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MDPI | Using a Gender-Responsive Land Rights Framework to Assess Youth Land Rights in Rural Liberia

This article by Louis, Mauto, Dodd, Heidenrich, Dolo and Urey (2020) was published in Land and summarizes the evidence on youth land rights in Liberia from a literature review combined with primary research from two separate studies: (1)… Read More

FAO | Webinar on Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water, Now Available to Watch Online

The engagement of youth and young professionals plays a key role achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since today’s youth are more geographically mobile and technologically connected than any other generation. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, intergenerational… Read More

Landesa | Podcast on Desertification & Drought

In a conversation to mark the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, Landesa’s Beth Roberts and Shipra Deo discuss the ways in which rural women are burdened by the effects of land degradation, and how securing their… Read More

Landesa | Policy Recommendations for Climate Action Through Land Tenure Security

Landesa has released a new policy brief detailing the ways that stronger land rights for people living in rural areas can improve climate mitigation efforts, contribute to the success of Community Forest Groups, encourage adoption of Climate Smart… Read More

Women’s Land Rights | Call for Proposals 2020 (deadline 31-1-2020)

Research Consortium has launched a Call for Proposals 2020: Women’s Land Rights Research Consortium Research Grant on the Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Women’s Land Tenure Security. The Research Consortium on Women’s Land Rights is a community of… Read More

World Bank | Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide: Land Sector Brief

Read the full brief here. A recently published report by the World Bank highlights the intersections between land programs/projects and violence against women and girls. It provides recommendations for policy, as well as institutional and community level interventions… Read More

LAND Special Issue | Invitation to submit to a special issue publication on “Land, Women, Youths, and Land Tools or Methods”

Developing the tools or methods for securing land rights for all, especially for the youth and women, is a primary objective of responsible land management and land administration. Understanding the challenges women and youths face (and possible ways… Read More

NELGA | Call for research fellowships on land and gender for young researchers in the NELGA network.

NELGA’s research fellowship programme aims to support junior researchers in conducting a specific research projector field study at a NELGA partner institution and encourage them to pursue successful scientific careers. The invitation is targeted at staff members or… Read More

Stand4herland | Three things to know about women’s land rights today

This blog originally appeared on World Bank and on Stand4herland By Anna Wellenstein and Victoria Stanley Watch the video here Gender equality is central to ongoing global efforts to reduce extreme poverty and improve livelihoods for all. An… Read More

Land Portal | Realizing women’s land rights in Africa and Beyond – A Webinar Report

In October 2016, women farmers from 22 countries across Africa climbed the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to claim women’s rights for access to and control over land and natural resources. This event coincided with the launch of a… Read More