RESOURCE: Land Portal Foundation launches a country portfolio on Rwanda

Rwanda has made significant strides in rehabilitating its land governance system following colonialism, civil war, and genocide. The Land Portal Foundation has launched a portfolio on Rwanda to highlight the country's history and development. The portfolio includes several datasets from organizations including the FAO, World Bank, Transparency International, LandMark and more. Visitors can access data visualization >> Read more

Launch of new World Bank Gender Data Portal

The World Bank Group relaunched its popular Gender Data Portal, comprising current and historical data on topics ranging from health and education to jobs, assets, and political participation—all broken down by sex. The Bank Group is also launching its Little Data Book on Gender 2016 alongside new online tables—to be updated quarterly—linked to the latest World Development Indicators, making it easier than ever >> Read more

Resource: New IFPRI Dataset on Chronic Poverty and Long Term Impact Study in Bangladesh

The Chronic Poverty and Long Term Impact Study in Bangladesh project, which focuses on 102 villages characteristic of rural Bangladesh, aims to further our understanding of the economic, social and political processes that shape chronic poverty in Bangladesh together with the impact of selected anti-poverty interventions on poverty dynamics. After initial community level fieldwork approximately >> Read more

Database: World Bank Frees Up Development Data

The World Bank Group now offers free access to more than 2,000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics (including ones on gender) that had mostly been available only to paying subscribers. This effort will allow access to data and information from the World Bank's databases.  For more information, visit the website:data.worldbank.org.

Database: The OECD Social Institutions and Gender Index

"The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a new composite measure of gender equality, based on the OECD’s Gender, Institutions and Development Database. It complements and improves existing measures in several ways. While conventional indicators of gender equality capture inequality outcomes, the SIGI focuses on the root casus behind these inequalities. The SIGI introduces 12 >> Read more

Database: Widespread Gender Gap in Land Rights Spotlighted by New Online FAO Database

Gender and Land Rights Database, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations This Database contains Country level information on social, economic, political and cultural issues related to the gender inequalities embedded in those rights.  The Database offers information on national legal frame, international treaties and convetions, customary law, land tenure and related instituions, civil >> Read more