Securing Women’s Land Rights in Africa
ADECRU and Fórum Mulher in Mozambique, ENDA Pronat in Senegal, GROOTS Kenya and ActionAid Kenya, Oxfam in Malawi in collaboration with LANDAc have implemented a year-long action research programme: Securing Women’s Land Rights in Africa: Scaling Impact in Senegal, Kenya, Malawi and Mozambique. The programme, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aimed to identify, build upon and scale successful practices and experiences of grassroots organisations and movements that work to strengthen women’s access and control over land and natural resources in Africa. This page presents the Women’s Land Rights in Africa (WLRA) programme outcomes and publications.
The main objectives of the programme can be found here: WLRA brief
The synthesis report Scaling up impacts from the grassroots in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Senegal describes the programme approach and methodology and gives a summary of the main conclusions of the programme.
WORKING PAPERS & POLICY BRIEFS
The WLRA working papers present the empirical findings and concrete outcomes of the programme in Kenya, Senegal, Malawi and Mozambique.
- Working paper 1: Scaling for impact in Kenya
- Working paper 2: Scaling for impact in Mozambique (also in Portuguese)
- Working paper 3: Scaling for impact in Senegal (also in French)
- Working paper 4: Scaling for impact in Malawi
The WLRA policy briefs present some concrete policy recommendations for scaling up women land rights and identifies Kenya, Senegal, Malawi, Mozambique and in Africa in general.
- Policy brief 1: Optimising momentum: taking women’s land rights forward in Kenya?
- Policy brief 2: Optimising momentum: taking women’s land rights forward in Mozambique? (also in Portuguese)
- Policy brief 3: Scaling for impact: building a women’s land rights movement in Senegal (also in French)
- Policy brief 4: Building a women’s land rights movement in Malawi
- Policy brief 5: Driving forward women’s land rights in Africa: What happens next
NAIROBI LEARNING EVENT
On 22 and 23 April 2018 the consortium organised a final learning event in Nairobi: Agents of Grassroots Transformation: Spurring Conversations Between Women’s Land Rights Champions and (Traditional) Leaders from Senegal, Kenya, Mozambique and Malawi. To kick-off the event LANDac organized a women’s march with tree-planting ceremony on International Earth Day. The ceremony was attended by the Dutch Ambassador in Kenya Frans Makken, and the entire two-day learning event received a lot of positive and enthusiastic feedback. For more information:
- Download the learning event report Mobilising grassroots women and local chiefs to advance women’s land rights in Africa
- Check out the trailer of the agents of grassroots transformation learning event
- Watch the full (15 min) video with highlights of the agents of grassroots transformation learning event
Based on the grassroots women’s experiences and the concrete country activities, the WLRA programme also produced two videos: