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Session Overview
Location: MC C2-131
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-08: Challenges to be Addressed in Protecting Communal Rights
Session Chair: Mamadou Baro, University of Arizona, United States of America
MC C2-131 
 

Land Use Rights, Land Governance Institutions, and Tenure Security Indicators in a Pastoral Community: Evidence from a Baseline Study in the Afar Region, Ethiopia

Kate Marple-Cantrell1, Aidan Schneider1, Heather Huntington1, Caleb Stevens2

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

01-08-Marple-Cantrell-576_paper.pdf
01-08-Marple-Cantrell-576_ppt.pptx

Towards Securing Community Land Tenure in Kenya A Holistic Approach To Community-Based Natural Resource Governance:

Husna Mbarak

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kenya

01-08-Mbarak-704_paper.pdf
01-08-Mbarak-704_ppt.pptx

Strengthening Security of Tenure for Indigenous Bedouins in the West Bank

Shlomit Stein

Norwegian Refugee Council, Palestine

01-08-Stein-580_paper.pdf
01-08-Stein-580_ppt.pptx

Resilient Pastoral Institution for a Changing Environment: the case of the Stock Routes Co-Management Approach in Western Sudan

Faisl Eljack2, Harold Liversage1, Yonas Mekonen1

1International Fund for Agricultural Development; 2Western Sudan Resource Management Program

01-08-Eljack-462_paper.pdf
01-08-Eljack-462_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-08: Frontier of Sustainable Land Management Research
Session Chair: Paola Agostini, The World Bank, United States of America
MC C2-131 
 

Geospatial Impact Evaluation and Valuation of Land Degradation Projects

Juha Ilari Uitto1, Geeta Batra1, Anupam Anand1, Dan Runfola2, Ariel BenYishay2, Jyoteshwar Nagol3

1Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office, Washington DC; 2College of William and Mary, USA; 3University of Maryland, USA

02-08-Uitto-1147_paper.pdf
02-08-Uitto-1147_ppt.pptx

Quantifying The Multiple Environmental Benefits Of Sustainable Land Management Projects: An Analysis Of The Land Degradation Portfolio Of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Jean-Marc Sinnassamy, Rahul Madhusudanan, Sonja Teelucksingh, Mattew Foster, Ulrich Apel, Gustavo Fonseca, Asha Bobb-Semple

World Bank, Global Environment Facility, United States of America

02-08-Sinnassamy-928_paper.pdf
02-08-Sinnassamy-928_ppt.pptx

SLM Intervention Impact Assessment Using Remotely Sensed Data

Daniel Monchuk, Daniel Ali, Klaus Deininger, Marguerite Duponchel

The World Bank, United States of America

02-08-Monchuk-986_paper.pdf
02-08-Monchuk-986_ppt.pptx

Building Local Capacity to Monitor Land Use Change and Intervention Impacts

Amadou Moctar Dieye

Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE), Senegal

02-08-Dieye-1128_ppt.ppt

Discussant

Stefanie Herrmann

The World Bank, United States of America


Discussant

Ran Goldblatt

UC San Diego, United States of America

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-08: Addressing Land Tenure Aspects of REDD+
Session Chair: Esther Mwangi, Center for International Forestry Research, Kenya
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Creating an appropriate tenure foundation for REDD+: The record to date and prospects for the future

William Sunderlin1, Claudio De Sassi2, Erin Sills3, Amy Duchelle4, Anne Larson5, Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo6, Abdon Awono7, Demetrius Kweka8, Thu Ba Huynh9

1Independent consultant, United States of America; 2Ministry of the Environment, Switzerland; 3North Carolina State University, United States of America; 4CIFOR, Indonesia; 5CIFOR, Peru; 6Independent consultant, Australia; 7Paul-Valéry University, France; 8Independent consultant, Tanzania; 9University of Melbourne, Australia

03-08-Sunderlin-806_ppt.pptx

Community Land Rights Delimitation and Natural Resources Management in Mozambique: Significance and Implications for Sustainable and Inclusive Development

André Aquino1, João Fonseca2

1World Bank, Mozambique; 2World Bank, Mozambique

03-08-Aquino-477_paper.pdf
03-08-Aquino-477_ppt.pptx

Gender In Collective Tenure Regimes: Women Rights And Forest Tenure Reforms

Anne M. Larson1, Iliana Monterroso1, Esther Mwangi1, Nining Liswanti1, Tuti Herawati1, Mani Banjade1, Baruani Mshale1, Julia Quaedvlieg2

1CIFOR, Peru; 2Independant

03-08-Larson-709_paper.pdf
03-08-Larson-709_ppt.pptx

Securing the Commons in India: A Polycentric Approach

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Jagdeesh Rao2, Rahul Chaturvedi2, R Kaushalendra Rao2, Sophie Theis1

1IFPRI, United States of America; 2Foundation for Ecological Security, India

03-08-Meinzen-Dick-893_ppt.pptx
 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-08: Land Policies for Affordable Housing
Session Chair: Eric Heikkila, University of Southern California, United States of America
MC C2-131 
 

Law and Inclusive Urban Development: Lessons from Chile's Enabling Markets Housing Policy Regime

Diego Gil Mc Cawley

Stanford Law School, United States of America

04-08-Gil Mc Cawley-727_ppt.pptx

Housing Affordability: The Land Use Regulation link to Informal Tenure in Developing Countries

Cynthia Goytia, Ricardo Pasquini

Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentine Republic

04-08-Goytia-122_paper.pdf
04-08-Goytia-122_ppt.pptx

Evaluating “Zero Land Policy”: Iran’s initiative to provide homes for those with lower incomes

Tohid Atashbar

Research Center of Iran's Parliament, Iran, Islamic Republic of

04-08-Atashbar-109_paper.pdf
04-08-Atashbar-109_ppt.pptx

Land Administration Effectiveness in State-Subsidised Housing in Du Noon, Cape Town, South Africa

Michael Barry

University of Calgary, Canada

04-08-Barry-322_paper.pdf
04-08-Barry-322_ppt.pptx

“From The Right To Housing To The Defense of Titling And Private Property: A Critique Of The Peruvian Approach to Housing Informality And A Contribution To A New Land And Housing Policy”

Sofia Garcia

Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies - MIT, United States of America

04-08-Garcia-910_paper.pdf
04-08-Garcia-910_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-08: Strengthening Land Administration Management
Session Chair: Charisse Griffith-Charles, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
MC C2-131 
 

Delivering Land Administration Services at Scale The Experience of Development and Implementation of a Nationwide Agricultural Land Management Information System Case Study of Directorate for Agricultural Land, Republic of Serbia

Svetlana Bačanin, Katja Grbic

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, Serbia

05-08-Bačanin-541_paper.pdf
05-08-Bačanin-541_ppt.pptx

From Cloth Bags to Land Record Service Centers – Experiences from a Project In Punjab, Pakistan

Linus Pott

World Bank, United States of America

05-08-Pott-330_paper.pdf
05-08-Pott-330_ppt.pptx

How a Global-to-Local Technology Partner Approach in Nigeria Contributed to Sustained results for State-level Land Administration Projects

Gasant Jacobs1, Chiemeka Ngwu2

1Thomson Reuters, South Africa; 2Teqbridge Limited

05-08-Jacobs-736_ppt.pptx

The Role Of Electronic Cadastre In Development Of The Buissnes Community - The Case Of Republic Of Macedonia

Darko Crvenkovski

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

05-08-Crvenkovski-644_paper.pdf
05-08-Crvenkovski-644_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-08: How to Ensure Public Trust in Land Records?
Session Chair: Jacob Vos, Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The
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Land and Property Rights Guaranteed and Protected

Nicola Heathcote

HM Land Registry, England and Wales, United Kingdom

06-08-Heathcote-569_ppt.pdf

Overselling the Mirror and Curtain Principles of Land Titling

Jacob Zevenbergen

University of Twente, Netherlands, The

06-08-Zevenbergen-692_paper.pdf
06-08-Zevenbergen-692_ppt.pptx

Reliable Data For Inclusive Land Administration Systems

Paulus Saers, Mathilde Molendijk, Co Meijer

Kadaster, Netherlands, The

06-08-Saers-428_paper.pdf
06-08-Saers-428_ppt.pdf

Land Registry, Mortgage Markets and Consumer Protection

Nicolás Nogueroles

IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain

06-08-Nogueroles-849_ppt.pptx
 
12:30pm - 2:00pmUganda: How Strengthening Land Governance Supports Job Creation and Tax Revenues
Session Chair: Klaus Tilmes, World Bank,
MC C2-131 
 

How Land Administration Increases Tax Revenue and Supports Job creation

Moses Kibirige

World Bank, Uganda

Kibirige-1230_ppt.pptx

Discussant

Richard Oput

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda


Concluding Remarks

Betty Ongom Amongi

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-08: Approaches to Implementing Property Tax Reform
Session Chair: Kauko Jussi Viitanen, Aalto University, Finland
MC C2-131 
 

The Critical Elements Of Sustainable Property Tax Implementation And Reform”

David Laurence Magor

Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation, United Kingdom

07-08-Magor-441_paper.pdf
07-08-Magor-441_ppt.pptx

Workable Solutions for Property Tax Reform

Richard Almy1, Margie Cusack2

1Almy, Gloudemans, Jacobs & Denne, United States of America; 2International Association of Assessing Officers

07-08-Almy-277_paper.pdf
07-08-Almy-277_ppt.pptx

Success Factors for a System for Property Taxation and the Consequent Risks

Benjamin Bervoets, Marco Kuijper, Ruud M. Kathmann

Netherland Council for Real Estate Assessment, Netherlands, The

07-08-Bervoets-673_paper.pdf
07-08-Bervoets-673_ppt.pptx

Improving Land Valuation Models in Sparse Markets: A Comparison of Spatial Interpolation Techniques Used in Mass Appraisal

Paul Bidanset1, William McCluskey2, Peadar Davis1, Michael McCord1

1Ulster University, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland; 2African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

07-08-Bidanset-888_paper.pdf
07-08-Bidanset-888_ppt.pptx
 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-08: Using ICT for Improving Property Tax Collection
Session Chair: Richard Grover, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
MC C2-131 
 

The remote sensing implication in the property mass valuation GIS in Serbia

Stojanka Brankovic

Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia

08-08-Brankovic-308_paper.pdf
08-08-Brankovic-308_ppt.pptx

The Role of ICT in delivering Revenue Collection in Developing Countries: The Tanzanian Experience

William Mccluskey1, Chyi-Yun Huang2, Patrick Doherty3, Riel Franzsen4

1African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 2World Bank; 3Consultant; 4African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa

08-08-Mccluskey-263_ppt.ppt

Land Management For Improved Dispute Resolution And Property Tax Revenue For Local Governments: Evidence From Somalia

Tefo Mooketsane

UN-Habitat, Kenya

08-08-Mooketsane-668_paper.pdf
08-08-Mooketsane-668_ppt.pdf

Mass Valuation in a Developing Country: The Case of Chitungwiza Town in Zimbabwe

Maxwell Mutema

Independent Consultant, Zimbabwe

08-08-Mutema-625_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-08: Using Land Data as a Basis for Local Administration
Session Chair: Vanessa Lawrence CB, Location International, United Kingdom
MC C2-131 
 

Thinking Local: Can Local Land Administration Systems Avoid the Pitfalls of National Land Systems?

Linda Maria Lodin1, Kent Johan Ronny Nilsson2, Frank Pichel3

1Kartverket, Norway; 2Lantmäteriet, Sweden; 3Cadasta

09-08-Lodin-665_paper.pdf
09-08-Lodin-665_ppt.pptx

Integrating Low Cost/Open Source Gis And Remote Sensing In Urban Planning In Developing Countries – Case Of Blantyre City, Malawi

Costly Chanza

BLANTYRE CITY COUNCIL, Malawi

09-08-Chanza-438_paper.pdf
09-08-Chanza-438_ppt.pptx

Redressing the Municipal Affairs with Digital Spatial Data toward Responsible Land Governance

Shamsuddin Ahmed

YCPPL, York University, Canada

09-08-Ahmed-190_paper.pdf
09-08-Ahmed-190_ppt.pdf

Capturing Property Boundaries from Ortho-photos to Support Systematic Registration

Augustine Mulolwa, Elias Mwambela, Emmanuel Tembo

University of Zambia, Zambia

09-08-Mulolwa-476.docx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-08: Using New Data & Platforms for Land Policy Research
Session Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
MC C2-131 
 

Government Policy and Natural Resource Sector FDI: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Liberia

Bradley Parks1, Jonas Bunte2, Daniel Runfola1, Harsh Desai3, Kanio Gbala4

1The College of William and Mary; 2UT-Dallas; 3London School of Economics and Political Science; 4TrustAfrica

10-08-Parks-1066_paper.pdf
10-08-Parks-1066_ppt.pdf

Monitoring of Agricultural Land Conversion with Copernicus Sentinel Sensors: Case Study of Gambella State (Ethiopia)

Guido Lemoine, Felix Rembold

European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Italy

10-08-Lemoine-982_paper.pdf
10-08-Lemoine-982_ppt.pptx

Satellite based monitoring of forest resources compliant with REDD+ and Zero Deforestation

Thomas Haeusler, Fabian Enßle, Sharon Gomez

GAF AG, Germany

10-08-Haeusler-296_paper.pdf
10-08-Haeusler-296_ppt.pptx

How Land Tenure Systems Affect Foreign Investment: Evidence from Liberia

Alexandra Hartman1, Darin Christensen3, Cyrus Samii2

1UCL, United Kingdom; 2NYU, United States of America; 3UCLA, United States of America

10-08-Hartman-897_paper.pdf
10-08-Hartman-897_ppt.pdf
 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-08: Adapting Property Tax System
Session Chair: Lionel Galliez, International Union of Notaries (UINL), France
MC C2-131 
 

Pragmatism or Principles? Property Taxation Valuation in Finland

Mika-Petteri Törhönen1, Kauko Viitanen2

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

11-08-Törhönen-416_paper.pdf
11-08-Törhönen-416_ppt.pptx

Modernising the Delivery of Statutory Valuation Services: An Irish perspective

Terence Fahey1, Aanchal Anand2

1Valuation Office, Ireland; 2World Bank, United States of America

11-08-Fahey-876_paper.pdf
11-08-Fahey-876_ppt.pptx

Street addressing - a Global Trend

Soumya Dharmavaram, Catherine Farvacque-Vitkovic

World Bank, United States of America

11-08-Dharmavaram-932_paper.pdf
11-08-Dharmavaram-932_ppt.pptx

Predicting Taxpayer Behaviour and Compliance: An Analysis of Jamaica’s Property Tax System

Tina Beale, Peter Wyatt

University of Reading, United Kingdom

11-08-Beale-137_paper.pdf
11-08-Beale-137_ppt.pptx
 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-08: Urban Services and Property Tax Collection
Session Chair: Cynthia Goytia, Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentine Republic
MC C2-131 
 

The Valuation of Unregistered Land: Case Studies from Ghana, Indonesia, and Peru

Franklin Obeng-Odoom2, Michael McDermott1

1University of Technology, Sydney; 2Global Property Advisory, Australia

12-08-Obeng-Odoom-514_paper.pdf
12-08-Obeng-Odoom-514_ppt.pptx

Issues Facing Standardisation of Property Valuation Practices: A case study of Suva, Fiji

Sandeep Narayan1, Sharlene Biswas2, Louzanne Sahib3

1Rolle Associates, Fiji Islands; 2University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; 3Home Finance Company, Suva, Fiji Islands

12-08-Narayan-220_paper.pdf
12-08-Narayan-220_ppt.pptx

Property Tax in Kigali: Using Satellite Imagery to Assess Collection Potential

Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

12-08-Ali-987_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-10: Low Cost Valuation Methodologies

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

MC C2-131 
 

Low Cost Valuation Methodologies with Excel and ArcGIS Online

Brent Jones1, Larry Clark2

1Esri, United States of America; 2International Association of Assessment Officials (IAAO)

13-10-Jones-187_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-10: Earth Observation For Sustainable Development

For more information or signing up, please contact r.zurita-milla@utwente.nl

MC C2-131 
 

Earth Observation for Sustainable development: agriculture and rural development

David Annandale1, Evelyn Aparicio2, Anna Burzykowska3, Remco Dost4, Eva Haas5, Silvia Huber6, Annemarie Klaasse4, Parya Pasha Zadeh7, Almudena Rodriguez8, Bastiaan Roos2, Niels Wielaard9, Raul Zurita-Milla7

1Lahmeyer International, Germany; 2Nelen en Schuurmans, the Netherlands; 3European Space Agency ESA, Italy; 4eLEAF BV, the Netherlands; 5GeoVille, Austria; 6DHI-GRAS, Denmark; 7Faculty of Geo Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, the Netherlands; 8SpaceTec, Belgium; 9Satelligence, the Netherlands

14-10-Annandale-992_paper.pdf
14-10-Annandale-992_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-10: ICT Tools to Strengthen the Disaster Resilience

For more information or signing up, please contact slayer@geothings.tw

MC C2-131 
 

ICT Tool For Capacity Building To Strengthen The Disaster Resilience

Kuo-Yu Chuang, Meng-Min Chen

GeoThings Inc.

15-10-Chuang-1002.docx
 

 
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