Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C1-200
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am01-12: Strategies to Strengthen Womens' Land Rights
Session Chair: Janet Walsh, Human Rights Watch, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Gender Gap In Ownership To Agricultural Land In Rural Tanzania: Implications to Wealth Distribution

Sophia Kongela

ARDHI UNIVERSITY, Tanzania

01-12-Kongela-801_ppt.pdf


Gender and Land Tenure Security in Gusii Kenya: Improving Household welfare through land Rights

Dolphine Kwamboka Isinta, Michael Flitner

Bremen University, Germany

01-12-Isinta-184_paper.pdf
01-12-Isinta-184_ppt.ppt


Enhancing Women’s Land Rights Under Customary Tenure Through Issuance Of Certificates Of Customary Ownership And Communal Land Associations

Dorcas Wagima Okalany, Naome Kabanda

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda

01-12-Okalany-252_paper.pdf
01-12-Okalany-252_ppt.pdf


Gender-disaggregated data: A key prerequisite for realizing women’s land rights in Africa

Fridah Wanjiku Githuku1, Dickson Njunge1, Michelle McLinden-Nuijen2

1GROOTS Kenya; 2LANDac/ Utrecht University, Netherlands, The

01-12-Githuku-344_paper.pdf
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-12: Securing Women's Land Rights in Customary Systems
Session Chair: Caleb Stevens, USAID, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Women’s Land Rights as a Pathway to Poverty Reduction A Framework and Review of Available Evidence

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Agnes Quisumbing1, Cheryl Doss2, Sophie Theis1

1IFPRI, United States of America; 2Oxford University

02-12-Meinzen-Dick-205_paper.pdf
02-12-Meinzen-Dick-205_ppt.pptx


Exploring Gender-Biased Customary Land Tenure Systems in Ghana: Results from Focus Groups with Men and Women Farmers in the Northern Region

Gina Rico Mendez, Kathleen Ragsdale, Mary R. Read-Wahidi

Social Science Research Center at Mississippi State University, United States of America

02-12-Rico Mendez-233_paper.pdf
02-12-Rico Mendez-233_ppt.pptx


Ensuring Gender Mainstreaming in the Design and Implementation of REDD + Related Activities

Katharina Siegmann

World Bank, United States of America

02-12-Siegmann-1060_ppt.pdf


Innovations in Securing Land and Resource Rights for the Poor and Women in Customary Settings: the Case of Chamuka Chiefdom, Zambia

Solomon Mkumbwa1, Morgan Kumwenda2, Farirai Shumba3, Helen Nyamweru Ndungu1, Oumar Sylla1, Danilo Antonio1

1UN-HABITAT/GLTN, Kenya; 2His Royal High Chief Chamuka IV, Chisamba, Zambia; 3People’s Process on Housing and Poverty in Zambia

02-12-Mkumbwa-450_paper.pdf
02-12-Mkumbwa-450_ppt.pptx
 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-12: Making Land Institutions more Gender Sensitive
Session Chair: Katia Araujo, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Women's Land Rights and Food Security in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities

Muriuki Muriungi1, Patricia Kameri-Mbote2

1University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2University of Nairobi, Kenya

03-12-Muriungi-371_paper.pdf
03-12-Muriungi-371_ppt.ppt


Women’s Land Rights in Liberia: How can they be Protected and Strengthened in the Land Reform Process?

Justine Ntale Uvuza1, Jennifer Duncan1, My-Lan Dodd1, Izatta Ngabe2, Lena Cummings3, Vivian Neal4

1LANDESA, United States; 2Land Governance Support Activity , Liberia; 3Women’s NGO Secretariat of Liberia, Liberia; 4Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia, Liberia

03-12-Uvuza-257_paper.pdf
03-12-Uvuza-257_ppt.pptx


The Effectiveness of a Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Strategy in Changing Social Attitudes on Equal Rights to Property for Women – The Case of Kosovo

Merita Limani, Driton Zeqiri, Don Cuizon

USAID Property Rights Program, Tetra Tech

03-12-Limani-537_paper.pdf
03-12-Limani-537_ppt.pdf


Customary land tenurein matrilineal societies of Tanzania: Does inheritance matter?Experience from Morogoro rural district

Jenesta Urassa

Ardhi University, Tanzania

03-12-Urassa-195_paper.pdf
03-12-Urassa-195_ppt.pdf
 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-12: Legal & Practical Barriers to Gender Neutral Land Ownership
Session Chair: Patricia K. Mbote, University of Nairobi, Kenya
MC C1-200 
 

Women, Business and the Law 2018: data that matters for women's property rights

Nayda Almodóvar-Reteguis

The World Bank, United States of America

04-12-Almodóvar-Reteguis-861_ppt.pptx


A Comparative Analysis of Women's Legal Rights to Land Worldwide

Camilla Schloss

Public Prosecutor's Office of Berlin, Germany

04-12-Schloss-690_paper.pdf
04-12-Schloss-690_ppt.pptx


Achieving SDG Indicator 5.a.2 in the Western Balkans: Partnerships for Gender Equality in Land Ownership and Control

Margret Vidar1, Adela Llatja2, Naomi Kenney1, Rumyana Tonchovska1, Margreet Goelema2

1FAO; 2GIZ

04-12-Vidar-531_paper.pdf
04-12-Vidar-531_ppt.pdf


Transformative reparations: A mean identify, eliminate and correct preexisting structural inequality on women's access to land

Adriana Catalina Ortiz Serrano, Adriana Catalina Ortiz Serrano

Independant, United States of America

04-12-Ortiz Serrano-928.docx


Redesigning Procedures to Encourage Legal Recognition of Informal Relations to Property: The Case of “Informal Inheritance” in Kosovo’s Intergenerational Context

Gent Salihu

USAID Property Rights Program, Tetra Tech

04-12-Salihu-553_paper.pdf
04-12-Salihu-553_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am05-12: Expropriation Policy in Practice
Session Chair: Katherine Mulhern, International Senior Lawyers Project, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Expropriation and Compensation for ‘Public Utility’—the view from ‘above’ and ‘below’ in Cameroon

Brendan Schwartz1, Lorenzo Cotula1, Samuel Nguiffo2, Jaff Bamenjo3

1International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom; 2Centre for Environment and Development (CED), Cameroon; 3The Network to Fight Against Hunger in Cameroon (RELUFA), Cameroon

05-12-Schwartz-607_paper.pdf
05-12-Schwartz-607_ppt.pptx


Need of Compliance to Legal and Social Framework for Land Based Investments in India

Vilas Sonawane1, Ashish Sonawane2

1Bhartiya Agriculture Economic Research Center, India; 2M P Law College, Auranagabd

05-12-Sonawane-820_paper.pdf
05-12-Sonawane-820_ppt.pptx


Understanding Compensation From The Viewpoint Of Owners And Users Affected By Projects: An Assessment Of Selected Land And Water Development Projects In Turkey

Harun Tanrivermis, Yesim Aliefendioglu

Ankara University

05-12-Tanrivermis-970.docx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-12: Infrastrcuture investments and Compulsory Acquisition Processes
Session Chair: Jonathan Lindsay, World Bank, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

National Land Commission experience in acquiring land for mega investments in Lamu County – Kenya.

Fibian Lukalo, Muhammad Swazuri, Tom Chavangi, Esterina Dokhe

NATIONAL LAND COMMISISON, Kenya

06-12-Lukalo-369_paper.pdf
06-12-Lukalo-369_ppt.ppt


Developing a Transit-Oriented Development Strategy for the Lima Metro: Challenges and Opportunities

Zoe Trohanis, Vanessa Velasco, Gabriel Arrisueno, Luis Triveno

The World Bank Group

06-12-Trohanis-729_paper.pdf
06-12-Trohanis-729_ppt.pptx


GIS Analysis on The Mismatch between the Roads in Cadaster and in Reality due to the Saemaul Road Project in Korea.

Yongjong Lee

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

06-12-Lee-259_paper.pdf
06-12-Lee-259_ppt.pptx


How land value capture(LVC) has financed infrastructure, affordable housing, and urban development in Bogota-Colombia

Vanessa Velasco1, Luis Triveno2, Gustavo Marulanda3

1World Bank, Colombia; 2World Bank, HQ; 3Bogota Cadastral

06-12-Velasco-902_paper.pdf
06-12-Velasco-902_ppt.pdf
 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-12: Urban Land Acquisition
Session Chair: Bjoern Hoops, University of Groningen, Netherlands, The
MC C1-200 
 

Political and Economic Challenges for Land Owners and Families Surrounding the Port of La Union, El Salvador, Central America

Luis Alfaro1, Thi My Hanh Le2, Lorenzo Alfaro3

1LAA GLOBAL, El Salvador; 2Korea-Vietnam Friendship Information Technology College, Vietnam; 3Real Estate Owner, El Salvador

07-12-Alfaro-269.docx


Understanding Land Acquisition in Urban Development Projects: Participation of Slum Dwellers

Anushka Thakkar

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT University), Ahmedabad, India

07-12-Thakkar-144_paper.pdf
07-12-Thakkar-144_ppt.pdf


Land Governance & Infrastructure Development: Challenges in the Perspective of Land Acquisition and Resettlement.

Md Mayen Uddin Tazim

International Resettlement Consultant, Bahark-Eshkashim Road Project of the Ministry of Public Works, Asian Development Bank, Afghanistan

07-12-Tazim-293_paper.pdf
07-12-Tazim-293_ppt.pdf


Understanding Local Governments’ Tactics To Guard Against Land-expropriation-related mass incidents (LERMIs) in China: A Case Study From Huizhou

Siliang Wang, Shukui Tan

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, People's Republic of

07-12-Wang-796.docx
 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-12: Turning Legal Principles for Expropriation into Practice
Session Chair: Tim Hanstad, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Challenges and Opportunities for the Formalization of Uncompensated Expropriated Private Lands in the Dominican Republic

Kevin Barthel, German Zarama, Victor Endo

The Land Alliance, United States of America

08-12-Barthel-164_paper.pdf
08-12-Barthel-164_ppt.pptx


High-level Requirements for a Land Acquisition and Resettlement Tool for Planning, Design, and Implementation of Resettlement Process for Infrastructure and Other Public-interest Projects.

Nadege Orlova1, Alexandre Samborsky2, Miguel Sanjines3

1World Bank; 2National Center of State Cadastres, Geodesy and Cartography, Uzbekistan; 3Independant Consultant

08-12-Orlova-823_ppt.pptx


Compulsory Acquisition of Land: the Need For Robust Governance to Deliver Public Interest Projects Through Land Assembly

Liz Neate

Land and Equity Movement in Uganda - LEMU, United Kingdom

08-12-Neate-668_paper.pdf
08-12-Neate-668_ppt.ppt


Legal Limits On Government Authority To Expropriate Land

Nicholas Tagliarino

Land Portal, Netherlands, The

08-12-Tagliarino-461_paper.pdf
08-12-Tagliarino-461_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am09-12: New ways of creating and using data
Session Chair: David Rovira, senseFly SA, Switzerland
MC C1-200 
 

Ecuador - Sigtierras The First National Interconnected Open Source Land Information System

Jean-Philippe Lestang, Jean-Noël Avrain, Stéphane Palicot

GEOFIT, France



Territorial management in San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Vicente Aguilar1, Boris Roberto Lopez2, Pablo Dominguez2

1Municipalidad de San Pedro Sula, Honduras; 2DHV Consultants



Zanzibar Mapping Initiative - An Island of Innovation

Yves Barthelemy, Edward Anderson

WORLD BANK, Tanzania



Land Administration at Scale

Peter Ritchie

GIS Transport, Nigeria

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-12: Roundtable: Big Data and the Valuation Office – a Two-sided Application for Land Administration?
Session Chair: Tim Fella, ESRI, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Improving Property Tax Valuation with Big Data

Dorothy Jacks

International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America



How Governments are Applying Concepts of Big Data, Open Data, and Data Science in Support of Land Administration

Christopher Barlow

Thomson Reuters, United States of America



Arlington County’s Open Data Initiative

Jaime Lees

Arlington County, United States of America

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-12: Gender Analysis of Land Registration Systems
Session Chair: Rumyana Tonchovska, UNFAO, Italy
MC C1-200 
 

An Assessment of Land Tenure Regimes and Women’s Land Rights in Two Regions of Myanmar

Elizabeth Louis, Laura Eshbach, Beth Roberts, Naw Dah Htee

Landesa, United States of America

11-12-Louis-538_paper.pdf
11-12-Louis-538_ppt.ppt


Women's Land Ownership in Morocco: Current State & Challenges

Souad Adnane

World Bank, United States of America

11-12-Adnane-935_paper.pdf
11-12-Adnane-935_ppt.pptx


Case Study on the Registration of Property Rights of Women in Kosovo

Ms. Brikene Meha1, Mr. Murat Meha2

1Company: KLSC; EU funded project, Kosovo; 2Kosovo Cadastral Agency

11-12-Meha-790_paper.pdf
11-12-Meha-790_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Friday, 23/Mar/2018
9:00am - 10:30am12-02: Developing a Shared Conceptual Framework for Research on Women’s Land Rights
Session Chair: Ruth Meinzen-Dick, IFPRI, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Developing a Shared Conceptual Framework for Research on Women’s Land Rights

Cheryl Doss2, Ruth Meinzen-Dick3, Amanda Richardson1

1Resource Equity, United States of America; 2Oxford University; 3IFPRI

 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-02: Land in the SDG and the Human Rights Sphere: Links and Opportunities
Session Chair: Katia Araujo, Landesa, United States of America
MC C1-200 
 

Human Rights Norms and SDG: Links and Opportunities

Katia Araujo, Beth Roberts

Landesa, United States of America

13-02-Araujo-555_paper.pdf
13-02-Araujo-555_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-02: Land Governance from the bottom up: Including local communities in multi-stakeholder processes
Session Chair: Romy Maria Santpoort, Utrecht University, Netherlands, The
MC C1-200 
 

Land investments from the bottom up: Including local communities in multistakeholder processes

Romy Maria Santpoort, Annelies Zoomers, Gemma Betsema, Michelle Nuijen, Frida Wanjiku Githuku, Philip Kilonzo, Ntauazi Clemente, Nzira de Deus, Faye El Hadji, Andrew Mkandawire El Hadji

LANDac (Netherlands Academy for Land Governance), Netherlands, The

14-02-Santpoort-636_paper.pdf
14-02-Santpoort-636_ppt.pdf