Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Supporting Women’s Land Rights: A Debate on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC)

25/01/2016 to 05/02/2016

In collaboration with gender-focused organizations that are part of the Rural / Urban Civil Societies Cluster of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), the Land Portal will organize an online discussion on the Gender Evaluation Criteria (GEC) on the Land Portal’s Land Debate. The aim of the discussion is to facilitate a constructive discussion about the experiences and lessons learned in implementing and using the GEC and to share best practices, as well as identify any gaps. This online debate will also familiarize other stakeholders with this GLTN tool, creating opportunities for collaboration and general dissemination of the land tool.

The debate will address the positive and negative aspects, the challenges faced and the positive outcomes of using such a tool as the GEC, willl explore look at other tools that are available and  will explore any possibilities for enhancing the GEC. The debate will also address the main characteristics of a tool aimed at promoting women’s land rights.

The debate will be launched on January 25, 2016, and will until February 5, 2016.

For more information, visit the LandPortal website or contact Neil Sorensen at

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