Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 15/Mar/2016
8:00am
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12:00pm
Day 2: Innovation Fair
Location: MC Atrium

Half day presentation of new technologies and products

8:30am
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10:00am
01-01: Land Policy Development in Francophone West Africa
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Simeon Kacou Ehui, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

 

Designing and Updating Land Policies: a Work-in-Progress in Francophone Africa

Andre Teyssier

World Bank, United States of America


Land Policy Development in Mali

Mohamed Aly Bathily

Ministère des Domaines de l'Etat et des Affaires Foncières au Mali, Mali


Land Policy Development in Cote d’Ivoire

Mamadou Sangafowa Coulibaly

Ministry of Agriculture, Côte d'Ivoire


Implementing the Land Policy in Burkina Faso

Moussa Ouedraogo

PRGLA/PNUD, Burkina Faso


Expanding Land Policy Reform in Madagascar

Rivo Andrianirina - Ratsialonana

Land Observatory Madagascar, Madagascar


Land Reform Process in Senegal: Issues, Methodological Approaches and Perspectives

El Hadji Faye

Commission Nationale de la Reforme Fonciere, Senegal

01-02: Roundtable on Policy Processes in India
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Maninder Gill, World Bank, United States of America
 

Land Leasing as a Way to Improve Land Use and Support the Poor? The Essential Role of Good Land Records

Tajamul Haque

Council for Social Development and LANDESA, New Delhi, India


Approaches for Monitoring Land Policies in Bihar

Babu Mishra

CIMP, India


Building on LGAF and Doing Business for Developing a Land Governance Monitoring System-

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

01-03: Emerging Practice and Standards for Community Land Demarcation
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Rachael Knight, Namati, United States of America
 

Up-scaling CBMIS: What are the Challenges and How to Address them

Tui Shortland1, Sabine Pallas2, Stefania Battistelli3

1: Repo Consultancy, New Zealand; 2: International Land Coalition, Italy; 3: Independent Consultant


Use of Advanced Geospatial Technologies to Improve Land Administration on Indigenous Communities

Daniel Paez, Andrea Gomez

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia


From Field Notes to Policy Notes: Lessons Learned from Participatory Village Boundary Setting / Resource Mapping (VBS/RM) Activity in Rural Indonesia

Muchammad Sigit Widodo1, Rubeta Andriani1, Akhmad Safik1, Martin Hardiono2, Kevin Barthel2

1: Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) - Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia; 2: Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)


Born Native, Born Digital: Using Information and Technology to Support the Effective Participation of Indigenous Australians in Land Management Decisions

Raelene Webb, Pamela McGrath

National Native Title Tribunal, Australia

01-04: Good Examples of RAI Implementation
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Kathryn Elizabeth Mathias, Illovo Sugar Ltd, United Kingdom
 

Responsible business? The contribution of foreign land-based agribusiness investments to local sustainable development in Africa

Bram van Helvoirt, Guus van Westen, Evans Kariuki

Utrecht University, Netherlands, The


The Policy of the Utilization of Idle Lands as the Implementation of Responsible Land Governance in Indonesia

Ida Nurlinda

Padjadjaran University, Indonesia


The Impact of Larger-Scale Agricultural Investment on Communities: Further Voices from the Field

William Speller1, Hafiz Mirza1, Axele Giroud1, Jacqueline Salguero Huaman1, Grahame Dixie2, Asuka Okumura2

1: UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2: World Bank, Washington D.C.

01-05: Land Value Capture and Taxation
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Joan Youngman, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, United States of America
 

Creating the first Latin-American Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Instrument

Angelica Nunez, Jose Luis Acero

World Bank, United States of America


Urban Land Management Strategies and Affordable Housing: Zero Carbon Development, Tenure Regularization and Taxation, Strategies for Public Land, Valuation and Valuation Capture

Barthipan Ganeshamoorthy1, I.H.K Mahanama2

1: Ministry of Lands, Sri Lanka; 2: Ministry of Lands , Sri Lanka


Leveraging Land Administration for Transparent, Diversified and Predictable Internally Generated Revenue (IGR)

Jill Urban-Karr

Trimble Navigation, Ltd, United States of America


Scaling Up Land-based Financing for Sustainable and Equitable Cities

Lawrence Walters1, Rebecca Ochong2, Liz Paterson2, Jean du Plessis2

1: Brigham Young University, United States of America; 2: UN-Habitat

01-06: How to Enhance Women’s Awareness of Their Legal Rights?
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Vinodh Jaichand, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
 

Do Tribals Women Have Land Rights? A Study of Land Rights of Tribal Women of Madhya Pradesh, India

Ashok Kumar Sircar, Sohini Paul

Azim Premji University, India


Strengthening Arab women’s Property Rights and Access to Land

Doaa El Sherif1, Fatmaa Abdel Khader2, Siraj Sait3, Ombretta Tempra4, Dina Naguib1

1: Urban Training Institute, Egypt; 2: Dept of Cadastral Survey and Mapping, Govt of Egypt; 3: University of East London; 4: UN-Habitat

01-07: Urbanization Trends: New Ways of Spatial Data Acquisition and Analysis
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya
 

Fragmented Nature of African Cities

Neeraj Baruah

The London School of Economics and Political Science


A Globally Comparable Definition of Urban Areas

Chandan Deuskar, Benjamin Stewart

World Bank, United States of America


Using Satellite Imagery to Explore Granularity in Cities

Sarah E. Antos, Somik V. Lall, Nancy Lozano Gracia

World Bank, United States of America


Monitoring urbanization in Latin American metropolitan areas

Rainer Malmberg, Elke Krätzschmar

IABG mbH, Germany

01-08: Strategies for Preventing Fragmentation and Promoting Consolidation
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Christian Graefen, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
 

Small Farms and Agricultural productivity in Nigeria: Empirical Analysis of the Effects of land tenure, fragmentation and property rights.

Temidayo Apata, Akintayo Sanusi, Victor Olajorin

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria, Nigeria


Land consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe - Integration with local rural development needs

Morten Hartvigsen

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hungary


Strengthening Municipal Land Management in Southeast Serbia – Key Findings for Implementing Land Consolidation at a Bigger Scale

Michael Becker

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Serbia


Agricultural Land Fragmentation Problems In Turkey

Yasemin Sürmeli, Gürsel Küsek, Burak Keser

Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, General Directorate of Agrarian Reform, Ankara, Turkey

01-09: Land Information Systems for the Continuum of Rights
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Brent Jones, Esri, United States of America
 

Does the Land Administration Domain Embrace the Global Transformative Forces and are Development Cooperation Projects Designed Accordingly?

Fredrik Zetterquist1, Kent Nilsson2

1: Swedesurvey, Sweden; 2: Lantmäteriet, Sweden


Improving the State of Land Administration in Developing Countries: A Case of LADM for Kenya - Opportunities and Challenges

David Kuria1,2, Moses Ngigi2, Caroline Gikwa2, Charles Mundia2, Samuel Kibui2, Steve Ochieng2, Bonface Thaa2, Mary Macharia1

1: National Land Commission, Kenya; 2: Dedan Kimathi University of Technology


STDM-Online, the Social Tenure Domain Model on the Web

Arnulf Christl1, Cyprian Selebalo2, Danilo Antonio2, John Gitau2

1: OSGeo / Metaspatial; 2: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network


Innovative land practices in the recognition of customary land rights: Case studies of Rwanda and Cameroon

Dieudonne Mouafo1, Eugene Rurangwa2

1: UNECA, Ethiopia; 2: FAO Ethiopia


Land Tenure Security in Amazon

Eduardo Aguilar de Oliveira1, Thiago Marra2, Kilder Barbosa2

1: Ministry of Agrarian Development, MDA,Brazil; 2: Institute of Colonization and Land Reform, INCRA, Brazil

01-10: Improving the Availability of Large Farm Data from Various Sources
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: David Bledsoe, Landesa, United States of America

 

 

Transparency and Ownership Structure in Agriholdings: Evidence from Ukraine

Taras Gagalyuk, Alfons Balmann

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies, Germany


Transformation in Farm Size and Farmland Distribution: What do we Know and What are We Missing by Reliance on Household Survey Data?

Sarah Lowder, Raffaele Bertini, Panagiotis Karfakis

FAO, Italy


Transparency and Reliability of Tenure Information for Improved Land Governance: Assessing Agribusiness Dynamics in Senegal Using Multi-Source Geodata

Jeremy Bourgoin1, Elodie Valette2, Simon Guillouet1

1: CIRAD/ISRA Senegal; 2: CIRAD/IFPRI Washington

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10:30am
CB02: Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
10:30am
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12:00pm
02-01: Bridging the Digital Divide: Applying Lessons from the 2016 WDR for Land
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Phillip Jeremy Hay, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

 

Bridging the Digital Divide: Key Messages from the 2016 WDR

Zahid Hasnain

World Bank, United States of America


Partnership Opportunities in the Development of E-systems of Land Governance in Kenya

Jacob Kaimenyi Thuranira

Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development, Kenya


Leveraging e-Governance and Private Sector Expertise in the Land Sector: Malawi’s Experience

Atupele Muluzi

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi


Leveraging e-Governance and Private Sector Expertise in the Land Sector: Lithuania’s Experience

Kęstutis Sabaliauskas

State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania


Improving Registry Performance by Drawing on Modern Technology and the Private Sector

Ebal Diaz

Presidential House, Honduras


The Modernization of Korea's Land Administration for Global-level E-Governance

Youngpyo Kim

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)


Responsible Land Governance and Sustainable Value Chains: Opportunities of the Internet

Virgilio delos Reyes

Republic of the Philippines Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippines

02-02: Implementing African Union Declarations on Land
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Janet Edeme, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
 

Overview of African Union Policy on Land in Support of African Sustainable Development Agenda, in the context of Agenda 2063

Janet Edeme

African Union Commission, Ethiopia


Status of the First Phase of the Implementation of the LPI Strategic Plan and Way Forward

Stephen Karingi

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Ethiopia


Perspective of Regional Economic Communities in Enhancing Accountability in Land Governance by Member States

Tigistu Gebremeskel

Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia, Ethiopia


Land Policy Development Process, Challenges and Way Forward

Mariamu Ali El-Maawy

Ministry of land, Housing and Urban Development, Kenya, Kenya


Perspectives from African Universities in the Implementation of AU Declaration on Land : Experience from Bahir Dar University

Achamyeleh Gashu Adam

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

02-03: Legal & Conceptual Aspects of Community Land Demarcation
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Jacob Zevenbergen, University of Twente, Netherlands, The
 

Common benefits: Harnessing potential of the commons for inclusive growth

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Steven Lawry2

1: IFPRI, United States of America; 2: CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia


Customs and Commonage in the Balance: Assessing the survival and maturation of community lands as a modern landholding sector

Liz Alden Wily

independent, Kenya


Social Mapping of Land Rights as a way of Securing Tenure for Communities in Kenya: Law, Culture and Politics

Patricia K. Mbote, Collins Odote

University of Nairobi, Kenya


Institutional Models For A Future Recognition And Registration Of Customary (Communal) Tenure in Myanmar

Kirsten Ewers Andersen

Consultant to the Land Core Group, Myanmar

02-04: How Can Partners Support Implementation of the RAI?
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Mathieu Boche, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
 

Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (RAI): translating principles into action

Marcela Villarreal

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy


Implication of Increasing Land Value on Land Tenure Security: Experiences from Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust, Uganda

Samuel Mabikke3, Nelson Basaalidde1, Connie Magomu Masaba2, Danilo Antonio3, Solomon Mkumbwa3, Richard Kabuleta2, John Gitau3, Harold Liversage4

1: Kalangala Oil Palm Growers Trust (KOPGT) Uganda; 2: Vegetable Oil Development Project (VODP) Uganda; 3: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 4: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)


Responsible governance of tenure in extraterritorial investments using the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security: the cases of China, India and South Africa

Louisa Jansen, Andrew Hilton

FAO, Italy

02-05: Principles of Property Valuation and Taxation
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Roland White, World Bank, United States of America
 

The Three Key Principles For Mass Appraisal: Data Quality, Data Quality And Data Quality

Marco Kuijper, Ruud Kathmann

Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment, Netherlands, The


Is The Attribution Of ‘Value’ A Pre-Cursor To The Establishment Of Land & Property Rights?

James Kavanagh1, Chris Barlow2, Frances Plimmer1

1: RICS, United Kingdom; 2: Thomson Reuters, USA


In Search of a Cost Effective Way to Value Land for Property Taxation

Risto Peltola

National Land Survey, Finland


Uniform Property Valuation and Efficient Real Property Tax Collections as Competitive Fiscal Advantages for Urban Renewal

Jephte Munez

University of the Philippines, Philippines

02-06: Potential of Interventions to Enhance Women’s Rights
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Victoria Stanley, World Bank, United States of America
 

The Gendered Implications of Land Tenure Reform in Morocco

Stacy Wheeler1, David Balgley2

1: Fulbright, Morocco; 2: University of Puget Sound


Mind the Policy Vs Practice Gap: Securing women’s land rights in the formalization process of customary land tenure.

Frances Birungi

Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children's welfare ( UCOBAC), Uganda


The Role of Land Certification in Securing Women’s Land Rights in Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia: Does Legal Pluralism serve their Benefits?

David Harris1, Negasa Deressa2, Bernd Eversmann2

1: Orgut Sweden; 2: Niras Finland

02-07: Documenting and Quantifying the Impacts of Urban Land Market Failure in Africa
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Somik V. Lall, World Bank, United States of America
 

Building the City: Sunk Capital and Sequencing

Vernon Henderson, Tanner Regan, Anthony Venables

The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom


Slumlords and the Failure of Land Markets in Nairobi

Tanner Regan

The London School of Economics and Political Science


Retrofit or Plan Ahead: Evidence from Tanzanian Cities

Guy Michaels, Tanner Regan, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Neeraj Baruah, Ferdinand Rauch

The London School of Economics and Political Science

02-08: Rental Markets I
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Tajamul Haque, Council for Social Development and LANDESA, New Delhi, India
 

Inequalities in Land ownership affecting Youth in Agriculture: A study of Bolivia, Brazil and Liberia

Cheryl Angela Williams, Gipsy Eliana Bocanegra Ochoa

Texas Tech University, United States of America


Property Rights Insecurity, Land Transaction Restriction and Welfare Loss: an Empirical Evidence from Specialized Farmers in China

Jianyun Hou1,2, Xuexi Huo1

1: Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University; 2: Michigan State University


Land Markets and Women's Land Access in Northwestern Tanzania

Ayala Wineman, Lenis Saweda Liverpool-Tasie

Michigan State University, United States of America


Land Market Dynamics On An Expanding Frontier: Investment In Brazil

Vitor Bukvar Fernandes1, Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Guilherme Berse Rodrigues Lambais2, Luiz Antonio Besson Vezzaro Izidoro1

1: Department of Economics, University of Campinas, Brazil; 2: Department of Economics, University of Brasília, Brazil

02-09: Experience with Land Governance Observatories
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Landesa, United States of America
 

Stakes and challenges in shaping and monitoring Land reform Policy: highlights from the Madagascar Land Observatory experience.

Rivo Andrianirina - Ratsialonana

Land Observatory Madagascar, Madagascar


Piloting Land governance Monitoring in Ethiopia

Gebeyehu Belay

BoEPLAU, Ethiopia


Bringing Together Land Data for Interoperability and Transparency in Burkina Faso

Moussa Ouedraogo

PRGLA/PNUD, Burkina Faso

02-10: Research on Changing Land Tenure Systems and Effect on Economies
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Alfons Balmann, IAMO, Germany
 

Liberal land reforms in transition: The development of Kazakhstan’s land and credit markets

Vasyl Kvartiuk, Martin Petrick

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Germany


Land tenure and technical efficiency of rice farms in Thailand

Kolawole Ogundari1, Titus Awokuse2

1: University of Delaware, United States of America; 2: Michigan State University, United States of America


Do Land Market Restrictions Hinder Structural Change in a Rural Economy? Evidence from Sri Lanka

Forhad Shilpi, M. Shahe Emran

World Bank, United States of America


Understanding grassland rental Markets and their determinants-a case of typical pastoral areas in Inner Mongolia, P.R. China

Shuhao Tan

Renmin University of China, China, People's Republic of

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L01: Lunch
Location: Front Lobby
SDE-01: Caucus on Women and Land
Location: MC C1-100
 
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2:30pm
03-01: New Ways of Generating and Using Spatial Data
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Hussein Farah, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya
 

TransparentForests

Francesco Holecz1, Charles Eyre2, Timothy Synnott3, Peter Wells4, Steve Keyworth5, Pasi Miettinen6

1: sarmap; 2: Eyre Consulting; 3: FSC consultant; 4: Lutra Consulting; 5: Environment Systems; 6: FSC


Developing Soil, Crop, and Landscape Information Systems for Africa and South Asia

Christian Witt

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United States of America


Plotting Productivity: Soil use Management Plans in Uruguay

Raquel Orejas Tagarro1, Katie Kennedy Freeman1, Mariana Hill2

1: The World Bank, United States of America; 2: Ministry of Agriculture Uruguay


Experience with Using Geospatial Data for Monitoring Forest Change and Compliance with Zero Deforestation

Peter Veit

World Resources Institute, United States of America

03-02: Spatial Development of African Cities
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Roland White, World Bank, United States of America
 

Spatial Development of African Cities

Somik V. Lall

World Bank, United States of America


Discussion contribution

Robert Lewis-Lettington, Oumar Sylla

UN-HABITAT


Discussion contribution

Issa Faye

African Development Bank, Tunisia


Discussion contribution

Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa

Zziyika and Associates and Institute for African Development, Cornell University, United States of America

03-03: Practical Experiences with Community Land Demarcation I
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Raelene Webb, National Native Title Tribunal, Australia
 

From Compliance with Environmental Legislation to Recognition of Land Rights: a Solution to the Predicament of Brazil’s Traditional Peoples and Communities?

Taiguara Raiol Alencar1, Elisa de Siqueira1, Marcia Nogueira Franceschini2, Allan Milhomens2

1: GIZ, Brazil; 2: Ministry of Environment, Brazil


TLTB: Strategies for expanding coverage, reliability, transparency and sustainability of Land administratio services delivery

Solomone Viticauravou Nata

iTaukei Land Trust Board, Fiji Islands


Woreda (District) Participatory Land Use Planning in Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia: development, piloting and opportunities for scaling up.

Tigistu GebreMeskel1, Fiona Flintan2, Ulrich Bormann3, Akloweg Nigatu4

1: Rural Land Administration and Use Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia; 2: ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute) & ILC (International Land Coalition); 3: GIZ, Ethiopia; 4: previously Oxfam, now FAO, Ethiopia

03-04: Global Support to VGGT Implementation
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Ruth Hall, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
 

FAO’s global implementation programme on the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security: progress, challenges and outlook

Paul Munro-Faure, Andrew Hilton, Louisa Jansen

FAO, Italy


The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security: First Lessons on Implementation through the EU Land Governance Program in Africa

Wordsworth Odame Larbi, Andrew Hilton, Eugene Rurangwa

FAO, Ethiopia


Tools for assessing national legislation against the VGGT: experience from Sierra Leone and other countries

Margret Vidar

FAO, Italy


Achieving De Facto Equality in Land Ownership and Control: Scaling Up Special Measures for Gender-Sensitive Legal Frameworks

Naomi Kenney

Food and Agriculture of the United Nations, Italy

03-05: Strengthening Valuation Technology and Mass Valuation
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom
 

Exploring the Benefits of Technology to Government and Society: A Case Example From The Valuation Office, Cape Town, South Africa

Trevor Davies

KPMG, United States of America


How modern technologies used in the mass valuation may serve the strengthening of self-governance (Lithuanian experience)

Arvydas Bagdonavičius, Albina Aleksienė, Kęstutis Sabaliauskas, Aidas Petrošius

State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania


Land Administration and Valuation Information Management System (LAVIMS) – Five Years of Operations in Mauritius

Graham Deane1, Tim Pattison1, Navinchandra Luchoo2

1: Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom; 2: Ministry of Housing and Lands, Republic of Mauritius


Effective and sustainable systems for valuing property for taxation: A comparative analysis

Richard Almy

Almy, Gloudemans, Jacobs & Denne, United States of America

03-06: Policy Examples for Implementing Women’s Rights
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Tim Hanstad, Landesa, United States of America
 

Improving Women's Land Rights and Access to Credit in a Patriarchy: Evidence from North-East Ghana

John Tiah Bugri, Eric Yeboah

KNUST, Ghana


Social and Gender Mainstreaming in Cabo Verde

Carlos Varela, Claudia Rodrigues

Millennium Challenge Account - Cabo Verde II, Cape Verde


Gender and Kyrgyz Community Pasture Management: A case study

Elisa Scalise, Asyl Undeland

Resource Equity, United States of America

03-07: Research on Land Policies and Structural Transformation I
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Bekele Shiferaw, Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Kenya
 

Competing claims or land use transition? A temporal analysis of land use change in southeastern Morocco and the implications for tenure policy

Karen Rignall1, Yoko Kusunose2

1: University of Kentucky, United States of America; 2: University of Kentucky, United States of America


Smallholder Participation In Land Rental Market In A mountainous Region Of Southern China: Impact Of Population Aging, Land Tenure Security And Ethnicity

Hermann Waibel1, Shi Min1, Jikun Huang2

1: University of Hannover, Germany; 2: Chinese Center of Agricultural Policy, Beijing, China


Engagement Dynamics in Large Scale Investments in Farmland and Implications for Smallholder Farmers – Evidence from Zambia

Rudo Makunike, Johann Kirsten

University of Pretoria, South Africa

03-08: Rental Markets II
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Jean-Philippe Colin, IRD, Algeria
 

Transactions Costs in Land Rental Markets and Their Impact on Youth Access to Agriculture.

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert1, Jordan Chamberlin2

1: Purdue University, United States of America; 2: CIMMYT, Ethiopia


Do Profi table Farmers Acquire More Land? An Analysis of Dynamics of Profi t Growth and Land Accumulation

Xin Li

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States of America


Land Access, Land Rental Markets and Rural Poverty Dynamics in Tigray Region of Ethiopia: Panel Data evidence using Survival Models

Hosaena Ghebru1, Stein Holden2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America; 2: Center of Land Tenure Studies, Norway


Estimating the Factors Driving Farm Land Rental Prices in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Malawi

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert1, Jordan Chamberlin2, Nicole Mason3

1: Purdue University, United States of America; 2: International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; 3: Michigan State University, United States of America

03-09: Water Data Standards: Benefits and Lessons for Land
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Mark Reichardt, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United States of America
 

Why It Matters to Have International Water Data Standards, and How They Are Being Used

David K Arctur1,2, David R Maidment1

1: University of Texas at Austin, United States of America; 2: Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)


Forecast Flow and Flood Inundation at Regional Scales using Globally-Available Datasets

Michael Follum

USACE-ERDC-CHL, United States of America


WHOS: Building a Global Water Data Network

Silvano Pecora

ARPA SIMC - AREA IDROLOGIA, Italy

03-10: Models of Large Scale Investment I
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Elisabeth B. Zoomers, Utrecht University, Netherlands, The
 

Community Benefit in Large Scale Land Investments: Where is the Optimal Policy Balance?

Robert Kibugi1, Mwenda Makathimo2, Mwathane Ibrahim3

1: University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2: Land Development and Governance Institute, Kenya; 3: Land Development and Governance Institute, Kenya


A Bottom-up Participatory Simulation Process To Devise Land Rules and Policies

D'aquino Patrick. Christian1, Bah Alpha2, Richebourg Camille1,3, Bourgoin Jérély1

1: CIRAD, Montpellier, France; 2: Gaston Berger University, Saint Louis, Senegal; 3: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France


Towards inclusive and sustainable intensification of agriculture in Senegal River Valley

Adamczewski Amandine1, Bourgoin Jeremy2, Mbaye Diop Ndeye Coura3, Alpha Ba4, Djibril Diop5, Jamin Jean-Yves6

1: CIRAD, UGB, Saint-Louis; 2: CIRAD, ISRA BAM, Dakar; 3: PDIDAS, Saint-louis; 4: UGB, Saint-louis; 5: UGB, Saint-louis; 6: CIRAD, France


”Land grabs” and contract farming: A win-win situation?

Kerstin Nolte, Gobien Simone

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Germany

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2:45pm
CB03: Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
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4:15pm
04-01: Strengthening Capacity for Implementing Land Policies in Africa
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Stephen Karingi, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Ethiopia
 

Opening Remarks

Thomas Silberhorn

BMZ, Germany


Addressing Capacity and Accountability Gaps

Joan Kagwanja

UNECA, Ethiopia


Addressing Policy & Main Capacity Gaps into Country Strategies

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America


Strengthening capacities for land governance in Africa: The Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (“NELGA”)

Marc Hermann Andreas Nolting1, Judy Wambui Kariuki2, Joan Kagwanja2, Klaus W. Deininger3

1: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ, Ethiopia; 2: African Land Policy Initiative, LPI, Ethiopia; 3: The World Bank


Building Geospatial Capacity in Africa: The Contribution of RCMRD

Hussein Farah

RCMRD


Developing Capacity Assessment Tool for Land Policy Implementation: Experience from Kenya, Mozambique And Uganda

Walter Timo de Vries1, Liza Groenendijk2, Moses Muzinguzi3, Cyprian Selebalo4

1: Technical University Munich, Germany; 2: University of Twente; 3: Makerere University; 4: UN-Habitat


Perspective of a Research Institute

Gunnar Kohlin

University of Gothenburg, Sweden


The Role of University Networks in Implementing the AU Agenda on Land: EALAN

Achamyeleh Gashu Adam

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

04-02: Capacity and Connectivity: A New Approach for Strengthening Land Governance Initiatives in the Arab World
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

 

Capacity and Connectivity: A New Approach for Strengthening Land Governance Initiatives in the Arab Region

Willi Zimmermann

Consultant, Germany


Land Policy in Morocco

Mohamed Hammoumi

Government of Morocco, Morocco


Land Policy in Tunisia

Mohamed Salah Arfaoui

Ministry of Equipment, Housing and Spatial Planning, Tunisia


Discussant

Georges Maarrawi

Ministry of Finance, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)

04-03: Practical Experiences with Community Land Demarcation II
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Elizabeth Alden Wily, independent, Kenya
 

Enhancing security of Community land rights and management: opportunities and challenges for the Mozambican Land administration

José Monteiro, Emidio Oliveira, Joaquim Langa, Amílcar Benate

Community Land initiative (iTC), Mozambique


Lessons Learned from CSO-led Systematic Registration of Customary Land in Zambia

Noreen Miti2, Christopher Mulenga1, Matthew Sommerville1

1: Tetra Tech, USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Project, Zambia; 2: Chipata District Land Alliance


Enhancing Tenure Security for Customary Lands and Natural Resources in Karamoja Region through Participatory Community Mapping

Emmanuel Adiba1, Samuel Mabikke2, Lowie Rosales1,2, Antonio Danilo2,2, Edmond Malilo Owor1, Ronald Mwandeje3, John Mwebe4

1: Uganda Land Alliance, Uganda; 2: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 3: Arrow Research World; 4: International Accountability Project


Enhancing Property Rights Through Land Tenure Regularisation In Botswana

Patrick Otlaadisa Malope, Molefe Phirinyane

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, Botswana

04-04: Partner perspectives on VGGT Implementation
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America
 

Quo Vadis VGGT? Learning From The Implementation Experiences Of Other Human Rights-Based Approaches And Instruments

Jes Weigelt, Charlotte Beckh, Elisa Gärtner

IASS, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany


Land in German Development Cooperation: Guiding Principles, Challenges and Prospects for the Future

Jorge Espinoza1, Michael Kirk2, Christian Graefen1, Florian Nitzinger1

1: GIZ, Germany; 2: Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany


The Voluntary Guidelines On Governance Of Land Tenure and Implementation At The Local Level In Guatemala.

Laura Hurtado2, Geisselle Vanessa Sanchez2, Douglas Hertzler1

1: ActionAid USA; 2: ActionAid Guatemala


Implementation of Responsible Land Governance: A Land Information System for Sustainable Development in Turkana County

Francisco Carranza1, Solomon Mkumbwa2, Cyprian Selebalo2, John Gitau2

1: FAO, Kenya; 2: Global Land Tool Network at UN-Habitat

04-05: Comparing Valuation and Taxation in Africa, Europe and Central Asia
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Riel Franzsen, University of Pretoria, South Africa
 

Property Valuation Challenges in Africa: The Case of Selected African Countries

Maxwell Mutema

Independent Consultant, Zimbabwe


Sales Price Register as basic and first step on the way to comprehensive Mass Valuation System in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jelena Zelić

CILAP Project - BIH, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida


Real estate valuation in Turkey: Future directions

Mehmet Cete

Izmir Katip Celebi University, Turkey


Property Tax Reform in Africa: Challenges and Potential

William Mccluskey, Riel Franzsen

African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa

04-06: Contribution of Land Rights to Female Empowerment
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Sandra Joireman, University of Richmond, United States of America
 

Access to Land and Youth Employment Decisions: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Ethiopia

Hosaena Hagos, Brian Holtemeyer, Katrina Kosec, Valerie Mueller, Emily Schmidt

International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America


Land Rights from a Gender Perspective

Sithy Riyasa Mohamed Naufel, Mahanama {Ph.D} I.H.K

Ministry of Land, Sri Lanka


Forest governance and dynamics of gender in customary institutions: synergies between community forest management and REDD+ in the DRC

Kristina Van Dexter1,2,3, Jolly Sassa-Kuika1, Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers2,3

1: World Wildlife Fund, United States of America; 2: George Mason University; 3: Wageningen University

04-07: Research on Land Policies and Structural Transformation II
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Willis Oluoch-Kosura, University of Nairobi, Kenya
 

Intra-Household Allocation And Gender Distribution Of Land Ownership: Findings From A Large Survey In Rural Uganda

Ludovica Cherchi1, Richard Oput2, Markus Goldstein1, James Habyarimana3, Joao Montalvao1, Michael O’Sullivan1, Christopher Udry4

1: The World Bank; 2: Ministry of Land, Housing, Urban Development, Uganda; 3: Georgetown University, United States of America; 4: Yale University, United States of America


Perceptions: A Tangible Ingredient In Farmers’ Tenure Security

Rikke Brandt Broegaard1, Helle Munk Ravnborg2, Rachel Spichiger2

1: Department of Geoscience and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 2: Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen


Local Land Institutions and Rural Land Markets

Greenwell Matchaya

IWMI, South Africa


Adaptive Investment in Coping with Climate Change in China: Do Land Property Rights Matter?

Yangjie Wang

Central South University, China, People's Republic of

04-08: Models of Large Scale Investment II
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Frits Van Der Wal, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands, The
 

The political economy of natural resource investments in sub-Saharan Africa: Land and petroleum sector rights in Tanzania

Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen

DIIS, Denmark


Spatialized Production Models For Sustainable Palm Oil in Central Africa: Choices And Potentials

Laurene Feintrenie1, Laurent Gazull1, Robin Goulaouic2, Ludovic Miaro III3

1: CIRAD, UR B&SEF, Montpellier, France; 2: Independent GIS specialist, Nantes, France; 3: WWF Regional Office for Africa, Yaoundé, Cameroon


Can International Investment Treaties Affect Local Land Rights?

Lorenzo Cotula, Thierry Berger

IIED, United Kingdom


Crafting Regulation to Support Sustainable Partnerships Between Smallholders and Agro-enterprises

Virgilio delos Reyes1, Jane Lynn Capacio2

1: Republic of the Philippines Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippines; 2: Land Bank of the Philippines

04-09: Consultation on OGC Land Administration Charter
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Mark Reichardt, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United States of America
 

Consultation on OGC Land Administration Charter

Mark Reichardt

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United States of America

 
4:15pm
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4:30pm
CB04: Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
4:30pm
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6:00pm
05-01: Planning for Urban Expansion
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Anna Wellenstein, World Bank, United States of America
 

Planning and Managing Urban Growth in South Asia

Jon Kher Kaw, Mark Roberts

The World Bank


State Led Innovative Mechanisms to Access Serviced Land in India

Rejeet Mathews1, Madhav Pai1, Tintu Sebastian2, Souhardhya Chakraborty2

1: World Resources Institute, India; 2: Independent Urbanist


Institutional Challenges in Promoting Green Urban Development in Sub-Sahara Africa

Chyi-Yun Huang

World Bank, United States of America


Planning for Urban Expansion in Africa: Experience from Ethiopia and Other Countries

Patrick Lamson-Hall, Shlomo Angel, Dave de Groot

Ethiopia Urban Expansion Initiative, United States of America

05-02: Roundtable on the Status of Land Policy in Africa
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Phillip Jeremy Hay, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

 

Strengthening Land Governance in Africa at all Levels: The Contribution of the AU

Janet Edeme

African Union Commission, Ethiopia


Integrating Land Policy into Countries' Strategies and Investment Plans: NEPAD Role and Partnership Opportunities

Hamady Diop

NEPAD, South Africa


Improving Land Data and Systems as the Basis for Good Land Governance: Lessons from Uganda

Daudi Migereko

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda


Sierra Leone's Land Policy Development: Accomplishments and Next Steps

Nancy Kadiatu Sia Tengbeh

Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Sierra Leone


Strengthening Government's Analytical and Operational Capacity to Address Land Issues: Tanzania's Experience

Moses Kusiluka Mpogole

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development, Tanzania

05-03: Roundtable on Land Use Planning & Links to Community Land Demarcation
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Margaret Rugadya, Ford Foundation, Kenya
 

Enhancing Tenure Security For Communities In Wreas Designated For Agricultural Purposes

Alfred Mwala Sikopo, Jericko Mulofwa, Wiinno Mwililma

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia


Application of Geomatics for Mapping Land and Natural Resource Use and Rights: A Case Study of IFAD Programmes in East and Southern Africa

John Kahiu1, Danilo Antonio1, Steven Jonckheere2, Solomon Mkumbwa1, Solomon Njogu3, Harold Liversage2

1: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 2: International Fund for Agricultural Development; 3: Technical University of Munich


Improving Security of Rights to Resources through Participatory Rangeland Management in Ethiopia

Sisay Awgichew1, Fiona Flintan2, Solomon Bekure3

1: CARE Ethiopia, USAID-PRIME project; 2: ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute) & ILC (International Land Coalition); 3: Tetratech, USAID-LAND project


Communal Land Use Management In Bir Temicha Watershed, EthiopiaI

Tenaw Hailu Tedela

GiZ_ AU, Ethiopia

05-04: Roundtable: VGGT Implementation at the Local Level
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Virgilio delos Reyes, Republic of the Philippines Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippines
 

Inclusive land allocation in Mauritania: A success story of "Land Tenure Consensus Agreement" in Maghama

Mamadou Baro

University of Arizona, United States of America


Drivers of Sustainable Land Management in Eastern Africa

Oliver Kirui

Center for Development Research, Germany


Effective Land Adminstration Services Delivery in Nigeria: a Pre-requisite to Economic Development

Austen Okumo2, Hosaena Ghebru1

1: International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America; 2: Hohenheim University, Germany

05-05: Roundtable on Lessons Learned in Property Valuation and Taxation in Europe and Central Asia
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Achieving Successful Implementation of Value-based Property Tax Reforms in the ECA Region

Richard John Grover1, Mika-Petteri Törhönen2, Paul Munro-Faure3, Aanchal Anand2

1: Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom; 2: World Bank; 3: FAO


Property Sales Register as a Tool to Improve the Quality of Valuation and Market Analysis. Lessons Learned from Selected Countries

Aivar Tomson

DTZ, Estonia


Public Awareness Challenges of Valuation and Taxation

Joan Youngman

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, United States of America


Experiences of the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) in ECA

Ronald Worth, Larry Clark

International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America


Discussant

Larry Clark

International Association of Assessng Officers, United States of America

05-06: Challenges of Implementing Gender-Friendly Inheritance Regulations
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Sarah Iqbal, World Bank, United States of America
 

The Nature Of Property Rights In Haiti: Mode Of Land Acquisition, Gender, And Investment

B. James Deaton, Liam Kelley, J. Atsu Amegashie

University of Guelph, Canada


Equal inheritance as intended by HSAA and the realities of its implementation: exploring the tradeoff between inheritance and dowry

Udita Chatterjee

Landesa, India


“Improving Land Rights For Women In Rwanda: Blind Trust In The Magic Of Formal Marriage?”

Katrijn Vanhees

Human Rights Centre (Ghent University), Belgium

05-07: Research on Land Policies and Structural Transformation III
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, Purdue University, United States of America
 

Why are Indian firms five times less productive than American ones? One reason is land.

Ejaz Ghani

World Bank, United States of America


Urbanization and Property Rights

Yongyang Cai1, Harris Selod2, Jevgenijs Steinbuks2

1: Stanford University, University of Chicago; 2: The World Bank


Can Land Regularization Prompt Structural Change? Evidence from Rwanda

Daniel Ayalew Ali

World Bank, United States of America


Move Up or Move Out: Land Rights, Agricultural Transformation and the Fate of Rural Youth: Panel Data Evidence from Ethiopia

Hosaena Ghebru, Alemayehu Seyoum Tafesse, Bethelhem Koru

International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America

05-08: Challenges of Land Use and Forest Tenure Reform
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom
 

Ethiopia's Land Use And Forest Management From The Sight Of Land Governance

Zerfu Hailu Gebrewold

NIRAS, Ethiopia


Enhancing tenure security for local development through legal recognition and scaling up of participatory mapping of community forests under customary lands in Mangochi District in Malawi

Solomon Mkumbwa1, Chris Dhose2, Arthur Stevens3, Harold Liversage4, Clement Chilima5, Samuel Mabikke1, Hellen Nyamweru1, Marie Providence Mugangu1, Chikosa Silungwe1

1: GLTN/UN-HABITAT, Kenya; 2: TreeCrops Ltd, Malawi; 3: PhytoTrade Africa, Malawi; 4: IFAD, Rome; 5: Department of Forestry, Malawi


Reform of State-Owned Forest Enterprises and Ethnic Land Tenure Security in Vietnam

Andrew Wells-Dang1, Quang Tu Pham1, Van Hong Ngo2

1: Oxfam, Vietnam; 2: Center for Indigenous Knowledge Research and Development, Vietnam


Informing Future Engagement For Scaling Up Sustainable Land Management In Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons From The Strategic Investment Programme

Anne Woodfine4, Domitille Vallee2, Bunning Sally2, Jean-Marc Sinnassamy3, Mohammed Bakarr3, Philippe Dardel1, Gayatri Kanungo1, Paola Agostini1, Lovei Magda1

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: FAO; 3: GEF; 4: Consultant

05-09: Models of Large Scale Investment III
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Derek Byerlee, Georgetown University, United States of America
 

Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Africa: What Difference Does the Model Make?

Ruth Hall1, Ian Scoones2, Dzodzi Tsikata3

1: University of the Western Cape, South Africa; 2: University of Sussex, UK; 3: University of Ghana


Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Kenya: Evidence from Three Models

Abdirizak Nunow1, Cyriaque Hakizimana5, Paul Goldsmith3, Jane Biashara4, Adano Roba2

1: Moi University, Kenya; 2: National Treasury, Kenya; 3: Coast University, Kenya; 4: Technoserve, Kenya; 5: Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies


Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Ghana: Emerging Employment and Labour Relations

Joseph Teye, Joseph Yaro, Gertrude Torvikey

University of Ghana, Ghana


Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Zambia: Evidence from Three Models

Chrispin Matenga1, Munguzwe Hichaambwa2

1: University of Zambia, Zambia; 2: Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute / University of Michigan

 

 
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