Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: MC 7-100
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
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

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

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

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

Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
05-07: Improving access to land for urban expansion
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Rebecca Leshinsky, RMIT University, Australia

Urban planning orientation tools implementation in Bamako District

Founemakan Sissoko

University of Law and Political Science of Bamako, Mali

Urban planning and land shortcoming in Morocco: Aspects of injustice and perspectives

Abdelwahed El Idrissi1, Ahmed Maliki2, Moha El Ayachi3, Khalid Yousfi4

1: National Institute of Urban Planning, Morocco; 2: University Qadi ayyad, Morocco; 3: Institute of agronomy and Veterinary Medicine, Morocco; 4: National Council of Licensed Surveyors, Morocco

Urban planning and land issues in the city of Antananarivo

Nancy Rambao Andrianarisoa Sp. Andriamisandratsoa

Ministry of Regional Development, Building, Housing and Public Works - Madagascar

Assessing suitability and acceptability of development plans and town planning schemes in small and medium town: a case of Gujarat

Priyanshu Sharma

CEPT University, India

06-07: Regulations for urban planning
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Peter Mwangi, Walker Kontos, Kenya

Spatial planning, urban expansion and land use conversion: a study on urban form of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Thai Son Pham, Truc Quynh Doan

Vietnamese-German University, Vietnam

Exploring options for leaseholds in the Mukuru special planning area

Smith Ouma1, Jane Weru2, Emily Kinama3

1: Cardiff University, United Kingdom; 2: Akiba Mashinani Trust, Kenya; 3: Katiba Institute, Nairobi

Aligning land use policies to community vision in regulating land beyond urban: an initiative in Odisha, India

Felix Knopf, Sumana Chatterjee

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, India

Spatial Planning as an instrument for the sustainability of investment and efficient provision of services - Comayagua Case

Roman Alvarez1, Enrique Pantoja2, Carlos Miranda3, Alain Paz1

1: Property Institute, Honduras; 2: World Bank, United Stated; 3: Comayagua, Honduras

07-07: How to regulate expropriation for large-scale investments?
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Leon Verstappen, University of Groningen, Netherlands, The

Drawing insights from a global comparison of legal safeguards for expropriation

Nina Paustian, Daniela Monika Behr, Rumbidzai Maweni, Kristina Nedelkova

World Bank, United States of America

Acquiring land compulsorily at any cost? Policy recommendations for improved resettlement outcomes.

Ellen De Keyser1, Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya2

1: Ellen De Keyser, Belgium; 2: Consultant Surveyors and Planners, Uganda

Assessment of community involvement and compensation money utilization in Ethiopia: Case studies from Bahir Dar and DebreMarkosPeri-urban areas

Sayeh Agegnehu1, Reinfried Mansberger2

1: Debre Markos University, Ethiopia; 2: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria

The question of compensation in the large-scale land acquisition and redistribution in Southern Africa

Justice Mayor Wadyajena

Parliament of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

08-07: Can building regulations be designed properly?
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Richard Grover, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

Process of buildings legalization in Republic of Macedonia from the perspective of the real estate cadastre

Sonja Dimova

Agency for Real Estate Cadastre, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of

Guidelines for formalization of informal constructions

Chrysi Potsiou1, Steven Nystrom2, Rik Wouters3

1: FIG International Federation of Surveyors, Greece; 2: FIG, United States of America; 3: UNECE WPLA, The Netherlands

Between informal and illegal: comparative analysis of non-compliance with planning and building laws

Rachelle Alterman

Neaman Institue for National Policy Research, Technion, Israel

Modernizing planning and development regulations in the Gaza Strip, Palestine

Zeyad Elshakra1, Usama Sadawi2, Farid Alqeeq2, Nermin Zourob2, Rami Abuzuhri1

1: UN-Habitat, Palestinian Territories; 2: Palestinian Housing Council, Palestinian Territories

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
09-07: Building crowd-sourced data into formal systems
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Achilles Kallergis, New York University, United States of America

Is it possible to collect low-cost household data on slum conditions? Evidence from slum dwellers enumerations

Achilles Kallergis

New York University, United States of America

Evidence-based community-driven mapping: Catalyzing city planning and service provision in Muntinlupa and other cities

Louie Robert Cabaltera Posadas1, Deanna Ayson2, Ruby Papeleras3, Christopher Ebreo1, Lunalyn Cagan4, Danilo Antonio4, John Gitau4

1: Technical Assistance Movement for People and Environment Inc. (TAMPEI), Philippines; 2: Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives Inc. (PACSII), Philippines; 3: Homeless People's Federation Philippines Inc. (HPFPI), Philippines; 4: Global Land Tool Network (GLTN), Kenya

“Information is power only if used “-Improving Tenure security in informal settlements using participatory data collection: The case of Informal settlements in Gobabis Namibia

Menare Royal Mabakeng

Namibia University of Science and Technology

Count me in: the case of improving tenure security of slum dwellers in peri-urban Lusaka

Charity Chinsenda- Kalombo1, Hellen Nyamweru-Ndungu2, Moonga Chilanga3, John Gitau2, Oumar Sylla2, Danilo Antonio2

1: Lusaka City Council, Zambia; 2: UN Habitat, Kenya; 3: UN Habitat, Zambia

10-07: New aspects of land reform in Africa
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Michael Becker, GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Kosovo

Using remote-sensed data and machine learning to measure the impact of Zimbabwe's Fast Track Land Reform Programme on crop cultivation and vegetation quality

Dieter von Fintel1,2, Tawanda Chingozha1

1: Stellenbosch University, South Africa; 2: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany

Land reform policy-induced access to agricultural land and nutritional outcomes in Zimbabwe

Carren Pindiriri, Innocent Matshe

University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Building a National Spatial Data Infrastructure one step at a time- the case for Zambia

Emmanuel Tembo, Joseph Minango

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Zambia

Assessing communal land use management related policy /legislative setting and applications in Bir-Temicha watershed, upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

Tenaw Hailu Tedela

GiZ, Africa Union, Ethiopia

11-07: Using data and planning to improve urban resilience
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Allan Cain, Development Workshop, Angola

Cities and good urban land management practice as a catalyst for climate change adaptation in developing countries: case of Blantyre city, Malawi

Costly Chanza

Blantyre City Council, Malawi

Developing voluntary gender responsive relocation policy guidelines to support sustainable urban development

Sanjeevani Singh1, Siraj Sait2

1: Habitat for Humanity International, United States of America; 2: University of East London