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Session Overview
Location: Preston Auditorium
Date: Monday, 25/Mar/2019
9:30am - 10:30am00-01: Innovative approaches to land data generation
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

Sergiy Radyakin, Michael Lokshin

World Bank, United States of America

00-01-Radyakin-1336_ppt.pdf


Practical experience with mapping informal farms and houses in Zambia

Emmanuel Tembo3, Frank Kakungu2, Kelvin Chibangula3, Shadreck Mutti1

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

00-01-Tembo-1335_ppt.pptx


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

Luis Triveno

World Bank, United States of America

00-01-Triveno-1383_ppt.pdf


Data collaboratives: How data sharing can yield better insights

Holly Krambeck, Sarah Antos

World Bank, United States of America

00-01-Krambeck-1387_ppt.pptx


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

Edward Anderson

World Bank group, Tanzania

00-01-Anderson-1381_ppt.pdf
 
11:00am - 12:30pm00-02: Using land data in innovative ways for policy and interventions
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

00-02-Bottoms-1233_ppt.pdf


Identifying changes in housing investments using satellite imagery

Dunstan Matekenya

World Bank, United States of America

00-02-Matekenya-1289_ppt.pdf


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

Julius Brian Chawezi Chisi1, Emmanuel Nkurunziza2, Davie Chilonga1

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

00-02-Chisi-1395_ppt.pdf


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

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

00-02-Ali-1384_ppt.pdf
 
1:30pm - 2:30pm00-03: Land ownership and development: Potential lessons for Africa from East Asia’s experience
Session Chair: Joao Pedro Azevedo, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

Richard Frank Studwell

Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom

 
2:45pm - 4:00pm00-05: Using big data to advance land governance
Session Chair: Trevor Monroe, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

What Governments can do to harness the potential of big data

Julia Lane

NYU, United States of America

00-05-Lane-1349_paper.pdf
00-05-Lane-1349_ppt.pptx


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

00-05-Rembold-1351_ppt.pdf
 
4:30pm - 5:00pm00-10: Conference opening
Session Chair: Simeon Djankov, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

00-10-Hidalgo-1389_paper.pdf
00-10-Hidalgo-1389_ppt.pdf
 
5:00pm - 6:00pm00-11: Opening keynote
Session Chair: Simeon Djankov, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

 
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am01-01: Land for African development: towards stakeholder synergies
Session Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa

Translation English - French

Preston Auditorium 
 

Opening remarks

Godfrey Bahiigwa

African Union Commission, Ethiopia



The role of land governance in achieving Agenda 2063 and SDGs

Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki

AUDA-NEPAD, South Africa



Consolidating transparent land administration and land revenue generation in Uganda

Hon. Betty Ongom Amongi

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda

01-01-Amongi-1266_ppt.pdf


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

Hon. Utoni Nujoma

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia

01-01-Nujoma-1280_ppt.ppt


Strengthening land governance in Mali

Hon. Mohamed M. Sidibe

Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning, Mali

01-01-Sidibe-1309_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-01: Harnessing the IT & data revolution for African land policy
Session Chair: Clement Adjorlolo, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), South Africa
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

02-01-Nyakulama-1269_ppt.pdf


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

02-01-Dieffaga-1283_ppt.pdf


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

02-01-Marie Grace-1386_ppt.pptx


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

Frank Kakungu1, Daniel Ali2, Klaus Deininger2, Yuanyuan Yi2

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

02-01-Kakungu-1375_ppt.pdf
 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-12: Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale
Session Chair: Haishan Fu, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale

Jack Dangermond

ESRI, United States of America

00-12-Dangermond-1246_ppt.pdf
 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-01: Building analytical capacity on land in Africa
Session Chair: Emmanuel Nkurunziza, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya
Preston Auditorium 
 

NEPAD support to policy analysis capacity building in Africa

Rudo Makunike

NEPAD, South Africa

03-01-Makunike-1391_ppt.pptx


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

03-01-Matshe-1332_ppt.pptx


Harnessing the IT revolution for African land policies

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

03-01-Deininger-1333_ppt.pptx


Expanding the frontier for research on land in Africa

Njuguna Ndung'u

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-01: Scaling-up land programs - African experiences and global solutions
Session Chair: Michael Roth, World Bank, United States of America

Translation English - French

Preston Auditorium 
 

Introductory remarks

Godfrey Bahiigwa

African Union Commission, Ethiopia



Setting the scene

Michael Roth

Consultant, United States of America

04-01-Roth-1245_ppt.pptx


Discussant

Joan Kagwanja

UNECA, Ethiopia



Discussant

David Loue

Agence Foncière Rurale, AFOR, Côte d'Ivoire

04-01-Loue-1339_ppt.pptx


Discussant

Danielle Haingonavalona

Ministry in charge of Land Affairs, Madagascar



Discussant

Tatjana Cenova-Mitrevska

Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Macedonia



Discussant

Emmanuel Nkurunziza

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



Closing remarks

Jorge Munoz

World Bank, United States of America



Closing remarks

Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

 
Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am05-01: Private sector roles in Latin America's land administration
Session Chair: Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta, WORLD BANK, Colombia
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

Javier Perez-Burgos

Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Colombia



Modernizing land information systems in Panama

Francisco Artola

Ministry of the presidency, Panama

05-01-Artola-1348_paper.pdf
05-01-Artola-1348_ppt.pptx


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

Roman Alvarez

Instituto de la Propiedad, Honduras

05-01-Alvarez-1229_ppt.pptx


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

Victor Endo

Global Land Alliance, Peru

05-01-Endo-1230_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-01: Simplified planning for systematic tenure regularization
Session Chair: Anne Odic, AFD, France
Preston Auditorium 
 

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



Applying Simplified planning to facilitate title issuance in Lusaka

Muchimba Muvombo, Alex Mwansa

City Hall Lusaka, Zambia



Scope for simplifying planning procedures in Zimbabwe

Hosiah Chisango

Harare City Municipality, Zimbabwe



Addressing physical urban planning to speed up tenure regularization

Emmanuel Nkurunziza

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

 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-13: New initiatives in urban land policy
Session Chair: Sameh Naguib Wahba, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

Expanding urban land access and housing in Ethiopia

H.E. Jantirar Abay Yigzaw

Ministry of Urban Development and Construction, Ethiopia



Land as a key enabler for delivering affordable housing in Kenya

Charles Mwaura

Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development



‘Chile Propietario’ program to regularize informal properties

Alejandra Bravo Hidalgo

Ministry of National Assets, Chile

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-01: Land governance in the Arab states
Session Chair: Wael Zakout, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

Setting the scene

Wael Zakout

World Bank, United States of America



Discussant

Ammar Alhamadi

Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates



Discussant

Muhamad Alrajhi

Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Saudi Arabia

07-01-Alrajhi-1313_paper.pdf
07-01-Alrajhi-1313_ppt.pptx


Discussant

Georges Maarrawi

Ministry of Finance, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)

07-01-Maarrawi-1314_paper.pdf
07-01-Maarrawi-1314_ppt.pdf


Discussant

Mohamedsalih Baher

darfur land commission, Sudan

07-01-Baher-1324_paper.pdf
07-01-Baher-1324_ppt.pptx


Discussant

Moha El-ayachi

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

07-01-El-ayachi-1315_paper.pdf
07-01-El-ayachi-1315_ppt.pdf


Discussant

Musa Shkarnh

Land & Water Settlement Commission, Palestinian Territories



Discussant

Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany



Discussant

Chris Penrose Buckley

DFID, United Kingdom



Conclusions and next steps

Wael Zakout1, Oumar Sylla2

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

 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-01: Land records completion and modernization in Asia
Session Chair: Mika-Petteri Törhönen, The World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

Indonesia: systematic land regularization and electronic land administration

Embun Sari

The Indonesia Ministry of Spatial Planning and Agrarian Reform, Indonesia



Land policy and administration reform in Nepal

Janak Raj Joshi

Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Nepal

08-01-Joshi-1304_ppt.pptx


Uzbekistan real property register and cadastre modernization

Maksud Ruzmetov

Goskomzemgeodezkadastr, Uzbekistan



Property registration in India – Delhi perspective

Amlanjyoti Goswami

Indian Institute for Human Settlements, India

08-01-Goswami-1382_paper.pdf
08-01-Goswami-1382_ppt.pptx


Discussant

Faiz Faiz-ul-Hassan

Punjab Land Records Authority, Government of Punjab, Pakistan



Discussant

Serene Ho

The University of Melbourne, Australia

 
Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am09-01: Redistributive land reform in the 21st century
Session Chair: Michael Taylor, International Land Coalition, Italy
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

09-01-Oettle-1285_ppt.pptx


Land reform policy in Indonesia

Harison Mucodompis

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



Land reform debate in Indonesia

Dewi Kartika Abdul Hamid

Consortium for Agrarian Reform (KPA), Indonesia



Land reform policy in Colombia

Margarita Maria Varon Perea

Colombia Rural, Colombia



Land reform policy in Colombia

Javier Perez-Burgos

Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, Colombia

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-01: Indigenous tenure for resilience and reconciliation
Session Chair: Enrique Pantoja, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

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

Robert Fligg1,2

1Natural Resources Canada; 2University of Waterloo, Canada

10-01-Fligg-318_paper.pdf
10-01-Fligg-318_ppt.pptx


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

10-01-Karsan-326_paper.pdf
10-01-Karsan-326_ppt.pptx


Exploring pluralism: building resilience and respect

Raelene Webb

Murray Chambers, Australia

10-01-Webb-707_paper.pdf
10-01-Webb-707_ppt.ppt


First nations' post-counter map praxis

Francis Cadeau

Royal Roads University, Canada

10-01-Cadeau-828_paper.pdf
10-01-Cadeau-828_ppt.ppt
 
12:30pm - 2:00pm00-15: Climate change, forest landscape restoration and tenure
Session 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

Preston Auditorium 
 

Scramble for land rights: reducing inequity between communities and companies

Peter Veit

World Resources Institute, United States of America



Madagascar experience with role of tenure in forest restoration

Julien Noel

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Madagascar



Role of tenure in protecting and restoring the Amazon forests

Brenda Brito do Carmo

Imazon, Brazil



Lessons from tenure and gender research for restoration

Anne Larson

CIFOR, Peru



Discussant

Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany



Discussant

Delfin Jr Ganapin

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

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-01: Round table: Innovative land policies for sustainable development
Session Chair: Klaus Deininger, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

The importance of land reform for agricultural transformation

Henri Eyebe Ayissi

Ministry of State Property, Surveys and Land Tenure, Cameroon



Enhancing land tenure security and functioning of land markets in Zambia

H.E. Vincent Mwale

Ministry of Local Government, Zambia



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



Key challenges to advancing land tenure security in Malawi

Janet L. Banda SC.

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

 
4:00pm - 5:00pmClosing Plenary
Session Chair: Albert Zeufack, World Bank, United States of America
Preston Auditorium 
 

Conference wrap-up

Albert Zeufack

World Bank, United States of America



Lessons from the conference for land policy in Africa

Janet L. Banda SC.

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi



Takeaways on ways for strengthening land governance in LAC

Ivan Jacopetti do Lago

IRIB, Brazil



Lessons for the land administration profession

Rudolf Staiger

FIG- International Federation of Surveyors, Germany



Next frontiers for research on land policy and implementation

Jintao Xu

Peking University, China, People's Republic of



Opportunities for leveraging the private sector

Issa Faye

IFC, United States of America



Closing remarks

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

 

 
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