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2014 Land and Poverty Conference: Integrating Land Governance into the Post-2015 Agenda

27 March 2014 | agriculture, gender, land governance, land rights, transparency

Every year the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty brings together representatives from governments, civil society, academia, the development community, and the private sector to discuss issues...

Blog-post: Transparency and governance in the land sector: two sides of the same coin?

09 January 2014 | accountability, agriculture, blogpost, governance, odi, transparency, water

Land transparency has been on the public agenda again since the G8 summit in June this year. Two events in the same week in October showcased the issue: the Open Government Partnership annual summit...

HANCI Index Video l Al Jazeera’s report on the new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index

23 May 2013 | agriculture, food crisis, global index, nutrition

Al Jazeera’s Inside Story programme reports on IDS’s new Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI). Research findings from HANCI show that low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and...

Tanzania: Monitoring Secure Access to Land: Progress and Prospects

27 August 2012 | africa, agriculture, blogpost, commentary, land governance, monitoring

The monitoring of land issues performs different, often multiple, functions for different types of organizations and different sectors. These functions include: Monitoring commitments by states...

Groundbreaking Index Launched to Empower Women and Fight Hunger | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

12 March 2012 | agriculture, empowerment, gender, global index, launch

Washington, D.C.—A significant new breakthrough in the measurement of women’s empowerment in developing countries is launched today. The “Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index” (WEAI) is the first...

Women Farmers Yielding Profits and Better Futures in Rural Rwanda

11 February 2012 | agriculture, farmers, gender, service delivery

“I never thought I would be able to pay the school fees for all five of my children and our family’s health insurance costs as well!” exclaimed Euphrasia Musabyemariya. She was one of the many...

Rwanda: Districts Urged to Adopt Gender Responsive Planning of Agricultural Services

18 January 2012 | agriculture, gender, public service delivery

The deputy Chief Gender Monitor, Ramazani Barengayabo, has petitioned districts to support policies aimed at improving delivery of agricultrual services to women farmers. He made the remarks...

New Database: Gender and Land Rights (FAO, 23 April 2010)

23 April 2010 | agriculture, dataset, gender, land governance, land rights, mdgs, web resource

Easy access to up-to-date information on gender and land rights This Database contains Country level information on social, economic, political and cultural issues related to the gender...

New Publication (Munich Personal RePEc, 24 Feb 2010)

24 February 2010 | africa, agriculture, publication, subsidies

Chirwa, Themba G. (2010): Program evaluation of agricultural input subsidies in Malawi using treatment effects: Methods and practicability based on propensity scores. Unpublished.

Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Policy of Bulgaria and Vietnam

22 February 2010 | agriculture, asia pacific, europe, land rights, publication

Shared by Governance Assessment Portal This book is a first attempt to make a comprehensive comparative analysis of agricultural policies in Bulgaria and Vietnam. Twenty year experience in...