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Location: MC 6-860
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
01-04: Raising Awareness and Supporting Land Networks
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Stephanie Burgos, Oxfam America, United States of America

Improving land governance and increasing women’s access and control over land through collective actions – the case of Pernambuco

Patricia Maria Queiroz Chaves

Espaço Feminista, Brazil

The Untold Story – How Media Coverage Can Change The Narrative On Land And Property Rights

Astrid Zweynert

Thomson Reuters Foundation, United Kingdom

Using spatial data tools to support the development and sustainability of social land concessions for the landless or land-poor in Cambodia

Try Thy, Punwath Prum, David Hindley

Open Development Cambodia (ODC), Cambodia

Land Corruption in Africa: Secure Tenure Rights and Engage Local Communities

Jean Brice Tetka1, Annette Jaitner1, Michael Okai2, Bienvenu Tsivozahy3

1: Transparency International-Secretariat, Germany; 2: Transparency International-Ghana; 3: Transparency International-Madagascar

02-04: Leveraging the SDG Momentum and Monitoring Progress
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Landesa, United States of America

Taking Land Governance Performance Monitoring To The Next Level: Towards a Uniform Vision For Data Standards

Lisette Mey, Neil Sorensen, Laura Meggiolaro

Land Portal Foundation

How People-Centered Land Monitoring can Contribute to the Realization of the SDGs and VGGTs – The case of ILC's Dashboard

Ward Anseeuw1, Eva Hershaw2

1: CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy; 2: International Land Coalition, Italy

Strengthening Global Coordination for Land Governance Monitoring and Data for Policy Decisions; Experiences from Global Land Indicators Initiative

Everlyne Nairesiae Lingoine

GLII/GLTN - UN Habitat

Land Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Consolidating and Harmonizing Monitoring Initiatives

Neil Sorensen1, Laura Meggiolaro1, Romy Sato2

1: Land Portal Foundation, France; 2: Global Donor Working Group on Land

03-04: Harnessing the Benefits from a NSDI: Country Cases
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Maurice Barbieri, CLGE (Council of European Geodetic Surveyors), Switzerland

Measuring Geospatial Maturity; a First Step Towards Sensible, Sustainable and Resilient Investment

John David Kedar, Neil Dewfield, James Darvill, Kimberley Worthy

Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

Spatial Data Infrastructure Diagnostic Tool - Partnerships for Implementation

Rumyana Tonchovska1, Kathrine Kelm2, Peter ter Haar3

1: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, Italy; 2: World Bank, USA; 3: Senior Geospatial Consultant

Open Data and Spatial Data Infrastrcuture Develpment in Moldova

Ovdii Maria

Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre of Moldova, Moldova

SERBIAN NSDI DIGITAL PLATFORM: „Collect. Connect. Create.“ — Our words for the future

Darko Vucetic, Borko Draskovic, Nemanja Paunic, Miroslav Hrcan

Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia

The legal component, one of the key segments for NSDI development in Republic of Macedonia

Sonja Dimova

Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of

04-04: How Do Global Policies Support Local Change
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Christian Graefen, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany

The VGGT and F&G: Versatile Tools for Tenure Governance

Wordsworth Odame Larbi

FAO, Ethiopia

Open Data as a Mechanism of Social Change for Vulnerable Urban Communities

David Palomino2, Madaleine Weber2, Daniel Cotillas1, Maria Luisa Zanelli1

1: Habitat for Humanity; 2: Cadasta

Towards Transparency in Land Ownership: a Methodology to Research Beneficial Land Ownership

Caitlin Pierce2, Nick Tagliarino3, Poppea Daniel5, Megan MacInnes4, Jean Brice Tetka1, Leon Verstappen3, Annette Maria Jaitner1

1: Transparency International Secretariat, Germany; 2: Traverse Research; 3: IALTA; 4: Global Witness; 5: Research Consultant

A Global Review of Land Tenure, Climate Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity

David Mitchell1, Darryn McEvoy1, Danilo Antonio2

1: RMIT University, Australia; 2: Land and GLTN Unit, UN-Habitat, Kenya

Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
05-04: Implementing Safeguards to Protect Land Rights
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Peter Sidler, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Ethiopia

Losing Land and Livelihood: Commercial Farming and Displacement in Rural Zambia

Juliana Nnoko Mewanu, Janet Walsh

Human Rights Watch, United States of America

Promoting Rural Land Tenure Security in Haiti: Ensuring community participation through a tailored public consultation process

Laura Bermudez Farias1, Soraya Senosier2, Kevin Barthel1

1: Land Alliance, United States of America; 2: Interamerican Development Bank

The Land Specialized Court in Mato Grosso, Brazil: Achievements and challenges in collective land conflicts

Adriana Coninghan1, Bastiaan Reydon2, Rodrigo Miranda3, José de Arimatéia Barbosa4, Vitor Hugo Sousa Jr1, Vitor Fernandes2

1: Judiciary Branch of State of Mato Grosso - Brazil; 2: Nea UNICAMP - Brazil; 3: OAB/MT - Brazilian Bar Association - State of Mato Grosso - Brazil; 4: ANOREG - Association of Notaries and Registrars of Brazil

07-04: Land Restitution in Post-Conflict Situations
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: David F. Varela, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia

Land Restitution in the context of Peace Building

Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta

WORLD BANK, Colombia

The Political Economy of the Rural Agreement in the Colombian Peace Accord

Camilo Pardo

George Mason University, United States of America

Land and Conflict: Improved Governance of Tenure to Build Peace, Food Security and Sustainable Development

Javier Molina Cruz

FAO, Italy

Land and Peace in Colombia: FFP Methodology for Field Data Collection and Data Handling

Mathilde Molendijk1, Tatiana Santos Dukon2, Christiaan Lemmen1, Javier Morales3, Victor Endo4, Sebastián Restrepo Rodriguez5, Jhon Fredy Gonzalez Dueñas6, Ivan Eduardo Matiz Sanchez7, Piet Spijkers8, Eva Maria Unger1, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta9

1: Kadaster, The Netherlands; 2: Agencia Nacional de Tierras, Colombia; 3: ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands; 4: Adterritorio, Peru; 5: Departamento Nacional de Planeación, Colombia; 6: Superintendencia de Notariado y Registro, Colombia; 7: consultor, IGAC, Colombia; 8: consultor, Colombia; 9: Banco Mundial, Colombia

08-04: Improving Land Service Delivery in Africa IV
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Paul Tchawa, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon

Participation, Innovative Approaches and Customary Cadastres: A Practical VGI Experiment in Nanton, Ghana

Kwabena Asiama1, Rohan Bennett2, Jaap Zevenbergen1

1: Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, The Netherlands; 2: Swinburne Business School, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Low-Cost Land Information System for Sustainable Urban Development: Case Examples in Kenya and Zambia

Danilo Antonio, John Gitau, Oumar Sylla

UN-Habitat/GLTN, Kenya

Assisted Community-Led Systematic Land Tenure Regularization

Marisa Balas1, Simao Joaquim2, Joao Carrilho2, Jose Almeirim Carvalho2, Jose Murta1, Christiaan Lemmen3

1: EXI LDA, Mozambique; 2: DINAT - National Directorate of Lands; 3: Kadaster

Innovations for Securing Land Rights in Customary Settings: Gender, Collective Action, and Role of Customary Authorities

Charles Peter Msosa, Felix Mangani, Misheck Longwe, Davie Chilonga


Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
09-04: Multi-Stakeholder Platforms for Land Policy Dialogue
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya

Innovation of Integrated Resource Governance in Myanmar

Aung Kyaw Thein

Pyoe Pin, Myanmar

Enjeux Et Limites Des Plateformes De Gouvernance Foncière Multiacteurs En Afrique

KA Ibrahima

Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale, Senegal

Refitting Gendered Land Governance Strategies With New Global And Regional Development Frameworks: Opportunities And Challenges For Land And Gender Advocates

M. Siraj Sait1, Mino Ramaroson2, Rebecca Ochong3, Melissa Permizel4

1: University of East London, United Kingdom; 2: Huairou Commission, United States of America; 3: Habitat for Humanity International Asia Pacific Office; 4: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Multi-stakeholder Engagement To Increase Access To Land For Housing: Case Studies From A Global Advocacy Campaign

Jane Katz1, Tamzin Hudson4, Maria Luisa Zanelli3, Carly Kraybill1, Irantzu Serra-Lasa1, Rebecca Ochong2, Anne Myers1

1: Habitat for Humanity International, United States of America; 2: Habitat for Humanity International, Asia-Pacific; 3: Habitat for Humanity International, Latin America and the Caribbean; 4: Habitat for Humanity International, Europe, Middle Eaat and Africa

10-04: Capacity Development for Land Governance
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Land Govenance In Higher Education: Missing Link between Research, Policy, And Stakeholders' Needs In African Societies

Michael Kirk

University of Marburg, Germany

Fit-For-Purpose Land Administration: Capacity Development for Country Implementation

Stig Enemark1, Robin McLaren2, Danilo Antonio3

1: Aalborg University, Denmark; 2: KnowEdge, United Kingdom; 3: GLTN/UN-Habitat, Kenya

Technical and Vocational Education and Training initiative on Rural Cadastre and Land Registration: The Case of Ethiopia

Zerfu Hailu Gebrewold1, Tigistu G/Meskel Abeza2, Tommi Tenno Tenno1

1: NIRAS/Ethiopia, Ethiopia; 2: Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Advancing collaborative research in responsible and smart land management in and for Africa: The ADLAND model

Uchendu Eugene Chigbu, Walter de Vries, Pamela Duran Diaz, Anna Schopf, Tobias Bendzko

Chair of Land Management, Technical University of Munich, Germany

11-04: Data Collection Methodology
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Gbemisola Oseni Siwatu, The World Bank, United States of America

Production Frontiers & Soil Suitability: An Analysis of Maize Farmers in Eastern Uganda

Sydney Gourlay

World Bank, United States of America

Mission Impossible? Exploring the Promise of Multiple Imputation for Predicting Missing GPS-Based Land Area Measures in Household Surveys

Talip Kilic2, Ismael Yacoubou Djima1, Gero Carletto2

1: Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS), Survey Unit, Development Data Group, The World Bank; 2: The World Bank

Targeting small scale irrigation in Mozambique: Initial evidence and implications for impact evaluations

Paul Christian, Florence Kondylis

The World Bank, United States of America

Sampling strategies for assessing impacts of irrigation investment in Rwanda

Florence Kondylis

The World Bank, United States of America

Date: Friday, 23/Mar/2018
12-03: OpenStreetMap–The Free, Open, Collaborative Global Basemap
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Marena Brinkhurst, Mapbox, United States of America

OpenStreetMap - The Free, Open, Collaborative Global Basemap

Marena Brinkhurst1, Olaf Veerman2

1: Mapbox, United States of America; 2: Development Seed, United States of America

13-03: Alternative Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons from Cambodia
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Sophorn Poch, Independent Mediation Organization (IMG), Cambodia

Alternative Land Conflict Transformation: Lessons from Cambodia

Brian Garcia, Sophorn Poch

Land Equity International/Mekong Region Land Governance, Lao People's Democratic Republic

14-03: The Economics of Land Degradation Neutrality in Asia
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Pushpam Kumar, UNEP, Kenya

The Economics of Land Degradation Neutrality in Asia: Empirical Analysis & Policy Implications for the SDGs

Pushpam Kumar

UNEP, Kenya

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