Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Location: MC 5-100
 
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am01-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Session Chair: Hosaena Ghebru, International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America
MC 5-100 
 

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

Abdullahi Tukur, Altine Jibril, Umar Ahmed Abubakar

Kaduna Geographic Information Service, Nigeria

01-05-Tukur-447_paper.pdf
01-05-Tukur-447_ppt.pptx


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

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

01-05-Hertzler-747_paper.pdf
01-05-Hertzler-747_ppt.pptx


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)

01-05-Melesse-216_ppt.pdf


The Impacts of land tenure regularisation programme in Rwanda

Bernis Byamukama1, Jim Grabham2

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

01-05-Byamukama-214_paper.pdf
01-05-Byamukama-214_ppt.ppt
 
10:30am - 12:00pm02-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Session Chair: Malcolm Childress, Global Land Alliance, United States of America
MC 5-100 
 

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

Haoluan Wang

University of Maryland at College Park, United States of America

02-05-Wang-163_paper.pdf
02-05-Wang-163_ppt.pdf


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

Sosina Bezu, Espen Villanger

Chr.Michelsen Institute, Norway

02-05-Bezu-896_paper.pdf
02-05-Bezu-896_ppt.ppt


Land access and household implementation of agroecosystems in rural Guatemala

Maria Van Der Maaten

Iowa State University, United States of America

02-05-Van Der Maaten-910_ppt.pptx


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

02-05-Marple-Cantrell-479_paper.pdf
02-05-Marple-Cantrell-479_ppt.pptx
 
2:00pm - 3:30pm03-05: Land price determinants
Session Chair: Dieter von Fintel, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
MC 5-100 
 

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

 
3:45pm - 5:15pm04-05: Assessing impact of Infrastructure investments
Session Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya
MC 5-100 
 

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

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



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

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

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



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

Natalie Gomez Arteaga

DNP, Colombia

 

 
Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am05-05: Impact of informal tenure upgrading
Session Chair: Remi Jedwab, George Washington University, United States of America
MC 5-100 
 

High delinquency rates in Brazil’s Minha Casa Minha Vida housing program: Possible causes and necessary reforms

Arthur Acolin1, Marja Hoek-Smit2, Claudia Magalhães Eloy3

1University of Washington, United States of America; 2University of Pennsylvania, United States of America; 3Independent, Brazil



Backyarding: theory and evidence for South Africa

Jan Brueckner1, Claus Rabe2, Harris Selod3

1University of California, Irvine, United States of America; 2Independent consultant, South Africa; 3World Bank, United States of America



Impact Evaluations of Informal Settlements Upgrading Interventions: Evidence assessment and new topics for research.

Cynthia Goytia1, Guadalupe Dorna2

1Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina; 2Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina



Measuring housing deprivations in India: an alternative approach to slum enumeration

Amit Patel1, Phoram Shah2

1University of Massachusetts Boston, United States of America; 2The World Bank Group, United States of America

 
10:30am - 12:00pm06-05: Land markets at the rural-urban fringe
Session Chair: Songqing Jin, Michigan State Univ./Zhejiang Univ., China, People's Republic of
MC 5-100 
 

Land transactions in the rural-urban fringes of Dar es Salaam and Nairobi: driving forces, stakeholders and challenges for land governance

Sina Schlimmer

Sciences Po Bordeaux, France



Land market determinants and outcomes in Rwanda: an econometric analysis

Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara1, Richard Baldwin2, Sam Biraro3, Bernis Byamukama4

1University of Rwanda, Rwanda; 2iLand Consulting; 3RLMUA; 4DFID



How horizontal integration affects transaction costs of rural collective construction land market? An empirical analysis in Nanhai District, Guangdong Province, China

Anlu Zhang, Xiangxiang Xie, Peng Bin

Huazhong Agricultural University, China, People's Republic of

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm07-05: Emerging technologies, data ownership & privacy
Session Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

WEBEX

MC 5-100 
 

The importance and nature of (land administration) data when using emerging technologies

Jacob Vos

Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The



Reflections on the possible privatization of Land Registries by making use of emerging technologies

Mihai Taus

Romanian Land Registry Association, Romania



Embracing emerging technologies; preconditions, threshold, possibilities and guarantees

Lionel Galliez

International Union of Notaries (UINL), France



East-African perspectives and experiences, using modern technology while building up Land Administration systems in the region.

Emmanuel Nkurunziza

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya



A brief introduction about the experiences in Brazil, Peru and other countries in South America

Victor Endo

Global Land Alliance, Peru



The experience in Australia with privatising land registries

Sharon Christensen

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

 
3:45pm - 5:15pm08-05: Urban land research, land assembly and land markets in China
Session Chair: Fang Xia, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China, People's Republic of
MC 5-100 
 

Land-constrain-induced poverty and land-capitalization-supported poverty alleviation strategy in China: A case study of Shaanxi Province

Jinfeng Du

Xi'an Jiaotong University, United States of America



Impact of land certification on land and labor allocation in China

Xuwen Gao1, Longbao Wei1, Xinjie Shi1,2, Shile Fang3

1Zhejiang University, China, People's Republic of; 2Australia National University, Australia; 3Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Science, China, People's Republic of



Reduction of industrial land beyond Urban Development Boundary in Shanghai

Zhengfeng Zhang

Renmin University of China, China, People's Republic of China

 

 
Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
8:30am - 10:00am09-05: SDGs on land: Methodology and reporting
Session Chair: Sydney Gourlay, World Bank, United States of America

VC/ webex

MC 5-100 
 

Reporting on SDG indicator 1.4.2 for high income countries: the case of the U.S.

Benjamin Linkow1, Caleb Stevens3, Jennifer Lisher2

1Landesa, United States of America; 2Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America; 3USAID, United States of America

09-05-Linkow-795_paper.pdf
09-05-Linkow-795_ppt.pptx


Considering the multidimensional nature of tenure security in land policies

Anni Valkonen

University of East Anglia, UK

09-05-Valkonen-1011_ppt.pptx


Measuring perceived tenure insecurity: issues, challenges, and recommendations

Benjamin Linkow

Landesa, United States of America

09-05-Linkow-1080_ppt.pptx


Discussant (Webex)

Leman Yonca Gurbuzer

Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy

 
10:30am - 12:00pm10-05: The role of land in structural transformation
Session Chair: Jonathan Conning, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States of America
MC 5-100 
 

Poverty, Inequality, and Agriculture in the EU

Joao Pedro Azevedo, Rogier J. E. Van Den Brink, Paul Corral, Montserrat Ávila, Hongxi Zhao, Mohammad-Hadi Mostafavi

The World Bank, United States of America



Small farms, large farms and international productivity differences

Yaoqi Lin1, Jonathan Conning1,2

1The Graduate Center, City University of New York, United States of America; 2Hunter College, City University of New York, United States of America



The misallocation of land and other factors of production in India

Ejaz Ghani, Gilles Duranton

World Bank, United States of America



At what price? Price supports, agricultural productivity, and misallocation

Nandita Krishnaswamy

University of Southern California, United States of America

 
2:00pm - 3:30pm11-05: Land and water governance
Session Chair: Marie-Laure Lajaunie, World Bank, United States of America
MC 5-100 
 

Linking irrigated land and water scarcity: a global view

Susanne Maria Scheierling, David Olivier Treguer

World Bank, United States of America

11-05-Scheierling-1168_paper.pdf
11-05-Scheierling-1168_ppt.pdf


Land and water: the rights divergence

Stephen Hodgson

SPRL KH & Associates, Belgium

11-05-Hodgson-1047_paper.pdf
11-05-Hodgson-1047_ppt.pptx


Intensification of irrigated agriculture: the case of the Boudnib plain in Morocco

Omar Aloui2, Anne Chohin-Kuper1, Mathilde Crosnier3, Jeanne Chiche4

1Independent consultant, Morocco; 2Agroconcept, Romania; 3INRA SAD, ISARA Lyon, France; 4IAV Hassan II, Morocco

11-05-Aloui-1070_paper.pdf
11-05-Aloui-1070_ppt.pptx


Irrigation Modernization in Spain: what influences the Effects on Water?

Elena Lopez-Gunn1, Manuel Bea1, Rosa Huertas2, Victor del Barrio3, Javier Fernandez Pereira3

1ICATALIST, Spain; 2Valladolid City Council, Spain; 3Duero River basin agency, Spain

11-05-Lopez-Gunn-886_paper.pdf
11-05-Lopez-Gunn-886_ppt.pdf