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Client Type : Multilateral and Bi-lateral Agencies
Practice Area : Development Sector Consulting
Project Type : Research
Project Status : Completed Projects
Sectors : Natural Resources (Forests, Agriculture, Water and Land)

Client: The World Bank

Timelines:February-July 2015,


Objective:World Bank is supporting the implementation of FAO’s Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of land, Fisheries and Forests, which intend to ensure that women and men are participating equally in their relationships to land, through both formal institutions and informal arrangements for land administration and management. NRMC India is entrusted with the task of studying the status of gender equitable land governance in Odisha through the engagement of different stakeholders.

NRMC India’s Role:

As part of the project, NRMC is undertaking the following assignments
  1. In depth analysis of the present status of women in land governance in Odisha.
  2. Identify and understand the challenges to achieve gender-equitable land governance.
  3. Determine capacity gaps in gender-equitable land governance.
  4. Develop a set of monitoring indicators to facilitate improved gender-equitable land governance in Odisha.
  5. Document and share the existing good practices in gender-equitable land governance.