Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
00-02: Acquiring and using Land Data in Innovative Ways
Monday, 20/Mar/2017:
9:30am - 10:45am

Session Chair: Trevor Monroe, The World Bank, United States of America
Location: Preston Auditorium


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ID: 980 / 00-02: 1
Invited Paper

Using Drones for Mapping Zanzibar

Edward Anderson

World Bank group, Tanzania

The Zanzibar Mapping Initiative is a 2016 - 2017 pilot exercise to deploy survey mapping drones to map both islands of Zanzibar at 7cm resolution, and urban areas at 2.5cm resolution. The project is a collaboration of the Zanzibar Commission for Lands, the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, World Bank and State University of Zanzibar.

This presentation will shows capability of land digitization using survey drones, lessons learned and results to date as well as observations on fitness for use in Land Administration.


ID: 1236 / 00-02: 2
Individual Papers
Oral Presentation
Topics: Harnessing geospatial data, cloud platforms and other data technologies

Using Drones for Tenure Regularization and Urban Upgrading

Mamadou Baro1, Birhane Wane2

1University of Arizona, United States of America; 2Ministry of Housing, Urban Development, and Land-Use Management, Mauritania



ID: 1221 / 00-02: 3
Invited Paper

The Sensors are Here! A High-Resolution Application on Understanding Individual Travel Patterns in African Cities

Nancy Lozano Gracia

World Bank, United States of America

To be completed

00-02-Lozano Gracia-1221_ppt.pptx

ID: 1222 / 00-02: 4
Invited Paper

Combining Taxi GPS Data and Open-Source Software for Evidence-Based Traffic Management and Planning

Holly Krambeck

The World Bank, United States of America

To be completed


ID: 1068 / 00-02: 5
Invited Paper

Using Remotely Sensed Land Use Data to Improve Public Sector Governance: The Example of Road Investments

Kai Kaiser

The World Bank, United States of America

To be completed