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Back | Programme Area: Gender and Development (2000 - 2009), Social Policy and Development (2000 - 2009) | Event: Agrarian Change, Gender and Land Rights


Agrarian Change, Gender and Land Rights

  • Date: 6 - 7 Nov 2001
  • Location: Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Speakers: Thandika Mkandawire, Shahra Razavi, Utsa Patnaik, Dzodzi Tsikata, Ann Whitehead, Cherryl Walker, Zenebeworke Tadesse, Gale Summerfield, Deniz Kandiyoti
  • Project Title: Agrarian Change, Gender and Land Rights

Tuesday, 6 November 2001


>> Opening Remarks, introduction of project and aims of the conference
Speakers: Thandika Mkandawire, Shahra Razavi

>> Session I: Global Capitalism, Agrarian Change and Gender
Chairperson: Zenebeworke Tadesse

Speaker: Utsa Patnaik; Discussant: Terry Byres
Presentation followed by a general discussion

>> Session II: Policy Discourses on Women’s Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Presentation – Policy Discourses Paper
Chairperson: Deniz Kandiyoti

Speakers: Dzodzi Tsikata & Ann Whitehead; Discussant: Marjorie Mbilinyi

Presentation – Case Studies of Tanzania and Zimbabwe

Speakers: Dzodzi Tsikata & Ann Whitehead; Discussant: Marjorie Mbilinyi
Presentations followed by a general discussion

>>Session III: Gender Policy and Land Reform in South Africa
Chairperson: Zoraida Garcia

Speaker: Cherryl Walker; Discussant: Rudo Gaidzanwa
Presentation followed by a general discussion