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Session Overview
Location: MC 4-100
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am01-04: Land administration and changing gender norms
Session Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya
MC 4-100 
 

A tripartite normative interaction in land registration: inheritance and land information updating

Zaid Abubakari, Christine Richter, Jaap A. Zevenbergen

University of Twente, Netherlands

01-04-Abubakari-682_paper.pdf
01-04-Abubakari-682_ppt.pptx


Women and customary land tenure: emerging developments and ways forward in Savelugu, Ghana

Prince Donkor Ameyaw1, Uchendu Eugene Chigbu1, Walter Timo de Vries1, Simon Peter Mwesigye2, Eric Yeboah3

1Techninical University of Munich, Germany; 2UN-Habitat / Global Land Tool Network, Uganda; 3Kwame Nkrumah Univerisy of Science and Technonology, Ghana

01-04-Ameyaw-1144_paper.pdf
01-04-Ameyaw-1144_ppt.pptx


Securing property rights for Women and children through Distributed Ledger Technology in Judiciary

Manohar Velpuri

Absolutum Consultancy Private Limited, India

01-04-Velpuri-109_paper.pdf
01-04-Velpuri-109_ppt.pptx


Women and land: A conflict of culture and law

Beverly Mumbo, Miriam Wachira, Caroline Oduor, Teresa Omondi

Federation of Women Layers, Kenya

01-04-Mumbo-1079_paper.pdf
01-04-Mumbo-1079_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-04: Can land administration foster gender equality?
Session Chair: Rumyana Tonchovska, UNFAO, Italy
MC 4-100 
 

Improving gender equality in land tenure in the Republic Geodetic Authority of Serbia

Vasilija Zivanovic1, Borko Draskovic1, Rumyana Tonchovska2, Sasa Rikanovic1

1Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia; 2UN Food and Agriculture Organization

02-04-Zivanovic-338_paper.pdf
02-04-Zivanovic-338_ppt.pdf


From laws to action: Achieving SDG indicator 5.a.2 in the Western Balkans

Naomi Kenney1, Adela Llatja2, Margreet Goelema2, Rumyana Tonchovska1, Lovro Tomasic3, Margret Vidar1, Bianca Wengenmayer3

1FAO, Italy; 2GIZ, Germany; 3UINL, Italy

02-04-Kenney-687_paper.pdf
02-04-Kenney-687_ppt.pptx


Using open data to analyze participation in the labor market and property registration of women in Kosovo

Brikene Meha, Barlet Meha

Marin Sh.P.K., Kosovo

02-04-Meha-1100_paper.pdf
02-04-Meha-1100_ppt.pptx


Women, Financial Inclusion and the Law: Why Property Rights matter for Women's access to and use of financial services

Tazeen Hasan, Nayda Almodovar

World Bank Group, United States of America

02-04-Hasan-1160_paper.pdf
02-04-Hasan-1160_ppt.pptx
 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-04: Recognizing women's rights over common resources
Session Chair: David Bledsoe, Resource Equity, United States of America
MC 4-100 
 

Securing women’s property rights in utilization of commons: Lessons from the Kadenge community of Yala Swamp

Hope Otieno

National Legal Aid Service, Kenya

03-04-Otieno-306_paper.pdf
03-04-Otieno-306_ppt.pptx


Customary land tenure systems and gendered land rights in Ghana’s northern region: Results from phase II gender equity and land tenure focus groups

Gina Rico Mendez, Kathleen Ragsdale, Kelly Lower, Mary Read-Wahidi

Mississippi State University, United States of America

03-04-Rico Mendez-883_paper.pdf
03-04-Rico Mendez-883_ppt.pdf


Women’s tenure security on collective lands: Implications for measurement and policy

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Rachael Knight2, Cheryl Doss3

1IFPRI, United States of America; 2Namati; 3University of Oxford

03-04-Meinzen-Dick-748_ppt.pdf


Exploring the role of gender equity in customary land administration to boost production

Pamela Bella Nyamutoka Katooro1, Simon Peter Mwesigye2, Rose Mugabe1, Alex Muhumuza1

1International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Uganda; 2UN Habitat/GLTN, Uganda

03-04-Nyamutoka Katooro-933_paper.pdf
03-04-Nyamutoka Katooro-933_ppt.pdf
 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-04: Legal and normative aspects of making law gender sensitive
Session Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Tetratech, United States of America
MC 4-100 
 

Land and womanhood- ethnography on propertied women in Bengal

Amrita Mondal

Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, Germany

04-04-Mondal-640_paper.pdf
04-04-Mondal-640_ppt.pptx


"Innovations to protect women’s customary land rights: Practical experiences from Sierra Leone."

Samuel Mabikke1, Rexford Ahene2, MariaPaola Rizzo3, Francesca Romano3

1Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Sierra Leone; 2Lafayette University, USA; 3Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Italy

04-04-Mabikke-385_paper.pdf
04-04-Mabikke-385_ppt.pdf


The farmer and her husband: legal innovations for women in contract farming

Sarah Brewin, Carin Smaller, Francine Picard, Sophia Murphy

IISD, Switzerland

04-04-Brewin-703_paper.pdf
04-04-Brewin-703_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am05-04: Land tenure for sustainable rangeland management
Session Chair: Liz Alden Wily, independent, Kenya
MC 4-100 
 

Strengthening traditional institutions of nomadic herders for sustainable management of public rangelands in Mongolia

Enkhamgalan Tseelei1, Gankhuyag Nyam-ochir1, Erdenechuluun Tumur2

1National Federation of Pasture user groups of herders, Mongolia; 2National University of Agriculture, Mongolia

05-04-Tseelei-219.docx


Landscape approach for addressing land use conflicts in pastoral areas: the case of Tanzania

Stephen Nindi1, Victor Mwita2, Deus Kalenzi3, Isaack Luambano3, Fiona Flintan3

1Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Tanzania; 2Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries; 3International Livestock Research Institute

05-04-Nindi-227_paper.pdf


Emerging forms of land market participation and implications on pastoralists’ livelihoods in Kenya

Linet Rutoh1, David Jakinda Otieno1, Willis-Oluoch Kosura1, Stephen Mureithi1, Gert Nyberg2

1The University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU, Sweden

05-04-Rutoh-449_paper.pdf
05-04-Rutoh-449_ppt.pptx


Securing land rights for marginalized communities - Experience from working with Pastoralist, hunter and gathers in Tanzania

Naomi Shadrack Mwaiponya, Amina Ndiko

OXFAM, Tanzania

05-04-Shadrack Mwaiponya-463_paper.pdf
05-04-Shadrack Mwaiponya-463_ppt.ppt
 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-04: Gender and land policy
Session Chair: Renee Giovarelli, Resource Equity, United States of America
MC 4-100 
 

Evaluation results of a program aimed at reducing property grabbing among widows in Uganda

Andee Parks, Shawn Kohl, Jessica Kyle, Claire Wilkinson

International Justice Mission

06-04-Parks-1110_paper.pdf
06-04-Parks-1110_ppt.pptx


Women's tenure rights across the rural urban continuum: implications for a gender responsive urban land reform in Namibia.

Prisca Mandimika1, Thomas Haenert2

1Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia; 2GIZ Office Namibia

06-04-Mandimika-981_paper.pdf
06-04-Mandimika-981_ppt.pptx


Community land titling: a contextual analysis of women’s land rights in Kenya

Erin Kitchell, Rachael Knight, Jaron Vogelsang

Namati, United States of America

06-04-Kitchell-1038.docx


Innovations to secure women's land rights and build resilience

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

1Huairou Commission, United States of America; 2UCOBAC, Uganda

06-04-Ramaroson-702_paper.pdf
06-04-Ramaroson-702_ppt.pptx
 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-04: Beyond joint titling: Making land institutions gender-sensitive
Session Chair: Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
MC 4-100 
 

Implementing Uganda's gender strategy on land through issuance of certificates of customary ownership : A case of Kabale and Adjumani districts in Uganda

Naome Justine Kabanda1, Henry Harrison Irumba1, Sylla Oumar2, Simon Peter Mwesigye2, Danilo Antonio2

1Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, Uganda; 2UN-Habitat/Global Land Tool Network, Kenya

07-04-Kabanda-634_paper.pdf
07-04-Kabanda-634_ppt.pptx


When joint ownership is not sufficient to ensure joint registration: Lessons from Cabo Verde

Elisa Scalise1, Michelle Adato2, Naomi Cassirer2

1Resource Equity, United States of America; 2Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America

07-04-Scalise-657.docx


Inclusive and gender-aware participatory land registration in Indonesia

Simon Ulvund1, Eva Maria Unger2, Chrit Lemmen2, Christelle van den Berg2, Tjeerd Wits1, Resti Diah Utami1, Hanhan Lukman3

1Meridia, The Netherlands; 2Kadaster International, The Netherlands; 3ATR / BPN, Indonesia

07-04-Ulvund-1076_paper.pdf
07-04-Ulvund-1076_ppt.pdf


Promoting women’s right to land inheritance through agriculture incentivization

Rene Claude Niyonkuru1, Louis Marie Nindorera2

1Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium; 2Independent Consultant

07-04-Niyonkuru-1072.docx


Storytelling: a powerful strategy to increase women’s access to land/property rights in Uganda and beyond

Judith Hermanson1, Natalie R Gill1, Sylvia Luchini1, Jessica A Kaahwa2

1IHC Global, United States of America; 2Makerere University

07-04-Hermanson-1106_paper.pdf
07-04-Hermanson-1106_ppt.pptx
 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-04: Ways to secure women's tenure in practice
Session Chair: Janet Edeme, African Union Commission, Ethiopia
MC 4-100 
 

The impact of land regularization in rural Tanzania; gender, rights and anti- poverty case: the civil society organization’s parallel support to the land tenure support programme

Nasieku Kisambu1, Jonathan Kioko1, Mary Richard2

1We Effect, Tanzania; 2Tanzania Women Lawyers Association, Tanzania

08-04-Kisambu-581_paper.pdf
08-04-Kisambu-581_ppt.pptx


A multi-stakeholder approach to advancing women’s land rights using the SDGs framework: experience from Tanzania

Godfrey Massay

Landesa, Tanzania

08-04-Massay-285_paper.pdf
08-04-Massay-285_ppt.pptx


Women’s tenure rights and land reform in Angola

Allan Cain

Development Workshop, Angola

08-04-Cain-233_paper.pdf
08-04-Cain-233_ppt.ppt


Using institutional cooperation, focusing on Capacity Building, to secure Gender Equality

Kent Johan Ronny Nilsson1, Grace Nishimwe2

1Lantmäteriet, Sweden; 2Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority, Rwanda

08-04-Nilsson-598_paper.pdf
08-04-Nilsson-598_ppt.pptx
 
Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am09-04: Harnessing benefits from urban planning
Session Chair: Eric Heikkila, University of Southern California, United States of America
MC 4-100 
 

Contribution of urban green infrastructure to achieve sustainable development goals: an innovative mechanism to bring different actors together

Sisay Nune Hailemariam

World Bank, Ethiopia

09-04-Hailemariam-115_paper.pdf
09-04-Hailemariam-115_ppt.pptx


Inclusive development? Paradox of state-led land development in India

Urmi Sengupta1, Sujeet Sharma2

1Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom; 2Architecture, Planning and Environment LTD, United Kingdom

09-04-Sengupta-372_paper.pdf
09-04-Sengupta-372_ppt.pptx


Assessment of urban upgrading interventions in mekong delta region in Vietnam

Mansha Chen1, Van Thang Nguyen2

1World Bank, United States of America; 2National Economics University, Vietnam

09-04-Chen-117_paper.pdf
09-04-Chen-117_ppt.pptx
 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-04: Harnessing the scope for incremental tenure upgrading
Session Chair: Abdu Muwonge, World Bank, Kenya
MC 4-100 
 

Formalizing the informal through incremental tenure strengthening in urban Battambang: Experience on tenure transformation in Cambodia

Rebecca Ochong1, Bells Regino-Borja2, Bernadette Bolo-Duthy2, Keo Kanika2

1Habitat for Humanity International, Philippines; 2Habitat for Humanity, Cambodia

10-04-Ochong-322_paper.pdf
10-04-Ochong-322_ppt.pptx


The Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission: The process and tools behind the world’s largest slum titling project

Frank Pichel1, Shishir Ranjan Dash2, G. Mathivathanan3, Shikha Srivastava2

1Cadasta Foundation, United States of America; 2Tata Trusts, India; 3Housing and Urban Development Department, Government of Odisha State, India

10-04-Pichel-487_paper.pdf
10-04-Pichel-487_ppt.pptx


Urban landholding registration in Ethiopia: law and practice

Abdu Hussein

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

 
12:00pm - 2:00pmWomen's caucus
MC 4-100 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-04: Demand for and impacts of land tenure regularization
Session Chair: Jennifer Lisher, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
MC 4-100 
 

The socio-economic impact of implementing land registration and land information systems in Saudi Arabia

Philip Auerswald1, Muhamad Alrajhi2

1George Mason University, United States of America; 2Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



Crop prices and the demand for titled land: evidence from Uganda

Viviana Maria Eugenia Perego

The World Bank, United States of America



The effects of land title registration on tenure security, investment and production: evidence from Ghana

Andrew Agyei-Holmes2, Niklas Buehren1, Markus Goldstein1, Robert Osei2, Isaac Osei-Akoto2, Christopher Udry3

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, Ghana; 3Northwestern University, Department of Economicsm, United States of America



Early lessons from the evaluation of land management reforms in Cabo Verde

Audrey Moore, Evan Borkum, Irina Cheban

Mathematica Policy Research, United States of America

 

 
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