Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC C1-200
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am01-12: Planning land use to attract investment
Session Chair: Kaitlin Cordes, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America
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10:30am - 12:00pm02-12: Can large investment catalyze agricultural transformation?
Session Chair: Thomas Jayne, Michigan State University, United States of America
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2:00pm - 3:30pm03-12: Can large farms attract local growth?
Session Chair: Derick Bowen, Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America
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3:45pm - 5:15pm04-12: Gender impacts of large-scale investment
Session Chair: Kerstin Nolte, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
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Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am05-12: Protecting land rights in the course of land acquisition
Session Chair: Joan Kagwanja, UNECA, Ethiopia
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10:30am - 12:00pm06-12: Dealing with the impacts of failed land acquisition
Session Chair: Jann Lay, GIGA - Germany, Germany
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2:00pm - 3:30pm07-12: Enforcing adherence to standards for large land-based investment
Session Chair: Chris Jochnick, Landesa, United States of America
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3:45pm - 5:15pm08-12: Improving decision-making on common lands
Session Chair: Steven Lawry, Center for International Forestry Research, United States of America
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Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am09-12: How can large investors be held accountable?
Session Chair: Samuel Kimeu, Transparency International Kenya, Kenya
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10:30am - 12:00pm10-12: Large investments: Protecting human rights & environment
Session Chair: Ward Anseeuw, International Land Coalition, Italy
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2:00pm - 3:30pm11-12: Gathering the data needed to assess large farm productivity
Session Chair: Daniel Ayalew Ali, World Bank, United States of America
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Date: Friday, 29/Mar/2019
9:00am - 10:30am12-02: Analyzing and improving land conflict resolution mechanisms - sharing experiences from the GIZ Global Program Responsble Land Policy
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11:00am - 12:30pm13-02: Using machine learning for property valuation
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1:30pm - 3:00pm14-02: The Land Matrix: An open online tool to collect, visualize and provide information about large-scale land acquisitions and to support decentralized land observatories.
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