Call for Applications: 2018 Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program

The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for our Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program. The program goals are to 1) Enhance effectiveness and expertise of mid-career practitioners from Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa to advance women’s land rights and 2) Strengthen the network of women’s >> Read more

EMPLOYMENT: Gender Land Tenure Specialist (Landesa)

Gender Land Tenure Specialist (Mid Level) Position Title:            Gender Land Tenure Specialist (Mid Level) Status:                        Regular, Full Time Location:                    Seattle or Washington DC Classification:           Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime Pay) Date:                           May 2016 Job Summary:  Within a variety of country contexts, the Gender and Land Tenure Specialist provides policy, analytical and >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar: Good practices and lessons learned on gender and collective lands

Resource Equity with Landesa Presentation by Elisa Scalise and Renee Giovarelli, Co-founders of Resource Equity Chair: Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division Discussant: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI Environment and Production Technology Division Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:00pm-1:00pm Please find instructions for joining virtually at the end of this message. Synopsis of the >> Read more

Landesa hiring Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist

Landesa is hiring for a Senior Research and Evaluation Specialist. This is an exciting time for those of us working on land rights – a sector in which the challenges to be addressed continue to be enormous and the opportunities to contribute expand by the day. You can find detailed information at: http://www.landesa.org/jobs/senior-research-and-evaluation-specialist/  and may >> Read more

Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program

The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights and our partner Resource Equity are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for our Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program. Through this program we seek to cultivate a network of qualified professionals from the developing world who are strongly committed to strengthening women’s land rights >> Read more

Women, Land and Food event materials now available

The Women, Land and Food event hosted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USAID, and Landesa on October 27, 2015, examined the challenges, programming lessons and evidence demonstrating the profound link between land rights, food security and women’s empowerment.   Now, you can further explore related event content: Watch a recording of the full discussion View exclusive >> Read more

USAID, IFPRI, and Landesa Panel: Women, Land, and Food

On October 27, 2015, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, USAID, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Landesa will host a panel event to discuss the intersection of women's empowerment, land rights and food security at IFPRI's headquarters at 2033 K St NW, Washington, DC. The panel event is open to the public >> Read more

Landesa publishes women’s land rights guides & infographic on women’s land rights

View original announcement here: http://www.landesa.org/news/landesa-publishes-womens-land-rights-guides-for-development-practicioners/ The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights has created four new practice guides, which are practical resources for development practitioners, researchers, lawyers, advocates, and scholars to assess the situation for women’s land rights in three countries: Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. They address both the formal legal structure and the customary framework >> Read more