Monthly Archives: September 2018

Women’s land ownership in sub-Saharan Africa

A recently released World Bank working paper, Gender gaps in land ownership in sub-Saharan Africa, explores women’s land ownership across the continent. The paper, using data from 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, finds that women are significantly less likely to own assets (land and housing). The study also examines both …

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The future of virtual land and real estate

Owning land and property has long been viewed as a profitable investment. But as the world becomes more and more digital, a whole new sphere of land and land ownership is occurring in a different reality – virtual reality (VR). It was Second Life, according to many, that popularized the …

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