Conference Agenda

Session Overview
 
Date: Monday, 19/Mar/2018
9:30am
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10:30am
00-01: Improving generation & access to land related data from different sources
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Tim Fella, ESRI, United States of America
 

Using high resolution imagery to reliably generate building footprints at scale: Current technology and potential applications

Jeremy Hale

DigitalGlobe, United States of America


Linking building footprints with cadastral and tax data in Lusaka: Implications for Zambia and beyond

Kelvin Chibangula2, Daniel Ayalew Ali1, Trevor Kaunda2, Klaus Deininger1

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: Ministry of Land and Natural Resources, Zambia


Urban Thematic Exploitation Platform - Supporting Sustainable Urban Development with Big Data from Space

Christoph Aubrecht

European Space Agency (ESA) & The World Bank, United States of America


New Opportunities for Using the Cloud to Improve Data Access and Analysis

Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America

11:00am
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12:30pm
00-02: Combining data from different sources to quantify benefits from land interventions
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
 

Integrating Mapping into Household Surveys

Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America


Fiscal and Productivity Losses from Inaccurate Land Rights in Malawi

Klaus Deininger, Fang Xia, Daniel Ali

World Bank, United States of America


Monitoring Performance and Impact of Sustainable Land Management projects in Ethiopia

Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger, Daniel Monchuk

World Bank, United States of America


Assessing the size of informal land cultivation and shadow market for agricultural commodities in Ukraine

Denys Nizalov1, Denis Bashlyk2

1: University of Kent/ KEI at KSE, United Kingdom; 2: Stategeocadastre, Ukraine

2:00pm
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3:30pm
00-03: Using land use data to predict differences in poverty: New evidence and implications for policy
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Roy Van der Weide, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Using spatial data to generate small area estimates of poverty and population: Initial lessons

David Locke Newhouse

The World Bank, United States of America


Generating a Global Map of Sub-national Poverty Estimates

Joao Pedro Wagner De Azevedo

The World Bank, United States of America

4:30pm
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6:00pm
00-11: Conference Opening: Cities, Land Use and Property Rights
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Cities, Land Use and Property Rights

Edward Glaeser

Harvard University, United States of America


Discussant

Anacláudia Rossbach

Cities Alliance, Brazil


Discussant

Robert Lewis-Lettington

UN-HABITAT, Kenya


 
Date: Tuesday, 20/Mar/2018
8:30am
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10:00am
01-01: How to encourage producer-level companies to address land tenure risks?
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Chloe Christman, Oxfam America, United States of America
 

Implementation of Land Rights Commitments Through Suppliers

Andrew Slight

PepsiCo, United States of America


A Multi-stakeholder Approach to Addressing Land Tenure Risk Through the Supply Chain

Donald Bryson Ogden

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America


Opportunities in Private Sector Engagement and Action on Land Rights

Joan Carling

Indigenous Peoples Major Group for the SDGs, United States of America


Implementing Land Rights Commitments Across Company Operations

Laura Eshbach

Landesa, United States of America

10:30am
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12:00pm
02-01: Land in an interconnected world: Whose land? Whose Agenda?
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Ibrahim Mwathane, Land Development and Governance Institute (LDGI), Kenya

Translation

 

Setting the agenda for Government’s catalytic role in Democratic Republic of Congo: harnessing land resources for development

Lumeya Dhu Maleghi

Ministère des Affaires Foncières, Congo, Democratic Republic of the


The Role of Customary Authorities in Facilitating Governance

Drani Stephen Izakare

Madi Community


Developing requisite capacities for land governance in Africa

Paul Tchawa

University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon


Secured Land Rights and Sustainable Agricultural Investments

Harison Randriarimanana

Presidency in charge of Agriculture and Livestock, Madagascar


Envision Integrated Land Use Policy and Planning to Enahanced Land Governance in Ethiopia: Practice and Challenges

Ato Belete Tafere

Prime Minister Office, Ethiopia


Putting It All together: Whose Land? Whose Agenda?

Joan Kagwanja

UNECA, Ethiopia

12:30pm
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2:00pm
00-12: Plenary: Using the SDGs to institutionalize reporting & analysis of land data
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Yongyi Min, United Nations, United States of America

VC with FAO - Rome

 

Enabling Gender-Disaggregated Reporting on Land Ownership and Use: How FAO Collaborates with Partners to Make It Possible

Pietro Gennari, Chiara Brunelli

FAO, Italy


Helping to Establish the Methodology for Country-level Data Collection on Key (Urban) Land Data Globally: The Role of UN Habitat

Aisa Kacyira, Robert Lewis-Lettington, Oumar Sylla

UN-HABITAT, Kenya


Moving SDG indicators 1.4.2. & 5.a.1 to tier I: Why and how

Gero Carletto, Klaus Deininger, Thea Hilhorst, Wael Zakout

World Bank, United States of America

2:00pm
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3:30pm
03-01: Urban Development: Rebuild and Plan Ahead
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Patrick Lamson-Hall, New York University Marron Institute, United States of America
 

Making Room for Urban Expansion in Colombia

Nicolas Galarza

New York University, United States of America


Making Room for Urban Expansion in Ethiopia

Bizualem Admasu Nesir

Ministry of Urban Development and Housing, Ethiopia


Using Land Value Capture in Transport Oriented Development in Cape Town

Craig John Kesson

City of Cape Town, South Africa


Urban Growth Scenarios: Perspectives from Jordan, Indonesia, Côte d'Ivoire and Mexico

Ricardo Ochoa Sosa, Tania Guerrero Ríos, Carmen Valdez Berriozábal, Guillermo Velasco Rodríguez

CAPSUS S.C.


Evaluating the Impacts of the Dar es Salaam BRT System

Gharad Bryan3, Melanie Morten2, Bilal Siddiqi1

1: World Bank; 2: Stanford University; 3: London School of Economics

3:45pm
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5:15pm
04-01: Land Value Capture to Finance Cities
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Valerie-Joy Santos, World Bank, United States of America
 

Creating Value to Capture It – Property Rights in Nairobi

Augustine Masinde Khaemba1, George Arwa2

1: Ministry of Land,Housing and Urban Development, Kenya; 2: Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, Kenya


Land Value Capture in South Africa: Applicability and Constraints

Rob McGaffin

University of Cape Town, South Africa


Porto Maravilho: Creating Social and Economic Value through Revitalization of Rio de Janeiro’s Industrial Waterfront

Alberto Silva

UNHabitat, Brazil


 
Date: Wednesday, 21/Mar/2018
8:30am
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10:00am
05-01: Innovating land and real estate management in the Arab region
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Sultan Alakraf, Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates
 

Summary of the Outcome of the First Arab Land Conference

Wael Zakout

World Bank, United States of America


Next Steps

Oumar Sylla

UN-Habitat, Kenya


UN-GGIM Arab States: Outcome of Recent Meeting

Gregory Scott

United Nations Statistics Division, United States of America

10:30am
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12:00pm
06-01: Regularization of rural rights: lessons learned from Ethiopia, Liberia and Zambia
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, United States of America
 

Opening Remarks

Carrie Thompson

USAID, United States of America


Expanding Land Certification to Pastoral Areas in Ethiopia

Zemen Haddis Gebeyehu

USAID, Ethiopia


Discussant of "Expanding Land Certification to Pastoral Areas in Ethiopia"

Tigistu Gebremeskel

Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia, Ethiopia


Scaling Low-Cost Customary Land Certification in Zambia

Caleb Stevens

USAID, United States of America


Discussant of "Scaling Low-Cost Customary Land Certification in Zambia"

Emmanuel Tembo

University of Zambia, Zambia


Supporting Community Land Documentation in Liberia

Rachael Knight

Namati, United States of America


Discussant of "Supporting Community Land Documentation in Liberia"

Ellen Pratt

Liberia Land Commission, Liberia

2:00pm
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3:30pm
07-01: Implementing the AU Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges in Africa
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Paul Tchawa, University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon
 

A Briefing on ALPC

Godfrey Bahiigwa1, Joan Kagwanja2

1: African Union Commission, Ethiopia; 2: UNECA, Ethiopia


Monitoring and Evaluation of Land Governance in Africa (MELA) at Country Level

Jean Ousmane Camara1, Hosaena Ghebru2, Joan Kagwanja3

1: Bâtiment de la Direction des Services Topographiques, Madagascar; 2: International Food Policy Research Institute , United States; 3: UNECA, Ethiopia


The Network of Excellence on Land Governance in Africa (NELGA)

Agnes Mwasumbi1, Judy Kariuki2

1: Ardhi University, Tanzania; 2: UNECA, Ethiopia


Championing the 30 Percent Campaign for Documented Land Rights for African Women

Nashilongo Katrina Shivute1, Hirut Girma2

1: Public Services Commission, Namibia; 2: UNECA, Ethiopia


Integrating Land in National Agricultural Investment Plans: Lessons Learned

Joan Kagwanja1, Moses Kusiluka2

1: UNECA, Ethiopia; 2: Ministry of Lands, Tanzania

3:45pm
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5:15pm
08-01: Data for Managing Urban Growth
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America
 

Capturing Urbanization and SDGs at the City Level by Combining Data Sources

Lewis Dijkstra

European Commission, Belgium


New Opportunities for Urban Land Governance by Exploiting Big Data from Earth Observation

Thomas Esch

DLR, Germany


Anatomy of Density: Towards an Evidence-Based Densification Strategy for Cities

Shlomo Angel

New York University, United States of America


Better Data for Informed Decisions in Cities

Nancy Lozano Gracia

World Bank, United States of America


Data Needs for Planning Urbanization in Colombia

Luis Fernando Mejía

The National Planning Department, Colombia


 
Date: Thursday, 22/Mar/2018
8:30am
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10:00am
09-01: Improving Resilience and Resilience Impact of National Land and Geospatial Systems
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Improving Resilience and Resilience Impact of National Land and Geospatial Systems

Mika-Petteri Torhonen1, Alvaro Federico Barra1, Ivelisse Justiniano1, Abbas Rajabifard2, Katie Potts2

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: University of Melbourne, Australia


Discussant

Arvid Lillethun

Norwegian Mapping Authority, Norway

10:30am
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12:00pm
10-01: How can urban regeneration projects help tackle poverty and address inequity of access?
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America
 

Making The Improbable Possible: Integrating Design And Infrastructure Across All 51 Miles Of The Los Angeles River

Omar Brownson

River LA, United States of America


Waterfront Redevelopment in Rio de Janeiro – Thinking about the Most Vulnerable

Alberto Silva

Urban Management Smart City Business Americas Institute, United States of America

12:30pm
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2:00pm
00-15: Plenary: Private Land Rights and Public Land Acquisition: Reconciling the Tensions
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Somik V. Lall, World Bank, United States of America
 

Private Land Rights and Public Land Acquisition: Reconciling the Tensions

Paul Collier

University of Oxford, United Kingdom


Discussant

Yan Zhang

World Bank, China, People's Republic of

2:00pm
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3:30pm
11-01: Integrated Approaches for the Sustainable Development of Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Lands and Territories after Legalization
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Luis Felipe Duchicela, World Bank, United States of America

VC RDC; Translation French and Spanish

 

Community Forestry Concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala

José Román Carrera1, Ana Centeno2

1: Rainforest Alliance, Guatemala; 2: Carmelita, Guatemala


Current Status and Perspectives on Forests, Land Reform and Indigenous Peoples in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kapupu Diwa

Current Status and Perspectives on Forests, Land Reform and Indigenous Peoples in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Current Status and Perspectives on Forests, Land Reform and Indigenous Peoples in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nyongolo Betto

Ligue Nationale des Associations des Autochtones Pygmées du Congo (LINAPYCO), Congo, Democratic Republic of the


Re-opening the Path to Recognition of Afro-Colombians Collective Land Rights

Omaira Bolanos Cardenas

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America


Experiences in Asia & Global Perspectives

Nonette Royo

The International Land Tenure Facility, United States of America


Reflections on Rights Actualization versus Rights Recognition: Closing the Gap

Steven Lawry

Center for International Forestry Research, United States of America

4:00pm
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5:00pm
Closing Plenary
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Shantayanan Devarajan, World Bank, United States of America
 

Brief Reflections

Dinesh Singh

Government of Inida, India


Brief Reflections

Betty Ongom Amongi

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda


Brief Reflections

Olena Sukmanova

Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Ukraine


Brief Reflections

Sebastian Galiani

Treasury, Argentine Republic


Brief Reflections

Yansui Liu

Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, China, People's Republic of


Brief Reflections

Innocent Matshe

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya


Concluding remarks

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America