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With support of a grant from Resource Equity, Gautam Prateek, Aathira Krishnan and Pranamesh Kar conducted research titled “Exploring Gendered Wellbeing in Slum Resettlement Project in Odisha, India”. This research was commissioned as part of Resource Equity’s initiative to support new research and evidence on the question of the effectiveness of land tenure reforms to improve women’s lives. To meet the twin aims of human welfare and economic growth, efforts to improve property rights and basic services through regularization and formalization of informal settlements began in the 1970s and became widespread by the 1990s. Landlessness is a significant problem in […]
With support of a grant from Resource Equity, David Okeyo conducted research titled “To What Extent Have Judicial and Non-Judicial Rulings Translated to the Success of Women’s Land Tenure in Western Kenya”. This research was commissioned as part of Resource Equity’s initiative to support new research and evidence on the question of the effectiveness of land tenure reforms to improve women’s lives. Kenya has adopted many legal protections for women’s land rights in its Constitution and legislation. Additional policies and land registration processes have been enacted to improve land tenure security, including for women. However, women still face significant hurdles […]
This article was originally published in PROPARCO magazine, PS&D (Private Sector and Development). Developing agroindustry entails changes in land use and ownership. Best land-related practices can help investors avoid harmful impacts on individuals (both women and men), households, and communities. Best practices can give a voice to those often precluded – especially women – from being heard and participating meaningfully in land deals. Plus, when investors need land expertise to implement best practices, civil society can often collaboratively offer the needed talent and local knowledge. Agro industrial development can involve transactions on vast tracts of land. Between 2000 and 2016, […]