TMG on Kenyan News: The Chamwada Report - Land Leasing in Kenya

TMG on Kenyan News: The Chamwada Report - Land Leasing in Kenya

In Kenya, a majority of rural households depend directly or indirectly on agriculture, mainly through subsistence farming. But pressure on land is increasing in rural areas, as demand for settlement space, area to produce food and grow cash crops is growing resulting in land scarcity. In Kakamega, Kenya’s second most populous county after Nairobi, the average land size per family currently sits at just 1.5 acres.

Read More

COMMENT on G7 Charlevoix Summit Declaration – “Advancing Gender Equality and Women´s Empowerment” & “Innovative Financing for Development”

COMMENT on G7 Charlevoix Summit Declaration – “Advancing Gender Equality and Women´s Empowerment” & “Innovative Financing for Development”

Key Messages

Ø  Securing access to land as one of the key pre-conditions to ensure women´s economic empowerment and gender equality & sustainable development.

Ø  Striving for women empowerment, we need to go beyond targeting “female headed households” (and ensure all women can benefit from agricultural services)

Read More