Monthly Archives: August 2012

Building Capacity for Women’s Land Rights: Landesa’s Visiting Professionals Program

A group of women from Africa and Asia will soon gather in Seattle for a boot camp of sorts. They’ll be learning about the central importance of women’s land rights, why they are critical for addressing poverty, and how they …
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Taking Land out of the Footnotes

By Vivien Savath, Research and Evaluation Specialist Released at a time when global food security is headlining the news every day, the FAO’s report, The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-2011: Women in Agriculture – Closing the Gender Gap for …
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Impact of Forestland Reforms on Rural Women in China

By Xiaobei Wang, China Gender Specialist, and Elisa Scalise, Director of the Landesa  Center for Women’s Land Rights.   Thirty years ago, in an effort to reduce poverty and improve the lives of farmers, China began a series of reforms that have …
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