Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC 6-100
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am01-06: Tools for Responsible Agro Investment
Session Chair: Kathryn Elizabeth Mathias, Illovo Sugar Africa Ltd, United Kingdom
MC 6-100 
 

Benefits Sharing Model on Large Scale Investment in Land: A Case of Large Scale Investment in Tanzania

Mbaraka Stambuli

Ministry of Lands Housing and Human Settlements Development, Land Tenure Support Programme (LTSP), Tanzania

01-06-Stambuli-777_paper.pdf
01-06-Stambuli-777_ppt.pptx


Identifying Community Membership in Collective Land Tenure: Exploring Linkages and Sharing Experiences in the Case of River Cess County in Liberia

Ali Kaba

The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI)

01-06-Kaba-760_paper.pdf
01-06-Kaba-760_ppt.pptx


Innovative Mechanisms For Better Responsible In Large-Scale Land Based Investment In Agriculture And Forestry Development In Vietnam

Nguyen Anh Phong1, Pham Quang Tu2, Ta Thu Trang1

1Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam; 2OXFAM Vietnam

01-06-Phong-757_ppt.pptx


Towards Responsible Agricultural Investment in Lao PDR: a study of agribusiness experiences

Justine Morven Sylvester

GIZ, Lao People's Democratic Republic

01-06-Sylvester-476_paper.pdf
01-06-Sylvester-476_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-06: How Does Land Governance Affect Investors Risk Perceptions?
Session Chair: Chris Jochnick, Landesa, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Deforestation Risks: Financial Costs and Tropical Agriculture Supply Chains

Gabriel Thoumi. CFA. FRM

Climate Advisers, United States of America

02-06-Thoumi. CFA. FRM-120_ppt.pptx


Facing Criticism: Responsibility, Large-Scale Land Acquisition, and its Critics

Tijo Salverda

University of Cologne, Germany

02-06-Salverda-498_paper.pdf
02-06-Salverda-498_ppt.pptx


Land and Poverty through the prism of the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries: Sustainable development, Large Scale Land Based investments and its impacts on land rights, poverty alleviation and food security in Tanzania.

Maïmouna-Lise Pouye

University of Oslo, Norway

02-06-Pouye-953_paper.pdf


The First Biennial Investor Survey on Land Rights: Revealing the perceptions and practices of the private sector on land and resource issues and risks

Jeffrey Hatcher1, Sarah Lowery2, Daphne Yin1, Iris Dicke1, Michael Owen1, Yijia Chen3

1Indufor North America, United States of America; 2USAID; 3Individual

02-06-Hatcher-354_paper.pdf
02-06-Hatcher-354_ppt.pdf
 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-06: Can Supply Chain Management Help Improve Land Governance?
Session Chair: Mario Cerutti, Luigi Lavazza SPA, Italy
MC 6-100 
 

Leveraging Big Data to Promote Sustainable Supply Chains: The Case of Paraguay’s Beef Sector

Ryan Sarsfield2, Peter Veit2, Matt Sommerville1

1USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Project, Tetra Tech; 2World Resources Institute

03-06-Sarsfield-575_paper.pdf
03-06-Sarsfield-575_ppt.pptx


Can Consumer-Led Initiatives Reinforce Government Action To Arrest Tropical Deforestation Driven By Industrial Agriculture?

Arthur Blundell

Natural Capital Advisors, United States of America

03-06-Blundell-975_paper.pdf
03-06-Blundell-975_ppt.ppt


Multi-level public-private governance arrangements for sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

Pablo Pacheco

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia

03-06-Pacheco-684_paper.pdf
03-06-Pacheco-684_ppt.pptx


Are Sustainable Pathways Possible for Oil Palm Development in Latin America?

Colombine Lesage1,2,3, Laurène Feintrenie3,4,5

1ENSAIA, Nancy, France.; 2Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France.; 3CIRAD - Forests and Societies research unit, Montpellier, France.; 4CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica.; 5ICRAF, Lima, Peru.

03-06-Lesage-499_paper.pdf
03-06-Lesage-499_ppt.pptx
 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-06: Adressing Impact of Large Scale Land Investments
Session Chair: Jean-Philippe Colin, IRD, France
MC 6-100 
 

From Abundance to Scarcity: Consequences of Large Scale Land Acquisitions in central Mali.

Camilla Toulmin

Lancaster University/IIED, United Kingdom

04-06-Toulmin-701_paper.pdf
04-06-Toulmin-701_ppt.pptx


Bottlenecks and Opportunities to Generate Economic and Environmental Benefits out of Sustainable Forest Plantations in Mozambique

Andre Aquino, Joao Moura

World Bank, Mozambique

04-06-Aquino-218_ppt.pptx


Labor Impacts of Large Agricultural Investments: focus on Mozambique, Kenya and Madagascar

Perrine Burnod1, Ward Anseeuw2, Sara Mercandalli3, Aurelien Reys4, Markus Giger5, Boniface Kiteme6, Tsilavo Ralandison7

1French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) and Malagasy Land Observatory, Madagascar; 2CIRAD and International Land Coalition (ILC), Rome; 3CIRAD and University of Pretoria, South Africa; 4CIRAD, France; 5Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland; 6CETRAD (Centre for Training and Integrated Research In ASAL Development), Kenya; 7University of Kyoto, Japan

04-06-Burnod-494_paper.pdf
04-06-Burnod-494_ppt.pdf


Legal Claim Making in Large-Scale Land Based Investments – Does it Help Affected Communities?

Annette Schramm

University of Tuebingen, Germany

04-06-Schramm-524_paper.pdf
04-06-Schramm-524_ppt.pdf
 
Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am05-06: Securing Land Rights in Mining Investments
Session Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, Cameroon
MC 6-100 
 

Assessment of Legal and policy Frameworks Affecting Land Access for Extractive Projects in Kenya.

Mwenda Makathimo, Lizahmy Ntonjira

Land Development and Governance Institute, Kenya

05-06-Makathimo-170_paper.pdf
05-06-Makathimo-170_ppt.pptx


Women's Land Rights In Large- Scale Based Investments: The Case Of Uganda's Oil And Gas Sector.

Naome Justine Kabanda

MINISTRY OF LANDS, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, Uganda

05-06-Kabanda-534_paper.pdf
05-06-Kabanda-534_ppt.pptx


Illegal Mining and Land Governance in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana.

Afua Manko Abedi-Lartey

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana

05-06-Abedi-Lartey-124.docx


The Political Economy Land And Extractives In Post-liberalisation Tanzania: Towards A Synthesis

Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen1, Thabit Jacob2, Opportuna Kweka3

1DIIS, Denmark; 2Roskilde University, Denmark; University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and, University of Dodoma, Tanzania; 3University of Dar es Salaam

05-06-Pedersen-711_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-06: The Political Economy of Land and Mining
Session Chair: Philippe Lavigne Delville, Institut de recherche pour le développement, France
MC 6-100 
 

The Capture of the Commons: Militarized Pastoralism and Struggles for Control of Surface and Sub-Surface Resources in Southwest Central African Republic

Mark Freudenberger, Zéphirin Mogba

Tetra Tech ARD, United States of America

06-06-Freudenberger-908_paper.pdf
06-06-Freudenberger-908_ppt.pptx


Customary Tenure Adaptation and the International Economy: Engagement with Global Markets through the Transformation of Surface and Sub-Surface Customary Tenure Regimes in Diamond Mining Areas of northern Côte d’Ivoire

Mark Freudenberger, Sabine Jiekak, Hugues Diby

Tetra Tech ARD, United States of America

06-06-Freudenberger-903_paper.pdf
06-06-Freudenberger-903_ppt.pptx


Managing Conflict and Fostering Cooperation Between the State and Customary Land Owners as a Precondition for the Effective Formalization of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in West Africa: The Case of Diamonds in Côte d’Ivoire

Terah DeJong

Tetra Tech, United States of America

06-06-DeJong-784_paper.pdf
06-06-DeJong-784_ppt.pdf


Customary Authorities and their Impact on the Political Economy of the Artisanal Mining Sector in Eastern DRC

Armel Odilon Nganzi Kopialo, Catherine Picard

Tetratech, ARD, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

06-06-Nganzi Kopialo-866_ppt.pptx
 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-06: Agricultural Growth Poles & Corridors: A Fad or The Future?
Session Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom
MC 6-100 
 

Challenge Of Shrinking Public Land In East Africa

Peter Mwangi

Walker Kontos, Kenya

07-06-Mwangi-727.docx


Towards making robust land use decisions: An empirical assessment of non-material co-benefits of rural production landscapes in India

Rajarshi Dasgupta1, Shizuka Hashimoto1, Toshiya Okuro1, Mrittika Basu1,2

1The Unviersity of Tokyo, Japan; 2United Nation's University, Tokyo, Japan

07-06-Dasgupta-767_paper.pdf
07-06-Dasgupta-767_ppt.pdf


The Rise of Agricultural Growth Poles in Africa

Francine Picard Mukazi, Mohamed Coulibaly, Carin Smaller

International Institute for Sustainable Development

07-06-Picard Mukazi-793_ppt.pdf
 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-06: New Approaches to Developing Agricultural Value Chains
Session Chair: Dietmar Stoian, Bioversity International, France
MC 6-100 
 

Learning from Civil Society - Business Innovation Pilots for Governance of Agricultural Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa

Julian Quan

University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

08-06-Quan-536_paper.pdf
08-06-Quan-536_ppt.pptx


Value Chain Development And Land Tenure Regularization In Mozambique. The Case Of Prosul, Linking Market To Land Tenure Secured Communities And Smallholder Farmers

Daniel Ozias Mate1, Francesco Rubino2, Daniel Simango1,2, Ruben Baptista Zunguze1,2

1Agricultural Development Fund (FDA)/ Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA), Mozambique; 2International Agricultural Development Fund (IFAD)

08-06-Mate-623_paper.pdf
08-06-Mate-623_ppt.pptx


Land markets as a new way of managing lands in Senegal River valley?

Adamczewski Amandine1, Bourgoin Jeremy2

1CIRAD, France / UGB Saint Louis Sénégal; 2CIRAD, France / ISRA BAME Dakar

08-06-Amandine-781_paper.pdf
08-06-Amandine-781_ppt.pptx


Land and Tree Tenure Innovations for Financing Smallholder Cocoa Rehabilitation in Ghana

Robert O'Sullivan1, Pablo Ramirez1, Yaw Adarkwah Antwi2, Michael Roth3, Matt Sommerville3

1USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Program, Winrock International; 2USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Program; 3USAID Tenure and Global Climate Change Program, Tetra Tech

08-06-OSullivan-585_paper.pdf
08-06-OSullivan-585_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
8:30am - 10:00am09-06: Drivers and Impacts of Large-Scale Agro Investments
Session Chair: Jann Lay, GIGA - Germany, Germany
MC 6-100 
 

The Globalization of Farmland: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Rabah Arezki1, Christian Bogmans2, Harris Selod1

1World Bank, United States of America; 2International Monetary Fund, United States of America

09-06-Arezki-871_ppt.pdf


Impacts Of Large Agricultural Investments - A Comparative Analysis From Three African Countries

Johannes Marcus Giger1, Ward Anseeuw2, Sheryl L Hendriks3, Eve Fouilleux4, Perrrin Burnod4,6, Aurélien Aurélien Reys4, Sandra Eckert1, Boniface Kiteme7, Christoph Oberlack1, Julie Zähringer1, Camilla Adele8, Michael Van Der Laan9, John Annandale9, Magalie Bourblanc4, Sara Mercandalli4,5, Peter Messerli1

1University of Bern, Switzerland; 2French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) and International Land Coalition (ILC), Rome; 3Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being and the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 4CIRAD, France; 5University of Pretoria, South Africa; 6Malagasy Land Observatory, Madagascar; 7CETRAD (Centre for Training and Integrated Research In ASAL Development) Nanyuki, Kenya; 8Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria, South Africa; 9University of Pretoria, Department of Plant Production and Soil Science

09-06-Giger-307_paper.pdf
09-06-Giger-307_ppt.pdf


Towards normalization? Comparison and evolution of land acquisitions in eight African countries

Angela Harding1, Wytske Chamberlain1,4, Ward Anseeuw1,2,3, Markus Giger1,5

1Land Matrix Initiative; 2International Land Coalition; 3CIRAD; 4University of Pretoria; 5Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) - University of Bern

09-06-Harding-459_paper.pdf
09-06-Harding-459_ppt.pptx


Tainted Lands: Corruption In Large-Scale Land Deals

Olivier De Schutter1, George Boden2

1University of Louvain (UCL, Belgium) and at SciencesPo (Paris); 2Global Witness

09-06-De Schutter-396_paper.pdf
09-06-De Schutter-396_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-06: Monitoring Implementation of Large Agro Investments
Session Chair: Francine Picard, IISD, Switzerland
MC 6-100 
 

Forms of land tenure and property in a municipality in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, and strategies for community land rights protection.

Douglas Hertzler1, Geisselle Sanchez2, Lourdes Gomez3

1ActionAid USA, United States of America; 2ActionAid Guatemala; 3CONGCOOP Guatemala

10-06-Hertzler-343_paper.pdf
10-06-Hertzler-343_ppt.pptx


Fostering Transparent and Evidence-Based Reporting: the Case of Uganda

Elisa Mandelli1, Harold Liversage1, Giulia Barbanente1, Richard Kabuleta2

1IFAD, Italy; 2Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries of Uganda

10-06-Mandelli-550_paper.pdf
10-06-Mandelli-550_ppt.pptx


Collaborative planning for land-based investments in agriculture and forestry in Tanzania, Mozambique and Uganda

Gemma Betsema1,2,3, Emilinah Namaganda1, Annelies Zoomers4,3,1

1Shared Value Foundation; 2CIFOR; 3LANDac; 4Utrecht University

10-06-Betsema-451_ppt.pptx


Emerging Developments in Responsible Large-Scale Agricultural Investment in the Mekong

Kate Rickersey1, Jean-Christophe Diepart2, Christian Castellanet3, John Meadows1

1Land Equity International Pty Ltd, Australia; 2Independent; 3Gret

10-06-Rickersey-717_paper.pdf
10-06-Rickersey-717_ppt.pptx
 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 6-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-06: Principles of Responsible Agro Investment: Next Steps
Session Chair: Chris Brett, World Bank, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Land Rights as a Critical Factor in Donor Agricultural Investments: Constraints and Opportunities for YieldWise in Kenya’s Mango Value Chain

Megan Olson, Jennifer Duncan, Tizai Mauto

Landesa, United States of America

11-06-Olson-618_paper.pdf
11-06-Olson-618_ppt.pdf


Responsible Large-Scale Land Investments In Uganda - Current Application And Potential Scope Of International Safeguards

Felix Schilling1, Tobias Vorlaufer2, Michael Kirk2, Christian Graefen3

1Justus Liebig University Giessen; 2University of Marburg; 3Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

11-06-Schilling-845_paper.pdf
11-06-Schilling-845_ppt.pptx


Governing Land Investments: Do Governments have Legal Support Gaps?

Sam Szoke-Burke, Kaitlin Cordes, Nadeeya Salleh

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America

11-06-Szoke-Burke-385_paper.pdf
11-06-Szoke-Burke-385_ppt.pptx


From Abstract to Actionable: The Status and Prospects of Emerging Tools and Innovations to Achieve Responsible Land Based Investments

Bryson Ogden, Andy White

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America

11-06-Ogden-880.docx
 
Date: Friday, 23/Mar/2018
9:00am - 10:30am12-06: Achieving Responsible Land Based Investments
Session Chair: Lukasz Czerwinski, Landesa, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Achieving Responsible Land Based Investments: Why Aren’t Best Practices a Done Deal?

Lukasz Czerwinski

Landesa, United States of America

12-06-Czerwinski-600_paper.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm13-06: Considering and Negotiating Community-Investor Contracts
Session Chair: Rachael Knight, Namati, United States of America
MC 6-100 
 

Considering and Negotiating Community-Investor Contracts: A New Resource

Kaitlin Cordes1, Rachael Knight2, Sam Szoke-Burke1, Tehtena Mebratu-Tsegaye1, Marena Brinkhurst3, Erin Kitchell2

1Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America; 2Namati; 3Mapbox

13-06-Cordes-392_paper.pdf
 
1:30pm - 3:00pm14-06: A Toolkit for Screening Prospective Investors in Agriculture
Session Chair: William Speller, UNCTAD, Switzerland
MC 6-100 
 

A Toolkit For Screening Prospective Investors In Agriculture

William Speller1, Asuka Okumura2, Hafiz Mirza3, Christopher Brett2, Duncan Pringle2

1UNCTAD, Switzerland; 2World Bank, Washington DC; 3University of Reading, UK

14-06-Speller-263_paper.pdf