Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Location: MC 10-100
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
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

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

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

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

Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
05-10: Overlapping jurisdictions at the peri-urban fringe
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Shikha Srivastava, Tata Trusts, India

Peri-urban land governance: understanding conflicting and competing interests for peri-urban land in Ethiopia

Achamyeleh Gashu Adam

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

The policy incompatibility nexus between urban expansion, land use and land value in Nepal: the case of Pokhara metropolitan city

Indra Prasad Tiwari

Pokhara University, Nepal

Urban expansion and the emergence of informal land markets in Namibia's communal areas

Romie Nghitevelekwa

University of Namibia, Namibia

Who owns the land? Legal pluralism and conflicts over land rights in Ghana

Anatoli Ignatov

Appalachian State University, United States of America

06-10: Ensuring use of public land for public good
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Jorge Espinoza, GIZ, Brazil

Social and human rights impact assessment for development project within Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Isaac Daniels

Sahmakum Teang Tnaut, Cambodia

The right of use on non-awarding state lands, an innovative tool for legal certainty regarding land tenure.

Elkin Caropresse, Margarita Varon


Stimulus for land grabbing and deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

Brenda Brito1, Paulo Barreto1, Amintas Brandão Jr1,2, Sara Baima1, Pedro Henrique Gomes1

1: Imazon, Brazil; 2: University of Wisconsin, United States of America

Allocation of public land and the terra legal regularization program in the Brazilian Amazon

Bastiaan Reydon1, Gabriel Pansani1, Otavio Moreira2, Marcus Nascimento2, Jorge Espinoza3, Rogerio Cabral4, Elisa de Siqueira5

1: Universidade Estadual de Campinas; 2: SERFAL, Brazil; 3: GIZ, Brazil; 4: Nexucs; 5: GITEC-IGIP GmbH

07-10: Using public lands as a catalyst for equitable development
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Devie Chilonga, Mnistry of Lands, housing and urban development, Malawi

La privatisation des terres collectives au Maroc: une voie de dynamisation du marché foncier agricole

Mohamed Hicham Ferrassi

MCA-Morocco, Morocco

Institutional reform of the public administration system and its effect on land administration (case study: Republic of Moldova)

Olga Buzu

Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre of the Republic of Moldova, Moldova

An examination of spatial planning impact on development of the agricultural land in Kosovo

Dukagjin Bakija2, Rudina Qerimi2, Arben Citaku1, Luan Nushi1

1: Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Republic of Kosovo; 2: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Kosovo

08-10: Community empowerment to ensure a fair investor negotiations
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Lorenzo Cotula, IIED, United Kingdom



Legal empowerment in commercial agriculture: can small-scale producers secure their fair share?

Lorenzo Cotula, Emily Polack, Thierry Berger, Brendan Schwartz

IIED, United Kingdom

Innovative financing solutions for community support in the context of land investments

Sam Szoke-Burke, Kaitlin Cordes

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America

Rural development, dynamic political economy and social license: a case study in renewable energy project governance missteps and lessons learned.

Andrew Buchman, Dean Slocum, Atma Khalsa

Acorn International, LLC, United States of America

Assessing community capacity to respond to external threats to land tenure

Rachael Knight

Namati, United States of America

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
09-10: Land administration: Cases from Africa
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Chris Penrose Buckley, DFID, United Kingdom

Appropriateness of land administration domain ontological model for the national land governance and the promotion of foreign investments

Moulay Abdeslam Adad1, El Hassane Semlali2, Moha El-Ayachi3, Fatiha Ibannain4

1: ANCFCC, Morocco; 2: IAV Hassan II, Morocco; 3: IAV Hassan II, Morocco; 4: ANCFCC, Morocco

Scaling up the more systematic land certification method in Madagascar – issuing 106,000 land certificates in seven months

Soja Sesy1, Zo Fanantenana Ravelomanantsoa1, Danielle Haingonavalona2, Lie Maminiaina1

1: Agriculture Growth and Land Management Project, Madagascar; 2: Ministry of Land Management and Land Tenure, Madagascar

Indicators' assessment of Land Governance in Morocco: a preliminary study

Moha El-ayachi1, Tayeb Tachallait1, Omar Amanar2, Tarik Ouachaou2, Loubna EL Mansouri1

1: Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medecine, Morocco; 2: Graduate Engineers, Morocco

Land Sectoral Policy document: the ultimate challenge for efficient land governance.

Nyamwoga Bayengeha Floribert

D. R. CONGO Government, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

10-10: Land administration: Cases from Africa
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Dominik Wellmann, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany

From registration to sustainability: developments in Rwanda

Nishimwe Marie Grace, Biraro Sam

Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority, Rwanda

EDOGIS comes online, an evaluation

Stephen Calder

GIS/Transport, United States of America

Piloting urban land systematic adjudication and registration in Ethiopia:

Solomon Mammo1, Alexius Santoni2

1: Federal Urban Land and Landed Property Registry, and Information Agency, Ethiopia; 2: IGN France International, France

The innovative national rural land administration information system of Ethiopia

Tarek Zein1, Tigistu Gebremeskel2, Tommi Tenno3, Yohannes Redda3, Teweldemedhin Aberra4

1: Hansa Luftbild AG, Germany; 2: Ministry of Argriculture and Natual Resources, Ethiopia; 3: NIRAS, Finland; 4: IINTAPS, Ethiopia

11-10: Land administration: Cases from Africa
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Anthony Burns, Land Equity International, Australia

Data conversion and integration in the implementation of national land information systems in Uganda and Tanzania

Patrick Stimpson, Mark Griffin, Aurélie Milledrogues, Alexius Santoni, Christopher Burke

IGN FI, Uganda

National land information system as a catalyst for the greater integration of spatial data in Uganda

Richard Oput1, Patrick Stimpson2, Aurélie Milledrogues2, Alexius Santoni2, Christopher Burke2

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD), Republic of Uganda; 2: IGN FI, Uganda

Implementation of an integrated land information management system (ILMIS) for Tanzania

Mark Griffin1, Barney Laseko2, Carol Roffer3, Aurelie Milledrogues1, Christopher Burke1

1: IGN FI, United Kingdom; 2: Prime Minister's Office, The United Republic of Tanzania; 3: Innola Solutions, United States of America

The use of modified data capture tool for securing Land and resource rights for Customary tenure in Uganda

William Kambugu, John Richard Oput

Ministry of Lands,Housing and Urban Development, Uganda

Date: Friday, 29/Mar/2019
12-06: National Land Observatories: a tool for transparency, accountability, and informed decision making over land for all
Location: MC 10-100

National Land Observatories: a tool for transparency, accountability, and informed decision making over land for all

Ward Anseeuw1, Grislain Quentin2, Ibrahima Ka3, Jeremy Buorgoin4, Perrine Burnod5

1: CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy; 2: CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Senegal; 3: IPAR, Senegal; 4: CIRAD / ISRA-BAME, Madagascar; 5: CIRAD / Observatoire foncier Madagascar

13-06: Enabling voices, demanding rights: A guide to gender-sensitive community engagement in large-scale land-based investment in agriculture
Location: MC 10-100

Enabling voices, demanding rights: A guide to gender-sensitive community engagement in large-scale land-based investment in agriculture

Eileen Wakesho Mwagae1, Francine Picard Mukazi2, Charles Opiyo1

1: Oxfam International; 2: International Institute for Sustainable Development, IISD, Switzerland

14-06: The East African community model contract for farmland investments: ensuring responsible investment in land in east africa.
Location: MC 10-100

The East African community model contract for farmland investments: ensuring responsible investment in land in east africa.

Christopher Bazivamo1, Jean Baptiste Havugimana1, Mohamed Coulibaly2

1: East African Community - EAC; 2: International Institute for Sustainable Development - IISD, Mali