Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 14/Mar/2016

Please note that the sessions below in the draft program are still subject to changes in time and location at the discretion of the conference organizers

8:00am - 9:15am00-01: Using LGAF as an Input for a Broader Policy Dialogue on Land: Country Examples
Session Chair: Margaret Rugadya, Ford Foundation, Kenya


Preston Auditorium 

Using LGAF as an Input into Ongoing Law Revisions: Lessons from Ethiopia

Zerfu Hailu Gebrewold

NIRAS, Ethiopia


Lessons from LGAF for Land Policy Reform in Zambia

Augustine Mulolwa

University of Zambia, Zambia


Strengthening Land Governance in Sierra Leone: How LGAF is Contributing to the VGGT Process

Peter Kaindaneh1, Alphajoh Cham2

1The Economic Forum, Sierra Leone; 2Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Sierra Leone


Lessons form LGAF for Land Policy in Kenya

Patricia K. Mbote

University of Nairobi, Kenya

K. Mbote-1041-1041_paper.doc
K. Mbote-1041-1041_ppt.pptx

Land – National Priority Program (L-NPP): A Tool to Implement the LGAF Recommendations in Afghanistan

Jawad Peikar

Afghanistan Independent Land Authority (ARAZI), Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of


Results of LGAF Policy Dialogue in Bihar

Babu Mishra

CIMP, India


Building on LGAF to Support Decentralization of Land Administration: The Example of Rwanda

Thierry Ngoga

Country coordinator LGAF, United Kingdom


Using LGAF to Feed into CAADP Investment Plans

Mandi Rukuni

LGAF Technical Advisory Group, Zimbabwe

8:00am - 4:00pmDay 1: Innovation Fair

Full day presentation of new technologies and products

MC Atrium 
8:05am001: Pre-conference: Assessing Land Governance; Building Evidence for Directing Land Policies, and Monitoring Progress
  • Using LGAF as input for a broad policy dialogue on land: country examples
  • Collecting and sharing land data in a comparable way
  • Land governance monitoring; complementing administrative and survey data
  • Synthesis and next steps for land indicators, building evidence for guiding land policies and strengthening tenure security


Preston Auditorium 
9:15am - 10:30am00-02: Collecting and Sharing Land Data in a Comparable Way
Session Chair: Moses Kusiluka Mpogole, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development, Tanzania


Preston Auditorium 

A Land Tenure Module for LSMS

Stein T. Holden1, Daniel A. Ali2, Klaus Deininger2, Thea Hilhorst2

1Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway; 2World Bank


Advances in Survey Methodology

Sydney Gourlay

World Bank, United States of America


Integrating the Land Tenure Module in “Survey Solutions”; Scope for Gender Disaggregation and Link to Broader Outcomes

Michael Lokshin

World Bank


Improving the Use and Usability of Agricultural Data and Opportunities for Land

Gero Carletto, Talip Kilic

World Bank, United States of America


Visualizing Open Public-domain Data to Address Sustainable Development Challenges (“Spatial Agent”)

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep

World Bank, United States of America

10:30am - 11:00amCB01: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
11:00am - 12:30pm00-03: Monitoring Land Governance Using Administrative and Survey Data
Session Chair: Issa Faye, African Development Bank, Tunisia


Preston Auditorium 

Linking Different Departments to Capture the Benefits from Land Governance Monitoring: Lessons from Rwanda

Solomon Kyewalabye1, Daniel Ayalew Ali2, Thierry Ngoga3

1Consultant, Uganda; 2World Bank, United States of America; 3Country coordinator LGAF, United Kingdom


Monitoring Land Governance in a Non-computerized System: Approach and Initial Lessons from Amhara

Gebeyehu Belay

BoEPLAU, Ethiopia


Classification and Monitoring of Land Disputes in Ethiopia

Daniel Weldegebriel Ambaye

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia


Monitoring & Reporting Land Governance in Ukraine

Denys Nizalov1, Rostyslav Shmanenko2

1University of Kent, United Kingdom; 2State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography, and Cadastre


Synthesis and Next Steps

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

12:30pm - 1:30pmPre-conference Lunch
Front Lobby 
1:30pm - 4:00pm002: Roundtable on Gender, Rights to Land and the SDGs
MC C2-131 
5:00pm - 6:30pm00-10: Opening Session
Session Chair: Phillip Jeremy Hay, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 

Welcome Remarks

Asli Demirguc-Kunt

World Bank, United States of America

Opening Remarks

Laura Tuck

Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank

Urban (land) Policies for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Paul Romer

Professor of Economics, New York University

Date: Tuesday, 15/Mar/2016
8:00am - 12:00pmDay 2: Innovation Fair

Half day presentation of new technologies and products

MC Atrium 
8:30am - 10:00am01-01: Land Policy Development in Francophone West Africa
Session Chair: Simeon Kacou Ehui, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

Preston Auditorium 

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-02: Roundtable on Policy Processes in India
Session Chair: Maninder Gill, World Bank, United States of America
MC 13-121 

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-03: Emerging Practice and Standards for Community Land Demarcation
Session Chair: Rachael Knight, Namati, United States of America
MC 2-800 

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

Tui Shortland1, Sabine Pallas2, Stefania Battistelli3

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

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-04: Good Examples of RAI Implementation
Session Chair: Kathryn Elizabeth Mathias, Illovo Sugar Ltd, United Kingdom
MC 4-800 

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

van Helvoirt-298-298_paper.pdf
van Helvoirt-298-298_ppt.ppt

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

Ida Nurlinda

Padjadjaran University, Indonesia


8:30am - 9:00am

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

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-05: Land Value Capture and Taxation
Session Chair: Joan Youngman, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, United States of America
MC C2-131 

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

1Ministry of Lands, Sri Lanka; 2Ministry 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

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-06: How to Enhance Women’s Awareness of Their Legal Rights?
Session Chair: Vinodh Jaichand, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
MC C1-100 

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

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

El Sherif-588-588_paper.pdf
El Sherif-588-588_ppt.ppt
8:30am - 10:00am01-07: Urbanization Trends: New Ways of Spatial Data Acquisition and Analysis
Session Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya
MC C1-200 

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-08: Strategies for Preventing Fragmentation and Promoting Consolidation
Session Chair: Christian Graefen, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
MC 4-100 

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-09: Land Information Systems for the Continuum of Rights
Session Chair: Brent Jones, Esri, United States of America
MC 5-100 

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

Fredrik Zetterquist1, Kent Nilsson2

1Swedesurvey, Sweden; 2Lantmäteriet, 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

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

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

Arnulf Christl1, Cyprian Selebalo2, Danilo Antonio2, John Gitau2

1OSGeo / Metaspatial; 2UN-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

1UNECA, Ethiopia; 2FAO Ethiopia

Land Tenure Security in Amazon

Eduardo Aguilar de Oliveira1, Thiago Marra2, Kilder Barbosa2

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

8:30am - 10:00am01-10: Improving the Availability of Large Farm Data from Various Sources
Session Chair: David Bledsoe, Landesa, United States of America


MC 6-100 

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

1CIRAD/ISRA Senegal; 2CIRAD/IFPRI Washington

10:00am - 10:30amCB02: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-01: Bridging the Digital Divide: Applying Lessons from the 2016 WDR for Land
Session Chair: Phillip Jeremy Hay, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

Preston Auditorium 

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

delos Reyes-974-974_ppt.pptx
10:30am - 12:00pm02-02: Implementing African Union Declarations on Land
Session Chair: Janet Edeme, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
MC 13-121 

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

10:30am - 12:00pm02-03: Legal & Conceptual Aspects of Community Land Demarcation
Session Chair: Jacob Zevenbergen, University of Twente, Netherlands, The
MC 2-800 

Common benefits: Harnessing potential of the commons for inclusive growth

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Steven Lawry2

1IFPRI, United States of America; 2CIFOR, 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

Alden Wily-702-702_ppt.pdf

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

K. Mbote-318-318_paper.doc
K. Mbote-318-318_ppt.ppt

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

Kirsten Ewers Andersen

Consultant to the Land Core Group, Myanmar

10:30am - 12:00pm02-04: How Can Partners Support Implementation of the RAI?
Session Chair: Mathieu Boche, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France
MC 4-800 

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

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

10:30am - 12:00pm02-05: Principles of Property Valuation and Taxation
Session Chair: Roland White, World Bank, United States of America
MC C2-131 

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

1RICS, United Kingdom; 2Thomson 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

10:30am - 12:00pm02-06: Potential of Interventions to Enhance Women’s Rights
Session Chair: Victoria Stanley, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 

The Gendered Implications of Land Tenure Reform in Morocco

Stacy Wheeler1, David Balgley2

1Fulbright, Morocco; 2University 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

1Orgut Sweden; 2Niras Finland

10:30am - 12:00pm02-07: Documenting and Quantifying the Impacts of Urban Land Market Failure in Africa
Session Chair: Somik V. Lall, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-200 

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

10:30am - 12:00pm02-08: Rental Markets I
Session Chair: Tajamul Haque, Council for Social Development and LANDESA, New Delhi, India
MC 4-100 

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

1Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University; 2Michigan 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

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

10:30am - 12:00pm02-09: Experience with Land Governance Observatories
Session Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Landesa, United States of America
MC 5-100 

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

Rivo Andrianirina - Ratsialonana

Land Observatory Madagascar, Madagascar

Andrianirina - Ratsialonana-224-224_paper.pdf
Andrianirina - Ratsialonana-224-224_ppt.pptx

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

10:30am - 12:00pm02-10: Research on Changing Land Tenure Systems and Effect on Economies
Session Chair: Alfons Balmann, IAMO, Germany
MC 6-100 

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

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

12:00pm - 1:00pmL01: Lunch
Front Lobby 
12:00pm - 1:00pmSDE-01: Caucus on Women and Land
MC C1-100 
1:00pm - 2:30pm03-01: New Ways of Generating and Using Spatial Data
Session Chair: Hussein Farah, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya
Preston Auditorium 


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

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


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

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

Orejas Tagarro-300-300_paper.pdf
Orejas Tagarro-300-300_ppt.pptx

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

Peter Veit

World Resources Institute, United States of America

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-02: Spatial Development of African Cities
Session Chair: Roland White, World Bank, United States of America
MC 13-121 

Spatial Development of African Cities

Somik V. Lall

World Bank, United States of America


Discussion contribution

Robert Lewis-Lettington, Oumar Sylla


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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-03: Practical Experiences with Community Land Demarcation I
Session Chair: Raelene Webb, National Native Title Tribunal, Australia
MC 2-800 

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

1GIZ, Brazil; 2Ministry 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

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-04: Global Support to VGGT Implementation
Session Chair: Ruth Hall, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
MC 4-800 

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-05: Strengthening Valuation Technology and Mass Valuation
Session Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom
MC C2-131 

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

1Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom; 2Ministry 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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-06: Policy Examples for Implementing Women’s Rights
Session Chair: Tim Hanstad, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-100 

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-07: Research on Land Policies and Structural Transformation I
Session Chair: Bekele Shiferaw, Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Kenya
MC C1-200 

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

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

1University of Hannover, Germany; 2Chinese 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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-08: Rental Markets II
Session Chair: Jean-Philippe Colin, IRD, Algeria
MC 4-100 

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

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert1, Jordan Chamberlin2

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

1International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America; 2Center 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

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm03-09: Water Data Standards: Benefits and Lessons for Land
Session Chair: Mark Reichardt, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United States of America
MC 5-100 

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

David K Arctur1,2, David R Maidment1

1University of Texas at Austin, United States of America; 2Open 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


1:00pm - 2:30pm03-10: Models of Large Scale Investment I
Session Chair: Elisabeth B. Zoomers, Utrecht University, Netherlands, The
MC 6-100 

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

Robert Kibugi1, Mwenda Makathimo2, Mwathane Ibrahim3

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

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

Patrick. Christian-414-414_ppt.pptx

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

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


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

Kerstin Nolte, Gobien Simone

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Germany

2:30pm - 2:45pmCB03: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
2:45pm - 4:15pm04-01: Strengthening Capacity for Implementing Land Policies in Africa
Session Chair: Stephen Karingi, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Ethiopia
Preston Auditorium 

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

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


Building Geospatial Capacity in Africa: The Contribution of RCMRD

Hussein Farah


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

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

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

de Vries-238-238_paper.docx
de Vries-238-238_ppt.pptx

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm04-02: Capacity and Connectivity: A New Approach for Strengthening Land Governance Initiatives in the Arab World
Session Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

MC 13-121 

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



Georges Maarrawi

Ministry of Finance, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)

2:45pm - 4:15pm04-03: Practical Experiences with Community Land Demarcation II
Session Chair: Elizabeth Alden Wily, independent, Kenya
MC 2-800 

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

1Tetra Tech, USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Project, Zambia; 2Chipata 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

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


Enhancing Property Rights Through Land Tenure Regularisation In Botswana

Patrick Otlaadisa Malope, Molefe Phirinyane

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, Botswana

2:45pm - 4:15pm04-04: Partner perspectives on VGGT Implementation
Session Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-800 

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

1GIZ, Germany; 2Philipps-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

1ActionAid USA; 2ActionAid Guatemala


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

Francisco Carranza1, Solomon Mkumbwa2, Cyprian Selebalo2, John Gitau2

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm04-05: Comparing Valuation and Taxation in Africa, Europe and Central Asia
Session Chair: Riel Franzsen, University of Pretoria, South Africa
MC C2-131 

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm04-06: Contribution of Land Rights to Female Empowerment
Session Chair: Sandra Joireman, University of Richmond, United States of America
MC C1-100 

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

Mohamed Naufel-426-426_paper.pdf
Mohamed Naufel-426-426_ppt.pptx

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

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

Van Dexter-642-642_paper.pdf
Van Dexter-642-642_ppt.pptx
2:45pm - 4:15pm04-07: Research on Land Policies and Structural Transformation II
Session Chair: Willis Oluoch-Kosura, University of Nairobi, Kenya
MC C1-200 

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

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


Perceptions: A Tangible Ingredient In Farmers’ Tenure Security

Rikke Brandt Broegaard1, Helle Munk Ravnborg2, Rachel Spichiger2

1Department of Geoscience and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 2Danish 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

2:45pm - 4:15pm04-08: Models of Large Scale Investment II
Session Chair: Frits Van Der Wal, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands, The
MC 4-100 

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

1CIRAD, UR B&SEF, Montpellier, France; 2Independent GIS specialist, Nantes, France; 3WWF 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

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

delos Reyes-837-837_paper.pdf
delos Reyes-837-837_ppt.pptx
2:45pm - 4:15pm04-09: Consultation on OGC Land Administration Charter
Session Chair: Mark Reichardt, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United States of America
MC 5-100 

Consultation on OGC Land Administration Charter

Mark Reichardt

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United States of America

4:15pm - 4:30pmCB04: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
4:30pm - 6:00pm05-01: Planning for Urban Expansion
Session Chair: Anna Wellenstein, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 

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

1World Resources Institute, India; 2Independent 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

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-02: Roundtable on the Status of Land Policy in Africa
Session Chair: Phillip Jeremy Hay, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

MC 13-121 

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-03: Roundtable on Land Use Planning & Links to Community Land Demarcation
Session Chair: Margaret Rugadya, Ford Foundation, Kenya
MC 2-800 

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

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


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

Sisay Awgichew1, Fiona Flintan2, Solomon Bekure3

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


Communal Land Use Management In Bir Temicha Watershed, EthiopiaI

Tenaw Hailu Tedela

GiZ_ AU, Ethiopia

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-04: Roundtable: VGGT Implementation at the Local Level
Session Chair: Virgilio delos Reyes, Republic of the Philippines Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippines
MC 4-800 

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

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-05: Roundtable on Lessons Learned in Property Valuation and Taxation in Europe and Central Asia
Session Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
MC C2-131 

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

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

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


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


Larry Clark

International Association of Assessng Officers, United States of America

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-06: Challenges of Implementing Gender-Friendly Inheritance Regulations
Session Chair: Sarah Iqbal, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-07: Research on Land Policies and Structural Transformation III
Session Chair: Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, Purdue University, United States of America
MC C1-200 

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

1Stanford University, University of Chicago; 2The 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

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-08: Challenges of Land Use and Forest Tenure Reform
Session Chair: Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom
MC 4-100 

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

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

1Oxfam, Vietnam; 2Center 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

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm05-09: Models of Large Scale Investment III
Session Chair: Derek Byerlee, Georgetown University, United States of America
MC 5-100 

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

Ruth Hall1, Ian Scoones2, Dzodzi Tsikata3

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


Land and Agricultural Commercialisation in Kenya: Evidence from Three Models

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

1Moi University, Kenya; 2National Treasury, Kenya; 3Coast University, Kenya; 4Technoserve, Kenya; 5Institute 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

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

Date: Wednesday, 16/Mar/2016
8:30am - 10:00am06-01: Community Land Rights and Forests in Latin America: Lessons Learned
Session Chair: J. Humberto Lopez, The World Bank, United States of America

Session with Spanish translation

Preston Auditorium 

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

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



Luis Felipe Duchicela

World Bank, United States of America

8:30am - 10:00am06-02: Role of Land Policy in Agricultural Transformation and Inclusive Economic Growth: Implications for Africa
Session Chair: Michael Kirk, University of Marburg, Germany
MC 2-800 

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

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

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



Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

8:30am - 10:00am06-03: Roundtable on Land Valuation Experiences
Session Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom
MC 4-800 

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

8:30am - 10:00am06-04: Benefits of Interoperability for Governments and Citizens
Session Chair: Luis Bermudez, OGC, United States of America
MC C2-131 

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

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

Nash Charter-639-639_paper.pdf
8:30am - 10:00am06-05: Communal Rights and Gender
Session Chair: Jennifer Duncan, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-100 

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

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

8:30am - 10:00am06-06: Research on Impacts of Securing Community Tenure
Session Chair: Peter Messerli, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Switzerland
MC C1-200 

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

1University of Marburg, Germany; 2International 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

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

8:30am - 10:00am06-07: New Approaches to Land Tenure Improvement in East Asia & the Pacific
Session Chair: David Mitchell, RMIT University, Australia
MC 4-100 

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

1Consultant for the World Bank and UN-FAO based in Vietnam; 2Practice 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

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

8:30am - 10:00am06-08: Policies Influencing Outcomes of Large-scale Land Based Investments
Session Chair: Mandi Rukuni, LGAF Technical Advisory Group, Zimbabwe
MC 5-100 

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

1Land Bank of the Philippines; 2Department 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

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

8:30am - 10:00am06-09: The Legal Basis for Expropriation
Session Chair: Reidar Kvam, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-100 

Implementing International Standards on Expropriation

Nicholas Tagliarino1, Leon Verstappen2

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


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

Hadley Rose2, Andrews Kananga1, Frank Mugisha1, Daniel Clay3

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

8:30am - 10:00am06-10: Addressing Land Related Corruption
Session Chair: Antonio Francisco Lucas, ANGOC, Philippines
MC 7-100 

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

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

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


Land corruption in Africa: empowering women

Rute Caldeira, Annette Jaitner

Transparency International, Germany

10:00am - 10:30amCB05: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm07-01: Doing Business and Innovations in Quality of Land Administration
Session Chair: Rita Ramalho, World Bank, United States of America

 Session with spanish translation

Preston Auditorium 

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)

10:30am - 12:00pm07-02: Perspectives on Eminent Domain
Session Chair: Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School, United States of America
MC 2-800 

Economic Analysis Of Takings Law: Reexamination

Hans-Bernd Schaefer1, Ram Singh2

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


Private Exercises of Eminent Domain: Korea and beyond

Iljoong Kim1, Sungkyu Park2

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


Sharing Development Surplus with Landowners

Hojun Lee1, Iljoong Kim2, Sungkyu Park3

1Korea Development Institute (KDI), Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2SungKyunKwan University (SKKU), Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 3Korea 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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-03: Can Local Negotiations Be Made Transparent - And Do They Matter?
Session Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom
MC 4-800 

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

Mangoni Ndindir-630-630_ppt.ppt

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

1Centro Terra Viva, Mozambique; 2World 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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-04: Ensuring Interoperability through Proper Frameworks
Session Chair: Kęstutis Sabaliauskas, State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania
MC C2-131 

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

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

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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-05: How to Ensure Women’s Rights in Land Interventions?
Session Chair: Elizabeth Blake, Habitat for Humanity International (retired), United States of America
MC C1-100 

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

1DAI, United States of America; 2DAI-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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-06: Research on Investment Models
Session Chair: Thomas Jayne, Michigan State University, United States of America
MC C1-200 

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

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

1Ghent University, Belgium; 2University of Paris, Sorbonne, France; 3University 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

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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-07: Experiences with Improving Land Policy in the Maghreb and Middle East
Session Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-100 

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

Ali Daoudi1, Jean-Philippe Colin2

1Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique (ENSA), Algiers; 2Institut 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

El Ghrib-822-822_paper.pptx
El Ghrib-822-822_ppt.pptx
10:30am - 12:00pm07-08: Water Rights
Session Chair: Patricia K. Mbote, University of Nairobi, Kenya
MC 5-100 

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

1IISD, Switzerland; 2University of Geneva


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

Helle Munk Ravnborg1, Daniel Chillon Olmos2

1Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark; 2Instituto 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

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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-09: Strengthening Land Administration Processes
Session Chair: Julian Quan, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
MC 6-100 

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

Richard Oput1, Nadege Orlova2

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

Attygallege Dona-462-462_paper.pdf
Attygallege Dona-462-462_ppt.pptx

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

Zeljko Obradovic1, Miloš Komljenović2, Božena Lipej3

1Federal Administration for Geodetic and Real Property Affairs, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 2Geodetic Authority of the Republic Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 3Food 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

10:30am - 12:00pm07-10: Challenges of Urban Land Use Planning
Session Chair: Rachelle Alterman, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
MC 7-100 

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

1Technische Universität München, Germany; 2Deutsche 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

1Chair of Land Management, Centre of Land, Water and Environmental Risk Management, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany; 2UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 3Sector 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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-01: Poster Session
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

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

1Principal – NewStream Companies; 2National 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

1Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; 2Land 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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-02: Poster Session
MC Atrium 

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

Solomon Njogu2, Kate Fairlie1

1Land Equity International, Australia; 2Technische 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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-03: Poster Session
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

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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-04: Poster Session
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

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

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


Tenure Rights and Taxation Practice of Ethiopia

Nega Woldemichael

LAd Consult, Ethiopia

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-05: Poster Session
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

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

1University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan, Pakistan; 2University 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

1Abia State Polytechnic Aba, Nigeria; 2ABPOL 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

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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-06: Poster Session
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

1Okan University,Land Management and Land Use Doctoral Program, Istanbul - Turkey; 2Okan University, Geomatics Engineering Department, Istanbul - Turkey; 3Emlak 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

1Okan University,Land Management and Land Use Doctoral Program,Istanbul - Turkey; 2Okan 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

1Catholic Organization for Relief, Development, and Aid (Cordaid), Philippines; 2Initiatives 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

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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-07: Poster Session
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

11 Islamic Azad University, Roudehen Branch, Tehran, Iran., Iran, Islamic Republic of; 22 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

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

12:00pm - 12:45pmPOS 01-08: Poster Session
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

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

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

12:00pm - 1:00pmL02: Lunch
Front Lobby 
12:00pm - 1:00pmSDE-02: Caucus on Women and Land
MC C1-100 
1:00pm - 2:30pm08-01: Landscapes and Green Growth I
Session Chair: Peter Veit, World Resources Institute, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 

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

1Goettingen University, Germany; 2Universiti Malaysia Sabah; 3Universiti 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

1Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medecine, Morocco; 2Ministry of Agriculture and fisheries; 3Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medecine, Morocco; 4National 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

Thoumi. CFA-939-939_ppt.pptx
1:00pm - 2:30pm08-02: Preconditions for Effective Housing Provision
Session Chair: Robert Buckley, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
MC 13-121 

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

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


Inkaq Samanan Project : State Social Housing and Private Commitment

Gerardo Freiberg, Rodolfo Santa Maria, Ricardo Sablich


1:00pm - 2:30pm08-03: Addressing "Legacy" Land Claims
Session Chair: Jonathan Lindsay, World Bank, United States of America
MC 2-800 

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

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-04: Dispute Resolution at the Local Level
Session Chair: Jon Unruh, McGill University, Canada
MC 4-800 

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

Jawad Peikar1, Peyton Cooke2

1Afghanistan Independent Land Authority (ARAZI), Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of; 2United 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

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


Gender, Displacement and Intergenerational Land Conflicts in Northern Uganda

Sandra Joireman

University of Richmond, United States of America

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-05: Roundtable on Spatial Data Generation: How New Technologies Can Help
Session Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The


MC C2-131 

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-06: Collective Action for Strengthening Women's Rights to Land
Session Chair: Jan Peterson, Huairou Commission, United States of America
MC C1-100 

Women Collective Action for Land Tenure Struggles – Experience from Tanzania

Naomi Shadrack Mwaiponya

OXFAM, Tanzania

Shadrack Mwaiponya-381-381_paper.pdf
Shadrack Mwaiponya-381-381_ppt.ppt

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

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


Community Led Public Land Mapping Model

Fridah Githuku, Esther Mwaura

GROOTS Kenya, Kenya

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-07: Research on Land Tenure issues in India
Session Chair: Elizabeth Louis, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 

Transaction Costs and Farmer Marginalization in Land Acquisition

Vikram Patil1, Ranjan Kumar Ghosh2, Vinish Kathuria3

1Centre for Environment and Development, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India; 2Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) Uppsala, Sweden; 3SJM 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

1Department of Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) Uppsala, Sweden; 2Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, India; 3SJM 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

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-08: Taking Fit for Purpose to Scale I
Session Chair: Helge Onsrud, Statens kartverk, Norway
MC 4-100 

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

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

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-09: Approaches to Regulating Rights to Community Land
Session Chair: Clarissa Augustinus, UN-Habitat, Kenya
MC 5-100 

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

Hernandez Torrales-711-711_paper.pdf
Hernandez Torrales-711-711_ppt.ppt

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

1ActionAid USA; 2ActionAid 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

Hadi Pramono-311-311.doc

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

Amina. A. Hashi

Sagana Biriq &Co. Advocates, Kenya

1:00pm - 2:30pm08-10: The Challenges of Implementing Forest Protection Commitments
Session Chair: Werner Kornexl, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-100 

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

1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA; 2Stockholm 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

1USAID, United States of America; 2The 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

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

2:30pm - 2:45pmCB06: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
2:45pm - 4:15pm09-01: Landscapes and Green Growth II
Session Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia

Session with French translation

Preston Auditorium 

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

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


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

Krista Heiner1, Seth Shames1, Emily Spiegel2

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-02: Lessons Emerging from Large farm Surveys
Session Chair: Hamady Diop, NEPAD, South Africa
MC 13-121 

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

Klaus Deininger1, Fang Xia2, Aurelio Mate3, Ellen Payongayong4

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

1Ministry of Lands, Tanzania; 2World 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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-03: Country Perspectives on New Approaches to Securing Land Tenure in Africa
Session Chair: Joan Kagwanja, UNECA, Ethiopia
MC 2-800 

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

1Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda; 2UN-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

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-04: Land Records in Post-Conflict Situations
Session Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya
MC 4-800 

‘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

1LRDP - USAID; 2Land Alliance, Colombia

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-05: Spatial Data Generation: Conceptual Foundations and Data Models
Session Chair: John Dawson, Geoscience Australia, Australia
MC C2-131 

Ideal Cadastre Data Model and Spatial Property System (MEGSIS)

Funda Aydın Seymen, Ismail Kurukama, Gungor Guzel

General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre, Turkey

Aydın Seymen-246-246_paper.docx
Aydın Seymen-246-246_ppt.pptx

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-06: Gender in Large-Scale Land Acquisition
Session Chair: Bimbika Basnett, Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia
MC C1-100 

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-07: Research on Spillover Effects I
Session Chair: Anja Tolonen, Barnard College, Columbia University, United States of America
MC C1-200 

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

1University of Hamburg, Germany; 2Erasmus 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

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

de Bremond-767-767_ppt.pptx
2:45pm - 4:15pm09-08: Taking Fit for Purpose to Scale II
Session Chair: Stig Enemark, Aalborg University, Denmark
MC 4-100 

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

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

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-09: Ensuring the Contribution of Land to Local Government & Decentralization
Session Chair: Denise McKenzie, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), United Kingdom
MC 5-100 

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

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm09-10: Research on Land Use Planning and Community Rights
Session Chair: Gunnar Kohlin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
MC 8-100 

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

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

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

4:15pm - 4:30pmCB07: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
4:30pm - 6:00pm10-01: Mainstreaming Land in Habitat III
Session Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America

Session with French translation

Preston Auditorium 

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


4:30pm - 6:00pm10-02: Securing Land Rights for Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples
Session Chair: Sabine Pallas, International Land Coalition, Italy
MC 13-121 

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-03: Roundtable on Geodetic Reference Frames
Session Chair: Vanessa Lawrence CB, The World Bank, United Kingdom
MC 2-800 

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-04: Addressing Land in Post-Conflict Policies
Session Chair: Joanna Peace De Berry, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-800 

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

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

Malilo Owor-283-283_paper.docx
Malilo Owor-283-283_ppt.pptx

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-05: Designing Data Models to Ensure Inter-Operability
Session Chair: Yerach Doytsher, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
MC C2-131 

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

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

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


Empowering Land Audit in Zambia through technology

Shlomi Sivan

Sivan Design D.S Ltd, Israel

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-06: Registry Role & Institutional Framework for Securing Property Rights
Session Chair: Enrique Pantoja, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 

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

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-07: Research on Spillover Effects II
Session Chair: Snaebjoern Gunnsteinsson, University of Maryland, United States of America
MC C1-200 

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

Anja Tolonen1, Sebastian Axbard2, Jonas Poulsen3

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


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

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

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

1Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2University of Virginia, United States of America; 3National 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

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

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-08: Taking Fit for Purpose to Scale III
Session Chair: Teo CheeHai, ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics, Malaysia
MC 4-100 

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

1Land Equity International, Australia; 2UN-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

4:30pm - 6:00pm10-09: Mining
Session Chair: Kristina Svensson, World Bank, United States of America
MC 5-100 

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

1University of Winchester, United Kingdom; 2Oxford 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

1World Bank, United States of America; 2RMSI 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

da Silveira Cavalcanti-399-399_paper.pdf
da Silveira Cavalcanti-399-399_ppt.pptx
Date: Thursday, 17/Mar/2016
8:30am - 10:00am11-01: Learning from Good Practices on ‘Land’ for Enabling the Business of Agriculture
Session Chair: Preeti Ahuja, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 

Introduction to EBA and the Land Module

Federica Saliola

World Bank, United States of America


Opening Access to the Land Cadaster to Notaries and Transferring the Rental Rights Registration Service to Private Sector

Denys Nizalov1, Rostyslav Shmanenko2

1University of Kent, United Kingdom; 2State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography, and Cadastre


Deregulation of the Agricultural Sector in Denmark

Stig Enemark, Esben Munk Sorensen

Aalborg University, Denmark


Expropriation and Tender Procedures in Peru

Victor Endo

Administracion del Territorio, Peru


State Land Management in the Netherlands and (Long) Lease Contracts of Agriculture Land

Hendrikus Johannes {Rik} Wouters

Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The


Approach to Recognition and Documentation of Group Rights in Relation to Investments

Simon Norfolk

Terra Firma Lda, Mozambique


Developing Gender Disaggregated Land Records during the Establishment of the Unified Registry in Georgia

David Egiashvili, Denys Nizalov

Terra DeNovo


Synthesis of EBA Land Component and Analytical Approach

Klaus Deininger, Sara Savastano, Thea Hilhorst

World Bank, United States of America

8:30am - 10:00am11-02: Scope for Improving Land Governance through the Value Chain
Session Chair: Judy Beals, Oxfam, United States of America
MC 13-121 

Assisting Communities and Companies in Building Sustainable Value Chains

Christopher Jochnick, Tim Hanstad, David Bledsoe

Landesa, United States of America


Lessons for Agribusiness from FPIC in the Mining Sector

J. Chris Anderson

Yirri Global, -

Including Land Governance in the Business Plan

Kathryn Elizabeth Mathias

Illovo Sugar Ltd, United Kingdom


Introductory Remarks

Duncan Pollard

Nestle, Switzerland

Reducing Land Rights Violations accross Global Supply Chains

Julian Oram

Global Witness, United Kingdom

8:30am - 10:00am11-03: Is It Time For New Business Models For Land Administration?
Session Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles, IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain


MC 2-800 

Towards an Integrated Model of Property Rights Administration in Honduras

Roman Alvarez, Dilma Ortega, Alain Paz, Golgi Alvarez

Instituto de la Propiedad, Honduras


The minimum viable cadaster: The case of Peru

Luis Triveno1, Victor Endo2, Abel Alarco3

1World Bank, USA; 2Administracion del Territorio, Peru; 3NQ Quality, Peru


Colored Coins: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Land Administration

Aanchal Anand1, Matthew McKibbin2, Frank Pichel3

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Ubitquity,; 3Cadasta


Looking Beyond Land Regularization In Mozambique

André Pinheiro1, Bruno Lopez1, Kemal Vaz1, José Caldeira2

1Verde Azul Consult, Mozambique; 2Sal&Caldeira

8:30am - 10:00am11-04: Consultation on UN-GGIM Expert Group on Land Administration and Management
Session Chair: Vanessa Lawrence CB, The World Bank, United Kingdom
MC 4-800 

A Group of Experts on Land Administration and Management; Objectives and Approach

Cornelis de Zeeuw1, Cecille Blake2, Mahashe Chaka3

1Kadaster, The Netherlands; 2UN GGIM, USA; 3LAA, Lesotho

de Zeeuw-259-259_paper.docx
de Zeeuw-259-259_ppt.pptx

Land Administration and Management: Developing Country Experiences under the umbrella of UN-GGIM

Mahashe Armstrong Chaka

Land Administration Authority, Lesotho



Oumar Sylla

UN-Habitat, Kenya



Peter Sullivan

Government of Canada, Canada



Hussein Farah

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

Travelling The ‘Fit for Purpose’ Route: What Should Be Done Now to Avoid The Pitfalls Associated With Future Spatial Upgrading?

Lesley Arnold

Geospatial Frameworks and Research Fellow Curtin University, Australia



Jorge Munoz

World Bank, United States of America

8:30am - 10:00am11-05: Land Data Generation: Examples of Innovative Practices
Session Chair: Ariane de Bremond, University of Bern, United States of America
MC C2-131 

UAV technology and Open Source Software for Systematic Registration in the Republic of Kosovo

Murat Meha1, Kathrine Kelm2, Muzafer Çaka1, Qazim Sinani1, Korab Ahmetaj1

1Kosovo Cadastral Agency, Kosovo; 2World Bank, Real Estate Cadastre and Registration Project in Kosovo


Methodically assessing the mapping accuracy of Aboriginal lands: Enhancing tenure security and land governance

Steven Rogers, Brian Ballantyne, Erin Heibein

Natural Resources Canada, Surveyor General Branch


A Property Surveying Time Machine

Alexander Alsup

loveland technologies, United States of America


Scalable Low Cost Technology for Land Administration

Brent Jones

Esri, United States of America

8:30am - 10:00am11-06: Lessons Learned from Readjustment Programs
Session Chair: Shigehiko Sugita, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
MC C1-100 

Scaling Up Land Readjustment for Urban and Industrial Development through the Town Planning Scheme in Dholera, Gujarat, India

Divya Prakash Vyas1, Jagdish Salgaonkar2, Kaushik Panchal1, Rejeet Mathews3

1AECOM India Pvt. Ltd., India; 2AECOM Asia Company Ltd.; 3World Resources Institute, India


Redevelopment Models of Collective-Owned Land in Beijing and Shenzhen under China’s Dual Land System

Meicheng Wang1, Vidhee Garg2, David Smith2, Ran Tao3

1Cornell University, United States of America; 2Affordable Housing Institute, United States of America; 3Renmin University of China, People's Republic of China


Community Empowerment for Successful Land Consolidation-Case Study: Banda Aceh and Denpasar, Indonesia

Haryo Winarso1, Indira Dharmapatni2, Mansha Chen2

1Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia; 2World Bank


Introducing Land Readjustment as an Alternative Land Development Tool For Peri-Urban Areas of Ethiopia

Achamyeleh Gashu Adam

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia


Participatory And Inclusive Land Readjustment: A Pro-Poor Land Management Strategy For City Redevelopment. The Case Of Medellin, Colombia.

Maria Buhigas San Jose1, Robert Lewis-Lettington2, Rebecca Ochong2

1Urban Facts, Spain; 2UN-Habitat

Buhigas San Jose-820-820_ppt.ppt
8:30am - 10:00am11-08: Drawing Lessons from Land Reform Programs
Session Chair: Susan Mbaya, Sue Mbaya and Associates, South Africa
MC 4-100 

Drawing Lessons from Reform Programs in the Philippines to Offer Guideposts for Future Reform Efforts

Virgilio De Los Reyes, Jane Lynn Capacio, Rolando Librojo

Republic of the PhilippinesDepartment of Agrarian Reform, Philippines

De Los Reyes-668-668_paper.pdf
De Los Reyes-668-668_ppt.pptx

Microplot priorities and limitations: Using household diaries to explore of land usage by beneficiaries of land titling programs in West Bengal and Odisha

Niketa Kulkarni, Karina Kloos, Elizabeth Louis, Diana Fletschner, Shih-Ting Huang

Landesa, United States of America


The Impact of Illegal Fencing on Tenure Security in the Ohangwena Region, Namibia

Jennilee Magdalena Kohima, Prisca Mandimika, Mukendwa Mumbone

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia

8:30am - 10:00am11-09: New Approaches to Land Tenure Improvement in South Asia
Session Chair: Michael Taylor, International Land Coalition, Italy
MC 5-100 

Land administration in Sri Lanka – Issues and Challenges

Mohamed Hafiz Zainudeen

World Bank, Sri Lanka


Poverty of Land or Land of Poverty: An Empirical Study Based on National Sample Surveys, India

Suresh Kumar Sukumarapillai, Anjan Kumar Jena

Ministry of Finance, Government of India, India


A Review of Afghan Land Administration Projects, 2003-2014

JohnDavid Stanfield1, Jawad Peikar2

1Terra Institute, United States of America; 2Arazi, Afghanistan


Land Administration System in Nepal

Purushotam Subedi

Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Government of Nepal, Nepal


Whose Right Is It: Towards a new set of Land Policies for Optimal Utilisation

Debabrata Samanta1, Soumyananda Dinda2

1Chandragupt Institute of Mangement Patna, India; 2Burdwan University, Burdwan, India

8:30am - 10:00am11-10: Building Capacity for Urban Land Management
Session Chair: Jorge Espinoza, GIZ, Germany
MC 6-100 

Handling Land in the New Urban Agenda

Lowie Rosales1, Oumar Sylla1, Jane Katz2, Teo Chee-hai3

1UN-Habitat, Kenya; 2Habitat for Humanity, USA; 3International Federation of Surveyors, Malaysia


Scaling Up Compact City Development Strategies. A Solution To Cope With Urban Sprawl In Developing Countries?

Walter Timo de Vries1, Sana Anabtawi1, Fahria Masum1, Jorge Espinoza2, Christian Graefen2

1Technical University Munich, Germany; 2Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

de Vries-245-245_paper.docx
de Vries-245-245_ppt.pptx

The Continuum Of Land Rights Approach To Tenure Security: Consolidating Advances In Theory And Practice

Jean Du Plessis1, Clarissa Augustinus2, Michael Barry3, Christiaan Lemmen4, Lauren Royston5

1Urban Legislation, Land and Governance Branch, UN-Habitat, United Nations, Kenya; 2Independent Consultant; 3University of Calgary; 4Netherlands Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency; 5Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa

Du Plessis-676-676_paper.pdf
Du Plessis-676-676_ppt.pdf

Strengthening Analytical Capacity for Managing Urban Land in Africa

Wilbard Jackson Kombe

Ardhi University, Tanzania

10:00am - 10:30amCB08: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
10:30am - 12:00pm12-01: Improving Availability of Global Data on Land Tenure
Session Chair: Iris Krebber, UK Government, United Kingdom
Preston Auditorium 

Who owns the world's land? A global baseline of formally recognized indigenous and community land rights.

Ilona Margaret Emody Coyle, Jenny Springer

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America


Back to Development- A Call for What Development Could Be

Ryan Schlief, Joanna Levitt Cea, Rowena Jessica Amon, Moon Nay Li, Bernardino Morales Tera, Sukhgerel Dugersuren, Mohamed Abdel Azim, Melania Chiponda, Jamil Junejo, Sek Sokhunroth

International Accountability Project, United States of America


Community Consent Index 2015: Oil, Gas, and Mining Company Public Positions on Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Emily Greenspan1, Michelle Katz1, Julie Kim1, Serena Lillywhite2, Chris Madden2

1Oxfam America, United States of America; 2Oxfam Australia, Australia


Africa Community Land Transparency Index

Teodyl Nkuintchua Tchoudjen1, Liz Alden Wily2

1Centre pour l'Environnement et le Developpement (CED), Cameroon/ African Community Rights Network (ACRN); 2Independant Consultant (Ind)

Nkuintchua Tchoudjen-590-590_paper.docx
Nkuintchua Tchoudjen-590-590_ppt.pptx
10:30am - 12:00pm12-02: Preventing Real Estate Fraud and Hacking in Land Registries
Session Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The
MC 13-121 

The Possibility To Hack or Commit Fraud In Cross Border Conveyancing

Jacob Vos

Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The


Safe Automation of Land Registries and the Three Proof Requirements

Rod Thomas

AUT University, New Zealand


Role of Notaries and Estate Agents to Prevent Fraud in Land (Registration) Transactions

Frederic Varin, Pauline Malaplate

High Council of Notary (CSN), France

Fraud and Land Title Registration Systems in International Comparative Perspective

Murray Raff

University of Canberra, Australia


Fraud Prevention and the Role of the Registrar

Nicolás Nogueroles, Theofilo Hurtado

IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain

10:30am - 12:00pm12-03: New Approaches to Land Policy in Africa
Session Chair: Wordsworth Odame Larbi, FAO, Ethiopia
MC 2-800 

What Can Africa Learn from the Lessons of Eastern Europe and Central Asia?

Gavin Adlington, Mika-Petteri Torhonen

World Bank Alumni, United Kingdom


The State of Kenya’s Land Policy and Law Reform: A Political Institutional Analysis

Jacqueline Klopp1, Odenda Lumumba2

1Columbia University, United States of America; 2Kenya Land Alliance, Kenya


Why is it important that Urban land Issues are Integrated in African Land Policies

Alain Durand-Lasserve

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, France


Grassroots Women Models For Strengthening Gender Rights In Tenure Regularization In Jinja District Uganda

Nangobi Joyce RoseMary1, Pamela Ramsom2

1Slum Women's InitiativeFor Development (SWID), Uganda; 2Metropolitan College New York City

Joyce RoseMary-521-521_paper.pdf
Joyce RoseMary-521-521_ppt.pptx
10:30am - 12:00pm12-04: Improving Land Tenure and Access to Housing
Session Chair: Catalina Marulanda, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-800 

Colombia Policy and Achievements on Integrating Land, Housing and Infrastructure Issues

Luis Felipe Henao Cardona

Ministry of Housing, City and Territory, Colombia

Henao Cardona-1046-1046_ppt.pdf

Affordable Housing in Argentina

Ivan Kerr

Ministry of Interior, Argentine Republic


A Home for Every Family in Peru – Challenges and Opportunities

Zoe Trohanis1, Catalina Marulanda1, Angelica Nunez1, Van Anh Vu Hong1, Vaness Bernal1, Luis Triveno1, Luis Tagle2, Guillermo Fernandez2, Haydee Yong2, Ariel Cano1, Jorge Ramirez1

1The World Bank Group, United States of America; 2The Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation, Government of Peru


Land Governance in Informal Settlements In Egypt

Ahmed Darwish

Ministry of State for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements, Egypt

10:30am - 12:00pm12-05: Harnessing Mobile Technology for Spatial Data Generation
Session Chair: Stefano Ghielmetti, Trimble, United States of America
MC C2-131 

Use of Mobile SMS in Land Titling System- An Innovative Approach Towards Better Land Governance

Kishor Kumar Behera

Landesa(R.D.I), India


Towards a pro-poor customary land right security in rural Ghana: Land tenure Inventory using a Mobile Application by local youth

Derek Osei Tutu1, Lewis Abedi Asante2, Michael Appiah3, Tobias Bendzko1, Uchendu Eugene Chigbu1

1Technische Universität München, Germany; 2Department of Estate Management, Kumasi Polytechnic; 3Lands Commission, Accra

Osei Tutu-572-572_paper.pdf
Osei Tutu-572-572_ppt.ppt

Community Mapping through An Android based GIS application: An attempt towards Inclusive, Transparent and Participatory mapping of Community Forest Rights in India

Pranab Ranjan Choudhury1, G V Rao2, Kundan Kumar3, Bibhor Deo4, Tushar Dash4

1Center for Land Governance, NR Management Consulting India Pvt Ltd, India; 2Geolysis, Bhubaneswar, India; 3Rights and Resource Group, Washington DC; 4Vasundhara, Bhubaneswar, India


USAID’s Mobile Application to Secure Tenure (MAST): Preliminary Results of Crowd-Sourced Community Mapping

Yuliya Neyman1, Benjamin Linkow2, Martin Kijazi2

1USAID, United States of America; 2NORC, United States of America

10:30am - 12:00pm12-06: Research on Determinants of Natural Resource Use and Tenure Security
Session Chair: Forhad Shilpi, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 

Multiple Use Protected Areas Can Reduce Poverty And Deforestation

Alexander Pfaff1, Maria Carnovale1, Cesar Delgado1, Charles Palmer2, Luz Rodriguez1, Stephan Schwartzman3

1Duke University, United States of America; 2London School of Economics, United Kingdom; 3Environmental Defense Fund


Large Scale Agricultural Investments and Rural Development in Tanzania: Lessons Learned, Steering Requirements and Policy Responses

Michael Bruentrup, Thomas Absmayr, Jonas Dylla, Franziska Eckhard, Kerstin Remke, Konrad Sternisko

German Development Institute (DIE), Germany


Tenure Security And Household Welfare Evidence From Ethiopia

Hailemariam Ayalew Tiruneh

Copenhagen University, Ethiopia


Land Tenure Systems, Food Security and Poverty

Harriet Kasidi Mugera

World Bank, United States of America

10:30am - 12:00pm12-07: Research on Tenure Security and Formalizing Rights
Session Chair: Stein T. Holden, Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway
MC C1-200 

Defining “Treatment” For Evaluating the Impact of Land Administration Projects

Mario Gonzalez Flores1, Leonardo Corral2, Heath Henderson3, Paul Winters1,4

1American University; 2Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness, Inter-American Development Bank, United States; 3College of Business & Public Administration, Drake University; 4International Fund for Agricultural Development

Gonzalez Flores-269-269_paper.pdf
Gonzalez Flores-269-269_ppt.pptx

Formalizing Rural Land Rights in West Africa: Early Evidence from a Randomized Impact Evaluation in Benin

Markus Goldstein1, Kenneth Houngbedji2, Florence Kondylis1, Michael O'Sullivan1, Harris Selod1

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Paris School of Economics


Gold, Trust and Political Attitudes: Evidence from Ghana

Roxanne Rahnama-Hazaveh1, Anja Tolonen2

1University of California, Berkeley, United States of America; 2Barnard College, New York, United States of America


Lessons Learned in Establishing Effective Land Evaluations

Jennifer Lisher

Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America

10:30am - 12:00pm12-08: Labor Market Effects of Large Scale Land-Based Investment
Session Chair: Andrew Dabalen, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-100 

Employment Effects of Large-Scale Agricultural Investment – Conceptual Considerations and Estimated Labour Market Effects

Martin Ostermeier1,2, Kerstin Nolte1

1GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies; 2University of Goettingen


Female Labour Participation and Large-Scale Land Investments in Tanzania:

Ciliaka Gitau1, Evans S. Osabuhien2, Raoul Herrmann3, Uchenna Efobi2

1University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2Covenant University, Nigeria; 3German Develiopment Institute, Germany


China’s Forest Tenure Reform And Institutional Change At A Crossroads

Runsheng Yin

Michigan State University, United States of America

10:30am - 12:00pm12-09: New Approaches to Land Tenure Improvement in Europe & Central Asia
Session Chair: Elshad Khanalibayli, Chair of UNECE Working Party on Land Administration, Azerbaijan
MC 5-100 

The Problems of Improvement of the Registration and Appraisal of Agricultural Land Plots in Georgia.

Nino Beraia, Marine Natsvaladze

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia


Land Use as a Function of Sustainable Land Management in Western Balkan Countries Based on Inspire Directive: Albanian Case

Ermelinda Durmishi, Xhevahir Llakaj, Rezar Tudiu

IPRO (ZQRPP), Albania


Development of Agricultural land management system within the agricultural policy in the Republic of Croatia

Blaženka Mičević1, Ivica Mastelić Ivić2

1Agricultural Land Agency, Croatia; 2Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb


Recording of the Relevant Legislative Reforms in Greece during the Economic Crisis and Assessment of their Effect on the Property Market

Chrysi Potsiou

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

12:00pm - 1:00pmL03: Lunch
Front Lobby 
12:00pm - 1:00pmSDE-03: Caucus on Women and Land
MC C1-100 
1:00pm - 2:30pm13-01: Challenges of Providing Affordable Housing
Session Chair: Issa Faye, African Development Bank, Tunisia
Preston Auditorium 

Challenges for Providing Affordable Housing in Africa

El Hadj Bah, Issa Faye

African Development Bank (AfDB)


Managing Urban Land for Low Cost housing for Africa’s cities: The impact of the government condominium scheme in Ethiopia

Alebel Weldesilassie1, Berihu Assefa Gebrehiwot1, Simon Franklin2

1Ethiopian Development Research Institute, Ethiopia; 2Oxford university, UK


Response to the housing needs in Myanmar

Shigehiko Sugita

Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan


Slum Eradication Policies in Marrakech, Morocco: Assessing the semi-private-state nexus of the Villes Sans Bidonvilles Program

Wajiha Ibrahim

University of Michigan, United States of America

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-02: Shifting towards Sustainable Production systems for Beef and Oil Palm
Session Chair: Pablo Pacheco, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

Session with Portuguese  translation

MC 13-121 

Public and Private Actions for Value Chains Governance and Territorial Development

Pablo Pacheco

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

Policy Action for Tenure Regularization and related Policies in the Brazilian Amazon

Eduardo Aguilar de Oliveira

Ministry of Agrarian Development, Brazil

Main Achievements and Challenges faced by Public and Private Actors towards Sustainability

Paulo Barreto

Imazon, Brazil

Perspectives from the Cattle Industry in Support of Sustainable Beef Value Chains

Fernando Sampaio

Brazilian Beef Exporters Association (ABIEC), Brazil

Approaches for Sustainable Production and Landscape Management in the Brazilian Amazon: experience from south-east Pará

Ian Thompson

The Nature Conservancy, Brazil

Lessons for Developing Independent Smallholders to Support Sustainable Oil Palm in Indonesia

Triyanto Fitriyardi

International Finance Corporation, Indonesia

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-03: Good Land Governance in Public and Private Domains: Setting Donors’ Priorities
Session Chair: Heath Cosgrove, USAID, United States of America
MC 2-800 

Scoping Study on Open Data, Innovative Technology-based Solutions for Better Land Governance

Jean-Philippe Lestang, Stephane Lombardo

Groupe FIT, France


Characteristics of Successful Models for Multi-stakeholder Partnerships to Improve Land Governance in Developing Countries

Darryl Vhugen

Land Tenure Investment and Policy Consultant, United States of America


Land Governance as a Corporate Performance Standard: Opportunities, Challenges and Recommended Next Steps

Karol Boudreaux

The Cloudburst Group, United States of America


Effective Approaches to Strengthen Coherence Across Individual Donor Governments Regarding Responsible Land Governance

Babette Wehrmann

Independent Consultant, Germany

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-04: New Approaches to Land Tenure Improvements in Africa
Session Chair: Carin Smaller, IISD, Switzerland
MC 4-800 

Capitalizing on Commitments – New Initiatives, Lessons, and Priority Next Steps for Engaging the Private Sector on Community Tenure

Donald Bryson Ogden, Annie Thompson, Rodney Schmidt, Andy White

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America


Realizing Socially-Responsible Investments in Land from a Gender Perspective: Unpacking "Zero Tolerance" to Identify Barriers and Practical Steps to Achieve Positive Long-Term Change

Leslie Hannay1, David Bledsoe2, Mina Manuchehri2

1Resource Equity, United States of America; 2Landesa, United States of America


Corporate Journey: Challenges Of Implementing The VGGT In The Private Sector...

David Bledsoe1, Leslie Hannay2, Kate Mathias3

1Landesa; 2Center for Gender and Resource Equity; 3Illovo Sugar Ltd


The Scalability Potential Of Inclusive Business In Agriculture: Can Bigger Be Better And For Whom?

Wytske Oeke Van Der Werf, Ward Anseeuw

University of Pretoria, South Africa

Van Der Werf-522-522_paper.pdf
Van Der Werf-522-522_ppt.pptx
1:00pm - 2:30pm13-05: Using Administrative and Spatial Data in Innovative Ways
Session Chair: Pushpam Kumar, UNEP, Kenya
MC C2-131 

“Big eyes , Big Data: progressive lens on Land M&E”

Eva Benita Tuzon

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific {CIRDAP], Philippines


Public owned Land Monitoring using Geospatial technology to prevent land use without permission

Yong Huh

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


The Land Sector Has an App for That: The Evolution of Mobile Use in International Development

John Dwyer

The Cloudburst Group, United States of America

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-06: Achieving Sustainability of Regularization Programs I
Session Chair: Chrysi Potsiou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
MC C1-100 

Implementing The Land Investment For Transformation (LIFT) Programme In Ethiopia

John Leckie1, Menberu Allebachew Fantaye2, Gizachew Abegaz2, Owen Edwards1

1DAI, United Kingdom; 2LIFT Programme, Ethiopia


Beyond Land Tenure Regularisation: Achieving Sustainability

Richard Baldwin, Clive English, Gavin Adlington

DAI, United Kingdom


The Challenge of Sustaining Project-Driven Results in Decentralized Land Tenure Management in the Senegal River Valley

Kent Michael Elbow1, Alain Diouf2

11. Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America; 22. Millennium Challenge Account, Senegal


Systematic Cadastre Surveying and Inventory of all Real Estate Objects in Azerbaijan within a KfW Financed Project

Gernod Schindler1, Erik Schuetz2

1GCI-Geo Consult International, Germany; 2Trimple Germany


Staying the Course: A 10-year Study of Impacts of Development and Implementation of a GPS-based Simplified Land Registration System on Farmers in Tajikistan

Eric Abbott1, Nandita Jain2

1Iowa State University, United States of America; 2World Bank, United States of America

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-07: Research on Determinants for Land Use Sustainability
Session Chair: Michael Toman, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-200 

Does forest certification stem tropical deforestation? Forest Stewardship Council certification in Mexico

Allen Blackman1, Leonard Goff1, Marisol Rivera2

1Resources for the Future, United States of America; 2Institutio Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático, Mexico


Land Cover Change and Welfare in North Ghana: a Spatial Simultaneous Equations Approach

Carlo Azzarri, Zhe Guo, Beliyou Haile, Sara Signorelli

IFPRI, United States of America


Water Grabbing: is it a global syndrome?

Jampel Dell'Angelo1, Maria Cristina Rulli2, Paolo D'Odorico3

1SESYNC - University of Maryland, United States of America; 2University of Virginia, United States of America; 3Politecnico di Milano, Italy


To what extent does tenure security shape agroforestry investment and impacts on agriculture and livelihoods in strong customary land systems? Evidence from early agroforestry adopters in Zambia’s Eastern Province

Lauren Persha1,2, Heather Huntington2

1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States of America; 2Cloudburst Consulting Group, Inc.

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-08: ECA Land Agenda: Where Do We Stand and Where Are We Heading?
Session Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-100 

How to Build a State of the Art Digital Cadastre?

Goce Gruevski

Agency for real estate cadastre, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of


How Lithuania Came to Be a Leader in Mass Valuation Systems in the World?

Arvydas Bagdonavičius

State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania


NSDI: The Road Forward in ECA

Božena Lipej

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy


Addressing Land Governance Issues across ECA

David Egiashvili

Terra DeNovo


State Land Management Challenges in ECA

Richard Grover

Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom


Public Display Lessons from Romania

Victor Grigorescu

ANCPI, Romania


Land and Gender: How to Increase Women’s Property Ownership?

Murat Meha

Kosovo Cadastre Agency, Kosovo

1:00pm - 2:30pm13-09: Expropriation for Urban Expansion
Session Chair: Victor Manuel Vergara Castillo, World Bank, United States of America
MC 5-100 

Urban Land Transfer and State Monopoly in Value Capture in Ethiopia

Daniel Weldegebriel Ambaye

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia


A strategy suggestion: how a value – based urban regeneration project can be righteous in Turkey?

Nihat Enver Ulger1, Bektas Cem Ulger2, Can Iban1, Selcuk Aydemir3, Murat Kurum3

1Okan University, Geomatics Engineering Department, Istanbul - Turkey; 2Avrasya Land Management and Urban Regeneration Strategy Development Center, Istanbul - Turkey; 3Emlak Konut Real Estate Investment Trust, Istanbul - Turkey


Welfare Consequences of Land Acquisition in India

Sankalp Sharma1, Haque Tajamul2, Giri Anil3

1University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA; 2Council for Social Development, New Delhi, India; 3University of Central Missouri, USA


Alternatives to Eviction: Scenarios for Access to Land by the Urban Poor in Informal Settlements, Kenya

Jack Makau1, Philip Olale1, Danilo Antonio2, Rebecca Ochong2, Solomon Mkumbwa2

1Slum Dwellers International, Kenya; 2UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network

2:30pm - 2:45pmCB09: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
2:45pm - 4:15pm14-01: Improving Forest Tenure to Enhance Climate Resilience
Session Chair: Jintao Xu, Peking University, China, People's Republic of
Preston Auditorium 

Key constraints To Exercising Forest Tenure Rights By Forest Adjacent Communities In Global South

Mani Ram Banjade, Iliana M. Monterroso, Baru Mshale, Anne Larson, Esther Mwangi, Nining Liswanti, Tuti Herawati

CIFOR, Indonesia

The Impact of Formalizing Tenure on Forests and Livelihoods in Tropical Conservation Areas: A Systematic Map

Samuel Dupre1, Joel Baker1, Katie Miller1, Lindsey Gordon2, Yuta Masuda3, Margaret Holland1

1University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States of America; 2Chesapeake Bay Program Office, United States of America; 3The Nature Conservancy, United States of America

How Can ‘Zero Deforestation’ Policies Accommodate the Rights and Livelihoods of Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples? Lessons from the Field.

Marcus Edward Colchester, Patrick Anderson, Dico Luckyharto, John Nelson, Messe Venant, Stephen Nounah

Forest Peoples Programme, United Kingdom

Opportunities of the Paris Climate Agreement for Zerodeforestation Policies and Community Rights

Heather Coleman

Oxfam America, United States of America

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-02: New Approaches to Land Tenure Improvement in Latin America
Session Chair: Mike Mora, Organization of American States, United States of America

Session in Spanish with Portuguese  translation

MC 13-121 

Experiencias en titulación de tierras mediante el uso de Tecnologias Modernas .

Ruddy Arturo Rezza Sulca


Rezza Sulca-655-655_paper.docx
Rezza Sulca-655-655_ppt.ppt

Improving Land Administration in Brazil - from Rural to National Cadastre

Thiago Marra1,2, Kilder Barbosa1,2, Oscar Oliveira1,2, Eduardo Aguilar de Oliveira2

1National Institute of Land Reform and Colonizaton - INCRA, Brazil; 2Ministry of Agrarian Development - MDA, Brazil


Ethnic land restitution in Colombia: a contribution for peace in rural areas

Claudia Mejia, Luis Azcarate

Afro-Colombia and Indigenous Program (ACIP), ACDIVOCA - Colombia


Costs of fragile property rights in Brazilian forestall sector: diagnosis and some propositions based on concrete experiences

Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Caroline Graça2, Andreia Marques Postal1, Ana Paula S. Bueno1, Glaciele Leardine1

1UNICAMP, Brazil; 2PENSA, USP, Brazil

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-03: New Initiatives in Land Research and Evidence Based Land Policies
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
MC 2-800 

Improving Quality and Accessibility of Household Survey Data to Improve (land) Policy-making in Africa

Gero Carletto

World Bank, United States of America

Capacity building for poverty analysis and development policy in Africa – Some reflections from PEP

Bekele Shiferaw

Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Kenya

Advances in Integrating Land in Environmental Economics and Sustaining Capacity

Gunnar Kohlin

University of Gothenburg, Sweden

LSE/WB Research Collaboration on Urbanization in Africa

Patricia Ann Jones, Paul Collier, Astrid Haas

University of Oxford, United Kingdom


Augustine Langyintuo

IFC, United States of America


Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa

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

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-04: Research on Land Tenure Security and Livelihoods
Session Chair: Haileselassie Medhin, ECRC/EDRI and the University of Gothenberg, Ethiopia
MC 4-800 

Does land distribution affect poverty in Latin America? A cross-sectional analysis of Colombian municipalities

Gina Paola Rico Mendez1,2

1Mississippi State University - Social Science Research Center, United States of America; 2Fulbright

Rico Mendez-397-397_paper.pdf
Rico Mendez-397-397_ppt.pptx

Sufficient or Necessary? Legal Documentation, Perceptions of Land Tenure Security, and their Effects on Livelihoods

Karina Kloos, Elizabeth Louis, Niketa Kulkarni, Diana Fletschner, Shih-Ting Huang

Landesa, United States of America


A New Classification of Legal Systems Based on Property Rights and Land Tenure: 1900-2010.

Ana Marija Dabo, Prasad Sankar Bhattacharya, Mehmet Ali Ulubasoglu

Deakin University, Australia


Land Reform and Economic Growth: A Century of Evidence from OECD Countries

Rajabrata Banerjee Banerjee1, Prasad Sankar Bhattacharya2, Mehmet Ali Ulubasoglu3

1University of South Australia, Australia; 2Deakin University, Australia, Australia; 3Deakin University, Australia, Australia

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-05: Potential and Limits of Community Sourced Land Data
Session Chair: Kumar Navulur, DigitalGlobe, United States of America
MC C2-131 

Empowering Communities to Mark Boundaries and Map Resources with Geospatial Technology: Early Results of using UAVs in Participatory Village Boundary Setting / Resource Mapping (VBS/RM) activity in Indonesia

Martin Hardiono1, Sigit Widodo2, Kevin Barthel1, Novayanti Biringkanae3, Aris Sugiri3

1Millennium Challenge Corporation USA; 2Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia; 3Abt Associates USA


Community sourced land information influencing national upgrading projects in Colombia, Kenya, Philippines and Uganda: Evidences where the top-down and bottom-up approaches meet

Jack Makau1, Qhobela Cyprian Selebalo2, Danilo Antonio2, Steve Ouma3, Susan Rojas Williams4, Ruby Haddard5, Medie Lutwama6, John Gitau2, Rhealyn Dealca2

1Slum/Shack Dwellers International; 2UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 3Pamoja Trust; 4Habitat for Humanity; 5Homeless Peoples' Federation Philippines; 6ACTogether


Documenting Customary Land Rights in Zambia: A Low-Cost Open Source Approach

Matthew Sommerville1, M Mercedes Stickler3, Simon Norfolk2, Terence Mothers2, Stephen Brooks3

1Tetra Tech; 2Terra Firma Ltd.; 3USAID


Making Village Land Use Planning Work in Rangelands: the experience of the Sustainable Rangeland Management Project, Tanzania

Kami Jason1, Deus Kalenzi2, Victor Mwita3, Fiona Flintan4, Harold Liversage5

1National Land Use Planning Commission, Tanzania; 2Independent Consultant, Tanzania; 3Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; 4International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) & International Land Coalition (ILC); 5IFAD

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-06: Achieving Sustainability of Regularization Programs II
Session Chair: Sarah Kulata Basangwa, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda
MC C1-100 

Land Tenure Regularization in Mozambique - a fit for purpose approach

Marisa Balas1, Teresinha Pascoal2, Jacinto Tualufo2, Joao Carrilho3, Daniel Queface2, Andre Pinheiro4, Rossana Carimo1, Jose Murta1

1EXI LDA, Mozambique; 2Ministry of Land Environment and Rural Development; 3MB Consulting Lda; 4Verde Azul Lda


A New and Promising Agency for Immovable Property Registration in Tajikistan

Suha Satana1, Azizmamad Karimov Dushanbiyevich2, Akram Kaharov Nabiyevich3

1Independent Consultant, Turkey; 2Deputy Director, State Committee for Land Administration and Geodesy, Tajikistan; 3Deputy Director, SUERIP, Tajikistan


Enhancing tenure security through rural parcel right demarcation: experience from the Ghana Land Administration Project.

Sarah Antwi-Boasiako

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana


Fixing the Legal Framework to be successful in Land Management/Administration Projects

Alexander Kohli, Jürg Kaufmann

SWISS LAND MANAGEMENT Foundation, Switzerland

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-07: Research on Land Rights & Female Empowerment
Session Chair: Hans Binswanger, Tswahne Institute of Technology, South Africa
MC C1-200 

Land Allocation in Subsistence Economies and Intra-Familial Time-Use Decisions

Nadege Miclanche Azebaze1, Thomas Falk2, Evelyn Korn1

1Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany; 2International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)


Marital Sorting, Resource Misallocation, and Agricultural Productivity

Ardina Hasanbasri1, Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis1, Cezar Santos2, Leandro De Magalhaes3

1Washington University in St. Louis, United States of America; 2Fundação Getulio Vargas; 3University of Bristol


Creating Space: Reforming Informal Land Tenure and the Rights of Previously Excluded Groups

Alexandra Hartman1, Heather Huntington2, Kate Marple-Cantrell3

1University College of London, United Kingdom; 2Cloudburst; 3Cloudburst


“As a husband I will love, lead and provide.” Social processes shaping women's access to land in Ghana

Isabel Lambrecht

IFPRI, Ghana

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-08: Post-Disaster Preparedness and Land Governance
Session Chair: Josef Lloyd Leitmann, World Bank, United States of America
MC 4-100 

Long-Term Disaster Recovery Planning in Urban Centers: The Role of Land Tenure and Housing in Reducing Vulnerability

Christopher Andrews1, Cynthia Caron1,2

1The Cloudburst Group, United States of America; 2Clark University, United States of America


Scaling up urban DRR in Cambodia

Piotr Sasin, Tep Sokha

People in Need, Cambodia


Urbanisation in Asia and the Pacific: Challenges for Responsible Land Administration and Land Management

David Mitchell1, Donovan Storey2, Danilo Antonio3, CheeHai Teo4, Lowie Rosales_Kawasaki3

1RMIT University, Australia; 2ESCAP, Thailand.; 3UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network, Kenya; 4ASEAN Federation of Land Surveying and Geomatics, Malaysia

2:45pm - 4:15pm14-09: Technologies for Improving Taxation Efficiency
Session Chair: Christopher Barlow, Thomson Reuters, United States of America
MC 5-100 

Ghanaian Municipalities Increase Locally Generated Revenue through GIS and Street Addressing; Now, They Must Analyze Impacts and Develop Policies.

Anna Lamberson1, Ishmael Adams2, Tamara Arsenault2

1Independent Consultant, United States of America; 2Global Communities


Development of a Geoportal for Effective County Land Administration: Case of Nairobi City County

Victor Ouna

Technical University of Kenya, Kenya


Spatial Property System (MEGSIS)

Mehmet Fatih Diri

General Directorate of Land Registy and Cadastre (TKGM), Turkey


Using Administrative Land Price Data to Assess Tax Gaps

Daniel Ayalew Ali

World Bank, United States of America

4:15pm - 4:30pmCB10: Coffee Break
Front Lobby 
4:30pm - 6:00pmClosing Plenary
Session Chair: Janet Edeme, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
Preston Auditorium 

Concluding Remarks

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez

World Bank, United States of America

Concluding Remarks

Kaushik Basu

World Bank, United States of America

Concluding Remarks

Esther Mwaura Muiru

GROOTS Kenya, Kenya

Conference Conclusions

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

6:00pm - 8:00pmReception
MC Atrium 
Date: Friday, 18/Mar/2016
9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-01: World Bank: An Introduction to the Land Tenure Module & using CAPI Survey Solutions

Please register for obtaining course material and website access

MC 2-800 

World Bank: An Introduction to the Land Tenure Module & using CAPI Survey Solutions

Stein T. Holden1, Daniel Ayalew Ali2

1Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway; 2World Bank, United States of America

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-02: GLTN: An Interactive Workshop: How to Pilot the CoFLAS Tool
MC C2-131 

How to pilot the Costing and Financing of Land Administration Services (CoFLAS) Tool: an interactive workshop

Kate Fairlie1, Tony Burns1, Rebecca Ochong2

1Land Equity International, Australia; 2UN-Habitat Global Land Tool Network

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-03: FAO: Refining "Open Tenure"
Preston Lounge 

Refining "Open Tenure" for a Community

Neil Pullar, Louisa J.M. Jansen

FAO, Italy

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-04: World Bank: Inclusive Cities Learning Session
MC C1-100 

Urban Land: Issues and Approaches

Lina Abdallah, Noriko Oe, Abebaw Alemayehu, Anna O’Donnell, Enrique Pantoja, Hoa Thi Mong Pham, Linh Le, Fernando Armendaris, Phoram Shah

The World Bank, United States of America

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-05: USAID: Designing Customary Land Governance Interventions
MC C1-200 

Designing Impact Evaluations of Customary Land Governance Interventions

Lauren Persha1,2, M. Mercedes Stickler3

1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States of America; 2Cloudburst Consulting Group, Inc.; 3United States Agency for International Development

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-06: Landportal: Transforming Land Governance Data
MC C2-135 

The Open Data Revolution. Transforming The Landscape For Land Governance Information And Data

Laura Meggiolaro1, Terry Parnell2, Neil Sorensen1

1Land Portal Foundation, Italy; 2East West Management Institute, Cambodia

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-07: OXFAM and IISD: Gender and Responsible Large Scale Land Investment
MC C2-137 

Gender and Responsible Large Scale Land Based Investment in Agriculture in Africa: A Gendered Tool on Meaningful Community Engagement

Everlyne Nairesiae Lingoine1, Francine Picard2, Sue Mbaya3, Regina Pritchett4

1Oxfam Ireland, Kenya; 2International Institute for Sustainable Development; 3SM-Associates; 4SM-Associates

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-08: IAAO: Sound Industry Practices to Mitigate Financial Risk
MC 4-100 

Mitigation Of Financial Risk By Using Sound Industry Practices and Expertise

Ronald Worth1, Larry Clark1, Pasqualino {Charley} Colatruglio1, Richard Almy2, Alan Bronte3

1International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America; 2Almy, Gloudemans, Jacobs, & Denne; 3Land & Property Services, Northern Ireland

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-09: Columbia University: Online Tool for Land Contract Transparency
MC 6-100 

Using to Understand Land Contracts and Catalyze Land Contract Transparency

Sam Szoke-Burke, Jesse Coleman

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-10: what3words: 3 Words to Scale-up Land Governance
MC 7-100 

3 Words to Scale-up Responsible Land Governance

Giles Rhys Jones, Steven Ramage, Chris Sheldrick

what3words, United Kingdom

9:00am - 10:30amMasterClass 01-11: Namati: New Guide to Protect Community Land Rights
MC 8-100 

Supporting Communities to Document and Protect their Land Rights: A New Step-by-Step Guide for Facilitators

Rachael Knight

Namati, Community Land Protection Program

9:00am - 10:30amSide event 01-01: Consultation on Land Policy in Cote d’Ivoire
MC 5-100 

Consultation on Land Policy in Cote d’Ivoire

Zirignon Constant Delbe

Ministry of Agriculture, Côte d'Ivoire

9:30am - 3:00pmAll Day MasterClass: Field Trip: Stafford County (Virginia, USA) Assessor’s Office

The World Bank and Thomson Reuters invites you to join us for a trip to nearby Stafford County, Virginia where we will be hosted by the “Commissioner of the Revenue” at the County Assessor’s office. The bus will leave the World Bank Headquarters at 9:30am with an estimated return around 3:00pm. Registration spots are limited. 

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11:00am - 12:30pmMasterClass 02-01: World Bank: Pre-Analysis of Survey Data for Policy - Introducing ADePt for Land & crops

Please register for obtaining course material and website access

MC 2-800 

Generating informative reports from your agricultural surveys is a few clicks away! Hands-on demonstration of the Agriculture module of the ADePT automated analysis software

Harriet Kasidi Mugera, Lena Nguyen, Sergiy Radyakin, Alberto Zezza

World Bank, United States of America

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterClass 02-02: LANDAC: Lessons Learned in Multi-Stakeholder Land Governance Dialogue
MC C2-131 

Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue In Land Governance: Lessons Learned And Ways Forward

Annelies Zoomers1,3, Frits van der Wal2,3, George Schoneveld4, Gemma Betsema3,1

1Utrecht University, International Development Studies; 2Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 3LANDac Netherlands Academy for Land Governance, Netherlands, The; 4CIFOR

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterClass 02-03: WRI: Indigenous and Community Lands Global LandMark Platform
MC C1-100 

Introduction to LandMark: The Global Platform of Indigenous and Community Lands

Katie Reytar1, Peter Veit1, Liz Alden Wily2, Richard Smith3

1World Resources Institute, United States of America; 2Liz Alden Wily, Independent Land Tenure Specialist; 3Instituto del Bien Comun

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterClass 02-04: GLTN: The Continuum of Land Rights Approach to Tenure Security
MC 4-100 

The Continuum of Land Rights Approach to Tenure Security

Jean Du Plessis

Land and GLTN Unit, UN-Habitat, United Nations, Kenya

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterClass 02-05: Bunjil Forest Watch: Creating a Global Networked Forest Monitoring Tool without a Budget
MC 5-100 

How to Create a Globally Networked Forest Monitoring Tool without a Budget

Chris Goodman

Bunjil Forest Watch, Australia

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterClass 02-06: FAO: Toolkit for M&E in Land Investment Programs
MC 6-100 

New website will support Land Administration Programs in Latin America

Fabrice Edouard1, Enrique Pantoja2

1FAO, Italy; 2World Bank, Washington DC

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterclass 02-07: High Council of the Notary: Legal Expert of Tenure Security and the Role of the Notary
MC 7-100 

Legal Expert of Land Tenure Security : The Notaire

Pauline Malaplate, Nelson Gonzalez, Dennis Martinez


11:00am - 12:30pmMasterclass 02-08: GLTN: Making Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration Work
MC 8-100 

Understanding the Guide for Fit-for-Purpose Land Administration and Making It Work

Kees De Zeeuw3, Stig Enemark2, Robin McLaren4, Christiaan Lemmen3, Danilo Antonio1, John Gitau1, Chryssy Potsiou2

1UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network; 2International Federation of Surveyors (FIG); 3The Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster); 4Know Edge Ltd., United kingdom

11:00am - 12:30pmMasterclass 02-09: Teamnet: Land Management Systems - Romania's Story
MC C2-137 

Land management systems as the backbone of economic growth in developing countries – holistic replicable approach based on Romania’s story, from 2005 to 2025

Mihnea Mihailescu

Teamnet Group

11:00am - 12:30pmSide event 02-01: FAO: Innovative Learning Approaches for Good Governance of Tenure
Preston Lounge 

Innovative Learning Approaches for the Responsible Governance of Tenure

Andrew Nadeau1, Fabiana Biasini1, Chiara Nicodemi1, Martha Osorio1, Darryl Vhugen2, Anthony Piaskowy3, Louisa Jansen1

1FAO, Italy; 2Land Tenure Investment and Policy Consultant; 3USAID Urban and Land Tenure Specialist

11:00am - 12:30pmSide event 02-02: USAID: Community Land Tenure Recognition
MC C1-200 

Community Land and Tenure Recognition: Review of Country Experiences

Mercedes Stickler1, Nayna Jhaveri2

1US Agency for International Development, United States of America; 2Tetra Tech

12:30pm - 1:30pmLunch-Masterclass.
Front Lobby 
1:30pm - 3:00pmMasterClass 03-01: World Bank, FAO, IFAD: Collecting, Processing and Analyzing Micro Level Data ( "The Rome Data Hub")
MC 2-800 
1:30pm - 3:00pmMasterClass 03-02: Managing Social Risk, Maximizing Opportunities: Why Partnering with Indigenous Peoples is Essential for Sustainable Land Governance
Session Chair: Luis Felipe Duchicela, World Bank, United States of America
MC C2-131 

Managing Social Risk, Maximizing Opportunities: Why Partnering with Indigenous Peoples is Essential for Sustainable Land Governance

Luis Felipe Duchicela1, Emily Greenspan2, Gregory Eliyu Guldin3, Alan Tidwell4

1The World Bank Group, United States of America; 2Oxfam America; 3Cross-Cultural Consulting Services; 4Georgetown University

1:30pm - 3:00pmMasterClass 03-03: CANCELLED University of Louvain: Corruption in Large-Scale Land Deals

This MasterClass has been cancelled

MC C1-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pmMasterClass 03-04: USAID - Impact Evaluations of Customary Land Governance Interventions
MC C1-200 

Innovative Analysis Strategies to Improve Measurement of Customary Tenure Security in Impact Evaluation

Heather Huntington1, Mercedes Stickler2

1Cloudburst Consulting Group, United States of America; 2United States Agency for International Development

1:30pm - 3:00pmMasterClass 03-05: GLTN: Guiding Framework for Tenure-Responsive Land Use Planning
MC 4-100 

International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning: A Guiding Framework for Tenure-Responsive Land Use Planning

Remy Sietchiping1, Manka Bajaj1, Samuel Mabikke1, Uchendu Eugene Chigbu2

1UN-Habitat, Kenya; 2Technical University of Munich, Germany

1:30pm - 3:00pmMasterClass 03-06: American University of Nigeria: Developing a Global Land Index
MC 5-100 

Develpoing Global Land Index: A Brain Storming Session

Vrajlal Sapovadia

The American University of Nigeria, Nigeria

1:30pm - 3:00pmSide Event 03-01: GLTN: STDM as a Tool for Improving Land Governance
MC 7-100 

STDM as a tool for Improving Land Governance – Global Partners' Experiences and Lessons

John Gitau, Danilo Antonio, Cyprian Selebalo

UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network

1:30pm - 3:00pmSide Event 03-02: GLTN: The Land and Conflict Coalition
Preston Lounge 

The Land and Conflict Coalition

Francesca Marzatico, Ombretta Tempra



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