Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C2-125
Date: Tuesday, 21/Mar/2017
01-13: Can Modern Tools Help Protect Tribal Lands?
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Caleb Stevens, USAID, United States of America

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

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

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

02-13: Traditional Institutions' Role to Document Communal Rights
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Rachael Knight, Namati, United States of America

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

Katia Araujo1, Fridah Githuku2, Esther Mwaura-Muiru2

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

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

03-13: Institutional Arrangements to Manage Communal Rights
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Sandra Joireman, University of Richmond, United States of America

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

1: Community Land initiative (iTC), Mozambique; 2: Ministry 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

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

04-13: Land Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Tim Hanstad, Landesa, United States of America

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

Seth Kane1, Richard Hackman2, Bounyadeth Phouangmala1, David Gritten1

1: RECOFTC, Thailand; 2: Independent 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
05-13: Challenges of Land Acquisition for Infrastructure
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Harris Selod, World Bank, United States of America

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

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

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

06-13: Land Value Capture Experiences
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: William Mccluskey, African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, United Kingdom

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

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

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

07-13: Marshalling Grassroots Support to Strengthen Local Rights
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Fridah Githuku, GROOTS Kenya, Kenya

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

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

08-13: Mechanisms to Formalize Community Rights
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Katia Araujo, Huairou Commission, United States of America

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

1: Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Nepal; 2: UNHABITAT Nepal; 3: Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University; 4: Project Engineering and Environmental Studies [PEES] Consultant (P) Ltd., Nepal; 5: Department 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
09-13: Strengthening Customary Rights: Options and Impacts
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Esther Obaikol, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti

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

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

Marine Cadastre in Europe: State of Play

Evangelia Balla1, Hendrikus Johannes {Rik} Wouters2

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

Marine Cadasters...The Final Frontier

Tim Fella

ESRI, United States of America

11-13: How Changing Tenure Relations Affect Rural Production
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Songqing Jin, Zhejiang University, China, People's Republic of

Modelling Agricultural Land Market Distortions the Size Distribution of Farms

Miguel Robles1, Manuel Hernandez2, Danilo Trupkin3

1: World Bank; 2: IFPRI, United States of America; 3: Universidad 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

1: Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; 2: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Parakou, Parakou, Benin; 3: Prolinnova / 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

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

12-13: Building on Customary Tenure Security
Location: MC C2-125
Chair: Alexandra Hartman, UCL, United Kingdom

‘Koudemain’: Collaborative land strategies in the Kalinago Territory

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

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

1: University of Campinas, Brazil; 2: Federal 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
13-09: The Root of the Measure: Methodological Experiment
Location: MC C2-125

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

Heather Moylan1, Talip Kilic1, John Ilukor1, Innocent Phiri2

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

14-09: Development of a Global Land Index
Location: MC C2-125

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Demonstrating Development of First Global Land Index

Vrajlal Sapovadia

Techno Consult, India

15-09: Women's Claim Making Strategies
Location: MC C2-125

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

Shipra Deo, Govind Kelkar

Landesa, India