April 11, 2012 — In a major breakthrough, the state government of Odisha […]
In a major breakthrough promising land titles to about 500,000 tribal families in Odisha, the state government has announced a massive extension of its flagship homestead scheme based on Community Resource Persons (CRPs) – a model developed by Rural Development Institute (RDI).
April 16, 2012 — In an important breakthrough for the rural homeless in Karnataka, the state government has improved eligibility for access to housing support programs for families who have plots of agricultural land but no house.
Partner post by Sally Osberg, CEO of Skoll Foundation. This article originally appeared […]
In an important breakthrough for the rural homeless in Karnataka, the state government has changed eligibility norms for access to national and state housing support schemes for families with small pieces of agricultural plots.
Four years ago, Asira Nzamwitaakuze, a Rwandan farmer and mother of four young […]
April 6, 2012 — This new issue brief establishes the link between improved land rights, particularly for women, and subsequent benefits in improved household food security and nutrition.When farmers, especially women, have more control over assets like land, they are better equipped to grow and purchase nutritious food for their families.
March 29, 2012 — Landesa CEO, Tim Hanstad, presented to the Skoll World […]
March 16, 2012 — Ninety eight tribal families living for generations in Odisha on land for which they did not have recognized claims recently received ownership titles and with it a way out of a life without assets that has kept them trapped in poverty.