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Session Overview
Location: MC 9-100
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
01-09: Using remote sensing to assess impacts of forest policy
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Joep Crompvoets, KU Leuven, Belgium

Informality in access to land and deforestation in the legal Amazon: an empirical study of the state of Acre

João Paulo Mastrangelo1,2, Bastiaan Philip Reydon2, Pedro Cavalcante Filho2, Rosângela Ballini2, Adâmara Felício2, Dallas de Souza2, Claudio Cavalcante3, Antonio Marcos Silva3, Rafael Garrafiel3

1: Federal University of Acre, Brazil; 2: University of Campinas; 3: State Secretary for the Environment

Last Forests Standing: Deforestation prevention with land-use monitoring and valuation in Côte D’Ivoire

Neeraj Baruah

Vivid Economics, United Kingdom

Land use Management in Nigeria: the role of Remote Sensing

Mayowa Ajibola1, Aderemi Adeyemo2, Charles Ayo1, Gideon Adeyemi1

1: Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria; 2: Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria

Comparative evaluation of the registered information in the Rural Environmental Registry base under the Federal Cerrado Project

Lilianna Gomes1, Carlos Pires2, Rebecca Fiore3, Janaína Rocha1, Carlos Sturm1, Gabriela Gonçalves1, Leandro Biondo1, Bernardo Trovão1, Rejane Mendes1

1: Brazilian Forest Service, Brazil; 2: The World Bank, Brazil; 3: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Brazil

02-09: Using cadastral information to value and govern natural capital
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Randall Bluffstone, Portland State University, United States of America

Valuing Natural Capital

Fiona Mannix

RICS, United Kingdom

Improving natural resource management for developing nations through the implementation of online mining cadastre solutions

Glenn Matthews

Trimble, South Africa

Open Interactive Map Platform Infrastructure to support projects on local and regional scale.

Leandro Biondo, Bernardo Trovao, Rejane Mendes, Janaina Rocha

Brazilian Forest Service, Brazil

Restoration Opportunities Atlas of India - building information bridges for people, forests and landscapes

Marie Josephine Nishanthi Duraisami, Ruchika Singh

World Resources Institute India, India

The socio-economic impact of measures to avert or reverse land degradation in agriculture: a systematic review

Mandy Malan2, Ezra Berkhout1, Jan Duchoslav3, Maarten Voors2, Stefan Van Der Esch1, Willem Verhagen1

1: PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands, The; 2: Wageningen University, Netherlands, The; 3: IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America

03-09: Linking tenure to planning in forest land
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Anne Larson, CIFOR, Peru

Best-bet options for ensuring tropical forest conservation and livelihoods development: Evidence from the community forest concessions in Petén, Guatemala

Dietmar Stoian1,2, Aldo Rodas3, Iliana Monterroso4

1: Bioversity International, France; 2: World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), France; 3: Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Guatemala; 4: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Forest restoration and afforestation in India

Laura Valencia2, Kundan Kumar1

1: Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America; 2: University of Toronto, Canada

Integrating forest recovery and low-carbon agriculture in priority watersheds of Brazilian savannah: The FIP-Landscape Project

Lidiane Moretto1, Janaína Rocha1, Tatiana Calçada1, Taiguara Alencar3, Rejane Mendes1, Leandro Biondo1, Sidney Medeiros2, Lilianna Mendes1, Polyanna Paro3, Bernadete Lange4, Daniela Ziller4, Carlos Eduardo Sturm1, Carlos Pires3, Bernardo Trovão1, Rebecca Fiore3, Jaine Cubas Davet1, Magna Cunha dos Santos3, Anselm Duchrow3

1: Brazilian Forest Service (SFB), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA), Brazil; 2: Secretariat for Innovation, Rural Development and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA), Brazil; 3: GIZ, Brazil; 4: World Bank, Brazil

Tenure security and forest landscape restoration: Results from exploratory research in Boeny, Madagascar

Rebecca McLain1, Patrick Ranjatson2, Steven Lawry1, Jean Mananga3, Tolotra Razafimbelo2, Renaud Randrianasolo2

1: Center for International Forestry Research, United States of America; 2: Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques (ESSA); Université d'Antananarivo – Madagascar; 3: Independent consultant

04-09: Approaches towards sustainable land use management
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Kim Thompson, USAID, United States of America

Development of an informal land use register for South Africa

Rajesh Nooka, Willy Govender, Mfanafuthi Gama

Data World (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Rural Environmental Registry in the priority municipalities for Cerrado deforestation combating, in Brazil

Carlos Henrique Pires Luiz1, Rejane Marques Mendes2, Leandro Meneguelli Biondo2, Lilianna Mendes Latini Gomes2, Janaina de Almeida Rocha2, Bernardo de Araujo Moraes Trovão2, Carlos Eduardo Portella Sturm2, Pedro de Almeida Salles2, Gustavo Henrique de Oliveira2, Magna Cunha dos Santos3

1: The World Bank, Brazil; 2: Brazilian Forest Service / Ministry of the Environment, Brazil; 3: German Agency for International Cooperation - GIZ

Environment and land use trends in the Ethiopian lowlands

Daniel Monchuk

The World Bank, United States of America

Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
05-09: Implementing REDD in practice
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Peter Veit, World Resources Institute, United States of America

Practical guide for the creation and management of conservation space

Douglas Steinberg1, Bala W. Sanou2, Fako Bruno Ouattara2, Brook Johnson2, Amber Lee James1, Caroline Plançon-Rodriguez3

1: National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International, United States of America; 2: Independent Consultant, Burkina Faso; 3: World Bank, United States of America

Development of a practical guide to support local actors in the development and management of conservation areas in the context of REDD+

Amber Lee James, Bala Wenceslas Sanou, Fako Bruno Ouattara

NCBA CLUSA International, United States of America

Rethinking land development and offset mechanisms in cambodia

Alexander Marx, Ratana Pen

Heinrich Boell Foundation, Cambodia

Environmental justice in the REDD+ frontier: indigenous experiences from the scholarly literature and proposals for a way forward

Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti, Anne Larson

Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

How the climate protection strengthens the indigenous territories in the Amazon: The REDD Early Movers Program (REM) in Mato Grosso - Brazil

Taiguara Alencar1, Renata Oliveira Costa1, Eliane Lima2, Deroni Mendes3

1: GIZ, Brazil; 2: FEPOIMT, Brazil; 3: ICV, Brazil

06-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Jintao Xu, Peking University, China, People's Republic of

Multi-stakeholder forums as innovation for natural resource management? Results from a Realist Synthesis Review of the scholarly literature

Anne Larson1, Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti1, Christopher Hewlitt2, Deborah Delgado3

1: CIFOR, Peru; 2: University of Maryland, College Park, United States of America; 3: PUCP, Peru

Examining relationships in forest governance quality: Insights from forest frontier communities in Zambia´s Miombo ecoregion

Hellen Nansikombi1, Richard Fischer1, Gillian Kabwe2, Sven Günter1

1: Thünen Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics, Hamburg, Germany; 2: Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia

Land Tenure Regularization in the Brazilian Amazon: perspectives on identifying social, economic and environmental variables for assessing its impacts

Gabriela C P Savian1, Marcelo C C Stabile1, Paulo R S Moutinho1, Elisa de Siqueira2, Gabriela Russo3, João Paulo Ribeiro1, Vivian Ribeiro1, Daniel S Silva1, Sylvia Mitraud1, Jarlene Gomes1, Alcilene Cardoso1, Jorge Espinoza4, Rogerio Cabral4, Díni L Silveira2, Robson Disarz5, João Paulo Mastrangelo6, Bastiaan Reydon6, Gabriel P Siqueira6

1: Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM); 2: Consulting for Sustainable Development GITEC-IGIP GmbH; 3: Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Amsterdam; 4: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; 5: National Colonization and Agrarian Reform Institute (INCRA); 6: Universidade de Campinas (Unicamp)

Local perception of indigenous titling programs in the Peruvian Amazon

Peter Cronkleton, Anne Larson

Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

Governance structures of native forests' management policy in North Argentina: the role of policy forums in mediating between conservation and production

Carla Inguaggiato1, Maurice Tschopp1, Graziano Michele Ceddia1, Dimitris Christodopolous2,3

1: University of Bern, Switzerland; 2: Modul University, Austria; 3: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

07-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Dietmar Stoian, ICRAF, France

Gender gaps and actions being taken to address them in forest landscapes

Patricia Kristjanson, Tamara Bah, Anne Kuriakose, Meerim Shakirova, Gerardo Segura, Katharina Siegmann, Margaux Granat

World Bank, United States of America

Closing the gender gap in natural resource management programs in Mexico

Katharina Siegmann1, Zeina Afif1, Graciela Reyes-Retana3, Margarita Gomez Garcia2

1: World Bank; 2: CIDE; 3: Cornell University

Innovation of locally-led adaptive programming in Natural Resource Governance Change in Myanmar

Aung Kyaw Thein, Rick Gregory

Pyoe Pin Institute, Myanmar

08-09: Expanding land markets and investments
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw, Kadaster, Netherlands, The

“A Land Market is the strategy for access to land for development”. Which land market? For whose benefit? An analysis of the Ugandan case

Judy Adoko, Liz Neate

Land and Equity Movement in Uganda - LEMU, Uganda

Land governance and urban development find a challenges in the perspective of social safeguards

Md Mayen Uddin Tazim

Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bangladesh, People's Republic of

Ghana: Collateralizing land use rights on customary land. Lessons and challenges for growing the mortgage market

Ian Rose1, Emmanuel Noah2

1: DAI, United States of America; 2: BenBen, Ghana

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
09-09: Bottom-up approaches: A key to land use planning
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Klaus Ackermann, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany

Increasing access to land for housing for Irula tribal families: Lessons from implementing the Solid Ground Campaign in India

Rebecca Ochong1, Rajan Samuel2, Suseela Anand2

1: Habitat for Humanity International, Philippines; 2: Habitat for Humanity, India

Giving the land back to people : solving colonial cases of land-grabbing in Madagascar

Ketakandriana Rafitoson

Transparency International - Initiative Madagascar, Madagascar

Examining how land laws have implemented GLTN tools

Nicholas Tagliarino

UN Habitat, The Netherlands

Sustaining sustainable development: Leveraging human rights structures to implement land-related SDGs

Bethany Roberts

Landesa, United States of America

10-09: Capacity building: Lessons from experience
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Equal partnership in the capacity building project Eduland2: conceptual design, implementation, successes, challenges & lessons learnt

Reinfried Mansberger1, Sayeh Kassaw Agegnehu2, Gerhard Navratil3, Gebeyehu Belay Shibeshi4

1: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria; 2: Debre Markos University, Ethiopia; 3: Technische Universitaet Wien, Austria; 4: Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Encouraging women’s land rights and promoting female land professionals: A twin track approach to enhancing land governance

Zerfu Hailu Gebrewold, Gladys Savolainen, Tommi Tenno

NIRAS/Ethiopia, Ethiopia

The land research capacity of Africa: new research centre concept for catalysing improved land governance

Uchendu Eugene Chigbu1, Gaynor Paradza2, Simon Peter Mwesigye3

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: Independent Consultant, South Africa; 3: UN-Habitat / GLTN, Uganda

The ADLAND model: Transformative experiences and lessons in human capital development in land governance in Africa

Pamela Duran Diaz

Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany

Scaling emerging geospatial technologies for land administration: understanding institutional innovation dynamics through a Technological Innovation System perspective

Serene Ho1,2, Tarek Zein3, Placide Nkerabigwi4, Valérie Pattyn1,5, Joep Crompvoets1

1: KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: RMIT University, Australia; 3: Hansa Luftbild AG, Germany; 4: INES Ruhengeri, Rwanda; 5: Leiden University, The Netherlands

11-09: Promising initiatives to build capacity
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Diane Dumashie, International Federation of Surveyors - FIG, United Kingdom

Using a multi-lateral organisation to catalyse institutional innovation at global scale: Evidence from the work of the Global Land Tool Network partners

Clarissa Augustinus

Independent consultant, Ireland

An innovative experience of capacity building for land in Central Africa

Paul Tchawa

University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon

Importance of capacity building and training in the World Bank assisted projects - Case study of Serbia

Olivera Vasovic, Borko Draskovic, Dragan Pavlovic, Nada Teodosijevic

Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia

Date: Friday, 29/Mar/2019
12-05: Innovative grassroots women led tools for gender responsive land governance
Location: MC 9-100

Innovative grassroots women led tools for gender responsive land governance

Mino Harivelo Ramaroson1, Frances Birungi2, Birte Scholz1, Gaynor Paradza1

1: HUAIROU COMMISSION, United States of America; 2: UCOBAC, Uganda

13-05: Starting with women: tools for empowerment
Location: MC 9-100

Starting with women: tools for empowerment

Amanda Richardson1, Amy Coughenour2, Anne Girardin3

1: Resource Equity, United States of America; 2: Cadasta, United States of America; 3: Cadasta, France

14-05: A Women Land Rights scorecard, tool for monitoring implementation of African Union Instruments at country level, A case of eight countries
Location: MC 9-100

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