Tackling The Issue Of Land Rights As A Pathway To Food Security In





Tackling the Issue of Land Rights as a Pathway to Food Security in

30/09/2022 Amplifying the voices of women farmers is proving an effective way to help tackle gender inequality and promote agroecology, helping small-scale farmers take back power over their land. In the Adjumani and Amuria districts of Uganda, women are responsible for 75% of agricultural labour. Only 30% have rights over the land that they farm.

A PATHWAY TO FOOD SECURITY: Tackling the Issue of Land Rights as a

A PATHWAY TO FOOD SECURITY: Tackling the Issue of Land Rights as a Pathway to Food Security in Uganda Amplifying the voices of women farmers is proving an effective way to help tackle gender inequality and promote agroecology, helping small-scale farmers take back power over their land.

A pathway to food security: Tackling the Issue of Land Rights as a

A pathway to food security: Tackling the Issue of Land Rights as a Pathway to Food Security in Uganda. Amplifying the voices of women farmers is proving an effective way to help tackle gender inequality and promote agroecology, helping small-scale farmers take back power over their land. Author: Namatovu Rashidah, Programs Officer Livelihood ...

Tackling desertification, land degradation, and drought for food security

16/06/2020 A Resilient Food Systems project in Burundi is helping the country tackle the drivers of environmental degradation by advancing an inclusive approach to enhancing agricultural productivity in smallholder systems where food insecurity is directly linked to agriculture. Land degradation in Burundis highlands is leading to a decline in agricultural production, loss of agrobiodiversity and contributing to several problems, including food shortages, food insecurity, land and social conflicts ...

Land Rights and Food Security: the linkages Between Secure Land - Eldis

04/01/2022 As governments, the private sector, multilateral institutions, and international development organisations weigh the options for improving food security around the world, they must consider one of the most promising elements for addressing the needs of the worlds hungry and malnourished: secure land rights. Addressing land rights issuesin particular, womens land rightsin programmes and policies designed to address food security and nutrition through agriculture can deepen the ...

Land Rights and Food Security. The Linkages between Secure Land Rights

Full citation: Landesa, Land rights and food security. The linkages between secure land rights, women, and improved household food security and nutrition, LANDESA ISSUE BRIEF (March 2012).

Addressing land inequality key to tackling food security

08/12/2020 Good land governance is widely seen as an anchor to its aspirations and strategic goals of the Agenda 2063 blueprint. Agricultural analysts say to decrease food importation and escalating food ...

Land Rights and Food Security - Home - Landesa

the purchase of more and better quality food. In both ways, secure rights to land can help moderate the impact of food price volatility on poor rural households.2 A growing body of evidence, from a variety of settings around the world, illustrates the positive correlation between land rights and food security and nutrition.

Access to land as a food security and human rights issue - MISEREOR

Secure access rights to land are, however, an imperative requirement for food security; without land security, efforts to use natural resources in a sustainable manner will not come to fruition. The aim of this paper is to explain why the land question is a challenge for Misereor and to highlight the prospects for future work.

Zimbabwe: Addressing Land Inequality Key to Tackling Food Security

08/12/2020 Agricultural analysts say to decrease food importation and escalating food prices, the implementation of AU's Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges at regional and national levels is imperative.

New Issue Brief: Land Rights and Food Security - Landesa

April 6, 2012 This new 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. | Download the 4-page issue brief (PDF)

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

18/03/2015 3) Businesses Adopt Policies that Respect Community Land Rights. As new international land standards emerge, such as the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security, businesses are increasingly adopting policies that respect indigenous and community land rights as well as the rights of other landholders. Although few companies have land policies consistent with these new standards, as the global rules ...

Global food security: facts, issues, interventions and public policy

The global food security situation and outlook remains delicately imbalanced amid surplus food production and the prevalence of hunger, due to the complex interplay of social, economic, and ecological factors that mediate food security outcomes at various human and institutional scales. A growing population and rising incomes with the resultant nutritional transition of millions more people ...

Cultivation of improved banana varieties, in combination with mulching

A pathway to food security: Tackling the Issue of Land Rights as a Pathway to Food Security in Uganda. Case study Sustainable land management: Restoring community farmland in Uganda. Blog article

Securing Womens Land Rights: Challenges and Solutions

21/05/2021 Supporting agribusinesses and governments (including local governments) to uphold standards for responsible land governance and agricultural investments, implement existing gender-equitable land or agricultural policies, or register land rights and plan land use and management through gender-responsive processes, can increase womens secure access to land and foster a more stable environment for farmers and companies to invest and grow.

Land | Special Issue : Agricultural Land Use and Food Security - MDPI

In this context, identifying the current status of cultivated land use and its spatial and temporal trends, exploring the direct and indirect causes of cultivated land use changes, and assessing the impact of cultivated land use changes on food security are important for gaining a deeper understanding of the global situation of cultivated land use and food security, formulating strategies related to the rational use of cultivated land as well as food security, and promoting the achievement ...

USAID ISSUE BRIEF LAND TENURE, PROPERTY RIGHTS, AND FOOD SECURITY

with land access in tackling issues of poverty, marginalized farming, or low productivity agriculture. The literature on tenure security and food security focuses on rights in land and property, institutions or rules governing behavior, effectiveness of organizations responsible for governance, and incentives for investment and food production.

Land rights as a pathway to womens empowerment | IDR

29/06/2022 3. Fund data and research in the land rights space. Another important gap that funders can start addressing in the land rights space is building knowledge and evidence, as these are almost a prerequisite for highlighting the quantum and size of issues.

Fact Sheet: Land Tenure and Food Security | LandLinks

01/12/2016 From supporting legal and policy reforms that improve womens land rights, to developing and testing mobile applications to secure tenure, to supporting public-private partnerships for responsible land-based investment, USAID is working through multiple channels to address the complex set of issues around tenure and food security in 14 countries and at the global policy level in support of the goals of the U.S. Governments global hunger and food security initiative, Feed the Future.

Hunger has taken hold across Africa. We need a new approach to tackling

11 hours ago This weeks African Union summit in Ivory Coast is an opportunity to work towards a holistic food security strategy Malnutrition looms large in Africa. Over a fifth of the continents 1.3 ...