November 18, 2016 Final Version for Dissemination to Participants of the Expert Meeting.
This is an expert paper prepared for the UN WOMEN expert group meeting “Good Practices in Realizing Women’s Rights to Productive Resources, with a focus on Land” in Geneva, Switzerland 25-27 June 2012.