Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 16/Mar/2016
06-01: Community Land Rights and Forests in Latin America: Lessons Learned
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: J. Humberto Lopez, The World Bank, United States of America

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Experience with Titling of Indigenous Peoples’ Lands in Nicaragua

Hernan Estrada

Republic of Nicaragua

Recognition of Indigenous Peoples Land Rights in Honduras

Roman Alvarez

Land Administration Project, Honduras

Titling of Native Amazon Communities Territories in Peru

Eduardo Nayap Kinin


Experience in Titling the Rights of Andean (campesino) and Amazon (native) Communities in Peru

Aida Maria Amezaga Menendez

Ministry of Agriculture, Peru

Strengthening Forest and Land Tenure in the Argentine Chaco

Paola Bergallo1, Florencia Saulino1, Gustavo Maurino1, María Alejandra Bouquet2, Stamatis Kotouzas2

1: Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Argentina; 2: World Bank, United States of America


Luis Felipe Duchicela

World Bank, United States of America

06-02: Role of Land Policy in Agricultural Transformation and Inclusive Economic Growth: Implications for Africa
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Michael Kirk, University of Marburg, Germany

Africa’s Changing Farmland Ownership: The Rise of the Emergent Investor Farmer

Thomas Jayne1, Jordan Chamberlin1, Lulama Traub2, Nicholas Sitko1, Milu Muyanga1, Felix Yeboah1, Chewe Nkonde1, Ward Anseeuw3, Antony Chapoto4, Richard Kachule5

1: Michigan State University, United States of America; 2: Stellenbosch University, South Africa; 3: University of Pretoria, South Africa; 4: Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI), Zambia; 5: Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi

Is small still beautiful? The farm size-productivity relationship revisited

Milu Muyanga, Thomas Jayne

Michigan State University, United States of America

The Role of Land Policy in Agricultural Transformation and Inclusive Economic Growth: Implications for Africa

Thomas Jayne2, Caleb Stevens1, Sarah Lowery1, M. Mercedes Stickler1

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


Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

06-03: Roundtable on Land Valuation Experiences
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom

Top 5 Recommendations for Jump-starting Valuation

Doug Bennett

Thomson Reuters, -

Realities of Valuation in an Informal Context

Danilo Antonio, Qhobela Cyprian Selebalo

UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network

Institutionalizing the Valuation Profession

Ronald Worth, Larry Clark

International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America


Larry Clark

International Association of Assessng Officers, United States of America

06-04: Benefits of Interoperability for Governments and Citizens
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Luis Bermudez, OGC, United States of America

Maximizing benefits of integrated property data via web-oriented GIS and other innovative methods of utilization. Lithuania’s strategy in action.

Aidas Petrosius

State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania

Economic and Financial Analysis of National Spatial Data Infrastructure: The Albania Case Study

Aanchal Anand, Kathrine Kelm

World Bank, United States of America

A proposition to solve the land cadaster system in Brazil: the role of CNIR and a new institutionalization

Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Ana Paula Bueno2, Ana Karina Bueno3

1: UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: UNICAMP,Brazil; 3: PROCAM, USP, Brazil

Bridging the Information Void between Banks & Small Shareholder Farmers: How technology and information offers a pull-through mechanism from the informal to formal economy.

Saidah Nash Charter

Thomson Reuters, United States of America

06-05: Communal Rights and Gender
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Jennifer Duncan, Landesa, United States of America

Tribal Women’s Land Rights In India, A Review Of Customary Practices From The Lens Of Gender

Devika Bahadur

World Bank, India

Women rights within collective tenure regimes: Analyzing outcomes of forest tenure reforms

Iliana M. Monterroso, Mani Banjade, Baru Mshale, Anne Larson, Esther Mwangi, Peter Cronkleton


A Grassroots Strategy to end the Rural Exodus in Paraguay: The CapiiBary Cooperative

Marcela Vasquez-Leon

University of Arizona, United States of America

Applying Peoples’ Processes in Customary Land Certification – Experiences from Zambia

Qhobela Cyprian Selebalo1, Regina Pritchett2, Danilo Antonio1, Samuel Mabikke1, Veronica   Katulushi3

1: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 2: Huairou Commission; 3: Peoples Processes on Housing and Poverty in Zambia

06-06: Research on Impacts of Securing Community Tenure
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Peter Messerli, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Switzerland

The Economic Costs and Benefits of Securing Community Forest Tenure: Evidence from Brazil and Guatemala

Erin Gray, Peter Veit, Juan Carlos Altamirano, Helen Ding

World Resources Institute, United States of America

Reconciling Global and Local Benefits from Communally Managed Forests: Evidence from a Choice Experiment on PES in Zambia

Tobias Vorlaufer1, Thomas Falk2, Tom Dufhues1, Michael Kirk1

1: University of Marburg, Germany; 2: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Collective property leads to Private Investments:Lessons from a decade of land titling to Afro Colombian communities

Ximena Peña, Maria Alejandra Vélez, Juan Camilo Cardenas, Natalia Perdomo

Los Andes University, Colombia

Does Collective Action Sequester Carbon? The Case of the Nepal Community Forestry Program

Randall Bluffstone1, Eswaran Somanathan2, Prakash Jha3, Harisharan Luintel4, Rajesh Bista5, Naya Paudel6, Bhim Adhikari7

1: Portland State University, United States of America; 2: Indian Statistical Institute; 3: ForestAction Nepal; 4: Portland State University, ForestAction Nepal; 5: ForestAction Nepal; 6: ForestAction Nepal; 7: IDRC

06-07: New Approaches to Land Tenure Improvement in East Asia & the Pacific
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: David Mitchell, RMIT University, Australia

Land governance in customary tenure landscapes in southeast asia and pacific Countries: The challenge of recognition and reconciliation with national development goals

Shivakumar Srinivas1, Malcolm Childress2

1: Consultant for the World Bank and UN-FAO based in Vietnam; 2: Practice Manager, Urban and Environment of Land Alliance

Local-global partnerships for generating evidence to inform national land use policies: the case of Myanmar

William Davis

PHR and JHSPH, United States of America

Stakeholder Perceptions Of Land Administration In Vietnam: An Analysis Of Stakeholder Consultations

Mau Ngo1,2, David Mitchell1, Donald Grant1, Nicholas Chrisman1

1: RMIT University, Australia; 2: General Department of Land Administration, Vietnam

06-08: Policies Influencing Outcomes of Large-scale Land Based Investments
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Mandi Rukuni, LGAF Technical Advisory Group, Zimbabwe

On Perspectives and Challenges of Ukrainian Agroholdings: Implications of the Political and Economic Crisis

Alfons Balmann, Igor Ostapchuk, Jarmila Curtiss

IAMO, Germany

Is smallholder sugarcane farming in the Philippines viable in light of the ASEAN Integration? Elements that reduce farm cost, improve yield, and thus, increase income

Jane Lynn Capacio1, Virgilio De Los Reyes2

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

Large and Medium Scale Commercial Farms Annual Survey, The Domino effect of World Bank Intervention, Challenges and innovative Approaches: The experience of Ethiopia

Habekiristos Beyene, Habtamu Eshetu

Central Statistical Agency, Ethiopia

Gender implications of commercial pressures on land in East and West Africa

Philippine Sutz1, Catriona Knapman1, Akua O Britwum3, Nancy Ondeng5, Mamadou Fall2, Naseku Kisambu4

1: IIED, United Kingdom; 2: IED Afrique, Senegal; 3: Netright, Ghana; 4: Tanzania Women Lawyers Association; 5: Kenya Land Alliance

06-09: The Legal Basis for Expropriation
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Reidar Kvam, World Bank, United States of America

Implementing International Standards on Expropriation

Nicholas Tagliarino1, Leon Verstappen2

1: World Resources Institute, United States of America; 2: University of Groningen, Netherlands

The Implementation of Rwanda's Expropriation Law and Its Outcomes on the Population

Hadley Rose2, Andrews Kananga1, Frank Mugisha1, Daniel Clay3

1: Legal Aid Forum, United States of America; 2: Emerge International, LLC; 3: Michigan State University

The Public Purpose Requirement in Expropriation Law: A (Potentially) Rich Source of Safeguards against Arbitrary Expropriation

Björn Hoops

University of Groningen, Netherlands, The

Unjust Compensation to Landowners in Mining Deals - The Case of Sierra Rutile Mining Company in Sierra Leone

Peter Kaindaneh, Francis Sobba-Stephens

The Economic Forum, Sierra Leone

06-10: Addressing Land Related Corruption
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Antonio Francisco Lucas, ANGOC, Philippines

Tackling Corruption in Land Governance

Julian Quan

Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich

Securing Tenure For Land Belonging To Public Schools: Experiences, Lessons And Insights From Transparency International Kenya’s Land And Corruption In Africa Project

Samuel Kimeu, Francis Kairu, Sheila Masinde

Transparency International Kenya, Kenya

Women, Land and Corruption

Peter Wandera1, Gerald Padde Auku1, Lilian Zawedde Senteza1, Frances Birungi2, Annette Jaitner3

1: Transparency International Uganda, Uganda (TIU); 2: Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children's Welfare (UCOBAC); 3: Transparency International Secretariat Berlin, Germany (TIS)

‘’An analysis of the impacts of land related corruption on women: Case studies from Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe’’

Farai Mutondoro1, Mary-Jane Ncube1, Mary Awelana Addah2, Francis Kairu3

1: Transparency International Zimbabwe; 2: Ghana Integrity Initiative; 3: Transparency International Kenya

Land corruption in Africa: empowering women

Rute Caldeira, Annette Jaitner

Transparency International, Germany

CB05: Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
07-01: Doing Business and Innovations in Quality of Land Administration
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Rita Ramalho, World Bank, United States of America

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Increasing Reliability of Infrustructure of the Land Administration System in the Russian Federation

Igor Vasiliev

Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography, Russian Federation

Quality, innovations and reliability of Land administration i Sweden

Dennis Linden

Lantmäteriet, Swedish Land Survey, Sweden

Towards Modernization of Land Administration in Bhutan

Tenzin Namgay

National Land Commission, Bhutan

Development and Implementation of the Land Management System: An Impetus or A Deterrent to Effective and Efficient Land Management in Kenya?

Muhammad Swazuri, David Kuria, Geoffrey Nyamasege

National Land Commission, Kenya

Resolution of land disputes in France

Frédéric Varin

High Council of Notary (CSN)

07-02: Perspectives on Eminent Domain
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School, United States of America

Economic Analysis Of Takings Law: Reexamination

Hans-Bernd Schaefer1, Ram Singh2

1: Bucerius Law School gGmbH; 2: Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Private Exercises of Eminent Domain: Korea and beyond

Iljoong Kim1, Sungkyu Park2

1: SungKyunKwan University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: Korea Real Estate Research Institute, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Sharing Development Surplus with Landowners

Hojun Lee1, Iljoong Kim2, Sungkyu Park3

1: Korea Development Institute (KDI), Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 3: Korea Real Estate Research Institute (KRERI), Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

The Use and Abuse of Eminent Domain in the United States

Ilya Somin

George Mason University School of Law, United States of America

Compulsory Land Acquisition in Developing Countries: Shifting Paradigm or Entrenched Legacy?

Jonathan Lindsay

World Bank, United States of America

07-03: Can Local Negotiations Be Made Transparent - And Do They Matter?
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom

Contribution of Geospatial Tools in Improving the Land Allocation to Communities Living in Agricultural Business Parks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Gloria Mangoni Ndindir, John Ulimwengu Mususa

DR Congo Prime Minister Office, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Challenges in Participatory Land Governance: Decentralization and the Role of Local Governments in Decisions on Land-based Investments in Mozambique

Alda Salomao1, Celine Salcedo-LaVina2

1: Centro Terra Viva, Mozambique; 2: World Resources Institute, United States of America

Innovations in Community Registration in Nigeria to achieve tenure and food security through sustainable agriculture

Andrew Smith

Adam Smith International, Nigeria

07-04: Ensuring Interoperability through Proper Frameworks
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Kęstutis Sabaliauskas, State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania

National Land Soft Infrastructure (NLSI), a new concept for the development of a digital land system in Tunisia (a case study)

Beckhee Cho1, Hyoung Gun Wang2, Jaeyong Yoo3

1: LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: World Bank Group; 3: Geomexsoft.,LTD

Cloud, Mobile and Big Data Technologies in Responsible Land Administration

Geoffrey Christopher Hay

Trimble Navigation Ltd, New Zealand

Mainstreaming Spatial Data Sharing – With a Bit of Effort Performance At Scale is Here Just When You Need It!

Lesley Maureen Arnold

Geospatial Frameworks Pty Ltd, Australia

Property Taxation of 3D type properties

Kauko Jussi Viitanen1, Heidi Falkenbach1, Vincent Mangioni2, Juho-Pekka Virtanen1, Hannu Hyyppä1

1: Aalto University, Finland; 2: University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

07-05: How to Ensure Women’s Rights in Land Interventions?
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Elizabeth Blake, Habitat for Humanity International (retired), United States of America

Access vs. Rights: An Empirical Investigation of Land Ownership, Access to Common Land, and Women’s Empowerment in Maasai Villages in Northern Tanzania

Mara Goldman, Alicia Davis, Jani Little

University of Colorado-Boulder, United States of America

Gender considerations in implementing the Forest Rights Act in Jharkhand, India

Amanda Richardson

Resource Equity

Balancing Legal Formalism with the Potential Risk of Gender Bias: Challenges in Cabo Verde’s Property Rights Cadaster Project

Ian M. Rose1, Clara Barros2

1: DAI, United States of America; 2: DAI-PRIME Consulting-VA Consortium

The veiled side of land certification at the communal level in Burundi: a new regard at women land rights.

Camille Munezero, René Claude Niyonkuru

Association pour la Paix et les Droits de l'Homme (APDH), Burundi

07-06: Research on Investment Models
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Thomas Jayne, Michigan State University, United States of America

Inclusive Business Models: How Investment and Appropriability Hazard Shape Governance Structure

Wytse Vellema1, Claude Ménard2, Marijke D'Haese1, Wytske Oeke Van Der Werf3

1: Ghent University, Belgium; 2: University of Paris, Sorbonne, France; 3: University of Pretoria, South Africa

Local Stakeholders’ Preferences for Foreign Land lease Design Attributes in Kenya

David Jakinda Otieno, Willis Oluoch-Kosura

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Corporate sustainability and social responsibility of smallholder farmers:Implication for agriculture financing

Ebele Maduekwe1, Emmanuel Benjamin1, Maarten Punt2, Gertrud Buchenrieder1,3

1: Technische Universität München, Germany; 2: University of Southern Denmark; 3: Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

07-07: Experiences with Improving Land Policy in the Maghreb and Middle East
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America

Land Policy and Land Markets on the Agricultural Frontier in Arid Algeria

Ali Daoudi1, Jean-Philippe Colin2

1: Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique (ENSA), Algiers; 2: Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), ENSA

Country Report On Cadastre And Land Registration In Iran

Hamid Berenjkar

Cadastre General Office, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Agricultural Collective Land Privitization in Morocco

Abdelkader El Ghrib

Government of Morocco, Morocco

07-08: Water Rights
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Patricia K. Mbote, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Land tenure reforms and cross-border water rights in Uzbekistan: mixed effect and future consequences

Nizamiddin Khaydarov

Tashkent Financial Institute, Uzbekistan

Farmland and Water: The legal regimes at stake

Carin Smaller1, Makane Moïse Mbengue2, Susanne Waltman2

1: IISD, Switzerland; 2: University of Geneva

The Political Economy Of Water Governance Reform: Enhancing Water Security For All Or Legitimizing Dispossession?

Helle Munk Ravnborg1, Daniel Chillon Olmos2

1: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark; 2: Instituto Centroamericano para el Desarrollo de Capacidades Humanas (IXMATI), Nicaragua

An analysis of water user associations on the implications for the transfer of irrigation management on land and water rights in Malawi

Chikosa Silungwe1, Chisomo Gunda2, Solomon Mkumbwa3, Harold Liversage4

1: The Mizumali Foundation, Malawi; 2: IRLADP, Malawi; 3: UN-Habitat; 4: IFAD

07-09: Strengthening Land Administration Processes
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Julian Quan, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

Strengthening of the Uganda Land Administration and Management System: Development and Implementation of the Land Information System Infrastructure

Richard Oput1, Nadege Orlova2

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda; 2: IGN France International

Efficient and fast production of cadastral maps in Ethiopia

Thomas Dubois, Zerfu Hailu

REILA, Ethiopia

Innovations In Land Information Recording, Management And Utilization In Sri Lanka

Piumi Nisansala Attygalle Attygallege Dona, I.H.K Mahanama

Ministry of Land, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

Towards Sustainable Land Administration In Bosnia And Herzegovina With Improved Customer Service Delivery

Zeljko Obradovic1, Miloš Komljenović2, Božena Lipej3

1: Federal Administration for Geodetic and Real Property Affairs, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 2: Geodetic Authority of the Republic Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 3: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

The Importance And Use Of A Monitoring System In Delivering Land Registration Programmes

Owen Edwards

DAI, United Kingdom

07-10: Challenges of Urban Land Use Planning
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Rachelle Alterman, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

The Underground City: Comparison of Shanghai and Beijing's Subterranean Housing Markets

Annette Kim, Julia Harten

USC, United States of America

The Limitations of Formal Land Delivery System: Need for a Pro-Poor Urban Land Development Policy in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Fahria Masum1, Uchendu Eugene Chigbu1, Jorge Espinoza2, Christian Graefen2

1: Technische Universität München, Germany; 2: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Tenure responsive land use planning: Critical steps for actions in tackling urban poverty in developing countries

Uchendu Eugene Chigbu1, Fahria Masum1, Anna Schopf1, Samuel Mabikke2, Danilo Antonio2, Jorge Espinoza3, Christian Graefen3

1: Chair of Land Management, Centre of Land, Water and Environmental Risk Management, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany; 2: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 3: Sector Project Land Policy and Land Management, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany

Cities and Towns in Africa: Insights into the Recent Institutional Reforms, Challenges and Opportunities: The Case of Five Cities in Sub-Sahara Africa

Wilbard Kombe

Ardhi University, Tanzania

POS 01-01: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Innovations in recording of rights, mapping, and land data utilization: a case study of issuance of customary certificates of occupancy in Northern Uganda

Okello Julius1, Danilo Antonio2, Harold Liversage3, John Gitau2, Samuel Mabikke2, Solomon Mkumbwa2

1: African Institute for Strategic Research Governance and Development (AISRGD); 2: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 3: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Nasarawa State Looking Inward: Development Spatial Data Infrastructure and Efficient Internal Land Revenue Generation in Nigeria

Ibrahim Usman Jibril

Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria 1

Quantifying the Effects of the Formalization of Informal Development Policies on a National Economy

Steven Nystrom1, Chrysi Potsiou2

1: Principal – NewStream Companies; 2: National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Securing Land Rights through Flexible Mapping Approaches - an Analysis of the Legal and Policy Implications in Ghana

Eric Yeboah1,2, Mark Kakraba-Ampeh2

1: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; 2: Land Resource Management Centre, Kumasi-Ghana

Geoinformatics in Urban Governance in the Developing Country, India

Madan Mohan

Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Developping a Methodologic Approach For Participatory Land Use Mapping To Secure Customatory Rights.

Essama Essama Mathurin

Sub regional Network of Parliamentarians for Sustainable Management of Forest Resources in Central Africa(REPAR), Cameroon

Training in the use of the Land Information System (LIS) in local communities in the Senegal River Valley: identification of problems, training needs, key actors, and perspectives of the training.

Papa Samba Ndiaye

Millenium Challenge Account Senegal, Senegal

Incorporating Complexity and Cultural Identity in Land Governance Assessment Methodologies: Opportunities and Challenges

Fahria Masum, Walter de Vries

Technische Universität München, Germany

POS 01-02: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Open Source and crowd-sourcing tools for land administration – Which way forward

Solomon Njogu2, Kate Fairlie1

1: Land Equity International, Australia; 2: Technische Universitat Munchen

At the Crossroads: Analysing the impact of pastoral policies upon pastoralists in Abalak, Niger

Oussouby Toure, Stephanie Gill

Tearfund, United Kingdom

Evaluating public participation and community preferences in agricultural corridor development: The Prosavana case of Mozambique

Aimée Hampel-Milagrosa, Raoul Herrmann

German Development Institute, Germany

Mainstreaming Land Tenure Security in Vulnerability Reduction

Jamal Browne, Charisse Griffith-Charles

The University of the West Indies

Can the Land Governance Assessment Framework Capture the Spirit of the Voluntary Guidelines on Land Tenure? Critiques and Ways Forward

Stefano Golinelli

University of Sheffield / Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures, United Kingdom

Women’s Knowledge And Perception Towards Their Land And Property Rights Across Bombali, Portloko And Tonkolili Districts In Northern Region, Sierra Leone.

Joseph Saffa, Mohamed Sorie Conteh, Lansana Hassan Sowa

Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF), Sierra Leone

POS 01-03: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Land Rights and the Transforming Customary Systems in the Era of In-Situ Urbanisation in Zimbabwe: Perspective on and Experiences of Rural Dwellers Living near Domboshawa Rural Business Centre

Innocent Chirisa, Audrey Kwangwama, Elmond Bandauko, Abraham Matamanda

University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Urbanization And Land Security: Evidence From Kampala Capital City Authority Urban Poor Settlements.

James Kabuye

Kyambogo University, Uganda

Urban Land Taxation In Gujarat: Modern Socioeconomic Challanges

Vaishali Bhupendrakumar Patel


Urban Land Tenure Regularization and Taxation: Implication for Poverty Reduction in Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Lawong Bernsah

Department of Economics, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, Nigeria

Visualising South Africa’s past injustices – datasets and maps of forced removals

Sara Janssens1,2, Priscilla Namukasa3, Irene Sinovich2, Evert Waeterloos1,3

1: Belgian Development Agency (BTC); 2: Commission on the Restitution of Land Rights (CRLR), South Africa; 3: Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR), South Africa

Large-scale Agricultural Investments, Green Revolution Technology And Smallholder Welfare: Insights From Rice Production In Tanzania

Raoul Herrmann

German Development Institute, Germany

Key Factors of Land Tenure Security in Iraqi Cities: Using Al-Nassiriya City as a Case Study

laith Hady Alossmi Alossmi

Salford university, United Kingdom

Immobilized land market caused by lack of secure property rights: case of the cerrado Piauiense

Bastiaan Philip Reydon, Vitor Bukvar Fernades, Ana Paula S Bueno


Smallholder and land tenure in Ghana: aligning context, empirics and policy

Isabel Lambrecht, Sarah Asare

IFPRI, Ghana

POS 01-04: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Rethinking Land Governance For Sustainable Development: Lessons From Kenya

Willis Oluoch-Kosura

University of Nairobi, Kenya

the Reform of Land Operation System for State-run Farms

Jiang Zhongyi

Research Center for Rural Economy Minsitry of Agriculture P.R. China, China, People's Republic of

Ending Impunity in Natural Resource Management: A lesson from Cambodia’s land and forest management

Ratana Pen

Heinrich Boell Foundation, Cambodia

“Land Grabs” Operationalised? Some Evidence Of the Impacts Of The Implementation Of Large-Scale Agricultural Projects

Christof Althoff1, Kerstin Nolte1, Martin Ostermeier1,2, Jann Lay1,2

1: GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Germany; 2: University of Göttingen, Germany

Land-based Investment along National Corridors in Nepal

Indra Prasad Tiwari

Pokhara University, Nepal

Harnessing Geo-spatial technologies in monitoring and mapping pastoral and migrant settlements in South-Eastern Nigeria

Njike Chigbu1, Susan Chiawolam Nmeregini2, Jennifer Eziaku Chigbu3, Daniel Onukaogu4, Michael Apeh5, Veronica Ugonma Okoye6

1: Abia State polytechnic Aba,Nigeria; 2: Abia State polytechnic Aba,Nigeria; 3: Abia State polytechnic Aba,Nigeria; 4: Abia State polytechnic Aba,Nigeria; 5: Federal Polytechnics Idah,Kogi State,Nigeria; 6: Abia State Polytechnic Aba,Nigeria

Tenure Rights and Taxation Practice of Ethiopia

Nega Woldemichael

LAd Consult, Ethiopia

POS 01-05: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Gendered Outcomes: Distributional Consequences of land registration for women on customary tenure in Northern Uganda

Herbert Kamusiime1, Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya2, Christine Kajumba3, Sharon Akumu4

1: Associates Research Uganda; 2: Associates Research Uganda; 3: Associates Research Uganda; 4: Associates Research Uganda

Impact of Land Ownership on Agricultural Productivity and Women Empowerment in Pakistan: A Gender Based Empirical Analysis

Rakhshanda Kousar1, Muhammad Sohail Amjad Makhdum2, Muhammad Ashfaq1, Aqeela Saghir1, Ayesha Ajaz1

1: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, Pakistan; 2: University of Kiel, Germany

Building Innovative Partnership to bridge Gender Gaps in Large Scale Land Investments, insights from the GADCO - Fievie Model in Ghana

Eric Yeboah, John Bugri

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Gender Sensitive Land Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Panacea for Hunger and Poverty

Njike Chigbu1, Jennifer Eziaku Chigbu2, Susan Chiawolam Nmeregini1, Nnenna Nwaubani1, Veronica Ugonma Okoye1

1: Abia State Polytechnic Aba, Nigeria; 2: ABPOL SURVEY CONSULTS, ABA, NIGERIA

Tenancy reform to promote collective women farmers group can lead to socio-economic development of dalit women farmers of Bihar, India

Sabita Parida

Oxfam India, India

Gender Equitable Land Governance in Odisha, India: An analysis through VGGT-Gender Lens

Pranab Ranjan Choudhury1, Tajamul Haque2, Manoj Kumar Behera1, Smrithi Talwar3

1: Center for Land Governance, NR Management Consulting India Pvt Ltd, India; 2: Council for Social Development, New Delhi, India; 3: The World Bank, New Delhi (During the study)

POS 01-06: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Financing for Agriculture: how to boost opportunities in developing countries

Carin Smaller, Marina Ruete

IISD, Switzerland

Fundamentals of Turkish comprehension in property rights

Murat Incik1, Can Iban2, Nihat Yilmaz1, Hakan Gedikli3

1: Okan University,Land Management and Land Use Doctoral Program, Istanbul - Turkey; 2: Okan University, Geomatics Engineering Department, Istanbul - Turkey; 3: Emlak Konut Real Estate Investment Trust, Istanbul - Turkey

Reformist suggestions on public properties in Turkish real estate legislation regime

Cengiz Yildirim1, Nihat Enver Ulger2, Can Iban2

1: Okan University,Land Management and Land Use Doctoral Program,Istanbul - Turkey; 2: Okan University, Geomatics Engineering Department, Istanbul - Turkey

Challenges Of Post Disaster Assistance To Households Lacking Land Tenure In Coastal Areas: Lessons From The Philippines

Robert A. Deutsch1, Amillah S. Rodil1, Carl M. Carumba2

1: Catholic Organization for Relief, Development, and Aid (Cordaid), Philippines; 2: Initiatives for Dialogue and Empowerment through Alternative Legal Services, Inc (IDEALS, Inc.),

Building Land Markets In Post Conflict Contexts: The Colombian Experience

Camilo Pardo1, Ivonne Moreno2, Daniel Perez3

1: George Mason University, United States of America; 2: Independent, Colombia; 3: Inter-American Development Bank

Analysis Of Effects Of Legal Reforms On Security Of Customary Tenure Rights For The Rural Poor – The Case Of Malawi

Paul K. Jere

Ministry Of Lands and Housing, Malawi

Upscaling Investments in Ecosystem Restoration (ESR) - they key issues: financing and coordination

Annelies Sewell, Jetske Bouma, Stefan van der Esch

PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands, The

POS 01-07: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) of the Philippines: Implications for Inter-Agency Cooperation and Citizens’ Participation

Jephte Munez

University of the Philippines, Philippines

Productivity Growth and Convergence in Developing Countries: Theory and Evidence

Wendi Sun, Alison Kelly

Rockland Trust, United States of America

OVERALS Analysis of Adaptation with Drought in Nomads, Southern of Kerman Province, Iran

Shahab Alddin Shokri1, Seyyed Mahmoud Hosseini2

1: 1 Islamic Azad University, Roudehen Branch, Tehran, Iran., Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: 2 Unversity of Tehran, Faculty of Agricultural Development and Economics, Karaj, Iran

Mere Land Access, Tenure Security and the Fate of Rural Youth in Africa: The Case of Mozambique

Hosaena Ghebru1, Helder Zavale2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America; 2: Universidade Eduardo Mondlane - Mozambique

POS 01-08: Poster Session
Location: MC Atrium

Land & Water Governance - Lessons from IFAD-supported projects

Mawira Chitima, Harold Liversage, Rikke Grand Olivera, Audrey de Nepveu, Steven Jonckheere, Marie-Lara Hubert-Chartier

International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Canada

Divide, Produce or Accumulate Wealth, Which is the Function of the Land?

Alexandre Bertoncello1,2, Erika Mayumi Kato Cruz1,3, Lechan Colares Santos1,4, Nancy Okada1

1: UNOESTE, Brazil; 2: FATEC, Brazil; 3: FGV, Brazil; 4: UEM, Brazil

New Trends in Development of Land Administration in Russia

Alexander Sagaydak, Anna Sagaydak

State University of Land Use Planning, Moscow, Russian Federation

Bangladesh- Transforming Lands, Transforming Lives

A.Z.M Nazmul Islam Chowdhury, Nirmal Chandra Bepary

Practical Action Bangladesh, Bangladesh

The effect of the initial land endowments on Transient and Chronic Poverty: Evidence from Rural Mozambique

Raul Pitoro

Michigan State University, United States of America

Factoring Land Policy Indicators in Human Development: Global Land Index

Vrajlal Sapovadia

The American University of Nigeria, Nigeria

The Relative Indicators to Agriculture Policy Development Paradigms: Local Restraints, Global Trends

Shamsuddin Ahmed

York University - York Centre for Public Policy and Law, Canada

Towards effective decentralised land administration and management in South Africa: strengthening capacities of the new ‘District Land Reform Committees’

Evert Waeterloos1,2, Hilton Toolo2, Bonginkosi Zulu2

1: Belgian Development Agency, South Africa; 2: Department of Rural Development and Land Reform South Africa

L02: Lunch
Location: Front Lobby
SDE-02: Caucus on Women and Land
Location: MC C1-100
08-01: Landscapes and Green Growth I
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Peter Veit, World Resources Institute, United States of America

Cost efficiency of smallholder payment for ecosystem services (PES) scheme in rural Kenya

Emmanuel Benjamin, Johannes Sauer

Technische Universität München, Germany

A multifaceted approach in mapping ecosystem services values in multiple landscape: Insight of tropical protected area

Kamlisa Uni Kamlun1,2, Fazleen Abdul Fatah3, Renate Bürger-Arndt1

1: Goettingen University, Germany; 2: Universiti Malaysia Sabah; 3: Universiti Teknologi Mara

A spatiotemporal model based geospatial technology in managing allocated funds within the Green Morocco Plan

Fatima Ezzahra Adous2, Moha El-ayachi1, Elouafi Elghouat3, Fatiha Ibannain4

1: Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medecine, Morocco; 2: Ministry of Agriculture and fisheries; 3: Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medecine, Morocco; 4: National agency of Land Conservation, Cadastre , and Mapping

Liberia Forest Sector Program

Gerardo Segura, Neeta Hooda, Agostini Paola, Ana Maria Velosa Gonzales, Sachiko Kondo, George Ledec, Nicholas Meitaki Soikan, Gloria Malia Mahama, Catherine Anderson, Abimbola Adubi, Julie Roger, Sachiko Morita, Lesya Verheijen

World Bank, United States of America

Financial Requirements for Linking Markets and Investors to Low-carbon Green Growth in Agricultural Supply Chains

Gabriel Thoumi. CFA

Climate Advisers, United States of America

08-02: Preconditions for Effective Housing Provision
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Robert Buckley, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Can land value uplift deliver affordable housing? Experiences from the UK

Pete Wyatt

University of Reading, United Kingdom

The Tragedy of Exclusion

Katharina Pistor

Columbia Law School, United States of America

From Reactive Regularization of Informal settlements to Provision of Formal Urban Land: A New Approach to Address the Poor’s Demand for Land

Martha Ferreyros1, Enrique Pantoja2

1: Organismo de Formalización de la Propiedad Informal (COFOPRI), Peru; 2: The World Bank

Inkaq Samanan Project : State Social Housing and Private Commitment

Gerardo Freiberg, Rodolfo Santa Maria, Ricardo Sablich


08-03: Addressing "Legacy" Land Claims
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Jonathan Lindsay, World Bank, United States of America

Righting the Wrongs of Existing Land-based Investments: Addressing Grievances in the Context of International Legal Liability

Kaitlin Cordes, Lise Johnson, Sam Szoke-Burke

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America

Land Tenure Solutions as a Scalable Business: Linking Smallholder Land Tenure and Land Productivity – Cases from Ghana, Indonesia and Albania

Thomas Vaassen, Pickett Katie Ellen, Simon Ulvund

Landmapp, The Netherlands

Addressing ‘Legacy’ Land Claims in Agribusiness Investments

Lorenzo Cotula, Thierry Berger, Philippine Sutz

IIED, United Kingdom

Mapping Resource Contracts – Concessions as a Property Rights Layer

Frank Pichel1, Anders Pedersen2, Robert Banick3

1: Cadasta Foundation; 2: Natural Resource Governance Institute; 3: Independent Consultant

08-04: Dispute Resolution at the Local Level
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Jon Unruh, McGill University, Canada

Community-based Land Dispute Resolution: Possible success stories from Afghanistan

Jawad Peikar1, Peyton Cooke2

1: Afghanistan Independent Land Authority (ARAZI), Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of; 2: United States Institute of Peace

Insights from Rwanda: Analysis of a Land Conflict Resolution Project in Eastern Province

Karina Kloos, Margaret McClung, Shih-Ting Huang

Landesa, United States of America

Certificates of Customary Land Ownership (CCO’s): A Tool for closing the Gender Asset Gap on Customary Tenure in post-conflict Northern Uganda

Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya1, Herbert Kamusiime2, Christine Kajumba3, Sharon Akumu4

1: Associates Research Uganda; 2: Associates Research Uganda; 3: Associates Research Uganda; 4: Associates Research Uganda

Gender, Displacement and Intergenerational Land Conflicts in Northern Uganda

Sandra Joireman

University of Richmond, United States of America

08-05: Roundtable on Spatial Data Generation: How New Technologies Can Help
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The



An Assessment of Different Imagery Options and Data Technologies to Support Land Administration Projects

Michael Schultz Rasmussen, Taoufik Choukri, Simon Musäus, Stephen Minnaar, Jakob Riise

COWI, Denmark

A study on the verification of the UAV utilization for cadastral renovation project

Jaekang Lee, SangGu Kang, Dusin Lee

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

The Six Fundamental Elements for Spatially Enabled Societies from a Fit-For-Purpose Perspective

Daniel Steudler

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo, Switzerland

Fit for Purpose Parcel Mapping Methodologies for a Seamless Cadastre Database

John McKenna

Trimble Navigation, United States of America

08-06: Collective Action for Strengthening Women's Rights to Land
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Jan Peterson, Huairou Commission, United States of America

Women Collective Action for Land Tenure Struggles – Experience from Tanzania

Naomi Shadrack Mwaiponya

OXFAM, Tanzania

Land rights from a gender perspective; A Study of AP and Telangana, India

Prabhakar Reddy Tada

UN Women, MCO, India, New Delhi

Land reform governance and the Filipino peasant women: Policy changes, impacts and chalenges

Cynthia Bejeno

Intrnational Institute of social Studies, Netherlands, The

Grassroots Women and Eviction: Mapping Strategies from Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand

Pamela Ransom1,2, Bagasao Fides2,3

1: Metropolitan College of New York, United States of America; 2: Huairou Commission; 3: Organizers of Community Based Organizations in Asia

Community Led Public Land Mapping Model

Fridah Githuku, Esther Mwaura

GROOTS Kenya, Kenya

08-07: Research on Land Tenure issues in India
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Elizabeth Louis, Landesa, United States of America

Transaction Costs and Farmer Marginalization in Land Acquisition

Vikram Patil1, Ranjan Kumar Ghosh2, Vinish Kathuria3

1: Centre for Environment and Development, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India; 2: Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) Uppsala, Sweden; 3: SJM School of Management of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

The Role of Access Mechanisms in Effective Rehabilitation of Farmers Displaced Due to Development Projects

Ranjan Kumar Ghosh1, Vikram Patil2, Vinish Kathuria3

1: Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) Uppsala, Sweden; 2: Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India; 3: SJM School of Management of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

The Regulation of Land Markets: Evidence from Tenancy Reform In India

Vijayendra Rao

World Bank, United States of America

08-08: Taking Fit for Purpose to Scale I
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Helge Onsrud, Statens kartverk, Norway

Scaling Up Pro-Poor Land Recordation: Findings And Consequences Of Four Cases.

Bob Hendriks1, Jaap Zevenbergen2, Rohan Bennett2, Solomon Mkuwmbwa3, Danilo Antonio3, Clarissa Augustinus3, Samuel Mabikke3, Harold Liversage4

1: Response International Development Consultancy, Kenya; 2: ITC, Netherlands; 3: GLTN, Kenya; 4: IFAD, Kenya

Re-Fitting the ‘Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration’

Bernardo Almeida

Van Volenhoven Institute - Leiden University, Netherlands, The

Scaling up Responsible Land Governance: A Guide for Building Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration Systems in Less Developed Countries

Stig Enemark1, Robin McLaren2, Christiaan Lemmen3, Danilo Antonio4, John Gitau5

1: Aalborg University, Denmark; 2: Know Edge Ltd, UK; 3: Kadaster International, the Netherlands; 4: UN-Habitat / Global Land Tool Network; 5: UN-Habitat / Global Land Tool Network

Towards ICT Enabled Land Administration System in India: A Case Study of Haryana

Navreet Kaur, Ravneet Kaur, Anshul Bhatia

Panjab University,Chandigarh, India

Mainstreaming Open Source Tenure Software

Neil Pullar

FAO, Italy

08-09: Approaches to Regulating Rights to Community Land
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Clarissa Augustinus, UN-Habitat, Kenya

The Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Caño Martín Peña: An Instrument to Regulate the Relationship with the Land and to Overcome Poverty

Maria E. Hernandez Torrales

Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Caño Martín Peña

The Struggle of Babassu Nut Breakers in Brazil for Access to Land, Territory, and Natural Resources: A Case for Implementing the Tenure Guidelines

Maira Martins2, Vitoria Ramos2, Douglas Hertzler1, Francinaldo Matos2, Glauce Arzua2

1: ActionAid USA; 2: ActionAid Brazil

Implementing Participatory Village Boundary Setting To Promote Spatial Certainty in Indonesia

Albertus Hadi Pramono, Paramita Iswari, Handiman Rico, Eddy Harfia Surma, Neldy Savrino, Samuel Angkouw, Aris Sugiri, Novayanti Biringkanae

Abt Associates, Inc., Indonesia

Legislating on Traditional Community and Tenure Systems (Protection versus Individualization and/or alienation)

Amina. A. Hashi

Sagana Biriq &Co. Advocates, Kenya

08-10: The Challenges of Implementing Forest Protection Commitments
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Werner Kornexl, World Bank, United States of America

See the Trees for the Forest --Looking into bundles of resource rights and gross forest change in the developing world

Wenman Liu1,2, Valerie Thomas1

1: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA; 2: Stockholm Environment Institute Asia Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Does secure community forest tenure affect forest condition? New pre-treatment evidence from a quasi-experimental evaluation of a REDD+ Project in Zambia

M. Mercedes Stickler1, Heather Huntington2, Aleta Haflett2, Silvia Petrova1, Ioana Bouvier1

1: USAID, United States of America; 2: The Cloudburst Group, United States of America

The Land Tenure Policy Dialogue in the Amazon – Harmonizing Legal Frameworks, Procedures and Information Systems for Public Land Governance

Anselm Duchrow1, Sergio Lopes2, Mauro Pires2, Valmir Ortega3

1: GIZ, Brazil; 2: MDA, Ministry for Agricultural Development, Brazil; 3: GEoplus, Ltda.

CB06: Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
09-01: Landscapes and Green Growth II
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia

Session with French translation


Migration, fragility and Resilient Landscape: the Resilient Landscape Initiative

Paola Agostini, Ana Maria Gonzalez, Gayatri Kanungo, Philippe Dardel, Mei Xie

The World Bank, United States of America

Transformative and Integrated Solutions for Landscapes Management

Gayatri Kanungo1, Paola Agostini1, Philippe Dardel1, Madjiguene Seck1, Mei Xie1, Mohamed Bakarr2

1: World Bank Group, United States of America; 2: Global Environment Facility

Integrated Landscape Management in Kenya: The State of the Policy Environment

Krista Heiner1, Seth Shames1, Emily Spiegel2

1: EcoAagriculture Partners, United States of America; 2: Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

09-02: Lessons Emerging from Large farm Surveys
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Hamady Diop, NEPAD, South Africa

Quantifying Spillover Effects from Large Farm Establishment: The Case of Mozambique

Klaus Deininger1, Fang Xia2, Aurelio Mate3, Ellen Payongayong4

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: Central University of Finance and Economics, China; 3: Ministry of Agriculture, Mozambique; 4: Michigan State University, United States of America

Establishing an Inventory of Large Farms: Lessons From A Pilot Exercise in Tanzania

Swagile Msananga1, Anthony Francis Mveyange2, Anthony Harris2

1: Ministry of Lands, Tanzania; 2: World Bank, United States of America

Jobs, Gender and Welfare Impact of Flower Farms in Ethiopia

Tigabu Degu Getahun

Ethiopian Development Research Institute and Center for Development Research (ZEF), Ethiopia

Spillover Effects of Large-Scale Commercial Farms in Ethiopia

Anthony Harris, Klaus Deininger, Daniel Ayalew Ali

World Bank, United States of America

09-03: Country Perspectives on New Approaches to Securing Land Tenure in Africa
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Joan Kagwanja, UNECA, Ethiopia

Developing a National Land Information Management System – the Kenyan Strategy

David Kuria, Amos Kasaine, Abdulkadir Khalif, Silas Kinoti

National Land Commission, Kenya

Strategies for Expanding Coverage, Reliability, Transparency and Sustainability of Land Administration Service Delivery –Malawi’s Case

Ivy Julie Luhanga, Davie Chilonga, Callistus Kharapuwa, Mike Chigowo, Kwame Ngwira

Ministry of Lands,Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

Land Rights from a Gender Perspective: Multi-stakeholder Actions to enhance Gender and Women’s Land Rights in Land Policy Formulation and Implementation in Uganda

Naome Justine Kabanda1, Harrison Irumba1, Samuel Mabikke2, Danilo Antonio2, Lowie Rosales-Kawasaki2

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda; 2: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network

Meeting the Challenges of Legal Security of Land Rights andTransactions in Cabo Verde

Carlos Varela, Miguel Ramos, Sonia Schofield

Millennium Challenge Account - Cabo Verde II, Cape Verde

Effectiveness of Land Speculation Control Techniques In Emerging Sub-Saharan African Land Markets

Moses Mpogole Kusiluka1, Swagile Msananga.1, De Souza Giles2

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Deveopment, Tanzania; 2: Land equity

09-04: Land Records in Post-Conflict Situations
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya

‘Fragmented Sovereignty’ over Property Institutions: The Evolution of a Customary Land System in the Chin Hills of Myanmar

SiuSue Mark

DFID-SIDA Pyoe Pin Programme in Myanmar, Myanmar

Multi-purpose Cadaster in a Post-conflict Context in Colombia

Manuel Fernando Castro Quiroz​​

National Planning Department

Which Interventions In Land Administration Facilitate Post-Conflict State Building?

Dimo Todorovski, Jaap Zevenbergen, Paul Van Der Molen

Faculty ITC< University of Twente, Netherlands, The

Land and rural development policy reforms in Colombia: The Path to Peace

Kevin Barthel2, Ricardo Torres1, Vanessa Cespedes1, Beatriz Salazar1, Margarita María Varón Perea2

1: LRDP - USAID; 2: Land Alliance, Colombia

09-05: Spatial Data Generation: Conceptual Foundations and Data Models
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: John Dawson, Geoscience Australia, Australia

Ideal Cadastre Data Model and Spatial Property System (MEGSIS)

Funda Aydın Seymen, Ismail Kurukama, Gungor Guzel

General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre, Turkey

Toward Analytical Cadastre - A Basis for Efficient Land Management

Yerach Doytsher, Anna Shnaidman

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

The Key Registers in Finland

Petri Korpinen

National Land Survey of Finland, Finland

Methodology for Land Digital Data Generation

Jaeyong Yoo

Geomex Soft, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

The e-Migration: Progress on Automation and Land Systems for Better Governance in Kenya

Mariamu Ali El-Maawy

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

09-06: Gender in Large-Scale Land Acquisition
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Bimbika Basnett, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia

The Domestic Face of Land Appropriation: Global Trends in Dispossession

Elizabeth Donger, Rachael Knight

Namati, United States of America

Promoting Gender Equity in Agricultural Investment: Lessons and Opportunities from Voluntary Standards Initiatives

Carin Smaller, Kathleen Sexsmith, Jason Potts, Gabriel A. Huppé

IISD, Switzerland

Challenges and prospects for a gender inclusive process of large scale land acquisitions for agro-investment in sub Saharan Africa

Lotsmart Fonjong

University of Buea, Cameroon

Economies of Dispossession: Women in Honduras and Guatemala in the Global Scramble for Land

Aisling Emer Walsh

Trocaire, Guatemala

Peasant Women’s Radical Approaches of Resistance to Large Scale Land Acquisition in Uganda

Juliet Kanyesigye

Centre for Basic Research, Uganda

09-07: Research on Spillover Effects I
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Anja Tolonen, Barnard College, Columbia University, United States of America

The Determinants of Large – Scale Land Investment in Africa: An Application of Heckman Model

Olayinka Idowu Kareem

University of Marburg, Germany

Commercial farms and smallholders in Zambia: competition, spillovers or peaceful coexistence?

Kerstin Nolte, Kacana Catherine Sipangule, Jann Lay

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Germany

Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and Rural Development: Empirical Evidence from Ethiopia

Giulia Barbanente1,2, Emma Aisbett1

1: University of Hamburg, Germany; 2: Erasmus University, Rotterdam

Understanding Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and their Land Change Dimensions: Socio-Environmental Synthesis of the Global ‘Rush’ for Land

Ariane de Bremond1, Evan Ellicott1, Nick Magliocca2, Klaus Hubacek1, Kuishang Feng1

1: University of Maryland, United States of America; 2: The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)

09-08: Taking Fit for Purpose to Scale II
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Stig Enemark, Aalborg University, Denmark

Guiding Principles for Building Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration Systems in Less Developed Countries: Providing Secure Tenure for All

Christiaan Lemmen1,5, Stig Enemark2, Robin McLaren3, Danilo Antonio4, John Gitau4, Paula Dijkstra1, Kees De Zeeuw1

1: Kadaster, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands; 2: Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark; 3: Know Edge Ltd, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 4: UN-Habitat, Nairobi, Kenya; 5: ITC Faculty, Twente University, Enschede, The Netherlands

Scaling Up Sustainable Land Administration, Train Leaders Not Technicians

Stephen Calder

Adam Smith International, Ltd., United States of America

Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration: An Implementation Model for Cadastre and Land Administration Systems

Tarek Zein

Hansa Luftbild AG, Germany

A Guide for Building Fit‐For‐Purpose Land Administration Systems in Less Developed Countries: Capacity Development, Change Management and Project Delivery

Robin McLaren1, Stig Enemark2, Christiaan Lemmen3, Danilo Antonio4, John Gitau4

1: Know Edge Ltd, United Kingdom; 2: Aalborg University, Denmark; 3: Kadaster International, The Netherlands; 4: GLTN, UN-HABITAT, Kenya

09-09: Ensuring the Contribution of Land to Local Government & Decentralization
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Denise McKenzie, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United Kingdom

The New Fiscal Policy In Mexico. A Way To Build Budgetary Independence And Responsible Land Governance For Municipalities

Miguel Mendoza

Thomson Reuters, Mexico

Legal and Institutional Mapping for Public Land Management in Kenya: Since the 2010 Constitution and Devolution

Ellen Bassett1, Narae Choi2

1: University of Virginia, United States of America; 2: The World Bank, United States of America

09-10: Research on Land Use Planning and Community Rights
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Gunnar Kohlin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Devolution: Deforestation or Forestation? Panel Evidence from the Forest Tenure Rights Reform in China

Yuanyuan Yi

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Triggering cooperation

Martin Dufwenberg1, Gunnar Kohlin2, Peter Martinsson3, Haileselassie Medhin4

1: University of Arizona; 2: University of Gothenburg, Sweden; 3: University of Gothenburg, Sweden; 4: University of Gothenburg, Sweden

The Acceptance Of Traditional Authorities On Land Issues In The Okavango Basin - An Experimental Study In Namibia And Botswana

Lawrence D. Brown1, Thomas Falk2, Manfred Hinz5, Donald L. Kgathi3, Michael Kirk1, Clever Mapaure4

1: University of Marburg, Germany; 2: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); 3: University of Botswana; 4: Ministry of Justice, Namibia; 5: University of Bremen

CB07: Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
10-01: Mainstreaming Land in Habitat III
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation


Why Land Governance Matters for Sustainable Cities and the Opportunities of Habitat III

Don Chen

Ford Foundation

Experience of EPFIF in Land Management for Better Urban Planning

Pascal Dayre

EPFIF, France

Including Local Revenue Generation in the Habitat III Agenda

George McCarthy

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, United States of America

Role of Land Policy for Affordable Housing

Chris Vincent

Habitat for Humanity International, United States of America

Engendering Habitat III

Jan Peterson

Huairou Commission, United States of America

Integrating Land in the New Urban Agenda

Robert Lewis-Lettington


10-02: Securing Land Rights for Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Sabine Pallas, International Land Coalition, Italy

A Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights

Luca Miggiano‎

Oxfam, Netherlands, The

The Challenge Ahead: Lessons from Formalisation Policies for Collective Land Rights

Mathieu Boche

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France

Methodological Perspective on Measurement/Global Baseline Developed by RRI

Ilona Margaret Emody Coyle

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America

Collective Tenure of the Commons and the Role of Local Communities in Managing Natural Resources (and Restoring Degraded Lands)

Jagdeesh Rao Puppala

Foundation for Ecological Security, India

A Government Perspective on Community Lands

Jason Kami

National Land Use Planning Commission, Tanzania

10-03: Roundtable on Geodetic Reference Frames
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Vanessa Lawrence CB, The World Bank, United Kingdom

Benefits of Investments in Geodetic Reference Frame Infrastructure

John Dawson

Geoscience Australia

What an Enhanced Geodetic Reference Frame Can Do For Economic Growth in Africa - Geodetic Reference Frames in Africa

Hussein Farah

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya

How Global and National Geodetic Reference Frames are Connected and Why They are Needed

Zuheir Altamimi

Institut National de l'Information Géographique et Forestière (IGN)

Geodetic Capability and Infrastructure Vital for Prosperity

Anne Jorgensen, Laila Lovhoiden

Norwegian Mapping Authority

Overview of the Global Geodetic Reference Frame

John Dawson

Geoscience Australia

Integrating Geospatial Information into the SDGs

Gregory Scott

United Nations Statistics Division

10-04: Addressing Land in Post-Conflict Policies
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Joanna Peace De Berry, World Bank, United States of America

Housing, Land and Property Rights of Displaced Women in Somalia

Evelyn Aero, Juliette Syn

Norwegian Refugee Council, Somalia

Re-Establishing an Asset Base and Protecting Access to Productive Resources in Post-Conflict Areas of Northern Uganda

Edmond Malilo Owor1, Samuel Mabikke2, Lowie Rosales Kawasaki2, Danilo Antonio2, Rebecca Apio1

1: Uganda Land Alliance Uganda; 2: UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network

Land and conflicts in South Sudan: Taking the land question seriously in the peace building process

Francesca Marzatico

UN-Habitat Consultant, South Sudan

Solutions at Scale: Overcoming Land as a Driver of Conflict and Bottleneck to Recovery

Ombretta Tempra, Filiep Decorte, Oumar Sylla, Francesca Marzatico, Clarissa Augustinus

UN-Habitat, United States of America

Assembling evidence for a land and property restitution database during the Syrian civil war

Jon Unruh

McGill University, Canada

10-05: Designing Data Models to Ensure Inter-Operability
Location: MC C2-131
Chair: Yerach Doytsher, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Towards an effective Land Information System – The Land Management Information and Transaction System (LMITS) in Cabo Verde

Luis Pedro Maximiano, Hélio Martins

Nucleo Operacional para a Sociedade de Informação - NOSi, Cape Verde

Experiences in developing business process for Flexible Land Tenure Act implementation in Gobabis Namibia

Anna Muller1, Royal Mabakeng1, Jean Du Plessis2, John Gitau2, Qhobela Cyprian Selebalo2, Peter Rutsch3

1: Namibia Housing Action Group; 2: UN-Habitat, Kenya; 3: Independent Consultant

From Possession to Ownership: Expanding the Access of Small-Scale Farmers to Land Ownership in Piauí, Brazil

Camille Bourguignon1, Alzir Felippe Buffara Antunes2, José Osmar Alves3

1: The World Bank, United States of America; 2: Piauí Land Institute, Brazil; 3: Paraná Federal University, Brazil

Empowering Land Audit in Zambia through technology

Shlomi Sivan

Sivan Design D.S Ltd, Israel

10-06: Registry Role & Institutional Framework for Securing Property Rights
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Enrique Pantoja, World Bank, United States of America

A Quadrant Approach to Land Tenure Rights: What about Non-legitimate but Legal Rights?

Jacob Zevenbergen

University of Twente, Netherlands, The

Immutability & Auditability: The Critical Elements in Property Rights Registries

Matthew Regan, Abhi Dobhal

Epigraph, United States of America

Land Registration and Cadastre, one or two agencies?

Hendrikus Johannes {Rik} Wouters1, Peter Laarakker1, Walter de Vries2

1: Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The; 2: Technical University Munchen

Land Data, new technologies, limits and how to produce them. The institutional frame work

Nicolás Nogueroles

IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain

10-07: Research on Spillover Effects II
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Snaebjoern Gunnsteinsson, University of Maryland, United States of America

Extractive Industries, Production Shocks and Criminality: Evidence from a Middle-Income Country

Anja Tolonen1, Sebastian Axbard2, Jonas Poulsen3

1: Barnard College, Columbia University, United States of America; 2: Uppsala University; 3: Harvard University

Social Capital and Large Scale Land Investments: An Experimental Investigation in Central Zambia

Kacana Sipangule1,3, Menusch Khadjavi1,2, Rainer Thiele1

1: Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany; 2: Christian Albrechts University Kiel; 3: University of Goettingen

Large Scale Land Acquisitions as Drivers of Forest Fragmentation in Africa

Maria Cristina Rulli1, Paolo D'Odorico2,3, Jampel Dell'Angelo3, Kyle F. Davis2

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: University of Virginia, United States of America; 3: National Social-Environmental Synthesis Center

Large Scale Agricultural Investments by Private Export Companies: Evidence from Senegal

Hannah Pieters1, Goedele Van den Broeck2, Miet Maertens2, Johan Swinnen1,3

1: LICOS – Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: Division of Bio-economics, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium; 3: Centre for Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University, USA

10-08: Taking Fit for Purpose to Scale III
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Teo CheeHai, ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics, Malaysia

Assessment of Feasibility of Scaling up the Rapid, Low-cost, Recording of Land Rights in the OECS Countries

Charisse Griffith-Charles

The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Scaling up Responsible Land Governance – (Examples, Policies and Impact)

Mahashe Armstrong Chaka, Motlotlo Matela, Tseliso Makhaphela

Land Administration Authority, Lesotho

Costing and Financing of Land Administration Services – Challenges in Implementation

Kate Fairlie1, Tony Burns1, Rebecca Ochong2, Clarissa Augustinus2

1: Land Equity International, Australia; 2: UN-HABITAT Global Land Tool Network Secretariat

Tapping into the value of the real estate market to improve local government services: A case study in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica

Keith Mantel

Technical University of Munich, United States of America

10-09: Mining
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Kristina Svensson, World Bank, United States of America

Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) Governance and Customary Tenure Institutions: Practices and Outcomes in Guinea

Kate Marple-Cantrell, Heather Huntington

The Cloudburst Group, United States of America

Property Rights and Canada’s approach to exporting Alberta’s tar sands oil: Unlearning the lessons of the Mackenzie Valley?

Christine Sandra Grover1, Richard John Grover2

1: University of Winchester, United Kingdom; 2: Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

Strengthening Plan to Support the Strategic Roadmap for Mining Sector Development in Nigeria: Spatial Analysis to define Potential Mineral Resources Corridors

Francisco Igualada1, Satarupa Kapoor2, Bijay Kumar Mishra2, Subhash Babu Ainampudi2

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: RMSI Private Limited, India

Extractive Reserves as Environmental Policy and Land Governance in the Western Amazon

Francisco Carlos da Silveira Cavalcanti, Raimundo Claudio Gomes Maciel, Pedro Gilberto Cavalcante Filho

Universidade Federal do Acre, Brazil


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