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Do Land Rights Formalization Interventions Work for Women?

Evidence brief. Includes a) contextualizing land rights formalization, b) what do we know about land rights formalization interventions and outcomes for women, c) more on what is known about land rights formalization and outcomes for women, d) challenges in assessing whether formalization efforts work to improve women’s land tenure security, and e) recommendations for research […]

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Gender Equity in Land and Forest Tenure in REDD+ Programming

“The purpose of this study is to understand the legal and policy constraints and opportunities in each of the 17-carbon fund (CF) countries affecting women’s land and forest tenure. The study also explores women’s ability to exercise land and forest rights in statutory and customary systems; how these rights may be affected by the CF […]

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Forest tenure pathways to gender equality: A practitioner’s guide

Abstract/Description “This practitioner’s guide explains how to promote gender-responsive forest tenure reform in community-based forest regimes. It is aimed at those taking up this challenge in developing countries. There is no one single approach to reforming forest tenure practices for achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. Rather, it involves taking advantage of opportunities that emerge […]

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