This training package provides an introduction to the important, complex, and sometimes daunting theme of improving land governance as a means to enhance gender equality and grassroots participation in land matters. This training package is designed for professionals, working in the field of land, governance, grassroots participation and gender in public institutions or civil society organizations. The goal of the training is to improve women’s land and property rights and promote the participation of grassroots communities in land processes. The focus is on gender equality and grassroots participation as vital dimensions of good land governance.
The training package is prepared in two volumes: Trainee’s Handbook: Readers and References and; Trainer’s Guide and Training Tools. Training providers and other stakeholders interested in carrying out the training course are encouraged to fully utilize the package and implement it as set out in these two volumes.
Principal author: Prabha Khosla
Contributors: Solomon Haile, Britta Uhlig, Saskia Ruijsink, Åsa Jonsson, Szilard Fricska, Gulelat Kebede, John Hogan, Maria Guglielma da Passano, Lucia Kiwala
Sponsors: Norwegian Government and Swedish International Development Cooperation