Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C2-125
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-13: Can Modern Tools Help Protect Tribal Lands?
Session Chair: Caleb Stevens, USAID, United States of America
MC C2-125 
 

Indigenous Peoples and Fragmented Landscapes: Empirical Evidence from 22 Tribal Groups in India

Purabi Bose

Visiting Scholar, Wageningen University



Impact of land rights and titles on agriculture in tribal villages in India

Anugu Amarender Reddy1, Radhika Rani2, Tim Cadman3

1Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India; 2National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (NIRD & PR), India; 3Griffith University, Australia



“The Rural Environmental Registry (CAR) - an Opportunity for Integrated Environmental Land Management for Traditional Peoples and Communities in Brazil?"

Elisa de Siqueira1, Márcia Nogueira Franceschini3, Gabriela Grisolia2, Marilu Milanez1, Stéphanie Nasuti4

1GIZ (German Development Cooperation), Brazil; 2Ministry of Environment, Brazilian Forest Service, Brazil; 3Ministry of Environment, Secretariat for Extractivism and Rural Development, Brazil; 4University of Brasilia, Brazil



Avoiding the Worst-Case Scenario: Whether Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Africa and Asia are Vulnerable to Expropriation without Compensation

Nicholas Tagliarino

University of Groningen

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-13: Traditional Institutions' Role to Document Communal Rights
Session Chair: Rachael Knight, Namati, United States of America
MC C2-125 
 

A Statutory framework for the documentation and codification of customary and informal land rights regimes

Katia Araujo1, Fridah Githuku2, Esther Mwaura-Muiru2

1Huairou Commission, United States of America; 2GROOTS Kenya



The Tragedy Of Myopic Policy Planning For The Commons: Managing Customary Land And Other Natural Resources In Zimbabwe’s Mberengwa Communal Area

Takunda Chabata

Women's University In Africa, Zimbabwe



The Evolution of Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries

Timothy Njagi Njeru, Lilian Wambui Kirimi

Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development, Kenya



Mapping as Empowerment: Lessons from a Year of Participatory Community Mapping

Marena Brinkhurst1, Frank Pichel2, Hillary Ogina3

1Namati, United States of America; 2Cadasta Foundation, United States of America; 3Kenya Land Alliance, Kenya

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-13: Institutional Arrangements to Manage Communal Rights
Session Chair: Sandra Joireman, University of Richmond, United States of America
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Managing Customary Land in Fiji

Kelera Gadolo

I Taukei Land Trust Board, Fiji Islands



Complications in land allocations: appraisal of the Community Land Act 2016, Kenya

Mr. Tom Chavangi, Prof. Muhammad Swazuri, Mr. Geoffrey Nyamasege, Ms Esterina Dokhe

National Land Commission, Kenya



Territorial planning at community level in Mozambique: opportunities and challenges in a context of community land delimitation

José Monteiro1, Antonio Inguane1, Emídio Oliveira1, Simão Joaquim2, Lázaro Matlava2

1Community Land initiative (iTC), Mozambique; 2Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development, National Directorate of Land



Has Devolution of Forest Rights in Nepal Enabled Investment in Locally Controlled Forest Enterprises?

Bishnu Prasad Sharma1, Steven Lawry2, Naya Sharma Paudel3, Anukram Adhikary3, Mani Ram Banjade2

1Tribhuvan University, Nepal; 2Center for International Forestry Research; 3Forest Action, Nepal

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-13: Land Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Session Chair: Tim Hanstad, Landesa, United States of America
MC C2-125 
 

Analyzing the enabling environment for transforming forest landscape conflicts: the example of Lao PDR

Seth Kane1, Richard Hackman2, Bounyadeth Phouangmala1, David Gritten1

1RECOFTC, Thailand; 2Independent Consultant



ADR as a viable tool in land conflicts: a Kenyan Perspective

Geoffrey Nyamasege, Prof. Muhammad Swazuri, Tom Chavangi

National Land Commission, Kenya



Managing Challenges And Security Threats From Conflicting Judgements On Land In Ghana

Daud Sulemana Mahama

Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana

 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-13: Challenges of Land Acquisition for Infrastructure
Session Chair: Harris Selod, World Bank, United States of America
MC C2-125 
 

Land for Food or Power? The Interface between Hydropower Production and Family Farming in Southwest Ethiopia

Getachew Legese1, Till Stellmacher1, Hailemariam Teklewold Belayneh2, Kristof Van Assche3, Girma Kelboro1

1Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Germany; 2Environmental and Climate Research Center for Ethiopia; 3University of Alberta



Using Participative G.I.S. For Infrastructure Corridor Planning Around Mining Projects: A Case Study From Indonesia

Saleem Ali

University of Delaware, United States of America



Growing Demand, Shrinking Supply of Industrial Lands in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Can Improving Urban Land Administration and Governance be a Solution?

Berihu Assefa Gebrehiwot1, Alebel B. Weldeselasie2

1Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Ethiopia; 2Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Ethiopia

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-13: Land Value Capture Experiences
Session Chair: William Mccluskey, African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, United Kingdom
MC C2-125 
 

A Century of Unsuccessful Attempts at Value Capture? An Analysis of the UK’s Track Record

Richard Grover

Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom



Transformation Of Land To Land Lot, Value Gain, Land Speculation, And Opportunities For Sharing Value Increment: An Evaluation Of The Turkey Example

Gizem Var1, Yesi̇m Ali̇efendi̇oglu2, Sibel Canaz Sevgen3, Harun Tanrıvermis4

1ankara unıversıty, department of real estate development and mangement, Turkey; 2ankara unıversıty, department of real estate development and mangement, Turkey; 3ankara unıversıty, department of real estate development and mangement, Turkey; 4ankara unıversıty, department of real estate development and mangement, Turkey



Capturing Land Value after the Collapse of the Oil Economy to Finance Luanda's New Urbanisation

Allan Cain

Development Workshop, Angola



Does Ethical And Participative Land Based Financing Support Better Land Governance

M. Siraj Sait1, Jean Du Plessis2, Nuha Eltinay3, David Mitchell4

1University of East london, United Kingdom; 2UN-Habitat; 3Arab Urban Development Institute; 4Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-13: Marshalling Grassroots Support to Strengthen Local Rights
Session Chair: Fridah Githuku, GROOTS Kenya, Kenya
MC C2-125 
 

Toolkit for the Gender-Sensitive Implementation and Monitoring of the Tenure Guidelines (VGGTs) and the African Union's Framework and Guidelines for Land Policy: Preliminary Scorecard Results from Several Countries.

Catherine Gatundu1, Jenny Springer3, Douglas Hertzler2

1ActionAid International, Kenya; 2ActionAid USA, United States of America; 3Equator Group



Building Evidence on Rural Women Struggles for Land Rights in Tanzania: The Quest for Knowledge, Recognition and Participation in Decision Making Processes

Godfrey Eliseus Massay

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum, Tanzania



Promoting women land rights in Vietnam

Gina Alvarado Merino

International Center for Research on Women, United States of America



How Can Informal Settlement Communities Leverage Global Networks? The Case Of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Jaehyeon Park

University of California, Los Angeles

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-13: Mechanisms to Formalize Community Rights
Session Chair: Katia Araujo, Huairou Commission, United States of America
MC C2-125 
 

Breaking the Mould:Lessons for Implementing Community Land Rights in Kenya

Collins Odote, Patricia Mbote

University of Naiorbi, Kenya



Investigating Community Knowledge Of Rural Land Resources In The Yway Gone Village Tract,Bago Region, Myanmar

Nicholas Thomas, Theingi May Soe

Tetra Tech, United States of America



Development of Pro-poor and Gender Responsive System (ProGResS) of Land Governance in Nepal

Janak Raj Joshi1, Raja Ram Chhatkuli2, Umashankar Pandey3, Bhagwat Rimal4, Dinesh Tuitui4, Habendra Prasad Dev5

1Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Nepal; 2UNHABITAT Nepal; 3Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University; 4Project Engineering and Environmental Studies [PEES] Consultant (P) Ltd., Nepal; 5Department of Land Information and Archive, Ministry of Land Reform and Management



Responsible Governance To Secure Land Rights Of Single-Women – An Example From Odisha (India)

Pranati Das

Landesa (Rural Development Institute), India

 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-13: Strengthening Customary Rights: Options and Impacts
Session Chair: Esther Obaikol, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti
MC C2-125 
 

Securing Land In Butana For Rural Poor

Rashid Abdelaziz Musaad

Butana Development Agency, Sudan



Institution For Managing The Commons And Customary Land

Richard Okello Lukiko, Frances Birungi

Uganda Land Alliance, UCOBAC



Rights-Based Approach to Land: The Case of Seaweed Farmers in Caluya, Antique, Philippines

Violeta Corral

PAKISAMA, Philippines



Women’s Access to Irrigated Land in a Patrilineal Customary Area: Baare Community Irrigation Project.

Emmanuel Offei Akrofi

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-13: Marine Cadastre for Coastal Management
Session Chair: Hendrikus Johannes (Rik) Wouters, Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The
MC C2-125 
 

Marine Cadastre in Europe: State of Play

Evangelia Balla1, Hendrikus Johannes {Rik} Wouters2

1National Cadastre and Mapping Agency S.A. (EKXA), Greece; 2Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The



Marine Cadasters...The Final Frontier

Tim Fella

ESRI, United States of America

 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-13: How Changing Tenure Relations Affect Rural Production
Session Chair: Songqing Jin, Zhejiang University, China, People's Republic of
MC C2-125 
 

Modelling Agricultural Land Market Distortions the Size Distribution of Farms

Miguel Robles1, Manuel Hernandez2, Danilo Trupkin3

1World Bank; 2IFPRI, United States of America; 3Universidad de Buenos Aires



Land Tenure Systems, Food Security and Poverty: Evidence from Africa

Harriet Kasidi Mugera

World Bank



Herbicides Induce Territorialization and Are Weapons in Farmer–Pastoralist Interactions in Northern Benin

Georges Djohy1,2, Honorat Edja2, Ann Waters-Bayer3

1Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; 2Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Parakou, Parakou, Benin; 3Prolinnova / Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, Netherlands



Land tenure differences and adoption of agri-environmental practices: Evidence from Benin (West Africa)

Kotchikpa Gabriel Lawin1,2, Lota Dabio Tamini1,2

1Laval University, Department of Agricultural Economics and Consumer Science , Canada; 2Laval University, Center for Research on the Economics of the Environment, Agri-food, Transports and Energy (CREATE),Canada

 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-13: Building on Customary Tenure Security
Session Chair: Alexandra Hartman, UCL, United Kingdom
MC C2-125 
 

‘Koudemain’: Collaborative land strategies in the Kalinago Territory

Charlotte Eloise Stancioff1, Kimani Lapps2,3, Cozier Frederick2,4, Corinne Hofman1

1Leiden University, Netherlands, The; 2Salybia Heritage and Restoration Project; 3Ministry of Gender Affairs; 4Ministry of Kalinago Affairs



Interface Between Customary And Formal Land Management Systems: Mizoram, India

Devika Bahadur

World Bank, India



Land Governance, Land Policy and Indigenous People Land Use and Access Rights in the Brazilian Amazon and Matopiba after the Constitution of 1988

Vitor Bukvar Fernandes1, Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Delaide Passos1, Ana Paula Silva Bueno1, Paula Franco Moreira2

1University of Campinas, Brazil; 2Federal University of Tocantins, Brazil



They Will Need Land! The current land tenure situation and future land allocation needs of smallholder farmers in Cambodia

Jean-Christophe Diepart

Mekong Region Land Governance, Cambodia

 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-09: The Root of the Measure: Methodological Experiment

For more information or signing up, please contact hmoylan@worldbank.org

MC C2-125 
 

The Root of the Measure: Methodological Experiment on Cassava Production and Variety Identification

Heather Moylan1, Talip Kilic1, John Ilukor1, Innocent Phiri2

1World Bank; 2Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-09: Development of a Global Land Index

For more information or signing up, please contact dr.vrajlal.sapovadia@gmail.com

MC C2-125 
 

Demonstrating Development of First Global Land Index

Vrajlal Sapovadia

Techno Consult, India

 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-09: Women's Claim Making Strategies

For more information or signing up, please contact govindklkr@gmail.com

MC C2-125 
 

The Culture Of Land Ownership: Women's Claim Making Strategies

Shipra Deo, Govind Kelkar

Landesa, India