Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC 9-100
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
01-09: Towards Effective and Participatory Land Use Planning
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Jes Weigelt, TMG Research. TMG ThinkTank for Sustainability, Germany

Development Control in Practice: Protection of Agricultural Land in Kosovo

Shkelqim Daci1, Servet Spahiu2

1: GIZ, Kosovo; 2: Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning

Reframing Local Land Use Planning Methods and Tools In South West Cameroon as a Foundation for Secure Tenure, Sustainable and Equitable Rural Development, and REDD+

Tim Fomete3, James Acworth2, Arnaud Afana1, Richard Sufo3, Jos Bonnemaijer2, Uchendu Chigbu7, Harrison Ajebe4, Patrick Epie5, Massimiliano Rossi5, Thomas Sembres6, Pascal Douard3

1: Ministry of Economy, Plan and Territorial Management (MINEPAT); 2: LTS international; 3: Rainbow Environment Consult; 4: Ajemalebu Self Help (AJESH); 5: Rainforest Foundation UK; 6: European Forest Institute (EFI); 7: Technical University of Munich (TUM)

The "Where?" in Participatory Local Land Use Planning: A Web Mapping Approach in South-West Cameroon

James Acworth1, Thomas Maschler2, Tim Fomete6, Harrison Ajebe5, Pascal Douard7, William Apted1, Simone Vaccari1, Johannes Pirker8, Charlotte Wilczok3, Robert Kringel3, Patrick Epie4, Samuel Dieval4, Richard Sufo6, Patrice Nsegbe9

1: LTS international; 2: World Resources Institute (WRI); 3: German Federal Geosciences Institute (BGR); 4: Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK); 5: Ajemalebu Self Help (AJESH); 6: Rainbow Environment Consult; 7: European Forest Institute (EFI); 8: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); 9: Ministry of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (MINEPAT), Cameroon

A Tool for Ensuring Policy Impacting Research Results in Land Use Land Cover and Land use Planning

John Kalisa

World Bank Group, Rwanda

Village by Village, Map by Map: Lessons for One Map Implementation - Affecting Synergies Between Villages, Regulatory and Administrative Structures, Through an Interconnected, Participatory and Community Centred-Approach to Village Boundary Settings (VBS) in Indonesia.

Dhyana Paramita

Abt Associates, Indonesia

02-09: Linking Land Use to Tenure: Lessons From Brazil's CAR
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Bastiaan Philip Reydon, UNICAMP, Brazil

Environmental Rural Cadaster (CAR) in the Priority Municipalities for Deforestation Monitoring and Control in Amazonia, Brazil

Rejane Marques Mendes1, Bernardo de Araújo Moraes Trovão1, Janaína de Almeida Rocha1, Carlos Henrique Pires Luiz2, Leandro Meneguelli Biondo1, Carlos Eduardo Portella Sturm1, Ricardo Abad Meireles Mendonça3, Pedro de Almeida Salles1, Tatiana de Azevedo Branco Calçada1, Gustavo Henrique Oliveira1

1: Brazilian Forest Service / Ministry of the Environment; 2: Pro-Nature Foundation, Brazil; 3: German Agency for International Cooperation - GIZ

Rural environmental registry for traditional peoples and communities: Social participation and the history of enhancement of the module of registration

Gabriela Berbigier Gonçalves Guimarães Grisolia1, Janaina de Almeida Rocha1, Elisa de Siqueira2, Carlos Portella Sturm1, Rejane Marques Mendes1, Lilianna Gomes1

1: Ministry of Environment, Brazil; 2: GITEC-IGIP GmbH

FNDF Semi-arid Rural Environmental Registry Public Call: Experiences, Results and Perspectives

Lara Souto, Cristina Galvão Alves, Janaína Rocha

Brazilian Forest Service, Brazil

03-09: Implementing Land Consolidation in Practice
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Morten Hartvigsen, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hungary

Improving Land Management By Introducing The Achievements Gained Through Pilot Projects

Dragana Godjevac Obradovic

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Directorate for Agricultural Land, Serbia

Making Land Consolidation Feasible in the Western Balkans - Establishing a Focal Sub-Regional Expert Hub

Michael Becker

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Kosovo

An Evaluation Of Land Consolidation Practices And Impact Assessment Of Projects: A Case Study Of Beyazaltin Village Land Consolidation Project In Eskisehir Province, Turkey

Metin Turker1, Harun Tanrivermis2

1: General Directorate; 2: Ankara University

Land Consolidation in Kosovo, Constrains and Difficulties

Pranvera Alshiqi Maloku

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Gmbh, Kosovo

InteGra Powered PRIDE(TM)s - Resolving the problem of land fragmentation and enhancing crop productivity

Chanchal Pramanik, Srinivasu Pappula, Sudhakara Ganesh, Navin Twarakavi, Ravinkumar S, Richa Hukumchand, Avil Saunshi

Tata Consultancy Services, India

04-09: Land Readjustment: Case Studies
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Mansha Chen, World Bank, United States of America

Opening remarks

Catalina Marulanda

World Bank, United States of America

Housing Policies to Increase Resilience to Disaster and Climate Related Events in Colombia

Carlos Ariel Cortes Mateus, Luis Miguel Triveño Chan Jan

World Bank, Colombia

Land governance: Public and Private Planning practice for Land readjustment in Peri Urban areas in Ilala, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Nelly John Babere, Ibrahim Ramadhan

Ardhi University, Tanzania

Amaravati Capital City Land Pooling Scheme

Sreedhar Cherukuri2, Raghu Kesavan1, Jon Kher Kaw1, I. U. B. Reddy1, Fen Wei1

1: The World Bank, United States of America; 2: Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority, India

Land Readjustment: Solving Urban Problems Through Innovative Approach

Felipe Francisco De Souza1,2, Takeo Ochi1, Akio Hosono1

1: The Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan; 2: The University of Tokyo, Department of Urban Engineering, Japan

Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
06-09: Outside Investment at Forest Frontiers: Curse or Blessing?
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Liz Alden Wily, independent, Kenya

Land Trafficking: Agribusiness, Titling Campaigns and Deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon

Juan Luis Dammert

Oxfam, Peru

Land Formalization Turned Land Rush: The Case of the Palm Oil Industry in Papua New Guinea

Caroline Hambloch

SOAS, University of London, United Kingdom

Sustainable Land Use by Smallholder Rubber Farmers in Southwest China: Acceptance, Adoption and Governance of Environmental Programs

Hermann Waibel1, Shaoze Jin1, Shi Min2, Jikun Huang2

1: University of Hannover, Germany; 2: Peking University, China

Farm production efficiency and natural forest extraction: Evidence from Cambodia

Trung Thanh Nguyen1, Do Truong Lam1, Priyanka Parvathi1, Ada Wossink2, Ulrike Grote1

1: Leibniz University Hannover, Germany; 2: Manchester University, United Kingdom

07-09: Forest Tenure and Migration
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Jorge Munoz, World Bank, United States of America

Emergent Dynamics of Migration and Their Potential Effects on Forest and Land use in North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Kartika Sari Juniwaty1, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett1, Benita Nathania1, Rilin Purwati1, I Made Sanjaya1, Paul Hasan Thung2

1: Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia; 2: Brunel University London, UK

What Is The Impact Of Out-migration For Employment On People and Land? Lessons For Policy And Research In Nepal

Bimbika Sijapati Basnett1, Samata Manandhar2, Made Sanjaya1, Kartika Sari Juniwaty1

1: Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia; 2: Forest Action, Nepal

The effects of migration on property rights and livelihoods on forest frontiers in the Peruvian Amazon

Peter Cronkleton

Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

Land Tenure Security, Migration and the VGGTs

Marcela Villarreal

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy

08-09: Comparing Approaches to Securing Forest Tenure
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Gerardo Segura Warnholtz, World Bank, United States of America

Governing the Commons – Jointly Owned Forest as a Solution

Kauko Viitanen2, Markku Markkula1, Visa Korhonen1, Kirsikka Riekkinen1,2

1: National Land Survey of Finland; 2: Department of Built Environment, Aalto University School of Engineering, Finland

Social Differentiation In Collective Tenure Regimes: Women Rights And Forest Tenure Reforms

Iliana Monterroso, Larson Anne, Esther Mwangi, Liswanti Nining, Herawati Tuti


Understanding the Emerging Dynamics in Forest Governance in Ethiopia

Shewakena Abab

The World Bank Group

Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
09-09: Land Tenure Regularization and Agricultural Intensification
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

Acknowledging Middle-Scale Farmers in Senegal: From Land Use/Acquisition Processes To Their Role in Agricultural Intensification

Djiby Dia1, Jeremy Bourgoin2, Samba Cissé1, Pape Bilal Diakhaté1, Ndeye Fatou Diémé1, Djibril Diop1, Cheickh Sadibou Fall1, Amy Faye1, Ndeye Fatou Faye1, Pape Abdoulaye Kane1, Chérif Mané1, Mor Ngom1, Moussa Sall1, Saer Sarr1, Rassoul Sy1, Ward Anseeuw3, Thomas Jayne4

1: ISRA Bame, Senegal; 2: CIRAD/ISRA Bame, Senegal; 3: CIRAD/FIDA, Italy; 4: Michigan State University

The Impact of Land Governance on the Economic Development Potential of Small Scale Farmers in Namibia

Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer

Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

The Impact of Informal Land Tenure Security on Credit Taking and Land Rental Markets in Zambia’s Eastern Province

Adi Greif1, Heather Huntington1, Sarah Lowery2

1: Cloudburst Consulting Group, United States of America; 2: United States Agency for International Development

10-09: Is There a Need to Promote Land Access by the Youth?
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Mamadou Baro, University of Arizona, United States of America

Challenges of Governance Responses to Land Use Change and Poverty Among Indigenous People in Northeast Cambodia

Sochanny Hak1, John McAndrew2, Andreas Neef1

1: The University of Auckland, New Zealand; 2: Research Consultant

Understanding Adivasiness as Caste Expression and Land Rights Claim in Central-Eastern India

Patrik Oskarsson1, Siddharth Sareen2

1: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; 2: University of Bergen, Norway

Land Access, Tenure Security and the Fate of Rural Youth in Africa: The Case of Mozambique

Hosaena Ghebru1, Helder Zavale2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute; 2: Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

11-09: How Legal & Institutional Factors Affect Rural Land Markets
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Daniel Monchuk, The World Bank, United States of America

Regulating Rural Land Markets in West Africa: Issues and Priorities for Land Policies

Philippe Lavigne Delville

Institut de recherche pour le développement, France

The emergence and dynamics of rural land markets in West Africa: key issues, key insights and remaining questions.

Jean-Philippe Colin

IRD, France

Land Markets Under the Radar: A Cross-Country Analysis of Market Activity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ayala Wineman1, Thomas Jayne2

1: University of Washington, United States of America; 2: Michigan State University, United States of America

Date: Friday, 23/Mar/2018
12-09: The Dashboard on People-Centered Land Monitoring
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Ward Anseeuw, CIRAD / INternational Land Coalition, Italy

The Dashboard: How People-Centered Land Monitoring can Contribute to the Realization of the SDGs and VGGTs

Ward Anseeuw1, Eva Hershaw2

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

13-09: Peri-urban Land Development and inclusiveness
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Oreoluwa Fika, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Netherlands, The

Peri-urban Land Development: Does Formal Tenure Benefit the Poor? Preliminary Research from Lagos and Bangalore.

Oreoluwa Fika, Paul Rabe

Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Netherlands, The

14-09: Smart Sketch Maps for the Documentation of Land using Hand Drawn Maps
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Malumbo Chipofya, University of Münster, Germany

Smart Sketch Maps: A Tool for Community-driven Land Documentation using Hand Drawn Maps

Malumbo Chipofya1, Cristhian Murcia1, Mina Karamesouti1, Sahib Jan1, Angela Schwering1, Carl Schultz2

1: University of Münster, Germany; 2: Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark