Secure women’s land rights are urgently needed to fulfill human rights and ensure a more equitable and sustainable world for us all.
We measure the benefits that stronger land rights can have for small farmers, their families, and communities. Click on an infographic to explore an issue area in more detail.
Secure land rights can encourage farmers to invest in climate adaptation infrastructure and sustainable land management practices that are necessary to bolster climate resilience and food security.
As climate change impacts intensify, growing rates of natural disasters cause increasing damage to the lives of people across the globe.
Women farmers make up 60% of employed women in Sub-Saharan Africa, yet fewer women than men own or have secure rights to the land they cultivate.
Small farmers with secure rights to land are better environmental stewards.