Interesting reads from fellow researchers
The first blog "Land tenure and livelihoods: what's the connection?"discusses preliminary results from CIFOR global comparative study on forest tenure reforms and shows that land title is not enough to improve livelihoods without facilitating other support structures or systems.
The second blog by Cheryl Doss highlights the lack of data on women's land rights. We don't know how many women own land. Why? also sheds lights on how recent initiatives are addressing these data gaps.
The third blog Commodity cycles, economic treaties and pressures on land rights by Lorenzo Cotula discusses land grabs and the importance of land rights agenda even at the time when global commodity prices are going down.