This guide is intended for everyone working in and with the Transparency International movement, as well as other researchers and activists who wish to ensure their work on land…
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Transparency International’s experience shows clear links between the issues of land governance, women’s rights, corruption and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These links are especially prevalent in lower-income countries, where people’s reliance on their land is greatest, and land governance and women’s rights are often weak – as highlighted in our 2018 resource book Women, Land and Corruption.
This paper outlines our experience and argues that a holistic approach is needed – addressing all three issues – if the SDGs on land are to be achieved. It provides policymakers, practitioners and all stakeholders engaged in land governance with clear recommendations that will enable them to address corruption and gender inequality in relation to land issues as specific steps towards achieving the SDGs.