Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: Preston Auditorium
Date: Monday, 25/Mar/2019
9:30am
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10:30am
00-01: Innovative approaches to land data generation
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Survey Solutions: An open source software to collect socio-economic and spatial data

Sergiy Radyakin, Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Practical experience with mapping informal farms and houses in Zambia

Emmanuel Tembo3, Frank Kakungu2, Kelvin Chibangula3, Shadreck Mutti1

1: World Bank, Zambia; 2: Central Statistics Office, Zambia; 3: MLNR, Zambia




Individual Papers

Combining drone imagery, street view, cadastral data and machine learning for urban development

Luis Triveno

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Data collaboratives: How data sharing can yield better insights

Holly Krambeck, Sarah Antos

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Building capacity to use drone imagery for land administration and management: Opportunities and challenges

Edward Anderson

World Bank group, Tanzania

11:00am
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12:30pm
00-02: Using land data in innovative ways for policy and interventions
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Linking cadastral data & imagery to assess cultivation status of large land acquisitions: Examples from Ethiopia and Malawi

Brad Bottoms

New Light Technologies, United States of America




Individual Papers

Identifying changes in housing investments using satellite imagery

Dunstan Matekenya

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Using census maps to put chiefs' areas on the map: Evidence from Malawi

Julius Brian Chawezi Chisi1, Emmanuel Nkurunziza2, Davie Chilonga1

1: Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development, Malawi; 2: RCMRD, Kenya




Individual Papers

Using the SDG module to assess to documents, tenure insecurity, and demand for title

Daniel Ayalew Ali1, Klaus Deininger1, Emmanuel Tembo2, Frank Kakungu3, YuanYuan Yi1

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: MLNR, ZambiaCSO, Zambia; 3: CSO, zambia

1:30pm
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2:30pm
00-03: Land ownership and development: Potential lessons for Africa from East Asia’s experience
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Joao Pedro Azevedo, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Land inequality and development: Potential lessons for Africa from East Asia’s experience

Richard Frank Studwell

Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom

2:45pm
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4:00pm
00-05: Using big data to advance land governance
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Trevor Monroe, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

What Governments can do to harness the potential of big data

Julia Lane

NYU, United States of America




Individual Papers

Benefits from open access to cadastral data: Lessons from Uruguay

Sylvia Amado

DNC, Uruguay




Individual Papers

Technology for Simplification and Modernisation of the Common agricultural Policy

Felix Rembold

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy

4:30pm
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5:00pm
00-10: Conference opening
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Simeon Djankov, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Opening remarks

Kristalina I. Georgieva

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Digital technologies and land governance in Africa

Estherine Lisinge Fotabong

AUDA-NEPAD, South Africa




Individual Papers

Land policies to allow effective urban service delivery and expansion: Ethiopia’s experience

H.E. Jantirar Abay Yigzaw

Ministry of Urban Development and Construction, Ethiopia




Individual Papers

Why regularizing informal properties in Chile is a priority

Alejandra Bravo Hidalgo

Ministry of National Assets, Chile

5:00pm
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6:00pm
00-11: Opening keynote
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Simeon Djankov, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Keynote: Linking satellite and administrative data for land economics research and practice

Adam Storeygard

Tufts University, United States of America




Individual Papers

Building on new data for evidence-based land policy in Africa

Njuguna Ndung'u

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
8:30am
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10:00am
01-01: Land for African development: towards stakeholder synergies
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa

Translation English - French

 

Individual Papers

Opening remarks

Godfrey Bahiigwa

African Union Commission, Ethiopia




Individual Papers

The role of land governance in achieving Agenda 2063 and SDGs

Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki

AUDA-NEPAD, South Africa




Individual Papers

Consolidating transparent land administration and land revenue generation in Uganda

Hon. Betty Ongom Amongi

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda




Individual Papers

The way forward on land reform in Namibia: lessons from the 2nd National Land Conference

Hon. Utoni Nujoma

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia




Individual Papers

Strengthening land governance in Mali

Hon. Mohamed M. Sidibe

Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning, Mali

10:30am
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12:00pm
02-01: Harnessing the IT & data revolution for African land policy
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Clement Adjorlolo, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), South Africa
 

Individual Papers

Using building footprint data to inform planning & monitor compliance with land use regulations: The case of Kigali & Musanze

Rhona Nyakulama, Gaspard Nelson Habiyaremye, Jean Claude Ntirenganya

Independent consultant, Rwanda




Individual Papers

Establishing an interoperable land information system in Bamako for urban development

Checkine Mamadou Dieffaga

secretariat permanent de la reforme domaniale et fonciere au Mali, Mali




Individual Papers

Strategies to ensure sustainability of Rwanda’s registry: Paperless registration of marriage/death, fee reductions, and regulatory change

Nishimwe Marie Grace

Rwanda Natural Resources Authority, Rwanda




Individual Papers

Tenure insecurity and demand for land documents in Zambia: Evidence from a nation-wide household survey

Frank Kakungu1, Daniel Ali2, Klaus Deininger2, Yuanyuan Yi2

1: Central Statisticsl Office, Zambia; 2: World Bank, United States of America

12:30pm
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2:00pm
00-12: Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Haishan Fu, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale

Jack Dangermond

ESRI, United States of America

2:00pm
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3:30pm
03-01: Building analytical capacity on land in Africa
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Emmanuel Nkurunziza, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya
 

Individual Papers

NEPAD support to policy analysis capacity building in Africa

Rudo Makunike

NEPAD, South Africa




Individual Papers

Policy relevant research: Building on AERC's PhD course to strengthen analytical capacity on land governance in Africa

Innocent Matshe

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya




Individual Papers

Harnessing the IT revolution for African land policies

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Expanding the frontier for research on land in Africa

Njuguna Ndung'u

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

3:45pm
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5:15pm
04-01: Scaling-up land programs - African experiences and global solutions
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Michael Roth, World Bank, United States of America

Translation English - French

 

Individual Papers

Introductory remarks

Godfrey Bahiigwa

African Union Commission, Ethiopia




Individual Papers

Setting the scene

Michael Roth

Consultant, United States of America




Individual Papers

Discussant

Joan Kagwanja

UNECA, Ethiopia




Individual Papers

Discussant

David Loue

Agence Foncière Rurale, AFOR, Côte d'Ivoire




Individual Papers

Discussant

Danielle Haingonavalona

Ministry in charge of Land Affairs, Madagascar




Individual Papers

Discussant

Tatjana Cenova-Mitrevska

Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Macedonia




Individual Papers

Discussant

Emmanuel Nkurunziza

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya




Individual Papers

Closing remarks

Jorge Munoz

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Closing remarks

Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:30am
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10:00am
05-01: Private sector roles in Latin America's land administration
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, WORLD BANK, Colombia
 

Individual Papers

Colombia: The private sector’s roles in land tenure formalization in post-conflict areas

Javier Perez-Burgos

Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Colombia




Individual Papers

Modernizing land information systems in Panama

Francisco Artola

Ministry of the presidency, Panama




Individual Papers

Honduras: improving registry and cadastral service delivery through public and private outsourcing

Roman Alvarez

Instituto de la Propiedad, Honduras




Individual Papers

Contracting and direct implementation in systematic land formalization. 25 years of experience in Peru.

Victor Endo

Global Land Alliance, Peru

10:30am
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12:00pm
06-01: Simplified planning for systematic tenure regularization
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Anne Odic, AFD, France
 

Individual Papers

Opportunities and challenges of planning to provide tenure security to existing dwellers and ensure effective service delivery in the course of urban expansion

Peris Korir

Ministry of Land and Physical Planning, Kenya




Individual Papers

Applying Simplified planning to facilitate title issuance in Lusaka

Muchimba Muvombo, Alex Mwansa

City Hall Lusaka, Zambia




Individual Papers

Scope for simplifying planning procedures in Zimbabwe

Hosiah Chisango

Harare City Municipality, Zimbabwe




Individual Papers

Addressing physical urban planning to speed up tenure regularization

Emmanuel Nkurunziza

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya

12:30pm
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2:00pm
00-13: New initiatives in urban land policy
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Expanding urban land access and housing in Ethiopia

H.E. Jantirar Abay Yigzaw

Ministry of Urban Development and Construction, Ethiopia




Individual Papers

Land as a key enabler for delivering affordable housing in Kenya

Charles Mwaura

Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development




Individual Papers

‘Chile Propietario’ program to regularize informal properties

Alejandra Bravo Hidalgo

Ministry of National Assets, Chile

2:00pm
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3:30pm
07-01: Land governance in the Arab states
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Setting the scene

Wael Zakout

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Discussant

Ammar Alhamadi

Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates




Individual Papers

Discussant

Muhamad Alrajhi

Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Saudi Arabia




Individual Papers

Discussant

Georges Maarrawi

Ministry of Finance, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)




Individual Papers

Discussant

Mohamedsalih Baher

darfur land commission, Sudan




Individual Papers

Discussant

Moha El-ayachi

Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine, NELGA NA Coordinator, Morocco




Individual Papers

Discussant

Musa Shkarnh

Land & Water Settlement Commission, Palestinian Territories




Individual Papers

Discussant

Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany




Individual Papers

Discussant

Chris Penrose Buckley

DFID, United Kingdom




Individual Papers

Conclusions and next steps

Wael Zakout1, Oumar Sylla2

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: UN Habitat, Kenya

3:45pm
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5:15pm
08-01: Land records completion and modernization in Asia
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Indonesia: systematic land regularization and electronic land administration

Embun Sari

The Indonesia Ministry of Spatial Planning and Agrarian Reform, Indonesia




Individual Papers

Land policy and administration reform in Nepal

Janak Raj Joshi

Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Nepal




Individual Papers

Uzbekistan real property register and cadastre modernization

Maksud Ruzmetov

Goskomzemgeodezkadastr, Uzbekistan




Individual Papers

Property registration in India – Delhi perspective

Amlanjyoti Goswami

Indian Institute for Human Settlements, India




Individual Papers

Discussant

Faiz Faiz-ul-Hassan

Punjab Land Records Authority, Government of Punjab, Pakistan




Individual Papers

Discussant

Serene Ho

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
8:30am
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10:00am
09-01: Redistributive land reform in the 21st century
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Michael Taylor, International Land Coalition, Italy
 

Individual Papers

From fragmentation and elite capture to building new bridges in partnership: repurposing agrarian reform in South Africa in a new era

Laurel Oettle

AFRA, South Africa




Individual Papers

Land reform policy in Indonesia

Harison Mucodompis

Ministry of Agrarian and Spatial Management/National Land Agency, Indonesia




Individual Papers

Land reform debate in Indonesia

Dewi Kartika Abdul Hamid

Consortium for Agrarian Reform (KPA), Indonesia




Individual Papers

Land reform policy in Colombia

Margarita Maria Varon Perea

Colombia Rural, Colombia




Individual Papers

Land reform policy in Colombia

Javier Perez-Burgos

Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Colombia

10:30am
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12:00pm
10-01: Indigenous tenure for resilience and reconciliation
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Enrique Pantoja, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

Modelling land-use change for indigenous socio-economic development: Curve Lake First Nation, Canada

Robert Fligg1,2

1: Natural Resources Canada; 2: University of Waterloo, Canada




Individual Papers

Innovations in Indigenous land tenure in Canada: Reconciliation as the catalyst

Akbarali Karsan, Gavin Lawrence, Robert Fligg, Erin Tompkins, Steven Rogers, Brian Ballantyne

Natural Resources Canada, Canada




Individual Papers

Exploring pluralism: building resilience and respect

Raelene Webb

Murray Chambers, Australia




Individual Papers

First nations' post-counter map praxis

Francis Cadeau

Royal Roads University, Canada

12:30pm
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2:00pm
00-15: Climate change, forest landscape restoration and tenure
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Robert Nasi, CIFOR, Indonesia

Mitigation the effects of climate change requires catalyzing ecological restoration from below and above. This session discusses public and private initiatives and incentives around forest landscapes, while focussing on lessons learned from implementing law and policy towards strengthening community rights to land and forests.  

VC

 

Individual Papers

Scramble for land rights: reducing inequity between communities and companies

Peter Veit

World Resources Institute, United States of America




Individual Papers

Madagascar experience with role of tenure in forest restoration

Julien Noel

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Madagascar




Individual Papers

Role of tenure in protecting and restoring the Amazon forests

Brenda Brito do Carmo

Imazon, Brazil




Individual Papers

Lessons from tenure and gender research for restoration

Anne Larson

CIFOR, Peru




Individual Papers

Discussant

Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany




Individual Papers

Discussant

Delfin Jr Ganapin

World Wide Fund for Nature International (WWF International), Singapore

2:00pm
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3:30pm
11-01: Round table: Innovative land policies for sustainable development
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
 

Individual Papers

The importance of land reform for agricultural transformation

Henri Eyebe Ayissi

Ministry of State Property, Surveys and Land Tenure, Cameroon




Individual Papers

Enhancing land tenure security and functioning of land markets in Zambia

H.E. Vincent Mwale

Ministry of Local Government, Zambia




Individual Papers

Towards secure land rights for all in Uganda: Remaining challenges and ways of monitoring progress

Dorcas Wagima Okalany

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda




Individual Papers

Key challenges to advancing land tenure security in Malawi

Janet L. Banda SC.

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

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

Individual Papers

Conference wrap-up

Albert Zeufack

World Bank, United States of America




Individual Papers

Lessons from the conference for land policy in Africa

Janet L. Banda SC.

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi




Individual Papers

Takeaways on ways for strengthening land governance in LAC

Ivan Jacopetti do Lago

IRIB, Brazil




Individual Papers

Lessons for the land administration profession

Rudolf Staiger

FIG- International Federation of Surveyors, Germany




Individual Papers

Next frontiers for research on land policy and implementation

Jintao Xu

Peking University, China, People's Republic of




Individual Papers

Opportunities for leveraging the private sector

Issa Faye

IFC, United States of America




Individual Papers

Closing remarks

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America


 
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