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Location: MC 6-100
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
01-06: Using data systems to increase accountability
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Michael Taylor, International Land Coalition, Italy

Democratizing the data revolution: bringing local perspectives to the surface

Lisette Mey, Laura Meggiolaro

Land Portal Foundation, Netherlands, The

Capturing data gaps: comparative study on availability of land data in Africa

Lisette Mey1, Michael Odhiambo2, Laura Meggiolaro1

1: Land Portal Foundation, Netherlands, The; 2: People, Land and Rural Development, Kenya

The role of people-centered data in land governance monitoring: preliminary results from the Dashboard Initiative

Eva Hershaw1, Ward Anseeuw2

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

Developing a country stakeholder strategy for the global property right perception survey (Prindex)

David Ameyaw, Malcolm Childress

International Center for Evaluation and Development, Kenya

Rwanda land registration is complete – now what? the view of an NGO.

Annie Kairaba1, Bernis Byamukama2

1: Rwanda Initiative for Sustainable Development (RISD), Rwanda; 2: Department for International Development (DFID), Rwanda

02-06: Indonesia's 'one map' policy: Does it live up to its potential?
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Jill Pike, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America

Governance effectiveness evaluation and cost benefit analysis of one map policy delivery institutions at the sub-national level in Indonesia

Nanda Noor1, Anita Silalahi1, Adi Pradana1, Aris Haryanto2

1: World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia; 2: Geospatial Information Agency (BIG) of the Government of Republic of Indonesia

Mapping indigenous land: lesson learned from One Map Initiative in Indonesia

Dwiki Ridhwan, Carolina Astri, Dean Affandi, Fajar Muis, Lawalata Julius

World Resources Institute Indonesia, Indonesia

Towards prosperity and sustainability: The progress of social forestry implementation in Indonesia

Dimas Fauzi1, Satrio Wicaksono1, Adelina Chandra2, Fadhilla Husnul Khatimah3

1: WRI Indonesia, Indonesia; 2: Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, Sweden; 3: Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs, Indonesia

03-06: Land policy to improve agricultural land use
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Wordsworth Odame Larbi, FAO, Ethiopia

Can group farms outperform individual family farms? empirical insights from India

Bina Agarwal

School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester, UK

The effect of land sizes and land holdings on “transitions” in and out of income poverty in Uganda.

Margaret Rugadya1, Paul Ntegeka2, Herbert Kamusiime2, Christine Kajumba2, Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya2

1: Ford Foundation, United States of America; 2: Associates Research Trust, Uganda

Land as the enabling asset on a value chain for rural development in Colombia's rural reform

Javier Perez-Burgos

Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Colombia

Land tenure regularisation for sustainable urban and agriculture development in Rwanda

Thierry Ngoga

AGRA, Kenya

04-06: Kenya's land policy reforms: Did they deliver?
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: John Bugri, KNUST, Ghana

Land policy implementation in Kenya: achievements, challenges and lessons ten years later

Ibrahim Mwathane

Land Development and Governance Institute (LDGI), Kenya

Smallholder settlement schemes in Kenya:
 A retrospective and prospective analysis of Trans-Nzoia county

Fibian Lukalo, David Kipchoge

National Land Commission, Kenya

By the communities for the communities: A holistic approach to community-based natural resource governance:

Husna Mbarak

UNFAO, Kenya

The political economy of Kenya land policy review

Odenda Lumumba


Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
05-06: Institutionalizing bottom-up monitoring
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Rueben Lifuka, Transparency International, Germany

Prindex: putting global tenure insecurity into perspective with results from 33 country surveys in 2018

Malcolm Childress1, David Spievack1, Anna Locke2, Joseph Feyertag2, Soumya Chattopadhyay2

1: Global Land Alliance, United States of America; 2: ODI, United Kingdom

Perceived tenure insecurity among renters and its implications for ongoing urbanisation

Anna Locke1, Joseph Feyertag1, Malcolm Childress2, David Spievack2, Soumya Chattopadhyay1

1: Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom; 2: Global Land Alliance, United States of America

Indigenous data sovereignty

Pyrou Chung

EWMI-Open Development Initiative, Myanmar

National land observatories: a tool for transparency, accountability, and informed decision making over land for all

Grislain Quentin1, Anseeuw Ward2, Burnod Perrine3, Bourgoin Jérémy4, Giger Markus5, Hershaw Eva6, Ka Ibrahima7

1: International Land Coalition, Senegal; 2: CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy; 3: CIRAD / Observatoire du foncier à Madagascar; 4: CIRAD / ISRA-BAME; 5: Centre for Development and Environment; 6: International Land Coalition, Italy; 7: IPAR, Senegal

06-06: National Land Policy Documents: Potential & Challenges
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa

Zambia’s Land Policy formulation pitfalls-points of divergence

Emmanuel Tembo, Veronica Mwiche

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Zambia

Demarcation of traditional land management areas in Malawi

Misheck Coco Longwe, Dr Janet L. Banda, Julias B. Chisi, Devie B. Chilonga

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

The Namibian 2nd National Land Conference has passed, how the resolutions taken will influence the politics and reluctance to register tenure rights in the Kavango West and Kavango East regions.

Petrus Canisius Nangolo

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia

Land rights as an imperative for sustainable land and resources management in Kenya.

Leonard Omullo

National Land Commission, Kenya

07-06: Challenges of redistributive land reform
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Arno Schaefer, European Commission, Belgium

Valuer general of South Africa; rights, responsibilities, and land reform

Ruel Williamson

Greenfield Advisors, Inc., United States of America

The implications of incomplete restorative justice in South African land restitution: lessons from the Moletele case.

Nerhene Davis

University of Pretoria, South Africa

Towards addressing the new land reform policy paradigm in South Africa

Phineas Khazamula Chauke

University of Venda, South Africa

08-06: The political economy of land tenure reform
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Caleb Stevens, USAID, United States of America

State of land in the Mekong region

Micah Ingalls1, Jean-Christophe Diepart2, Nhu Truong3, Daniel Hayward4, Tony Neil5, Chanthavone Phomphakdy1, Rasso Bernhard1, Sinu Fogarizzu1, Michael Epprecht1, Vong Nanhthavong1, Dang Hung Vo6, Dzung Nguyen7, Phong Nguyen8, Thatheva Saphangthong9, Chanthaviphone Inthavong10, Cornelia Hett1, Nicholas Tagliarino11

1: University of Bern, Lao PDR; 2: Mekong Region Land Governance Project, Lao PDR; 3: McGill University, Canada; 4: Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development, Thailand; 5: Independent; 6: Hanoi University, Vietnam; 7: World Bank, Vietnam; 8: Institute for Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam; 9: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao PDR; 10: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR; 11: UN Habitat, The Netherlands

New innovations-old problems: the case of the flexible land tenure system and communal land registration in Namibia

Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer

Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

"A limited contribution to a complex development problem"? Land titling and land tenure in the Mekong region

Michael Dwyer2, Naomi Basik Treanor1, Phuc Xuan To1,3, Quang Nguyen1, Sophal Chan4, Kevin Woods1, Thoumthone Vongvisouk5, Jean-Christophe Diepart6

1: Forest Trends, United States of America; 2: University of Colorado, United States of America; 3: Australian National University, Australia; 4: Centre for Policy Studies, Cambodia; 5: National University of Laos, Lao PDR; 6: Mekong Regional Land Governance Project, Lao PDR

What policy lessons can we learn from stalled land reforms? Insights from Senegal

Marie Gagne1, Cheikh Oumar Ba2, Ibrahima Ka2

1: University of Toronto, Canada; 2: Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR), Senegal

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
09-06: Monitoring global commitments on land tenure
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Astrid Jakobs de Padua, World Bank, United States of America

The Global Land Rights Index: a new methodology to measure human rights frameworks for land

Tiernan Mennen

Abt Associates, United States of America

Land Governance Indexes: Opportunities to assess progress of adoption of VGGT principles in policy, legal and institutional framework of land governance

Brian Gideon Washe Kazungu1, Francisco Carranza2

1: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kenya; 2: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (HQ)

Guidelines for effective and impactful SDG reporting of progress on land rights

Diana Fletschner

Landesa, United States of America

Creating effective data and information tools for monitoring the VGGT

Neil Sorensen1, Laura Meggiolaro1, Romy Sato2

1: Land Portal Foundation, Netherlands; 2: Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, Germany

10-06: Data to determine compensation for land acquisition
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: James Kavanagh, RICS, United Kingdom

Utilizing UAV images for large-scale land development compensation: A case of prevention for compensation speculation in South Korea

Hyeondong Yang

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

Improve the land acquisition system with a technology based processes approach

Jean Brice Tetka

Transparency International-Secretariat, Germany

Analysing governance in the informal land compensation approaches in customary areas of Ghana

Anthony Arko-Adjei1, Elias Danyi Kuusaana2, Emmanuel Offei Akrofi1

1: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; 2: University of Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

Valuation and compensation under Zimbabwe post 2000 land reform program

Maxwell Mutema

Independent Consultant, Zimbabwe

11-06: Improving resilience via better land data
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Luis Triveno, World Bank, United States of America

Leveraging national land and geospatial systems for improved disaster resilience

Abbas Rajabifard1, Mika-Petteri Törhönen2, Katie Potts1, Alvaro federico Barra2, Ivelisse Justiniano2

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

Integrating land and geospatial systems for disaster resilience – the need for technical and institutional innovation

Katie Potts1, Abbas Rajabifard1, Serene Ho1, Kate Rickersey2, Mika-Petteri Torhonen3

1: The University of Melbourne, Australia; 2: Land Equity International, Australia; 3: World Bank, United States of America

Comprehensive disaster risk management – best practice example of Monastir, Tunisia

Rainer Malmberg, Elke Krätzschmar, Felicitas Bellert, Konstanze Fila

IABG mbH, Germany

The earth observation for sustainable development initiative to support states affected by fragility, conflict and violence

Christophe Sannier1, Jean-Yves Le Bras2, Andy Dean3, Mathieu Domingo4, Sébastien Delbour1, Aline Duplaa2

1: SIRS, France; 2: CLS, France; 3: Hatfield Group, Canada; 4: UNITAR, Switzerland

Date: Friday, 29/Mar/2019
12-03: Scaling up municipal spatial data infrastructure: regulatory innovations and technology solutions
Location: MC 6-100

Scaling up municipal spatial data infrastructure: regulatory innovations and technology solutions

Gayatri Singh, Seetha Raghupathy, Champaka Rajagopal, Aurora Dias Lokita, Tony Widjarnarso Hartanto, Christopher Paul Crow

World Bank, Indonesia

13-03: Urban Planning Tools: Suitability and Urban Performance. How spatial data is helping cities in making evidence-driven decisions
Location: MC 6-100

Urban Planning Tools: Suitability and Urban Performance. How spatial data is helping cities in making evidence-driven decisions

Gayatri Singh1, Seetha Raghupathy1, Champaka Rajagopal1, Aurora Dias Lokita1, Tony Hartanto Widjarnarso1, Ricardo Ochoa-Sosa2, Jose Eduardo Diaz-Azcunaga2, Daniela Evia-Duarte2, Eduardo Perez-Denicia2

1: World Bank, Indonesia; 2: CAPSUS, Mexico

14-03: MODELLING intensity of land use for three-dimensional urban activity space
Location: MC 6-100

Modelling intensity of land use for three-dimensional urban activity space

Tschangho John Kim

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States of America

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