Full citation: Whitehead, A. and Tsikata, D., “Policy Discourses on Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Implications of the Re-turn to the Customary ,” 3(1-2) JOURNAL OF AGRARIAN CHANGE (2003).
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Learning about Sustainability and Gender through Farmer Field Schools in the Taita Hills, Kenya
Full citation: Najjar, D., Spaling, H. and Sinclair, A.J., “Learning about Sustainability and Gender through Farmer Field Schools in the Taita Hills, Kenya,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (July 2012).
Environmental service incentives in the state of Acre, Brazil: Lessons for policies, programmes and strategies for jurisdiction-wide REDD
Gender and Green Governance
Full citation: Agarwal, B. (2010). Gender and Green Governance (Oxford: Oxford University Press). – This book is based on a primary survey of community forestry institutions (CFIs) in the early 2000s, and on fieldwork in Nepal and India. It examines the impact the gender composition of a group has on women’s effective participation, rule-making, rule violations, forest conservation, and firewood and fodder shortages. It finds that women’s greater presence in CFIs has many statistically demonstrable benefits. It enhances women’s effective voice in decision-making; influences the nature of decisions made, especially the rules of forest use and their implementation; and improves […]
Gender and Rural Reforms in China: A Case Study of Population Control and Land Rights Policies in Northern Liaoning
Full Citation: Chen, J. and Summerfield, G., ‘‘Gender and Rural Reforms in China: A Case Study of Population Control and land Rights Policies in Northern Liaoning,’’ 13(3-4) FEMINIST ECONOMICS 63 (2007).
Land Expropriation and the Gender Politics of Citizenship in the Urban Frontier
Full Citation: Sargeson, S. and Song, Y., “Land Expropriation and the Gender Politics of Citizenship in the Urban Frontier ” 64 THE CHINA JOURNAL 19 (2010).
Women’s Land Access in Post-Conflict Rwanda: Bridging the Gap between Customary Land Law and Pending Land Legislation
Full citation: Rose, L., “Women’s Land Access in Post-Conflict Rwanda: Bridging the Gap Between Customary Land Law and Pending Land Legislation ” 13(197) TEXAS JOURNAL OF WOMEN AND THE LAW 197 (2004).
A Gender Perspective on Land Rights: Equal Footing
Full citation: FAO, “A Gender Perspective on Land Rights: Equal Footing,” FAO REPORT (2004).
WWF Guide to Building REDD Strategies: A toolkit for REDD practitioners around the globe
Joint-titling—A Win-Win Policy? Gender and Property Rights in Urban Informal Settlements in Chandigarh, India
Full citation: Datta, N. (2006). “Joint-titling—A Win-Win Policy? Gender and Property Rights in Urban Informal Settlements in Chandigarh, India.” – This article explores the impact of joint titling of houses on women’s empowerment in urban informal settlements in Chandigarh, India. It finds that property rights increase women’s participation in decision making, access to knowledge and information about public matters, sense of security, self-esteem, and the respect that they receive from their spouses. Women display a higher attachment to their houses than men, especially after getting joint titles, because houses play a valuable role in fulfilling women’s practical and strategic gender needs. This […]