ResourcesIssue Briefs

Women’s Secure Rights to Land

This issue brief describes the best practices to overcome barriers against securing women’s rights to land to unlock the socioeconomic benefits gained when rural women have secure rights to the land they farm and build a home upon to support themselves and their families.

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The Global Land Rush

An overview of commercial land acquisitions around the world outlining the historical context, facts, misconceptions, risks, benefits, recommendations for investors, and resources for further reading.

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Land Rights and Food Security

This 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.

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Is Bigger Better?

Developing countries are moving toward corporate farming as a way to boost production and jump-start agricultural development. But the basis of their strategy, the assumption that bigger farms are better farms, is one of the most enduring myths influencing agricultural development policy around the world.

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