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Session Overview
Location: MC 7-100
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am01-10: Socio-Economic Aspects of Land Admin. Service Delivery
Session Chair: Christian Graefen, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
MC 7-100 
 

The Importance of Ostrom’s Design Principles: Youth Group Performance in Northern Ethiopia

Stein T. Holden, Mesfin Tilahun

Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway



Land policy and the youth ‘bulge’ in Ethiopia: How social and economic transformations are scrutinizing the status qou

Hosaena Ghebru, Alemayehu Seyoum Tafesse

International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America



Land Distribution in Northern Ethiopia From 1998 to 2016:Gender-disaggregated, Spatial and Intertemporal Variation

Mesfin Tilahun Gelaye1,2, Stein T. Holden1

1School of Economics and Business/Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life; 2Mekelle University, Department of Economics



Land As Matrimonial Property In Kenya: Demystifying The Concept Of Contribution To Acquisition Of Land As Matrimonial Property

Mitchelle Oyuga, Nancy Ikinu

Federation of Women Lawyers-Kenya(FIDA-Kenya), Kenya

 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-10: Contribution of Knowledge-Action Networks
Session Chair: Peter Messerli, University of Bern, Switzerland
MC 7-100 
 

Establishing a Science-policy Interface for Sustainable Land Systems – an Initiative of Future Earth’s Global Land Programme (GLP)

Ariane de Bremond1,2, Isabelle Providoli1,2, Albrecht Ehrensperger1,2, Peter Messerli1,2

1University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE); 2Global Land Programme



Future Earth and the Science-Policy Nexus: Co-designing a solutions-oriented science for global sustainable development

Sandrine Paillard, Jon Padgham

Future Earth



Rethinking the science-policy nexus in the land sector – Promoting People Centered Land Governance and Monitoring

Ward Anseeuw1,2, Michael Taylor2

1CIRAD, France; 2Iternational Land Coalition, Italy

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm03-10: Reducing the Risks of Agribusiness Investment
Session Chair: Marc Levy, Earth Institute, Columbia University, United States of America
MC 7-100 
 

Advocating for Safeguards in Governing Land for Investment: Ethiopia, Mozambique, Uganda, and Malawi

Juliana Nnoko Mewanu, Maria Burnett, Felix Horne, Katharina Rall, Nisha Varia, Janet Walsh

Human Rights Watch



Responsible Large-Scale Land Investments in Uganda: Current Application and Potential Scope of International Safeguards

Tobias Vorlaufer1, Felix Schilling2, Michael Kirk1, Christian Graefen2

1University of Marburg, Germany; 2Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)



Mechanisms for Consultation and Free, Prior and Informed Consent in the Negotiation of Land Contracts

Sam Szoke-Burke, Kaitlin Cordes

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America



Pre-existing Community Land Disputes In Private Sector Investments and Development Interventions

Karol Boudreaux1, Darryl Vhugen1,2, Nicole Walter1

1The Cloudburst Group, United States of America; 2Independent Consultant

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm04-10: Land Policy Developments in Africa
Session Chair: Moses Kibirige, World Bank, Uganda
MC 7-100 
 

Towards an efficient and effective Land Administration System: The case of Ghana’s legislative Reform; Lessons and Challenges

Kofi Abakah Blankson

MINISTRY OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Ghana



The South African Land Observatory – The Establishment of a Multi-stakeholder Platform for Multi-level Evidence-based Decision-making on Land in South Africa

Thinah Moyo1, Ward Anseeuw2

1University of Pretoria, South Africa; 2International Land Coalition



Using LGAF as a basis for land policy dialogue and monitoring progress

Zerfu Hailu Gebrewold

NIRAS/LGAF Ethiopia Country Coordinator, Ethiopia



Delivering Land Administration Service At Scale Through Major Land Reforms- Malawi`s Experience

Devie Chilonga, Ivy Julie Luhanga, Kwame Ngwira, Charles Msosa

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

 
Date: Wednesday, 22/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am05-10: Development Partners Support to Tenure Security
Session Chair: Suzuka Sugawara-Sato, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
MC 7-100 
 

Improvement Of Community Tenure Security Through Access To Land Data: Evidences From GLTN Tools Application In Uganda And Kenya

Oumar Sylla1, Danilo Antonio1, Qhobela Cyprian Selebalo1, Hellen-Nyamweru Ndungu1, David J Stanfield2, John Gitua1

1UN-Habitat, Kenya; 2University of Wisconsin-Madison



Establishing An Intra-Oganizational Fit For Purpose Land Rights Policy. Comparison Of Successes, Lessons Learned And Best Practices Across Projects.

David Betge, Roland Zuidema, Jean Pierrre Irutingabo, Hendrik Westerbeek, Christin Weigt

ZOA, Netherlands, The



Updating Land Records, Resolving Land Problems and Securing Clear Land Titles through the Community-driven Process Involving Local Youth

Sunil Kumar Meka, Lokesh Shravandanahalli Bijavarappa

Landesa, India



District Multi-stakeholder Forums: Unexhausted Opportunity For Securing Land Rights, Tanzania Experience

Masalu Luhula

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum, Tanzania

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-10: Agribusiness Investment, Land Tenure, and Land Use
Session Chair: David Bledsoe, Resource equity, United States of America
MC 7-100 
 

Rubber Boom and Land Use Dynamics in Southwest China: Driving Force and Its Impact on Carbon Balances

Shi Min1, Georg Cadisch2, Jikun Huang3, Hermann Waibel1

1Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany; 2University of Hohenheim, Germany; 3Peking University, China



Gender Norms and Gendered Impacts of the Oil Palm 'Land Rush' in Indonesia

Bimbika Sijapati Basnett1, Rebecca Elmhirst2, Mia Siscawati3, Dian Ekowati1

1Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia; 2University of Brighton, UK; 3University of Indonesia, UK



The Impact Of Large-Scale Land Development Deals That Remain Unimplemented

Rikke Brandt Broegaard1, Thoumthone Vongvisouk1,2, Ole Mertz1

1Dept of Geoscience, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 2Faculty of Forestry, National University of Laos, Laos



Where Effective Governance is Absent, Ineffective Governance Becomes the Obvious: Interrogating Large Land Acquisition Processes and its Impacts on Investment Projects in South West Cameroon. The Case of Herakles Farms.

Frankline Anum Ndi

University of Melbourne, Australia

 
2:15pm - 3:45pm07-10: Assessing Impact of Land Reform Interventions
Session Chair: Jennifer Lisher, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
MC 7-100 
 

Baseline Findings And Evaluation Challenges For An Irrigation and Land Tenure Security Initiative in the Senegal River Valley

Aravind Moorthy, Thomas Coen, Katie Naeve, Jeremy Brecher-Haimson, Sarah Hughes

Mathematica Policy Research, United States of America



Outcomes of land and forest tenure reform implementation in Indonesia

Mani Banjade, Tuti Herawati, Nining Liswanti, Esther Mwangi

Center for International Forestry Researcy, Indonesia



Methods for Determining Land Formalization Cost-effectiveness: The Per-parcel Cost and Quality of USAID’s MAST Pilot in Tanzania

Lauren Persha1, Benjamin Linkow1, Sebastian Monroy-Taborda1, Gwynne Zodrow2

1NORC at the University of Chicago, United States of America; 2Management Systems International



Land Markets, Property Rights, and Deforestation in Sumatra, Indonesia (1992-2015)

Vijesh Krishna1, Christoph Kubitza1, Unai Pascual2, Matin Qaim1

1Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany; 2Basque Center for Climate Change, Spain

 
4:00pm - 5:30pm08-10: Property Rights and Operation of Factor Markets
Session Chair: Fernando Pedro Mendez Gonzalez, COLEGIO DE REGISTRADORES DE ESPAÑA, Spain
MC 7-100 
 

Land administration & property titles

Eduardo Martínez

IPRA-CINDER, Spain



Romania’s Housing Privatization as an Anticommons Problem

Robert Buckley, Ashna Mathema

World Bank group, United States of America



Public/Public Tenure Dualism in China: How the Dichotomy between State and Collective Ownership Has Shaped Urbanization and Driven the Emergence of Wealth Inequality

John Bruce

former Visiting Professor, Renmin University, Beijing; former Senior Land Law and Land Tenure Expert, World Bank; former Director, Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 
Date: Thursday, 23/Mar/2017
8:30am - 10:00am09-10: Addressing Land Tenure in Irrigation Schemes in West Africa
Session Chair: Caroline Plançon, world bank, United States of America
MC 7-100 
 

Building Resilience By Strengthening Women's Land Rights In The Senegal River Valley

Mamadou Baro, Abdoulaye Diagana

University of Arizona, United States of America



Securing land rights in irrigated scheme in Mali. Cas study of Sélingué.

Adamczewski Amandine

CIRAD, France / University of Gaston Berger, Sénégal



Inclusive land and water governance: Experiences from Mauritania and Senegal

Steven Raoul Filip Jonckheere, Harold Liversage

IFAD, Italy



Ideologies, Development Models and Irrigated Land Tenure: The Bagré Irrigation Project in Burkina Faso

Jean-Philippe Venot1, William's Daré2, Etienne Kaboré3, Francoise Gérard2, Abdoulaye Tapsoba2, Donatien Idani4, Simone Carboni5

1IRD, URA, Wageningen University; 2CIRAD; 3Bagrépôle; 4Agence de l'Eau du Nakambé; 5INSUCO

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-10: Expanding and Sustaining Land Registration
Session Chair: Elena Busch, Statens kartverk - Norwegian Mapping Authority, Norway
MC 7-100 
 

After 10 Years of Land Reform in Madagascar: Is the Process of Land Certification Massive and Inclusive?

Heriniaina Rakotomalala1, Perrine Burnod2, Camille Saint-Macary3, Flore Gubert3

1Madagascar Land Observatory, Madagascar; 2CIRAD, UMR Tetis; 3IRD, UMR Dial



Is Land Tenure "Secure Enough" in Rural Rwanda?

Michael Brown, Ailey Hughes

Chemonics International, United States of America



Land Registration Reform in Georgia

Elene Grigolia, Papuna Ugrekhelidze

National Agency of Public Registry, Georgia



The Missing Link: Successes And Lessons Learned From An Integrated Approach To Land Tenure Registration In Burundi.

David Betge, Roland Zuidema, Jean Pierrre Irutingabo, Hendrik Westerbeek

ZOA, Netherlands, The

 
1:00pm - 2:30pm11-10: Scaling Good Practice on Land Administration Delivery
Session Chair: Michele Oriol, Comité Inter Ministériel d'Aménagement du Territoire, Haiti
MC 7-100 
 

Tracking Impacts of Tajikistan Land Reform Across Multiple Projects, Donors and Districts from 2006-2016 Using a Common Core of Survey Questions and Field Methods

Eric Abbott1, Nandita Jain2

1Iowa State University, United States of America; 2The World Bank, Washington D.C.



Delivering Land Administration Services at Scale

Tsepang Tlali, Matsireletso Lepheana, Mahashe Chaka

Land Administration Authority, Lesotho



The Case for Participatory Fit For Purpose Massive Land Registration as a means for a Sustainable Cadaster in Mozambique

Marisa Balas1, Joao Carrilho2, Simao Pedro Joaquim2, Jose Murta1, Christiaan Lemmen3, Lazaro Matlava2, Mario Ruy Marques4

1EXI LDA, Mozambique; 2DINAT - National Directorate of Lands; 3Dutch Kadaster; 4Verde Azul/DINAT



La problématique foncière en Haïti : Comment le Recensement Général Agricole de 2010 questionne les politiques publiques

Klaas Geert van Vliet1, Sandrine Freguin-Gresh1, Thierry Giordano2, Jacques Marzin1, Gaël Pressoir3

1CIRAD, France; 2FAO; 3Chibas Foundation / Quiskeya University, Port-au-Prince

 
2:45pm - 4:15pm12-10: Experiences of Large Scale Land Acquisition
Session Chair: Issa Faye, African Development Bank, Tunisia
MC 7-100 
 

The Impact of Large Scale Foreign Land Acquisitions on Rural Households: Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence From Tanzania

Emma Aisbett1, Giulia Barbanente1,2

1University of Hamburg; 2Erasmus University Rotterdam



The Implications of Infrastructure Investments on Land and Livelihoods

Felicity Buckle, Bernice Sam

DAI, United Kingdom



Are Rural Areas Taking Advantage of Proximity to Cities?

Julio Antonio Berdegué Sacristán, Juan Manuel Soto Diaz, Milena Vargas

RIMISP-LATIN AMERICAN CENTER FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, Chile



Review of Land Tenure Systems to Support the Creation of an Enabling Environment for Agricultural Transformation in Africa.

Rose Mwebaza

African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire

 
Date: Friday, 24/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:30am13-05: Screening Prospective Investors

For more information or signing up, please contact aokumura@worldbankgroup.org

MC 7-100 
 

Screening Prospective Investors

William Speller1, Hafiz Mirza1, Asuka Okumura2, Paul Gardner Yvelin De Beville2, Duncan Pringle2, Chris Brett2

1UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2World Bank, USA

 
11:00am - 12:30pm14-05: Responsible Governance of Tenure: Technical Guide

For more information or signing up, please contact vhugen@msn.com

MC 7-100 
1:30pm - 3:00pm15-05: Gender and Responsible Agricultural Investment in Africa

For more information or signing up, please contact Ewakesho@oxfam.org.uk

MC 7-100 
 

Gender and Responsible Large Scale Land Based Investment in Agriculture in Africa: A Gendered Guide on Meaningful Community Engagement

Eileen Wakesho Mwagae1, Francine Picard2

1Oxfam Pan Africa Programme; 2International Institute for Sustainable Development