Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC 6-100
Date: Monday, 20/Mar/2017
3:00pm - 4:00pmConsultation with Universities on opportunities to support the Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA)
Session Chair: Marc Nolting, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ, Ethiopia

By invitation only - For more information please contact Luisa Prior (luisa.prior@giz.de).

MC 6-100 
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-09: Land Use Plans and Pastoral Land Rights
Session Chair: Patricia K. Mbote, University of Nairobi, Kenya
MC 6-100 
 

Pastoral Women's Land Rights and Land Use Planning in Tanzania: Experiences of the Sustainable Rangeland Management Project

Naseku Kisambu1, Fiona Flintan2, Elizabeth Daley3, Sabine Pallas4

1Tanzania Women's Lawyers Association; 2International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); 3Mokoro; 4International Land Coalition

01-09-Kisambu-459_paper.pdf
01-09-Kisambu-459_ppt.ppt


Securing Communal Land Tenure through Certificates of Customary Rights of Occupancy in Tanzania

Edward Loure

UCRT (Ujamaa Community Resource Team), Tanzania

01-09-Loure-680_paper.pdf
01-09-Loure-680_ppt.pptx


Rangeland Leasing Practices and Need to Secure the Land Tenure Rights to Herders

Altantsetseg Bazarragchaa

Mongolian Association of Land Management NGO, Mongolia

01-09-Bazarragchaa-646_paper.pdf
01-09-Bazarragchaa-646_ppt.pptx


Building Pastoralists’ Resilience: Strengthening Participation in Markets and Local Governance Institutions in West Pokot, Kenya

Deborah Muricho1, David Otieno2, Willis Oluoch-Kosura3

1University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2University of Nairobi, Kenya; 3University of Nairobi, Kenya

01-09-Muricho-157_paper.pdf
01-09-Muricho-157_ppt.ppt


Pastoralism and land tenure security: Lessons from IFAD-supported projects

Harold Liversage, Steven Raoul Filip Jonckheere, Antonio Rota

IFAD, Italy

01-09-Liversage-700_paper.pdf
01-09-Liversage-700_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-09: New Approaches to Secure Pastoral Tenure
Session Chair: Harold Liversage, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Italy
MC 6-100 
 

Land Use Change in the Bale Mountains Eco-Region of Ethiopia: Drivers, Impacts and Future Scenarios

Worku Chibssa1, Fiona Flintan2

1SIT/World Learning Inc; 2International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

02-09-Chibssa-457_paper.pdf
02-09-Chibssa-457_ppt.ppt


Securing Shared Grazing Land and Water Resources in Semi-Arid Pastoral Areas: Application of Social Tenure Domain Model Experience in Rural Kenya

Michael Kibiego1, Solomon Mkumbwa2, Harold Liversage3, John Gitau2, Sammy Mabikke2, Danilo Antonio2, Oumar Sylla2, Cyprian Selebalo2

1Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Kenya; 2UN-HABITAT; 3International Fund for Agriculture Development

02-09-Kibiego-613_paper.pdf
02-09-Kibiego-613_ppt.ppt


Making Rangelands more Secure in Cameroon: Lessons Learned and Recommendations for Policy Makers, Development Actors and Pastoralists

Blasius Nche Azuhnwi1, Manu Jaji Gidado1,2, Musa Usman Ndamba2, Michael Fon Nsoh3, Fiona Flintan4

1Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries Yaounde, CAMEROON, Cameroon; 2Mbororo Social and Cultural Development Association (MBOSCUDA) CAMEROON; 3Community Initiative for Sustainable Development (COMINSUD), Bamenda, Cameroon; 4International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

02-09-Azuhnwi-317_paper.pdf
02-09-Azuhnwi-317_ppt.ppt


Land Use Planning and Communal Land Tenure Reforms in Pastoral Areas: The Experiences of Kenya

Charles Otieno Konyango

National Land Commission Kenya

02-09-Otieno Konyango-456_paper.pdf
02-09-Otieno Konyango-456_ppt.pptx
 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-09: Increasing the Sustainability of Pastoral Production Systems
Session Chair: Gunnar Kohlin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
MC 6-100 
 

Institutional Innovation and the Protection of Livestock Corridors in Agropastoral Drylands

Erin Kitchell1,3,4, Matthew Turner1, John McPeak2

1University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America; 2Syracuse University; 3Institut Senegalais de Recherches Agricole; 4Pole Pastoralisme et Zones Seches

03-09-Kitchell-216_paper.pdf


Transformation Of Land Tenure In Semi-Arid Areas And Implications For Climate Resilient Economic Development

Elizabeth Carabine1, Claire Bedelian2, Stephen Moiko3

1Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom; 2University College London, United Kingdom; 3Independent consultant, Kenya

03-09-Carabine-642_ppt.pptx


Public Lands Ranching in the U.S. - Social and Economic Characteristics of Public Lands Ranchers

Kristie Maczko1, John Tanaka2, Bree Lind3

1Sustainable Rnglands Roundtable University of Wyoming, United States of America; 2Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Wyoming, USA; 3Department of Ecosystem Science and Mgmt, University of Wyoming, USA

03-09-Maczko-878_paper.pdf
03-09-Maczko-878_ppt.pptx


Dispossession through Formalization: The Plight of Pastoralists in Tanzania

Kelly Askew1, Faustin Maganga2, Rie Odgaard3

1University of Michigan, United States of America; 2University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; 3Danish Institute of International Studies (retired)

03-09-Askew-272_paper.pdf
 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-09: Can Agribusiness Investment Enhance Local Welfare?
Session Chair: Derek Byerlee, Georgetown University, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Contextualizing International Voluntary Guidelines into Country Specific Land Investment Governance: Experience from Tanzania

Wilbard Mkama Makene

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum, Tanzania

04-09-Makene-472_paper.pdf
04-09-Makene-472_ppt.pptx


Experiences of Agribusiness Investments in Lao PDR

Justine Sylvester1, Phouvong Phaophongsavath2

1Village Focus International; 2Ministry of Planning and Investment

04-09-Sylvester-549_paper.pdf
04-09-Sylvester-549_ppt.pptx


Private Sector Responsibilities in Agriculture under the VGGT

Darryl Vhugen

Land Tenure Investment Consultant, United States of America

04-09-Vhugen-1145_paper.pdf
04-09-Vhugen-1145_ppt.pptx


How Behind the Brands companies are implementing their land rights commitments in Brazil

Chloe Christman, Gustavo Ferroni

Oxfam

04-09-Christman-240_paper.pdf


Pilot Use of Responsible Agricultural Investment Principles: A Status Update

William Speller1, Hafiz Mirza1, Asuka Okumura2, Paul Gardner Yvelin De Beville2, Duncan Pringle2

1UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2World Bank, USA

04-09-Speller-234_paper.pdf
04-09-Speller-234_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-09: Standards for Land Administration: Ensuring Interoperability
Session Chair: Nicola Heathcote, HM Land Registry, England and Wales, United Kingdom
MC 6-100 
 

Further standardisation in Land Administration

Christiaan Lemmen1, Peter Van Oosterom2, Mohsen Kalantari3, Eva-Maria Unger1, Chee Hai Teo4, Kees De Zeeuw1

1Kadaster, Netherlands, The; 2Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, The; 3The University of Melbourne, Australia; 4UN Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

05-09-Lemmen-366_paper.pdf
05-09-Lemmen-366_ppt.pptx


Land Transfer Standards – Bringing Fit For Purpose Concepts To The Land Transaction Process

James Kavanagh

RICS, United Kingdom

05-09-Kavanagh-183_paper.pdf
05-09-Kavanagh-183_ppt.pptx


Practical Application Of IAAO Standards For Land Administration And Property Tax Systems

Margaret Cusack

International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America

05-09-Cusack-266_ppt.pptx


Standards and interoperability in the Nigerian Land Sector

Adewale Adegoke

GEMS3, Nigeria

05-09-Adegoke-874_paper.pdf
05-09-Adegoke-874_ppt.ppt
 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-09: Applying Land Administration Domain Models
Session Chair: Christiaan Lemmen, Kadaster, Netherlands, The
MC 6-100 
 

Development and Employment of a LADM Implementing Toolkit in Colombia

Lorenz Jenni1, Andrés Guarín López2, Stefan Ziegler3, Víctor Manuel Bajo1

1BSF Swissphoto AG, Switzerland; 2Cadastre Subdirectorate, Instituto Geográfico Agustín Codazzi, Colombia; 3Office for Geoinformation, Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland

06-09-Jenni-816_paper.pdf
06-09-Jenni-816_ppt.pptx


Improving Land Administration in Brazil: re-engineering Cadastre using LADM

Thiago Marra, Kilder Barbosa, Eduardo Oliveira, Oscar Oliveira

INCRA/Sead, Brazil

06-09-Marra-915_paper.pdf
06-09-Marra-915_ppt.pdf


Models Of Interaction Between Land Registries, Cadasters, and Land Tenure Systems

Miguel Mandamiento, Maria Luisa Alvarado

Habitat for Humanity International LAC Region, Peru

06-09-Mandamiento-912.pdf


Land Registration Data Standards, Interoperability and Data Access in Kenya

Peter Ng'ang'a Mburu1, Lizahmy Makena Ntonjira2, Jane Njeri Mburu3

1Ministry of Lands - Kenya, Kenya (MoL); 2Technical University of Kenya (TUK); 3The University of Nairobi (UoN)

06-09-Mburu-518_paper.pdf
06-09-Mburu-518_ppt.pptx


Innovative Rural Cadastre Development in Ethiopia

Eskedar Zelalem Mengistu1, Bernd Eversmann1, Tarek Zein2, Christian Timm2, Tigistu Gebremeskel Abza3, Yohannes Redda Gebre3

1NIRAS, Responsible and Innovative Land Administration(REILA)Project, Ethiopia; 2Hansa Luftbild, Germany; 3Ministry of Agriculture Natural Source (MoANR),Rural Land Administration and Use Directorate (RLAUD), Ethiopia

06-09-Mengistu-962_paper.pdf
06-09-Mengistu-962_ppt.pptx
 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-09: Improving Urban Land Governance
Session Chair: Robert Buckley, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
MC 6-100 
 

Land governance in the context of the New Urban Agenda: Experiences from Harare (Zimbabwe) and Johannesburg (South Africa)

Farai Mutondoro1, Manase Manase2, Nicky Rehbock3

1Transparency International Zimbabwe; 2Chinhoyi University; 3Corruption Watch South Africa

07-09-Mutondoro-783_paper.pdf
07-09-Mutondoro-783_ppt.pptx


Towards An Urban Land Resource Curse? A Fresh Perspective On A Long-Standing Issue

Dieter Zinnbauer

Transparency International - Secretariat, Germany

07-09-Zinnbauer-621_paper.pdf
07-09-Zinnbauer-621_ppt.pptx


A Critical Assessment of Urban Land Leasehold System in Ethiopia

Alebel Weldesilassie1, Berihu Gebrehiwot2

1Ethiopian Development Research Institute, Ethiopia; 2Ethiopian Development Research Institute, Ethiopia

07-09-Weldesilassie-938_paper.pdf
07-09-Weldesilassie-938_ppt.pptx


Holding Land in Common within Cities, Commoning for Land Rights– What Can We Learn from Collective Tenure in Urban Context?

Claire Simonneau1,2, Irène Salenson2

1Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium; 2French Development Agency

07-09-Simonneau-744_paper.pdf
07-09-Simonneau-744_ppt.pptx
 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-09: Can New Data Sources Help Protect Indigenous Rights?
Session Chair: Frank Pichel, Cadasta Foundation, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

The New Safeguard Standards for Indigenous People: Where do we start?

Oliver MacLaren, Julie-Anne Pariseau

Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP, Canada

08-09-MacLaren-883_paper.pdf
08-09-MacLaren-883_ppt.pptx


Contribution of Open Data to Protect Indigenous People’s Livelihood, Land Security and Natural Resources Sustainability

Ratana Pen1, Mane Yun2, Try Thy3

1Heinrich Boell Foundation Cambodia; 2Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Organization; 3Open Development Cambodia

08-09-Pen-622_paper.pdf
08-09-Pen-622_ppt.pptx


Using open data and digital mapping to aggregate evidence for identifying and protecting indigenous people’s lands and resources in Cambodia

Thy Try, Hindley David

Open Development Cambodia (ODC), Cambodia

08-09-Try-445_paper.pdf


Itenure- New Tool For Land Claim Registration And Legal Advice On Land Tenure Status

Piotr Sasin1, Javier Sola2, Benjamin Flower3

1People in Need, Cambodia; 2Open Institute, Cambodia; 3University Collage London

08-09-Sasin-179_paper.pdf
08-09-Sasin-179_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-09: Rural Land Governance Experiences
Session Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya
MC 6-100 
 

Land tenure and its impacts on food security in Uganda: Empirical Evidence from Ten Districts

Samuel Mabikke1, Moses Musinguzi2, Danilo Antonio1, Oumar Sylla1

1United Nations Human Settlement Programme, Kenya; 2Makerere Unievrsity, Kampala - Uganda

09-09-Mabikke-310_paper.pdf
09-09-Mabikke-310_ppt.pptx


Land Access And Use Under Changing Tenancy Regulations: Governance Challenges In Odisha (India)

Sibabrata Choudhury

Landesa, India

09-09-Choudhury-367_paper.pdf


Reducing Conflicts and Enhancing Land Administration: Case of the Customary Boundary Demarcation in Ghana

Gad Asorwoe Akwensivie

Ghana Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana

09-09-Akwensivie-114_paper.pdf
09-09-Akwensivie-114_ppt.pdf


Reforms for Equity and Efficiency: Exploring Challenges of Malawi's 2016 Customary Land Act in Achieving Equity Goal

Sane Zuka

University of Malawi, The Polytechnic, Malawi

09-09-Zuka-196.doc
 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-09: Analyzing Land Policy Making in Africa
Session Chair: Yamungu Kayandabila, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Tanzania
MC 6-100 
 

Scope for Decentralization of Land Administration in Africa: Evidence from Local Administrative Data in Mozambique

Raul Pitoro

Michigan State University, United States of America

10-09-Pitoro-169_paper.pdf
10-09-Pitoro-169_ppt.pptx


The Challenges of Using Spatial and Demographic Data for Development in Nigeria

Olivia Kolbe-Booysen

Adam Smith International, Nigeria

10-09-Kolbe-Booysen-815_paper.pdf
10-09-Kolbe-Booysen-815_ppt.pptx


A Programme for Improving Land Governance Transparency in Ethiopia

Christopher Tanner1, Tigistu Gebremeskel Abza2

1MOKORO Ltd., United Kingdom; 2Rural Land Administration and Use Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia

10-09-Tanner-793_paper.pdf
10-09-Tanner-793_ppt.pptx


The Ambiguous State-Traditional Relationship in Land Governance in Uganda and Malawi: Repercussions on Poverty Reduction?

Daniela Behr

University of Konstanz, Germany

10-09-Behr-475_paper.pdf
10-09-Behr-475_ppt.pptx
 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-09: Piloting Global Land and Property Indices
Session Chair: Jann Lay, GIGA - Germany, Germany
MC 6-100 
 

Developing a Land Administration Index

Mohsen Kalantari

The University of Melbourne, Australia

11-09-Kalantari-520_paper.pdf
11-09-Kalantari-520_ppt.pdf


Developing a Global Land Tenure Security Index for Spatial Analyses

Allison Kelly1, Yuta Masuda2, Margaret Holland3, Brian Robinson4

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

11-09-Kelly-866_paper.pdf
11-09-Kelly-866_ppt.pptx


What is the relationship between tenure security, good governance and poverty alleviation: What do we know and what can we learn from this evidence

Grenville Barnes, Jazmin Gonzales Tovar, Sarah McKune

University of Florida, United States of America

11-09-Barnes-697_paper.pdf
11-09-Barnes-697_ppt.pptx


Towards a More Open Future: Increasing Accountability and Transparency through Open Land Data

Frank Pichel1, Lindsay Ferris1, Neil Sorensen2

1Cadasta Foundation, United States of America; 2Land Portal Foundation, The Netherlands

11-09-Pichel-661_paper.pdf
11-09-Pichel-661_ppt.pptx


Expanding Land Tenure in Women Business and the Law

Nayda Almodóvar-Reteguis

The World Bank, United States of America

11-09-Almodóvar-Reteguis-1090_paper.pdf
11-09-Almodóvar-Reteguis-1090_ppt.pptx
 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-09: Household Survey Data Collection and New Evidence
Session Chair: Abdu Muwonge, World Bank, Kenya
MC 6-100 
 

Could the debate be over? Errors in farmer-reported production and their implications for inverse scale-productivity relationship in Uganda

Sydney Gourlay1, David Lobell2, Talip Kilic1

1World Bank; 2Stanford University

12-09-Gourlay-794_paper.pdf
12-09-Gourlay-794_ppt.pptx


Individual-level Approach to Data Collection on Land Ownership and Rights

Talip Kilic, Heather Moylan

World Bank

12-09-Kilic-896_paper.pdf
12-09-Kilic-896_ppt.pptx


Beyond ownership: Tracking progress on women’s land rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Vanya Slavchevska1, Ana Paula De la O Campos1, Chiara Brunelli1, Cheryl Doss2

1The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy; 2University of Oxford, CGIAR Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets

12-09-Slavchevska-284_paper.pdf
12-09-Slavchevska-284_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-04: LandAc Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue

For more information: Lucy Oates l.e.oates@uu.nl

MC 6-100 
 

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

Lucy Oates, Gemma Betsema

LANDac (Netherlands Academy for Land Governance), Netherlands, The

13-04-Oates-1122_ppt.pptx
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-04: Guide to the Valuation of Unregistered Land

For more information or signing up, please contact mikemackd@hotmail.com

 
MC 6-100 
 

Introducing a Guide to the Valuation of Unregistered Land

Michael McDermott1, Matt Myers2, Cyprian Selabalo3, Danilo Antonio3, Chryssy Potsiou4, Steven Nystrom4

1Global Property Advisory, Australia; 2South Pacific Property Advisors, Fiji; 3UN-HABITAT/GLTN; 4FIG

14-04-McDermott-481.docx
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-04: People-Centred Land Monitoring – the Dashboard

For more information and participation please contact: Anseeuw, Ward <w.anseeuw@landcoalition.org>

MC 6-100 
 

Contributing to SDGs and VGGTs through people-centred land monitoring – the Dashboard

Ward Anseeuw

CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy

 

 
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