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Session Overview
Location: MC 2-850
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
03-14: Roundtable: Land sector impact evaluations
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Harold Liversage, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Italy

Opening Remarks

Oumar Sylla

UN-Habitat, Kenya

Guidelines for Impact Evaluation of Land Tenure and Governance Interventions

Jennifer Lisher

Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America


Heather Huntington

Cloudburst Consulting Group, United States of America


Michael O'Sullivan

World Bank, United States of America


Caleb Stevens

USAID, United States of America


Jolyne Sanjak

Landesa, United States of America

Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
05-13: Securing Forest Tenure for Rural Development: An Analytical Framework for Understanding and Strengthening Forest Tenure Security
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Gerardo Segura Warnholtz, The World Bank Group, United States of America

Relevance of forest tenure security for sustainable development and the environment: Addressing the “Why”

Julia Bucknall

World Bank, United States of America

How can we improve forest tenure security in our dialogue and interventions with clients and partners. Addressing the “How”

Jorge Munoz

World Bank, United States of America

Introduction to the Tenure Assessment Tools

Malcolm Childress

Global Land Alliance, United States of America

Securing Forest Tenure for Rural Development: An Analytical Framework for Understanding Issues and Opportunities to Strengthen Forest Tenure Security

Jenny Springer1, Gerardo Segura2, Malcolm Childress3

1: Equator Group; 2: World Bank, United States of America; 3: Land Alliance

06-13: Leveraging LGAF
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Thea Hilhorst, World Bank, United States of America

Ghana: Leveraging LGAF for land policy road map and designing NELGA support to monitoring and analytical capacity building

John Bugri

KNUST, Ghana

Building on LGAF for Land Governance Activity Mapping

David Egiashvili

FAO, Italy

Using LGAF for monitoring and sharing good practice in IGAD

Esther Obaikol

Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Djibouti

LGAF a diagnosis approach to analyse the land governance in North Africa

Moha El-ayachi

Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medecine, Morocco

Guatemale: Building a Policy Dialogue Around Housing using LGAF

Victor Endo

Land Alliance, Peru

Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
09-13: New Ways of Dealing with Land Conflict
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Laura Cunial, Norwegian Refugee Council, Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of

Alternative Land Conflict Transformation: A Cambodia Innovation

Sophorn Poch

Independent Mediation Organization (IMG), Cambodia

Innovation In Land Disputes Mediation And Land Governance In Conflict Situations: Evidence From Eastern DRC And The State Of Jubbaland, Somalia.

Nelson Marongwe, Oumar Sylla, Ombretta Tempra Tempra

UN-Habitat, Kenya

Land Governance And State Building In Conflict Contexts: 10 Country Cases

Ombretta Tempra, Clarissa Augustinus, Oumar Sylla

UN-Habitat / Global Land Tool Network, Kenya

10-13: Taxing Real Property in Africa: Status & Prospects
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Willy Govender, Data World, South Africa

Policy Challenges

Martin Grote

IMF, United States of America

Are the Property Tax Challenges Africa Face Different from Elsewhere in the World?

Joan Youngman

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, United States of America

Land Tenure Issues

Lawrence Walters

Brigham Young University, United States of America

Administrative Challenges

William Mccluskey

African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, United Kingdom

Current Status and Future Prospects

Riel Franzsen

University of Pretoria, South Africa

11-13: Roundtable: New Technology, Women, and Land
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Landesa, United States of America

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