Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
Posters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2 PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
Location: MC Atrium
01-01: Land for African development: towards stakeholder synergies
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Estherine Lisinge Fotabong, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), South Africa

Translation English - French


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

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

Hon. Utoni Nujoma

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia

Strengthening land governance in Mali

Hon. Mohamed M. Sidibe

Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning, Mali

01-02: Strengthening land governance for sustainable growth in Ukraine
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Anthony A. Gaeta, The World Bank, United States of America



Increasing the transparency and decentralization in Ukrainian land relations

Liudmyla Shemelynets, Dmytro Makarenko

State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre, Ukraine

Roll-out of e-services and e-auctions - progress and challenges ahead

Denis Bashlyk

State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre, Ukraine

Towards a methodology for automatic cadastral error identification

Vladimir Popov

World Bank, Ukraine

World Bank support to help improve land governance in Ukraine

David Egiashvili, Sandra Broka, Klaus Deininger

World Bank, Ukraine

01-03: Ways to establish cadastral systems at scale
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Claire Galpin, World Bank, United States of America

Increasing cadastral survey productivity to tackle undocumented land rights worldwide: A case study

Stephanie Michaud

Trimble Inc, United States of America

Large-scale Mapping

Poul Noergaard

Leica Geosystem, Denmark

An innovative affordable and decentralized model for land registration and administration at a national scale in Tanzania

Tressan Sullivan, Malaki Msigwa, Gilead Mushaija, Mustapha Issa, Alexander Sololov

DAI Global LLC, Tanzania

Leveraging location-enabled street photos and machine learning to automate large-scale data collection in support of property valuation

Tim Fella, Katherine Smyth

ESRI, United States of America

01-04: Land administration and changing gender norms
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Oumar Sylla, UN-Habitat, Kenya

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

Zaid Abubakari, Christine Richter, Jaap A. Zevenbergen

University of Twente, Netherlands

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

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

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

Manohar Velpuri

Absolutum Consultancy Private Limited, India

Women and land: A conflict of culture and law

Beverly Mumbo, Miriam Wachira, Caroline Oduor, Teresa Omondi

Federation of Women Layers, Kenya

01-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Hosaena Ghebru, International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America

Land and human rights, gender and indigenous people of Kaduna state, Nigeria

Abdullahi Tukur, Altine Jibril, Umar Ahmed Abubakar

Kaduna Geographic Information Service, Nigeria

World Bank-funded land titling in Piauí, Brazil: a pillar of growth or a regularization of land grabs?

Douglas Hertzler1, Maria Luisa Mendonça2, Gerardo Cerdas Vega3, Emmanuel Ponte3, Altamiran Ribeiro4

1: ActionAid USA, United States of America; 2: Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, Brasil; 3: ActionAid Brasil, Brasil; 4: Comissão Pastoral da Terra, Brasil

Land tenure, gender, and productivity in Ethiopia and Tanzania

Tigist Mekonnen Melesse, Yesuf M. Awel

The World Bank (USA), UNU-MERIT (The Netherlands) and Jimma University (Ethiopia)

The Impacts of land tenure regularisation programme in Rwanda

Bernis Byamukama1, Jim Grabham2

1: UK Department for International Development, Rwanda; 2: Mokoro ltd

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

01-07: Managing public land for the common good
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom

Common pool resource access rights and wrongs: Insights from Ghana

Patrick Opoku

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH, Ghana

Spatial planning for land use and protection as an anti-poverty tool in rural areas: case study of innovative approaches on the USAID-funded agriculture and rural development support project

Sergii Kubakh, Patrick Rader

Chemonics International Inc.

The official biological killing of productive land under the silence of a class of citizens and applause of others: when all contribute in destroying living land!!!

Abdelkader Marouane1, Abderrezak Benhabib2

1: Ibn Khaldoun University of Tiaret (Algeria); 2: Abou-Bekr Blekaid University of Tlemcen (Algeria)

Improving governance of tenure: Technology as the enabler

Wordsworth Odame Larbi1, Maria Paola Rizzo2

1: FAO, Ethiopia; 2: FAO, HQ, Italy

01-08: Methodological approaches to urban property valuation
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Ruud Kathmann, Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment, Netherlands, Netherlands, The

Self-declaration of value: an option for the urban property tax

William McCluskey1, Riel Franzsen1, Peadar Davis2

1: African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; 2: School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, UK

Valuing property with bad data: utilizing GIS and spatial modeling to achieve equitable property tax valuations in the face of incomplete data

Paul Bidanset1, Jones Brent2

1: IAAO; 2: Esri

Response surface analysis (RSA): modeling values in geographically sparse markets

William Mccluskey1, Paul Bidanset2, Peadar Davis3, Michael McCord3

1: African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; 2: International Association of Assessing Officers, Kansas, United States; 3: School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, UK

Standard price points in spatial interpolation. A case study

Risto Peltola, Mikko Korpela, Pauliina Krigsholm, Arthur Kreivi

National Land Survey, Finland

Using remote sensing data and machine learning to value property in Kigali, Rwanda

Felix Bachofer1, Jonathan Bower2, Andreas Braun3, Paul Brimble4, Patrick McSharry5

1: German Aerospace Center; 2: International Growth Centre, Rwanda; 3: University of Tübingen; 4: Ministry of Economic and Financial Planning, Rwanda; 5: Carnegie Mellon University

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

01-10: Land consolidation: A tool to improve land use
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Morten Hartvigsen, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hungary

New trends in development of agricultural land consolidation in Russia

Alexander Sagaydak, Anna Sagaydak

State University of Land Use Planning, Russian Federation

An analysis of long-term experiences with land consolidation projects

Riekkinen Kirsikka4, Walter Timo de Vries2, Hendrikus Johannes {Rik} Wouters1, Kalle Konttinen3

1: Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The; 2: University of Munich Germany; 3: National Land Survey Finland; 4: Aalto University Finland/National Land Survey of Finland

Land Consolidation as a multi-purpose Instrument -
 exploring Opportunities and addressing Challenges in Kosovo

Michael Becker1, Kapllan Halimi2

1: GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Kosovo; 2: MAFRD - Kosovo Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development

FAO recommendations on land consolidation legislation

Morten Hartvigsen, Maxim Gorgan, Margret Vidar, Tomas Versinskas, Kristina Mitic, Frank van Holst

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Hungary

01-11: Fit for purpose land administration
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Yerach Doytsher, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Secure Tenure for all starts to emerge: New Experiences of Countries implementing a Fit-For-Purpose Approach to Land Administration

Stig Enemark1, Robin McLaren2

1: Aalborg University, Denmark; 2: KnowEdge, United Kingdom

Fit-for-purpose land administration strategy: an innovative approach to implement land policies in Nepal

Janak Raj Joshi1, Uma Shankar Pandey2, Raja Ram Chhatkuli3, Stig Enemark4, Danilo Antonio5, Jagat Deuja6, Oumar Sylla7

1: Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Government of Nepal; 2: Kathmandu University, Nepal; 3: UNHABITAT, Nepal; 4: Aalborg University, Denmark; 5: Land and GLTN Unit, Land and Governance Branch, UN-Habitat, Kenya; 6: Community Self Reliance Center, Kathmandu Nepal; 7: Land and GLTN Unit, UN-Habitat, Kenya

Creating resilience to natural disasters through FFP land administration – an application in Nepal

Eva-Maria Unger1, Raja Ram Chhatkuli2, Danilo Antonio3, Christiaan Lemmen1, Jaap Zevenbergen4, Rohan Bennett5, Paula Dijkstra1

1: Kadaster, Netherlands, The; 2: UN-Habitat Nepal; 3: UN-Habitat Global Land Tool Network; 4: University Twente, ITC Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation; 5: Swinburne University of Technology

Fit for Purpose Land Administration: Innovations as a result of country implementations

Cornelis de Zeeuw1, Chrit Lemmen1,2, Eva-maria Unger1, Paula Dijkstra1, Mathilde Molendijk1, Ernst-Peter Oosterbroek1, Christelle van den Berg1

1: Kadaster, Netherlands, The; 2: Twente University - ITC

01-12: Planning land use to attract investment
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Kaitlin Cordes, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America

Challenges of making land available for large-scale investment in commercial agriculture in Tanzania: the case of Missenyi district

Joseph Mukasa Lusugga Kironde, Sophia Kongela

Ardhi university, Tanzania

Insights from participatory land use planning in Liberia: the dos and don’ts of bottom-up land use planning as part of tenure reform

Ellen Pratt1, Ethan Miller2, Uriah Garsinii1

1: Liberia Land Authority; 2: IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative

Building harmonized private and state land data and information systems in Ethiopia

Mulugeta Tadesse1, Tommi Tenno2, Oliver Schoenweger1, Yohannes Redda2, Zerfu Hailu2

1: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Ethiopia; 2: NIRAS

Making Myanmar's National Land Use Policy and Legal Framework work: opportunities and challenges for harnessing technology, innovation and investment in people for Myanmar's inclusive development

Thyn Zar Oo1, Kyaw Htun1,2, Nwai Aye Aye Wai1,3

1: The PLAN: Public Legal Aid Network, Myanmar; 2: Emerald Sea Group; 3: River Mekong Group

01-13: Formalizing customary tenure: How to make it work?
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Margaret Rugadya, Ford Foundation, Uganda

Catalyzing Innovation: Lessons from Uganda: Innovating land governance in predominantly customary settings.

David Betge2, Zeno Pack1, Thorsten Huber1

1: GIZ, Uganda; 2: ZOA, Uganda

Evaluation of the land inventory approach for securing tenure of lawful and bona fide occupants on private mailo land in Uganda

Thorsten Huber1, Moses Musinguzi2, Daniel Kirumira1, Pamella Drate1

1: Responsible Land Policy in Uganda (RELAPU), GIZ; 2: Department of Geomatics and Land Management, Makerere University, Uganda

Land use Policy; implementing the Physical planning Act, in the context of Malawi land reform program implementation

Dr Janet L. Banda, Felix Tukula, Devie Chilonga

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

The role of customary authorities in land administration: Examples from Tanzania and Ethiopia

Maija Hyle, Zerfu Hailu

NIRAS, Ethiopia

Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
02-01: Harnessing the IT & data revolution for African land policy
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Clement Adjorlolo, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), South Africa

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

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

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

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

Frank Kakungu1, Daniel Ali2, Klaus Deininger2, Yuanyuan Yi2

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

02-02: Spatial transformation to achieve green urban growth
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, The World Bank, United States of America


Laura Tuck

World Bank, United States of America

Keynote: Urbanism and climate change – A holistic approach to climate change

Peter Calthorpe

Calthorpe Associates, United States of America

Report Launch

Xueman Wang

World Bank, United States of America


Khoo Teng Chye

Centre for Livable Cities of the Ministry of National Development, Singapore


Anu Ramaswami

University of Minnesota, United States of America


Wei Xu

Development Research Center of the State Council, China, People's Republic of


Ellen Hamilton

World Bank, United States of America

02-03: Innovative technology in the land sector
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Steven Nystrom, FIG Commission 9, United States of America

Innovation through artificial intelligence

Mureed Mustafa

Emirates Real Estate Solutions, United Arab Emirates

Beyond blockchain: technology in the land agenda

Aanchal Anand

World Bank, United States of America

Evaluating the hype: the current potential of blockchain for land

Tim Robustelli

Future of Property Rights Program at New America

Digital identity, housing data, and disaster resilience in Puerto Rico

Christopher Mellon

New America, United States of America

02-04: Can land administration foster gender equality?
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Rumyana Tonchovska, UNFAO, Italy

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

Vasilija Zivanovic1, Borko Draskovic1, Rumyana Tonchovska2, Sasa Rikanovic1

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

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

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

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

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

02-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Malcolm Childress, Global Land Alliance, United States of America

Land conservation for open space: spatial spillovers and the impact of neighbors

Haoluan Wang

University of Maryland at College Park, United States of America

Smallholder crop market participation in Tanzania: The influence of transaction cost, asset endowment and producer cooperatives

Sosina Bezu, Espen Villanger

Chr.Michelsen Institute, Norway

Land access and household implementation of agroecosystems in rural Guatemala

Maria Van Der Maaten

Iowa State University, United States of America

Land markets and transaction costs following institutional strengthening: A pre-post evaluation in Mongolia

Kate Marple-Cantrell, Heather Huntington

The Cloudburst Group, United States of America

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

02-07: Supporting land management by customary authorities
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Stephen Brooks, US Agency for International Development, United States of America

Customary land secretariats in Ghana as change agents in land dispute management

Gad Asorwoe Akwensivie, Dickson Agbogah

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana

Innovative customary land governance in Zambia: experiences, lessons learned and emerging impacts

David Katungula1, Morgan Kumwenda2, Danilo Antonio3, Moonga Chilanga3, Hellen Nyamweru-Ndungu3

1: People's Process on Housing & Poverty in Zambia, Zambia; 2: Chamuka Royal Establishment; 3: UN-Habitat/GLTN

Improving customary land administration in Ghana- CLSs shows the way

Coleman Clarence Bosompim Coleman Clarence Bosompim

Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands, Ghana

Making Customary Land Secretariats financially and operationally sustainable from the ground up in Ghana

Thomas Vaassen1, Igor Popiv2, Carol Roffer2, Simon Ulvund1

1: Meridia, Netherlands; 2: Innola, United States of America

02-08: Remote sensing and automation for property tax assessment
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Amy Rasmussen, International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America

Supporting local government administrations through public private partnerships (PPP).

Gasant Jacobs1, Abdelwahab Zramdini2

1: Cotecna Inspection SA, United Arab Emirates; 2: Cotecna Inspection SA, Geneva

Land characteristics survey in Korea, utilizing spatial information

Jinho Choi, Nana Lee

Korea Appraisal Board, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of a satellite–based approach to maintaining a property database

Graham Deane, Robert M Owen

Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom

The points-based method: simplification of valuation processes for property tax purposes

Asaah Nyah Zebong, Wilson Prichard, Paul Fish

International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD), Cameroon

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

02-10: Balancing rights, development and natural resources protection
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Omoding James Peters Opio, AfDB, Côte d'Ivoire

Land and resource tenure tensions driven by extractives on the commons of Karamoja – Uganda:

Herbert Kamusiime1, Eddie Nsamba Gayiiya1, Elisa Scalise2, Christine Kajumba1, Margaret Rugadya3

1: Associates Research Trust Uganda, Uganda; 2: Resource Equity, US; 3: Global Land Expert

Emerging issues in convergence of conservation and development within wildlife protected areas in Kenya

Joycelyn Kaaria

Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya

The assault on sanctity of village lands in Tanzania by conservation initiatives

Rugemeleza Nshala

Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT), Tanzania

Protecting the nexus between communities’ land and water tenure rights: a comparative analysis of national laws recognizing the freshwater rights of indigenous peoples and local communities

Stephanie Keene1, Jessica Troell2, Chloe Ginsburg1

1: Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America; 2: Environmental Law Institute, Malawi

02-11: Fit for purpose land administration
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Rudolf Staiger, FIG- International Federation of Surveyors, Germany

Delivering land administration services at scale

Ishak Sallehuddin

Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, Malaysia

Using participatory approaches and innovative technology to empower communities in securing their land

Ioana Bouvier, Stephen Brooks, Jeremy Green, Sarah Lowery, Caleb Stevens

US Agency for International Development, United States of America

Low-cost cadastre and valuation with lightweight technology

Brent Jones

Esri, United States of America

Digitization of the Land Registry within a Plural Legislative Framework: A case study of land registry innovations in Trinidad and Tobago

Amanda Fulchan-Lakhan2, Kizzann Lee Sam2, Miguel Angel Sanjines Mancilla1

1: Land Administration Consultant, Bolivia, Plurinational State of; 2: Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Trinidad & Tobago

Taking matters into their own hands: why innovation in community land data collection matters

Amy Coughenour Betancourt, Frank Pichel

Cadasta Foundation, United States of America

02-12: Can large investment catalyze agricultural transformation?
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Thomas Jayne, Michigan State University, United States of America

The Resource Impact Dashboard (RID) An innovative global framework to measure the local impact of landed resources exploitation by industries

Fritz Brugger3, Selina Bezzola3, Joao Salavessa2, Rey Pascal1, Peter Hochet1, Hermine Papazian1

1: Institute for Social Research in Africa, Burkina Faso; 2: Universidade de Lurio, Mozambique; 3: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

Agricultural growth corridors in Sub-Saharan Africa - New hope for territorial rural development or another non-starter?

Michael Bruentrup

German Development Institute (DIE), Germany

A framework for the development of responsible agropoles in Africa

Mohamed Coulibaly, Francine Picard

International Institute for Sustainable Development, Mali

Changing farm structure and rural transformation in Africa

Thomas Jayne

Michigan State University, United States of America

02-13: Gender aspects of land tenure
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Victoria Stanley, World Bank, United States of America

Land reform and child health in the Kyrgyz republic

Katrina Kosec1, Olga Shemyakina2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America; 2: Georgia Tech, United States of America

Gender gaps in forest tenure reforms in Peru: The impact of expectations on the household incomes of native communities

Rosa Luz Duran

Universidad de Lima, Peru

Land joint titling and its effects on household welfare in Vietnam

Helle Buchhave, Cuong Nguyen Viet, Hoa Hoa Thi Mong Pham, Giang Tam Nuyen, Kathrine Kelm

World Bank, United States of America

Gender differences in housing ownership in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Aphichoke Kotikula, Ruth Hill, Wameq Azfar Raza

World Bank, United States of America

Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Women's caucus
Location: MC 4-100
00-12: Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Haishan Fu, World Bank, United States of America

Leveraging geospatial infrastructure to advance tenure security at scale

Jack Dangermond

ESRI, United States of America

03-01: Building analytical capacity on land in Africa
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Emmanuel Nkurunziza, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya

NEPAD support to policy analysis capacity building in Africa

Rudo Makunike

NEPAD, South Africa

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

Harnessing the IT revolution for African land policies

Klaus Deininger

World Bank, United States of America

Expanding the frontier for research on land in Africa

Njuguna Ndung'u

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

03-02: New ways of measuring urban extent
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Shlomo Angel, New York University, United States of America

Definition matters. Metropolitan areas and agglomeration economies in a large developing country

Maarten Bosker2, Jane Park1, Mark Roberts1

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: Erasmus University Rotterdam

Densification vs. expansion: recent findings for a global sample of cities

Shlomo Angel, Patrick Lamson-Hall

New York University, United States of America

Accurately monitoring urbanization at global scale – the world settlement footprint

Mattia Marconcini1, Noel Gorelick2, Annekatrin Metz-Marconcini1, Thomas Esch1

1: German Aerospace Center - DLR, Germany; 2: Google Inc., USA

Characterizing and managing urban expansion for higher equity, productivity, and environmental quality in the global south

Anjali Mahendra1, Karen Seto2

1: World Resources Institute, WRI, United States of America; 2: Yale University, , United States of America

03-03: Low-cost ways to establish cadastral systems
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Andy Wickless, Trimble, Inc., United States of America

Precision geolocation at the service of least developed countries

Paul Chambon

Exagone, France

Fit for Purpose, scalable GNSS data collection

Sepp Josef Englberger

Leica Geosystems, Germany

Customized earth observation based information services

Matjaz Ivacic1, Tatjana Veljanovski2, Marcin Bilelecki1, Liza Stancic2, Andrej Beden1, Ziga Kokalj2

1: GeoCodis Ltd., Slovenia; 2: ZRC SAZU, Slovenia

Deploying titling and customary land registration systems with a blockchain element

Trent Larson, Chris Chrysostom

Medici Land Governance, United States of America

03-04: Recognizing women's rights over common resources
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: David Bledsoe, Resource Equity, United States of America

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

Hope Otieno

National Legal Aid Service, Kenya

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

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

Ruth Meinzen-Dick1, Rachael Knight2, Cheryl Doss3

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

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

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

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

03-05: Land price determinants
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Dieter von Fintel, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Does the Real Estate Trading Management System (RTMS) affect housing price and tax base?: Evidence from Korea

Yukyung Kim

Korea Development Institute, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Spatial distributions of job accessibility, housing rents, and poverty in Nairobi, Kenya

Shohei Nakamura, Paolo Avner

World Bank, United States of America

Monopolist land supply, housing cycle and entrepreneurship in urban China

Dan Wang

The Economist, China, People's Republic of

Growth of cities and urban influence on agricultural land prices in Malawi

Sarah Ephrida Tione, Stein Terje Holden

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

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

03-07: Land policies for smart city development
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Rachelle Alterman, Neaman Institue for National Policy Research, Technion, Israel

Experiments of urban land supply and development: India

Aparna Soni, Triveni Prasad Nanda

RICS School of Built Environment, India

Citizen-centric digital land and asset management in the greenfield city development: case study of Amaravati

Sreedhar Cherukury, Sidharth Ganesh, Sastry Siva Rama Krishna Jyosyula

Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority, India

Egovernance initiatives of slum rehabilitation authority, Mumbai

Shri Deepak Kapoor

Government of Maharashtra, India

Imagine and design the legal framework for the cities of the future: the example of Mauritian ‘smart cities’

Florian Lebourdais1, Marie-Florence Zampiero-Bouquemont2

1: Ordre des Géomètres-experts, France; 2: Conseil Supérieur du Notariat, France

03-08: Making property tax systems transparent and equitable
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Ronald Worth, International Association of Assessing Officers, United States of America

Open Government - Building trust and strengthening the delivery of valuation services

Ruud M. Kathmann1, Terence Fahey2, Ben P.P. Bervoets1, Marco Kuijper1

1: Council for Real Estate Assessment, The Netherlands; 2: Valuation Office, Ireland

Customer relations and communication in land administration

David Laurence Magor

Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation, United Kingdom

Property Taxation in India: Issues impacting revenue performance and suggestions for reform

Rajul Awasthi

World Bank, 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

03-10: Can participatory land use planning help secure tenure?
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Christopher Mulenga, University of Lusaka, Zambia

Rural land use planning, the integration of shared resources mapping for improved communal tenure security: experiences from Zambia

Christopher Mulenga1, Adam Ngoma2, Jason Sakala2

1: University of Lusaka, Zambia; 2: Chipata District Land Alliance, Zambia

Context, power, equity and effectiveness in territorial planning multi-stakeholder commissions: a comparative analysis of two very different Brazilian States

Jazmin Gonzales Tovar1, Grenville Barnes2, Anne Larson3

1: University of Florida (UF), United States of America; 2: University of Florida (UF), United States of America; 3: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Peru

Clarification, recognition and formalization of land rights in a landscape restoration project in Burundi

Pascal Thinon1, Paola Agostini2, Philippe Eric Dardel2

1: Independant consultant, France; 2: World Bank

Participatory Community Land Use Planning (CLUP ) as a means of conflict prevention and poverty alleviation in rural areas through pilot experiments in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo: provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu and Tituri

Malam Kandine Adam

UN-HABITAT, Congo, Republic of the

03-11: Interoperability of land data: Conceptual issues
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Jacob Vos, Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The

Land administration data integration – modern concept

Igor Popiv, Carol Roffer, Maksym Kalyta, Sergiy Lizenko

Innola Solutions, Inc., United States of America

Land Administration Models - A central register and land information system containing as much information as possible about a property

Victoria Abbott, Joy Bailey

HM Land Registry, United Kingdom

An applicative approach for cadastral processes implementation in multi-dimensional land management systems

Ruba Jaljolie, Yerach Doytsher, Sagi Dalyot

Mapping and Geo-Information Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

The impact of the agricultural land management information system on the work of local self-government units and directorate for agricultural land

Katja Grbic

GIZ- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, United States of America

03-12: Can large farms attract local growth?
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Derick Bowen, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America

How and why large-scale agricultural investments induce diverse trajectories of regional development in Kenya, Madagascar and Mozambique

Markus Giger1, Christoph Oberlack1, Ward Anseeuw2, Camilla Adele3, Magalie Bourblanc4, Perrine Burnod5, Sandra Eckert1, Wega Fitawek3, Eve Fouilleux6, Sheryl L Hendriks3, Boniface Kiteme7, Sara Mercandalli4, Aurelien Reys6, Maya da Silva3, Michael Van Der Laan3, Julie Zaehringer1, Peter Messerli1

1: Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland; 2: CIRAD / International Land Coalition; 3: University of Pretoria; 4: CIRAD / University of Pretoria; 5: CIRAD / Observatoire du foncier Madagascar; 6: CIRAD, France; 7: CETRAD, Kenya

Investing in land versus land use: analyzing investment decisions by transnational forestry and agriculture companies

Dilini Abeygunawardane1, Patrick Meyfroidt1,2, Angela Kronenburg García1

1: Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium; 2: F.R.S.- FNRS, Brussels, Belgium

Large-scale land aggregation for transforming and scaling up African agriculture

Maria Marealle

African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire

03-13: Drawing policy advice from land data analysis
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Hamady Diop, NEPAD, South Africa

Predicting deprivations in housing and basic services from space in slums of Dhaka

Amit Patel1, Christian Borja-Vega2, Luisa Mimmi3, Tomas Soukup4, Jan Kolomaznik4, Marcia Mundt1, Hyunjung Lee1, Tanushree Bhan1

1: University of Massachusetts Boston, United States of America; 2: World Bank, United States of America; 3: Inter American Development Bank, United States of America; 4: GiSAT, Czech Republic

International collaboration: capturing the impact of emerging trends

Bilan Stribling

Columbia University, United States of America

The effects of agricultural income on Internally Displaced Persons: Evidence from Colombia

Paola Palacios, Miguel Angel Perez-Uribe

Universidad Icesi, Colombia

The consequences of increasing block tariffs, magnitude and distribution of electricity and water subsidies for households in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Helena Cardenas, Dale Whittington

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States of America

Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
04-01: Scaling-up land programs - African experiences and global solutions
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Michael Roth, World Bank, United States of America

Translation English - French


Introductory remarks

Godfrey Bahiigwa

African Union Commission, Ethiopia

Setting the scene

Michael Roth

Consultant, United States of America


Joan Kagwanja

UNECA, Ethiopia


David Loue

Agence Foncière Rurale, AFOR, Côte d'Ivoire


Danielle Haingonavalona

Ministry in charge of Land Affairs, Madagascar


Tatjana Cenova-Mitrevska

Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Macedonia


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

04-02: Registry interoperability and data protection
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles, IPRA-CINDER (International Property Registries Association), Spain

Interoperability model for land registries (IMOLA) project in the European Union

Mihai Taus

Romanian Land Registry Association, Romania

The evolution of the Chilean land registry system: from the 19th century to the implementation of new technologies

Jose Luis Alberto Maldonado Croquevielle, Claudia Bahamondes Oyarzún

Conservador de Bienes Raíces de Santiago, Chile

Registry of True Owners according to the European Directives to fight money laundering

Alfonso Candau


The interconnection and interoperability between Business Registries in Europe

Maria Jose Magalhaes

Registrars of Portugal, Portugal

The interconnection between Land Registries in a Federal State such as Mexico

Maria Elena Garcia Flores

CINDER, Mexico

Transformative initiatives concerning the delivery of land title registration services in British Columbia

Carlos MacDonald

Director of Land Titles, British Columbia, Canada

04-03: Interoperability of spatial data: Examples and regulatory framework
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Gitanjali Swamy, IoTask, India

Policy person’s guide to navigating past the map

Ronald Roth

Hexagon Geosystems, United States of America

The future role of official geospatial reference data in a fully digital environment

Peter Creuzer, Marcel Ziems

State Agency for Geoinformation and State Survey Lower Saxony (LGLN), Germany

Legal and policy frameworks for geospatial information management

Kevin Pomfret

Centre for Spatial Law and Policy, United States of America

Geospatial Data points the way to integrating government for sustainable development

John David Kedar, Kimberley Worthy, James Darvill

Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

04-04: Legal and normative aspects of making law gender sensitive
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Jolyne Sanjak, Tetratech, United States of America

Land and womanhood- ethnography on propertied women in Bengal

Amrita Mondal

Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, Germany

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

Samuel Mabikke1, Rexford Ahene2, MariaPaola Rizzo3, Francesca Romano3

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

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

Sarah Brewin, Carin Smaller, Francine Picard, Sophia Murphy

IISD, Switzerland

04-05: Assessing impact of Infrastructure investments
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

How do mass transit investments affect land values? evidence from MRT-3

Abdul Abiad, Ann Jillian Adona, Kathleen Farrin

Asian Development Bank, Philippines

Ecological footprint of transportation infrastructure

Teevrat Garg1, Sam Asher2, Paul Novosad3

1: University of California, San Diego, United States of America; 2: World Bank; 3: Dartmouth College

How large are the contributions of cities to the development of rural communities?

Juan Daniel Soto Diaz1,2, Milena Vargas4,2, Julio Berdegue3

1: London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom; 2: Latin American Center for Rural Development (RIMISP); 3: Food and Agricutural Organization of the United Nations (FAO); 4: The National Statistics Institute of Chile (INE)

From municipal investments to functional subregions: new territorial planning units in Colombia

Natalie Gomez Arteaga

DNP, Colombia

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


04-07: Managing sprawl: From data to policies
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Neeraj Baruah, Vivid Economics, United Kingdom

Anatomy of Density

Shlomo Angel, Patrick Lamson-Hall

New York University, United States of America

Measuring urban economic density

Sebastian Kriticos

The London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Master scheme for the simplification and digital transformation of urban land management

Aurélie Milledrogues1, Nassirou Mbow2, Benoit Kiene1, Loic Daniel1

1: IGN FI, France; 2: Ministry of Construction, Housing and Urban Planning (MCLAU), Ivory Coast

The National Urban Policy as a Framework for managing Urban expansion and land use change in Malawi

Dr Janet L. Banda, Mercy Betty Dube, Devie Chilonga

Mnistry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

04-08: Implementing urban land value capture
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Riel Franzsen, University of Pretoria, South Africa

The role of transferrable development rights in emerging economies

Richard Grover1, Anna Corsi2, Ahmet Kindap3

1: Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom; 2: World Bank, Washington DC, USA; 3: World Bank, Ankara, Turkey

Is there a role of Land Value Capture Instruments for financing infrastructure investments in a messy urban growth scenario?

Cynthia Goytia

Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentine Republic

Unlocking the potential of urban land in Kenya

Abdu Muwonge1, Peter Mwangi2

1: World Bank, Kenya; 2: Walker Kontos Advocates, Kenya

Institutional arrangements as a catalyzing instrument for land value capture processes in public transportation projects

Maria Juliana Rojas Cortes

JFP & Asociados, Colombia

The untold story of Taiwan's land-based financing program - land readjustment or land grabbing?

Shih-Jung Hsu1, Grace Li-Min Liao2

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

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

04-10: Addressing the challenges of pastoral tenure
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Stephanie Burgos, Oxfam America, United States of America

Innovative electronic pasture committee software

Elvira Maratova, Abdimalik Egemberdiev

KYRGYZ JAYITY National pasture users' association, Kyrgyzstan

Pastoral rights to mobility in Senegal: unpacking paradoxes and reimagining sustainable management

Erin Kitchell

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Unites States of America

Some issues of reducing pasture degradation in Mongolia

Gerlee Shuuduv, Batbileg Bayaraa

Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Mongolia

04-11: Are PPPs the future of land administration?
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Jacob Zevenbergen, University of Twente, Netherlands, The

The importance of public private partnership in cadastre: Turkish experience

Orhan Ercan1, Mert Yasin Oz2

1: FIG, Turkey; 2: Tapu ve Kadastro Genel Müdürlüğü, Turkey

A review of public-private partnerships in land administration

Mohsen Kalantari1, Daniel Paez1, Aanchal Anand2, Tony Burns3, Kate Rickersey3

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

PPP in land administration - why now and what are the risks and benefits?

Fredrik Zetterquist, Dave Stow

Ordnance Survey, UK

Exploring PPP opportunities for improved Land Administration Reforms, emerging lessons from the Ghanaian Case

Eric Yeboah

Office of the President, Ghana

From client satisfaction to happiness: the front-office and back-office innovative concession models for fostering land registration in Dubai

Daniel Paez

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

04-12: Gender impacts of large-scale investment
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Kerstin Nolte, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Winners or losers: a gender analysis of the economic and social impact of corporate large-scale land acquisition on rural women in Cameroon

Lotsmart Fonjong1, Lucy Fonjong2, Hellen Kasilla3

1: University of Buea, Cameroon; 2: University of Yaounde I, Cameroon; 3: Islamic Relief Worldwide, Kenya

New research about gender, land and mining in Mongolia: deepening understanding of coping strategies in pastoral communities

Elizabeth Daley1, Yansanjav Narangerel2, Zoe Driscoll1

1: Mokoro Ltd, United Kingdom; 2: People Centered Conservation (PCC), Mongolia

Strengthening women's voices in land governance in the context of commercial pressures on land

Philippine Sutz1, Amaelle Seigneret1, Mamadou Fall2

1: IIED, United Kingdom; 2: IED Afrique, Senegal

04-13: Land rights regularization and common property resources
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: David Ameyaw, International Center for Evaluation and Development, Kenya

Identifying best practices for benefit sharing at the jurisdictional scale in relation to emission reduction programs

Lauren Cooper1, Dietmar Stoian2, Emily Huff1, Kezia Salosso3

1: Michigan State University, United States of America; 2: Bioversity International / World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), France; 3: University of Papua, Indonesia

How Does Scarcity Affect Extraction of Resources? A study about land use as a common-pool resource dilemma using survey and field-experimental data collected in northern Namibia

Nils Christian Hoenow, Michael Kirk

University of Marburg, Germany

Impact of land certification on cash crop expansion in Southwest China

Haowen Zhuang, Shaoze Jin, Hermann Waibel

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Forest carbon supply in Nepal: Evidence from a choice experiment

Randall Bluffstone1, Eswaran Somanathan2, Sahan Dissanayake1, Harisharan Luintel3, Naya Paudel4

1: Portland State University, United States of America; 2: Indian Statistical Institute, India; 3: Smart Start Evaluation and Research, United States of America; 4: Forest Action, Nepal

OAS: Inter-American Network on Cadastre and Property Registry: innovation to improve land governance in Latin America (followed by a cocktail reception)
Location: Organization of American States (OAS) - 1889 F St. NW Washington DC

Public: By invitation only (Registered participants for the land and Poverty Conference from the LATAM region)

Language: Spanish only

Deadline to RSVP: Tuesday March 19, 2019 - RSVP

Red Interamericana de Catastro y Registro de la Propiedad: Innovación para mejorar la gobernanza de la tierra en América Latina (seguido por un coctel de recepción)
Location: Organization of American States (OAS) - 1889 F St. NW Washington DC

Público: Por invitación (participantes registrados en la conferencia de tierras y pobreza del Banco Mundial)

Lenguaje: Español

Fecha límite para reservar participación: martes 19 de marzo del 2019 – RSVP


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