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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 25/Mar/2019
  Posters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2 PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
Location: MC Atrium
9:30am
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10:30am
00-01: Innovative approaches to land data generation
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Klaus Deininger
 

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

Sergiy Radyakin, Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America



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



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

Luis Triveno

World Bank, United States of America



Data collaboratives: How data sharing can yield better insights

Holly Krambeck, Sarah Antos

World Bank, United States of America



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

Edward Anderson

World Bank group, Tanzania

10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
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
 

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



Identifying changes in housing investments using satellite imagery

Dunstan Matekenya

World Bank, United States of America



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



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

12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
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
 

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

Richard Frank Studwell

Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom

2:00pm
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4:00pm
00-04: Land in the World Bank's new Environmental and Social Framework
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Mary Lisbeth Gonzalez
 

History of ESF consultation and what was agreed and why

Jonathan Lindsay

World Bank, United States of America



The importance and implication of the ESF to provide support and supervise projects

Noreen Beg

World Bank, United States of America



The importance and implications of the new ESF for land projects and for projects with land components / issues

Jorge Munoz

World Bank, United States of America



ESF and land issues in Africa

Robin Mearns

World Bank, United States of America

2:45pm
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4:00pm
00-05: Using big data to advance land governance
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Trevor Monroe
 

What Governments can do to harness the potential of big data

Julia Lane

NYU, United States of America



Benefits from open access to cadastral data: Lessons from Uruguay

Sylvia Amado

DNC, Uruguay



Technology for Simplification and Modernisation of the Common agricultural Policy

Felix Rembold

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy

3:00pm
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4:00pm
00-16: Stand for her land
Location: MC 4-800
Chair: Victoria Stanley
3:30pm
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4:15pm
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
4:30pm
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5:00pm
00-10: Conference opening
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Simeon Djankov
 

Opening remarks

Kristalina I. Georgieva

World Bank, United States of America



Digital technologies and land governance in Africa

Estherine Lisinge Fotabong

AUDA-NEPAD, South Africa



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



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
 

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

Adam Storeygard

Tufts University, United States of America



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

Njuguna Ndung'u

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

6:05pm
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6:10pm
Overflow Room Conference Opening and Keynote
Location: Overflow rooms: Preston Lounge; MC 4-800
7:00pm Poster Board 01-01
Location: MC Atrium
 

Anthropic activities and sustainability of the natural resources of the Lomako-Yokokala Fauna Reserve (RFLY) in DR Congo.

Sankiana Malankanga Gerard

Higher Institute of Agronomic Studies of Mvuazi, Democratic Republic of the Congo



Implementing approach for responsibility management of pasture use in

Gerlee Shuuduv, Batbileg Bayaraa

Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Mongolia



Kyrgyz pastures - nomad heritage (traditional approaches in pasture degradation struggle)

Elvira Maratova, Abdimalik Egemberdiev

KYRGYZ JAYITY National pasture users' association, Kyrgyzstan



Farm’s natural resources management strategy

Kjeld van Wieringen, Kevin Kiffer, Marine Gourves

Mercy Corps, Democratic Republic of the Congo



"Developing community-based land use planning system using the community resource management area (CREMA) model in Ghana

Offei Affam Jerry1,2, Mensah Frederick2, Acquah Kwaku Nyamekye3

1: Kukje Theological University, Republic of Korea (South Korea); 2: Pals of the Earth-Ghana; 3: Take Care Africa Foundation-Ghana

Poster Board 01-02
Location: MC Atrium
 

Documenting communal land rights: understanding the use and management of communal land in the highland regions of Ethiopia

Felicity Buckle, John Leckie

DAI, United Kingdom



Land tenancy, contract term and land conservation-theoretical and empirical analyses on apple growers

Lianhua Zhang, Xuexi Huo

Northwest A&F University, People's Republic of China



Sustainable practices diffusion in socio-ecological systems: the Gorutuba Irrigation Perimeter (Brazil) analysis

Rafael Faria de Abreu Campos1,2, Dênis Antônio da Cunha3, Newton Paulo Bueno4

1: Regional Economics Applications Laboratory / The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 2: Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional / Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; 3: Universidade Federal de Viçosa; 4: FUCAPE Business School



Building on local pastoralists’ knowledge for effective management of the arid and semi arid areas

Deborah Muricho1, David Otieno1, Willis Kosura1, Magnus Jistrom2

1: University of Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya; 2: Lund University, Sweden



Forest planning decision model to restore forest denudation of N. Korea

Wonho Lee, Hyeonggeun Kim

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

Poster Board 01-03
Location: MC Atrium
 

ILMS - global land transfer standard

James Kavanagh1, Duncan Moss2

1: RICS, United Kingdom; 2: Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom



Measuring multi-dimensional poverty analysis in Nepal: a study of poverty alleviation fund intervention programme districts

Nahakul K.C.

Poverty Alleviation Fund Nepal, Nepal



Monitoring progress towards the 2030 sustainability goals: "Trends.Earth" as a support tool for achieving land degradation neutrality

Mariano Gonzalez-Roglich, Alex Zvoleff, Monica Noon

Conservation International, United States of America



Weak signals for future cadastral systems

Kirsikka Riekkinen1,2, Pauliina Krigsholm2, Oluwafemi Adekola1

1: Aalto University, Finland; 2: National Land Survey of Finland

Poster Board 01-04
Location: MC Atrium
 

A practical method for evaluating institutional arrangements and policy indicators of land administration system

Samsudin Salfarina, Suratman Robiah

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia



Evolution régimes foncier en Guinée-Conakry

Barry Alpha Amadou

Cabinet CAGEOFI - OGEG, Guinea



Spatial flood damage assessment mapping in Abeokuta

Ayoola Akingbogun

Pointmile Geotech, Nigeria



Achieving SDGs through land consolidation in rural regions of Uttar Pradesh state in India

Aswani Kumar Munnangi, Bharat Lohani, Subhas Chandra Misra, Vipul Sharma

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India



International Standards – key to unlocking the value of green buildings?

Benjamin Lee Elder

RICS, United Kingdom

Poster Board 01-05
Location: MC Atrium
 

Transforming social norms about women’s land and property rights

Lori Rolleri, Manisha Mehta

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, United States of America



Opportunities for innovation: lessons from land rights work in the African Great Lakes Region.

David Betge

ZOA, The Netherlands



Protecting Ugandan customary land tenure through documentation of Principles, Practices, Rights and Responsibilities (PPRR)

Liz Neate, Judy Adoko

LEMU: Land and Equity Movement in Uganda, Uganda



Of the substantive law in the common law: where is the blocking limiting the access to the landed property of the women in Côte d'Ivoire

Guy Oscar Sical Toukpo, Honnéo Gabin Tarrouth

UNIVERSITE FELIX HOUPHOUET BOIGNY, Côte d'Ivoire



Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals to strengthen women’s land rights: takeaways from the espaco feminista model in Brazil

Gina Alvarado1, Patricia Maria Queiroz Chaves2, Diana Fletschner1

1: Landesa, United States of America; 2: Espaço Feminista, Brazil



Financial inclusion through increasing land access rights and improving security of tenure a major pillar to reduce inequality and poverty in Uganda

Cissy Namuddu Settumba Kiyaga, Simon Kabogoza, Bashir Kizito Juma, David Kyewalabye-Male

Buganda Land Board, Uganda

Poster Board 01-06
Location: MC Atrium
 

Delving into the relationship between land tenure and food security using the case of Ayeyarwaddy, Myanmar

Gina Alvarado, Elizabeth Louis, Vinod Dharmarajan, Cathrin Anderson, Mark West

Landesa, United States of America



The impact of land rights regularization on the cassava technology adoption among smallholder farmers in Mozambique: the case of pro-poor value chain development project in the Maputo and Limpopo corridors (PROSUL)

Daniel Ozias Mate, Constantino Estevão Cuambe, Daniel Vasco Simango, Pinto Novo Zeca Stella

Agricultural Development Fund (FDA)/ Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA), Mozambique



Gender and land acquisition: implications for agricultural development in Nigeria.

Olubunmi Lawrence Balogun, Taofeek Ayodeji Ayo-Bello, Kayode Ayantoye

Babcock University, Nigeria; Babcock University, Nigeria; Kwara State University, Nigeria



Integrating strategic peacebuilding approach into land and environmental conflict resolution for better Indonesia peace infrastructure

Novita Liangga Kumala

University of Notre Dame, United States of America



From commitment to practice: lessons from efforts to implement corporate policies to respect land rights

Mina Manuchehri, Scott Schang

Landesa



Strengthening farmers’ land rights in Malawi

Dr Janet Banda SC1, Felix Mangani1, Davie Chilonga1, Mishek Longwe1, David Harris2

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development, Malawi; 2: DAI Europe

Poster Board 01-07
Location: MC Atrium
 

Refugees influx, land access and second generation health outcomes in host communities: evidence from Tanzania

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne

The World Bank Group



The conceptual framework on women’s land tenure security: an action tool

Amanda Richardson, Elisa Scalise, Renee Giovarelli

Resource Equity



Linking land tenure and use, catalyzing land use innovation for grassroots women

Danny Lattimore, Wacha Ben, Grace Loumo

Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment Uganda, Uganda



From culture to human rights; unmasking the gendered perspectives in the application of law and existing culture in protecting vulnerable widow’s land rights.

Jessica Oluoch

KELIN Kenya, Kenya



Housing provision and land rights in the quilombola community Ribeirão da Mutuca (Brazil).

Elizabeth Othon de Souza

Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade de São Paulo - FAUUSP, Brazil

Poster Board 01-08
Location: MC Atrium
 

Grassroots women’s land rights for development

Nakwang Violet Loumo, Danny Lattimore

Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment Uganda, Uganda



Norms formation: California gold rush and women's roles

Sandra Aguilar-Gomez1, Anja Benshaul-Tolonen2

1: Columbia University, United States of America; 2: Barnard College, United States of America



Innovative approaches in transforming social norms for strengthened women's land rights and security of tenure

Frances Birungi Odong

Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children's welfare ( UCOBAC), Uganda



Land grabbing and the land justice movement in Taiwan

Grace Li-Min Liao1, Shih-Jung Hsu2

1: China University of Technology, Taiwan; 2: National Chengchi University, Taiwan



Peaceful land for future citizen

Yalemzewid Demssie Fantaye

Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia

Poster Board 01-09
Location: MC Atrium
 

Tenure responsive land governance: the case of government-community partnership towards improving livelihoods in Kenya and Uganda

Agatha Wanyonyi1, Oumar Sylla1, Harold Liversage2

1: UN-Habitat, Kenya; 2: IFAD



Land tenure in Sub-Saharan Africa and its implications for access and benefit-sharing to bio-diversity

Ayodele Adewole

University of Jos, Nigeria



Legal establishments and gendered access to land in patriarchal societies of North-Western Ghana

Paul Boniface Akaabre, Kizito Doghle, Rudith S. King

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana



Women’s life cycle as a pathway to land rights on customary tenure in west Nile region of Uganda: lessons for certification and titling.

Herbert Kamusiime1, Naome Kabanda2, Christine Kajumba1, Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya3, Margaret Rugadya4

1: Associates Research Uganda; 2: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development; 3: Consultant Surveyors and Planners; 4: Global Expert - Land and Natural Resources



Practical approaches to implementing and monitoring free, prior and informed consent processes

Luis Felipe Duchicela

Equitable Origin, United States of America

Poster Board 01-10
Location: MC Atrium
 

The impact of land rights regularization on the cassava technology adoption among smallholder farmers in Mozambique: the case of pro-poor value chain development project in the Maputo and Limpopo corridors (PROSUL)

Daniel Ozias Mate, Constantino Estevão Cuambe, Daniel Vasco Simango, Pinto Novo Zeca Stella, Rubino Francesco

Agricultural Development Fund (FDA)/ Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA), Mozambique



Innovative approaches for promoting gender responsive land governance processes for strengthened women’s land rights and equitable land rights: application of the Gender Evaluation Criteria on land rights registration processes on customary land

Frances Birungi Odong1, Antonio Danilo2, Simon Peter Mwesigye2

1: Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children's Welfare (UCOBAC), Uganda; 2: UN Habitat/ Global Land Tools Network



Linking land tenure and use, catalyzing land use innovation for grassroots women

Okwi Tonny

Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment Uganda, Uganda



The land tenure system in Bangladesh: trends, challenges and options for reforms

Laskar Muqsudur Rahman

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Bangladesh



Discourse on Customary Land Act 2016: evolution of land rights or devolution of powers

Edward Chikhwenda

University of Malawi Polytechnic, Malawi

Poster Board 01-11
Location: MC Atrium
 

Today's urban families are rapidly losing their connections and kinship ties with rural families, making the new generations ignorant about the ways of life, production processes, and food origins that are served at the table

Jose de Arimateia Barbosa1, Ariane Silva Barbosa2, Rui Barbosa Netto3

1: Secretary of the Association of Notaries and Registrars of the State of Mato Grosso- Brazil; 2: Lowyer, Brazil; 3: Notary, Brazil



Land-based livelihoods and gender vulnerability: a study of cultural inheritance practices in select African states

Bankole Sulihaj Allibay

Translantic Development Limited, United Kingdom



Land regularization of quilombola community in Brazil

Daniella Farias Scarassatti1, Delaíde Silva Passos2, Adâmara Santos GonçalvesFelício3, Isabelle Picelli4, Bastiaan Philip Reydon5

1: Campinas City Hall, Brazil; 2: University of Campinas; 3: University of Campinas; 4: Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária; 5: University of Campinas



Human rights and land policy in quilombola lands: a decade of construction (2008-2018)

Delaide Passos1, Adâmara Felício1, Bastiaan Reydon1, Richard Torsiano2, Daniella Scarassatti1

1: UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: FAO, Brazil



Towards a responsive customary land rights security in rural Ghana: adopting a rural titling approach

Derek Osei-Tutu, Michael Appiah

Lands Commission, Ghana



State land inventories using the voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure (VGGT) - case of Madagascar

Herilala Axel Fanomezantsoa1, Jean ousmane Camara2, Rinda herrick Andriamitaha3, Edson samuel Noharinjanahary4

1: Consultant; 2: Land Reform Coordination Unit; 3: Cercom; 4: Essa

Poster Board 01-12
Location: MC Atrium
 

Role of income distribution and consumption expenditure on agriculture output: case of Nigeria

Irfan Ahmed1, Hassan Kasady Al Mahdi1, Claudio Socci2

1: Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,; 2: University of Macerata, Italy



Government intervention for superior land acquisition outcomes

Sankalp Sharma1, Tajamul Haque2, Anil Giri3

1: Kent State University - Tuscarawas, United States of America; 2: NITI Aayog, India; 3: University of Central Missouri, United States of America



Local infrastructure effects: large-scale land acquisition.

Rasangi Himesha Hewakopara

Ministry of Lands & Parliamentary Reforms, Sri Lanka



The dichotomy of tenure arrangements and its effects on land acquisition and compensation: evidence from Zambia

Christopher Mulenga1, Anthony Mushinge2, Sam Mwando3

1: University of Lusaka, Zambia; 2: Copperbelt University, Zambia; 3: Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Poster Board 01-13
Location: MC Atrium
 

Identifying yield gap and potential crop production in Ethiopia, Gambella Region

Azeb Degife

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany



Monitoring large-scale land acquisitions using open data platforms for improved decision making

Mercy Ojoyi

Land Matrix Initiative, South Africa



Implementation of infrastructure expansion projects in Tanzania: -the property rights quagmire

Felician Komu1, Agnes Mwasumbi2

1: Majengo Estates Dev, Tanzania; 2: Land Administration Unit, Ardhi University, Tanzania



Le soutien des communautés locales à la maîtrise de la gestion foncière : un bon prétexte de déploiement de nouveaux outils de sécurisation du foncier et d’acquisition des terres

Ndeye Coura Mbaye Diop1, Alain Diouf1, Pape Samba Ndiaye1, Aliou Bassoum1, André Teyssier2

1: PDIDAS, Senegal; 2: Banque Mondiale



Displacement in the name of development: insights from Zimbabwe

Fadzai Chipato

China Agricultural University, People's Republic of China

Poster Board 01-14
Location: MC Atrium
 

Gold mining in Eastern Cameroon: The rights of artisanal miners in the face of semi-mechanized mining

Hyacinthe Eric Bamamen Bisil1, Brendan Schwartz2, Jaff Napoléon Bamenjo3

1: Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement, Cameroon; 2: International Institute for Environment and Development; 3: Network for The Fight Against Hunger



The bottlenecks in large scale land acquisition for agriculture: a case study of Azama, Inikorogha and Opuede communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom.

Angela Kesiena Etuonovbe1,3, Bosin Boi Ebikeme2, Alfred Tortor2, Eugene Takpobunor Etuonovbe3

1: Angene Surveys & Consultants, Nigeria; 2: Gbaramatu Kingdom; 3: GFSH Consult Ltd, Nigeria



Lessons from the promised land: a case study of ‘land for land’ compensation for the Buseruka Oil Refinery, Uganda

Liz Neate

LEMU: Land and Equity Movement in Uganda, Uganda



Impact of land fragmentation on productivity and profitability of crops in Pakistan

Rakhshanda Kousar1, Muhammad Sohail Amjad Makhdum2, Tahira Sadaf1, M.Bilal Liaqat1

1: University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan; 2: Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan

Poster Board 01-15
Location: MC Atrium
 

Land

Bixia Hu

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, People's Republic of China



Land readjustment: the missing link in progressive urban land management in Zimbabwe

Charles Chavunduka

University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe



Polycentricity; a panacea for managing urban expansion in secondary towns? A planning scenario study of Mumias Town, Western Kenya

Herbert Musoga

National Land Commission, Kenya



Design and implement of discount-oriented businesses based on the sale of targeted partnership shares and improved Government’s rules and regulations

Jafar Oshriyeh, Maryam Foroozan

Islamic Republic of Iran

Poster Board 01-16
Location: MC Atrium
 

An analysis of the effects of urban expansion and housing problems on resident’s quality of life in the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria

Abimbola Omolabi

Yaba College of Technology, Yaba- Lagos, Nigeria



Research on the moderate-scale of apple farmers in different targets

Congying Zhang, Qian Chang, Xuexi Huo

Northwest A&F University, People's Republic of China



Urban population modeling: towards a better planning

Eduardo Perez-Denicia, Ricardo Ochoa-Sosa, Jose Eduardo Diaz-Azcunaga

CAPSUS, Mexico



Land use change detection and prediction using GIS and Remote Sensing, case study of Nsukka Urban, Enugu, Nigeria

Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam1, Jude Ejike Okonkwor2

1: Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON), Nigeria; 2: Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria


 
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