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Rural women's access to land and property in selected countries
(Rome, Italy: FAO, IFAD, and ILC, 2004)
This is a collaborative study carried through by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Land Coalition (ILC). The ...
WEDO: Women's Environment & Development Organization
(New York, NY: WEDO, 2004)
This site includes links to the main program areas, campaigns, pressroom, and a library of resources and tools reflecting WEDO's mission. The library allows access to WEDO newsletter archive, publications, advocacy tools, ...
Smoke - The killer in the kitchen: Indoor air pollution in developing countries
(London, UK: ITDG Publishing, 2004)
ITDG chief executive, Cowan Coventry, and the director of the shell foundation, Kurt Koffman, call for political action across the developing world. The report is based on the global statement by World Health Organization ...
CDM and LULUCF: What's in it for women?: A note for the Gender and Climate Change Network
(the Netherlands: TDG, University of Twente, 2004)
CDM--Clean Development Mechanism - The CDM is a mechanism that mobilizes private and public resources for mitigating climate change while promoting sustainable development.
Factors influencing farmers' adoption of Kalima bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) variety in Malawi
(The Haworth Press, 2004)
Adoption of appropriate agricultural technologies is a necessary requirement for sustainable agricultural development. This study was conducted to investigate the adoption of Kalima, a new introduced dry bean variety ...
Inheritance rights: The gendered experience of loss
(Washington, DC: Interagency Gender Working Group, USAID, 2004)
This is the story of how a Kenyan woman drew attention to the situation of Kenyan women's inheritance rights. Through her personal story, she helped strengthen advocacy projects for women in Kenya. This website highlights ...
Rural women and technology in South Africa: Case studies from KwaZulu-Natal province
This article highlights the importance of women's roles in connection to their responsibility and use of technology in poor rural communities. The paper reflects on the notion of technology in both traditional (locally-based) ...
The Power of Women's Informal Networks: Lessons in Social Change from South Asia and West Africa
(Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004)
This book offers a collection of articles which synthesize a review of the varying structures, purposes, strengths and shortcomings of women's informal networks in South Asian and West African Societies. While the topics ...
Gender, rights and participation in the Kenya cut flower industry
(Kent, UK: Natural Resources Institute, 2004)
This empirical study of gender in value chains examines women and their employment in the growing fresh cut flower industry in Kenya. The study examines how recent changes in codes for labor standards have improved the ...
Mobility matters: Women's livelihood strategies in Porto Novo, Benin
(London, UK: Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2004)
This article is about the importance of women's mobility to determine their livelihood strategies especially when women are involved in trade and entrepreneurship activities in Porto Novo, Benin. The author argues that the ...