Spotlight on Gender: Ensuring Poor Rural Women Benefit from Forestland Reform in China

Date: July 20, 2012

At first glance, the reforms seem to be making great strides towards achieving poverty reduction and improving livelihoods, and, indeed, they generally succeed in protecting farmers’ land rights. However, the findings of Landesa’s field research show that women’s forestland rights are still in a vulnerable position.

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