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Session Overview
Location: MC C1-100
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-06: Recognition of Local Rights for Achieving Conservation Goals
Session Chair: Raelene Webb, National Native Title Tribunal, Australia
MC C1-100 
 

The Tenure Gap And Its Influence On Socio-ecological Conditions

Margaret Buck Holland1, Allison Kelly2, Yuta Masuda3, Brian Robinson4

1University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States of America; 2University of Washington, United States of America; 3The Nature Conservancy, United States of America; 4McGill University, Canada



Land Titles and Agricultural Intensification at Forest Margins in Indonesia

Christoph Kubitza, Vijesh Krishna, Kira Urban, Matin Qaim

Georg-August-University of Goettingen, Germany



The emergence of Conservation Units in the Western Amazon: the case of Extractive Reserves of Acre

Francisco Carlos da Silveira Cavalcanti, Elyson Ferreira de Souza

Universidade federal do Acre, Brazil



Participatory Mapping As a Tool and Approach to Define Traditional User Rights of Forest Land

Božena Lipej1, Janaq Male2

1Evro-PF; 2CNVP

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-06: Capacity Building for Scaling Land Administration
Session Chair: Chrysi Potsiou, FIG, Greece
MC C1-100 
 

Body Of Knowledge

Larry Clark

International Association of Assessng Officers, United States of America



The National Land Capacity Building Model for Informatization – an ICT based model to strengthen human resource capacity for the sustainability of land administration modernization projects

Beckhee Cho1, Seong-bong Lee2, Jaeyong Yoo3

1LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 22E Consulting; 3GEOMEXSOFT.,LTD



Towards a Curriculum on Responsible Land Administration

David Mitchell1, Agnes Mwasumbi2, Jean Du Plessis3, Siraj Sait4, Grenville Barnes5, Dimo Todorovski6

1RMIT University, Australia; 2Ardhi University; 3Global Land Tools Network; 4University of East London; 5University of Florida; 6University of Twente



Curriculum reform in land governance education: the need for transforming existing curricula in Africa

Uchendu Chigbu1, Kwame Tenadu2, Agnes Mwasumbi3

1Chair of Land Management, Technical University of Munich; 2Licensed Surveyors Association of Ghana, Ghana; 3Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 
12:00pm - 1:00pmSDE-01: Caucus on Women and Land

 

MC C1-100 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-06: Land Governance in Latin America & the Caribbean
Session Chair: Enrique Pantoja, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

Comparative Land Governance Research in the Caribbean and Latin America: Recent Findings from Five National Case Studies

Michael Donovan

Inter-American Development Bank, United States of America



Challenge and Opportunities for the VGGT Implementation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Aurélie Brès

FAO, Chile



The Challenges of Land Governance in a High-Income, High-Potential, Small Island Developing State: the Case of Trinidad and Tobago

Charisse Griffith-Charles1, Robin Rajack2

1The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago; 2Inter-American Development Bank



Applying an Adjusted Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) to Evaluate the Relationships between Land Cadasters and Informality: Lessons from Brazil and Ecuador | Usando el Marco Ajustado de Evaluación de la Gobernanza de la Tierra (LGAF) para evaluar las relaciones entre el Catastro Territorial y la Informalidad: Lecciones desde Brasil y Ecuador

Diego Alfonso Erba1, Michael Donovan2

1Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentine Republic; 2Inter-American Development Bank

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-06: Can Documenting Communal Rights be Cost-Effective?
Session Chair: Brent Jones, Esri, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

Land Documentation in Zambia: A Comparison of Approaches and Relevance for the National Land Titling Program

Matthew Sommerville1, Ioana Bouvier2, Bwalya Chuba1, Joseph Minango3

1USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Project, Zambia; 2USAID; 3Surveyor General, Ministry of Lands, Zambia



Rigorous Impact Evaluation of Land Surveying Costs: Empirical Evidence from Indigenous Lands in Canada

Steven Rogers1, Brian Ballanytne1, Ceilidh Ballantyne2

1Natural Resources Canada, Canada; 2University of British Columbia, Canada



Stakeholder Engagement and Conflict Prevention in Village Boundary Setting/ Resource Mapping (VBS/RM) – Lessons Learned/Evidence from Indonesia’s Participatory Mapping and Planning (PMaP) Project, MCA-Indonesia Green Prosperity Project (GP)

Dhyana Paramita

Abt Associates, Indonesia



Strengthening Indigenous Peoples Land rights in Honduras: The Miskitu People’s experience of Collective Land Titling, lessons learned and main challenges for the future

Roman Alvarez1, Enrique Pantoja2, Alain Paz3, Gerson Granados4

1Programa de Administracion de Tierras de Honduras (PATH II); 2World Bank; 31; 41

 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-06: Multi-Faceted Impacts of Secure Tenure Rights
Session Chair: Andreas Lange, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
MC C1-100 
 

Does Strengthening Local Tenure Rights Help Fulfill Conservation Goals?

Brian Robinson1, Yuta Masuda3, Allison Kelly2, Margaret Holland4

1McGill University; 2Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington; 3The Nature Conservancy; 4University of Maryland, Baltimore County



Rwanda Natural Capital Accounting for Land

Nishimwe Marie Grace1, Biraro Sam1, Milindi Rugema Didier1, Nsabimana Eric1, Uwera Claudine2, Craveland Cor3, Stage Jasper4, Munyawera Swaib5, Tuyishimwe NGONDO Modeste6, Ngabirame Gabriel5

1Rwanda Natural Resources Authority, Rwanda; 2University of Rwanda; 3Statistics Netherlands, Department of National Accounts, Environmental Accounts team; 4Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences; 5Natural Capital Accounting, Rwanda Natural Resources Authority; 6Ministry in Charge of Natural Resources



Securing land rights for equity, sustainability and resilience for cashew growers in Khong district of Champasack province

Vinoth Vansy

Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Productivity Enhancement Project, Lao People's Democratic Republic



The potential for homestead microplots to contribute to food security in rural West Bengal

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

Landesa, United States of America

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-06: Creating the Data to Support Urban Land Management
Session Chair: Peter Baumann, Jacobs U | rasdaman, Germany
MC C1-100 
 

Can We Talk About Smart Cities Without a Proper Land Management System In Place?

Miguel Mendoza

Thomson Reuters.



Spatial Information for Developed and Developing Smart Cities

George Percivall, Trevor Taylor, Denise McKenzie

The Open Geospatial Consortium



A New Spatial Indicator To Identify Ghettos

Emilio Matuk1, Luis Triveno2

1Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; 2World Bank

 
12:00pm - 1:00pmSDE-02: Caucus on Women and Land
MC C1-100 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-06: Can Securing Tenure Contribute to Mitigating Climate Change?
Session Chair: Rose Mwebaza, African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire
MC C1-100 
 

Climate Benefits, Tenure Costs: The Economic Case for Securing Indigenous Land Rights in the Amazon

Helen Ding1, Peter Veit1, Allen Blackman2, Erin Gray1, Katie Reytar1, Juan Carlos Altamirano1, Benjamin Hodgdon3

1World Resources Institute, United States of America; 2Resources for the Future, United States of America; 3Rainforest Alliance, United States of America



Formalization of land and water rights combinations to deal with the consequences of climate change in the rural & urban areas in China

Meine Pieter van Dijk

Erasmus university Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Netherlands, The



Securing Land Rights at Scale Through Participatory Role-play: the Forest Investment Program in Burkina Faso

Peter Hochet1, Boukary Sawadogo2, Jean-Michel Bretel2, Ibrahim Lankoande2, Loïc Braune3, Paul Gardner de Béville3

1INSUCO, Burkina Faso; 2Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, Burkina Faso; 3The World Bank

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-06: What Evaluations Tell us on the Impact of Land Interventions
Session Chair: Arianna Legovini, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

Assessing the Impact of Second-Level Land Certification in Ethiopia

Lauren Persha1, Adi Greif2, Heather Huntington3, Sarah Lowery4

1NORC; 2Stanford Research Institute; 3Cloudburst Consulting Group, United States of America; 4USAID, United States of America



Formalizing Rural Land Rights: Long-Run Evidence from a Policy Experiment in Benin

Markus Goldstein1, Kenneth Houngbedji2, Florence Kondylis1, Edouard Mensah3, Michael O'Sullivan1, Harris Selod1

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Paris School of Economics; 3Michigan State University



Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation: Second generation effects from India

Klaus Deininger1, Sognqing Jin2, Fang Xia3

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Zhejiang University & Michigan State University; 3University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China



Impact of property rights reform to support China’s rural-urban integration: Evidence from the Chengdu national experiment

Klaus Deininger1, Songqing Jin2, Shouying Liu3, Fang Xia4

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Zhejiang University & Michigan State University; 3Renmin University; 4University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China

 
5:30pm - 6:30pmGLII Discussion on roadmap
MC C1-100 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-06: Role of Property Rights in Realizing Environmental Services
Session Chair: Peter Veit, World Resources Institute, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

Land-use change and forestry programmes: Evidence on the effects on greenhouse gas emissions and food security

Kristen Rankin

3ie Impact, United States of America



Governing payments for ecosystem services: What can be learned from comparing Chinese and American experiences of restoring degraded cropland?

Runsheng Yin

Michigan State University, United States of America



A Comparison of Land Use and Socioeconomic Outcomes from Payment for Watershed Services Programs in Mexico

Kelly Jones

Colorado State University, United States of America



Avoided Deforestation Linked to Environmental Registration in the Brazilian Amazon

Jennifer Alix-Garcia1, Lisa Rausch1, Jessica L'Roe2, Jacob Munger1

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America; 2Middlebury College, Vermont, United States of America



Conserving the Amazon by Titling Indigenous Communities: Evidence from Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and Ecuador

Allen Blackman1, Peter Veit2

1Resources for the Future, United States of America; 2World Resources Institute,United States of America

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-06: Protecting Pastoral Production Systems
Session Chair: Fiona Flintan, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia
MC C1-100 
 

Evaluating socio-ecological challenges of pastoralism and indigenous peoples’ tenure systems on wetlands management in the Upper Noun Drainage Basin in Cameroon

Bongadzem Carine Sushuu1, Stephen Koghan Ndzeidze2, Richard Achia Mbih3, Mairomi Harry Wirngo4

1University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon, Cameroon; 2Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences, and Integrated Plant Protection Center, Oregon State University, USA; 3African Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts, The Pensylvania State University, USA; 4Department of Geography, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon



Implementation of Responsible Land Governance: Informing the development of policy through a participatory land delimitation experience in Tana River County, Kenya

Francisco Carranza

FAO, Kenya



Evolving a Policy on Pastoralism in the Semi-Arid State of Rajasthan, and India

G.B. Mukherji, Jagdeesh Rao Puppala, Rahul Chaturvedi, Pratiti Priyadarshini

Foundation for Ecological Security, India



The Role of Rural Land Registration in Enhancing Communal Holding Tenure Security

Negasa Deressa1, Tewabech Fekadu2

1Niras Finland, Ethiopia; 2MANNA Development Management Consulting

 
12:00pm - 1:00pmSDE-03: Caucus on Women and Land
MC C1-100 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-06: Roundtable on Valuation of Unregistered Land
Session Chair: Christopher Barlow, Thomson Reuters, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

A Valeur Perspective

James Kavanagh

RICS, United Kingdom



Industry Approaches

Brent Jones1, Tim Fella2

1Esri, United States of America; 2Indufor North America, United States of America



Approaches in US counties

Scott Mayausky

Stafford County, United States of America



IAOO approach to valuation of unregistered land

Pasqualino {Charley} Colatruglio

International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America

 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-06: The Role of Tenure in Reducing Land Degradation
Session Chair: Melchiade Bukuru, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, United States of America
MC C1-100 
 

Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality For Improved Equity, Sustainability And Resilience

Sasha Alexander Juanteguy, Ian Johnson, Monique Barbut, Markus Repnik, Melchiade Bukuru

UNCCD, Germany



Land Management And Policy On Sustainable Use Of Land Resources: The Case Of Burkina Faso

Rodrigue Bazame1, Harun Tanrıvermiş2, Yunus Emre Kapusuz3

1Ankara University, Department of Real Estate Development and Management, Turkey; 2Ankara University, Department of Real Estate Development and Management, Turkey; 3Ankara University, Department of Real Estate Development and Management, Turkey



The Emerging Tenure Right Fortunes and Its Policy Implications: The Case of The World Bank Financed Sustainable Land Management Project II In Ethiopia

Shewakena Abab, Anna Corsi

The World Bank Group



Programmatic Approach to Land Degradation in Burundi

Paola Agostini, Erin Connor

The World Bank, United States of America

 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-02: Using UAVs, GIS, and the Cloud for Land Administration

For more information or signing up, please contact

mihnea.mihailescu@teamnet.ro

MC C1-100 
 

Could We Cadaster Faster in an Integrated IT System by using UAVs with GIS Services in a Cloud Infrastructure?

Mihnea Mihailescu

Teamnet Group, Romania

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-02: Land Administration Software Customization Using InnoLa

For more information or signing up, please contact maksym.kalyta@innola-solutions.com

MC C1-100 
 

Examples Of Land Administration Software Customization Using InnoLA Framework

Maksym Kalyta, Vasyl Melnychuk

Innola Solutions, Inc., United States of America

 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-02: Mass Appraisal of Land Values

For more information or signing up, please contact Colatruglio@iaao.org

MC C1-100 
 

Where Do We Begin?

Charley Colatruglio, Larry Clark

International Association of Assessng Officers, United States of America

 

 
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