Strengthening women’s voices in the context of agricultural investments: Lessons from Tanzania

July 2016
IIED (Man-Kwun Chan, Grace Kamugisha, Mary Kessi & Annmarie Mavenjina)

Provides a backdrop of relevant policies and practice; a gender analysis of the policy framework governing land and investments; and recommendations on how to work towards land rights securing and better inclusion in land governance processes for women in Tanzania. Concludes that implementation of laws, including key gender equality principles, has been weak, and gender inequality in land access persists largely due to the continued dominance of (patrilineal) customary land laws and practice.