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Gender equality in rural Africa: From commitments to outcomes

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) Annual trends and outlook report for 2019, Gender equality in rural Africa: From commitments to outcomes is a monitoring and evaluation report for the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).  This robust report is devoted to the intersections between gender and rural agricultural key issues in Africa...

Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Resource Guide: Land Sector Brief

This resource guide begins with key points and examines the intersection between land and VAWG. It provides ethical and safety recommendations for VAWG intervention and rapid situation analysis. Key areas for integrating VAWG in land projects are broken down by policy, institutional/sectoral, and community levels. This guide includes recommended resources for integrating VAWG into land sector...

Prindex Comparative Report

Prindex is a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute. With a plan of creating a global dataset measuring perceptions of property security in over 100 countries, they presented the first wave of results in the Prindex Comparative Report. The 15 countries included were Burkina Faso, Liberia, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Namibia, Zambia, Madagascar...

A Conceptual Model of Women and Girls’ Empowerment (KIT & BMGF)

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Broadly, this 2017 white paper by the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) offers a conceptual model to “help better unpack the outcomes and processes of women and girls’ empowerment, and their feedback loops with other development outcomes. It is a lens to understand what change is needed and how it takes place. The model can be used to...