Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 25/Mar/2019
  Posters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2 PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
Location: MC Atrium
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Location: Preston Auditorium
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Location: MC 2-800
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Location: Preston Auditorium
7:00pm Poster Board 01-01
Location: MC Atrium

Anthropic activities and sustainability of the natural resources of the Lomako-Yokokala Fauna Reserve (RFLY) in DR Congo.

Sankiana Malankanga Gerard

Higher Institute of Agronomic Studies of Mvuazi, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Implementing approach for responsibility management of pasture use in

Gerlee Shuuduv, Batbileg Bayaraa

Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Mongolia

Kyrgyz pastures - nomad heritage (traditional approaches in pasture degradation struggle)

Elvira Maratova, Abdimalik Egemberdiev

KYRGYZ JAYITY National pasture users' association of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic)

Farm’s natural resources management strategy

Kjeld van Wieringen, Kevin Kiffer, Marine Gourves

Mercy Corps, Congo, Democratic Republic of the

"Developing community-based land use planning system using the community resource management area (crema) model in ghana

Offei Affam Jerry1,2, Mensah Frederick2, Acquah Kwaku Nyamekye3

1: Kukje Theological University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: Pals of the Earth-Ghana; 3: Take Care Africa Foundation-Ghana

Poster Board 01-02
Location: MC Atrium

Empowering youth in east and southern africa: research innovations in land and natural resources tenure

Uchendu Chigbu1, Danilo Antonio2

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: Land and GLTN Unit, UN-HABITAT, Kenya

Documenting Communal Land Rights: understanding the use and management of communal land in the highland regions of Ethiopia

Felicity Buckle, John Leckie

DAI, United Kingdom

Land tenancy, contract term and land conservation-theoretical and empirical analyses on apple growers

Lianhua Zhang, Xuexi Huo

Northwest A&F University, China, People's Republic of

Sustainable practices diffusion in socio-ecological systems: the Gorutuba Irrigation Perimeter (Brazil) analysis

Rafael Faria de Abreu Campos1,2, Dênis Antônio da Cunha3, Newton Paulo Bueno4

1: Regional Economics Applications Laboratory / The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 2: Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional / Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; 3: Universidade Federal de Viçosa; 4: FUCAPE Business School

Building on local pastoralists’ knowledge for effective management of the arid and semi arid areas

Deborah Muricho1, David Otieno1, Willis Kosura1, Magnus Jistrom2

1: University of Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya; 2: Lund University, Sweden

Forest planning decision model to restore forest denudation of N. Korea

Wonho Lee, Hyeonggeun Kim

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corp., Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Poster Board 01-03
Location: MC Atrium

ILMS - global land transfer standard

James Kavanagh1, Duncan Moss2

1: RICS, United Kingdom; 2: Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom

Practical approaches to implementing and monitoring free, prior and informed consent processes

Soledad Mills, Emma Hague, Luis Felipe Duchicela

Equitable Origin, United States of America

Measuring Multi-Dimensional Poverty Analysis in Nepal:A study of Poverty Alleviation Fund intervention programme districts

Nahakul K.C.

Poverty Alleviation Fund Nepal, Nepal

Monitoring progress towards the 2030 sustainability goals: Trends.Earth as a support tool for achieving land degradation neutrality

Mariano Gonzalez-Roglich, Alex Zvoleff, Monica Noon

Conservation International, United States of America

Weak signals for future cadastral systems

Kirsikka Riekkinen1,2, Pauliina Krigsholm2, Oluwafemi Adekola1

1: Aalto University, Finland; 2: National Land Survey of Finland

Examination of Nigeria’s implementation of the 2012 FAO’s voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests

Israel Ogbonna, Godfrey Udo

University of Uyo, Nigeria, Nigeria

Poster Board 01-04
Location: MC Atrium

A practical method for evaluating institutional arrangements and policy indicators of land administration system

Samsudin Salfarina, Suratman Robiah

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Evolution régimes foncier en Guinée-Conakry

Barry Alpha Amadou

Cabinet CAGEOFI - OGEG, Guinea

Spatial flood damage assessment mapping in Abeokuta

Ayoola Akingbogun

Pointmile Geotech, Nigeria

Achieving SDGs through land consolidation in rural regions of Uttar Pradesh state in India

Aswani Kumar Munnangi, Bharat Lohani, Subhas Chandra Misra, Vipul Sharma

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

International Standards – key to unlocking the value of green buildings?

Benjamin Lee Elder

RICS, United Kingdom

Integration of Results-Based Management in the Monitoring and Evaluation system of the land reform program in Madagascar : Case the National Land Program 2016 – 2020

Rasamimanana Gerard Lalaniaina1,2, Rasolomampionona Hasimpirenena3,2, Ravoavinorosoa Léa4,2, Andriamananjara Mauricia Nambinina5,2

1: Coordination Unit of Land Reform in Madagascar, Madagascar; 2: Ministry of Country Planning and Land Services; 3: General Directorate of Land Services; 4: General Directorate of Administration; 5: Directorate of Programming and Monitoring and Evaluation

Poster Board 01-05
Location: MC Atrium

Transforming social norms about women’s land and property rights

Lori Rolleri, Manisha Mehta

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, United States of America

Opportunities for Innovation: Lessons from land rights work in the African Great Lakes Region.

David Betge

ZOA, Netherlands, The

Protecting Ugandan customary land tenure through documentation of Principles, Practices, Rights and Responsibilities (PPRR)

Liz Neate, Judy Adoko

LEMU: Land and Equity Movement in Uganda

Of the substantive law in the common law: where is the blocking limiting the access to the landed property of the women in côte d'ivoire

Guy Oscar Sical Toukpo, Honnéo Gabin Tarrouth


Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals to strengthen Women’s Land Rights: takeaways from the espaco feminista Model in Brazil

Gina Alvarado1, Patricia Maria Queiroz Chaves2, Diana Fletschner1

1: Landesa, United States of America; 2: Espaço Feminista, Brazil

Financial Inclusion through increasing land access rights and improving security of tenure a major pillar to reduce inequality and poverty in Uganda

Cissy Namuddu Settumba Kiyaga, Simon Kabogoza, Bashir Kizito Juma, David Kyewalabye-Male

Buganda Land Board

Poster Board 01-06
Location: MC Atrium

Delving into the Relationship between Land Tenure and Food Security using the case of Ayeyarwaddy, Myanmar

Gina Alvarado, Elizabeth Louis, Vinod Dharmarajan, Cathrin Anderson, Mark West

Landesa, United States of America

The impact of land rights regularization on the cassava technology adoption among smallholder farmers in mozambique: the case of pro-poor value chain development project in the maputo and limpopo corridors (prosul)

Daniel Ozias Mate, Constantino Estevão Cuambe, Daniel Vasco Simango, Pinto Novo Zeca Stella

Agricultural Development Fund (FDA)/ Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA), Mozambique

Gender and land acquisition: Implications for Agricultural development in Nigeria.

Olubunmi Lawrence Balogun, Taofeek Ayodeji Ayo-Bello, Kayode Ayantoye

Babcock University, Nigeria,Babcock University, Nigeria, Kwara State University

Integrating strategic peacebuilding approach into Land and Environmental Conflict resolution for better Indonesia Peace Infrastructure

Novita Liangga Kumala

University of Notre Dame, United States of America

From commitment to practice: lessons from efforts to implement corporate policies to respect land rights

Mina Manuchehri, Scott Schang


Strengthening farmers’ land rights in Malawi

Dr Janet Banda SC1, Felix Mangani1, Davie Chilonga1, Mishek Longwe1, David Harris2

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development Malawi; 2: DAI Europe

Poster Board 01-07
Location: MC Atrium

Refugees influx, land access and second generation health outcomes in host communities: Evidence from Tanzania

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne

The World Bank Group

The conceptual framework on women’s land tenure security: an action tool

Amanda Richardson, Elisa Scalise, Renee Giovarelli

Resource Equity

Women's land rights conceptual framework tool

Elisa Scalise, Amanda Richardson, Renee Giovarelli

Resource Equity, United States of America

Linking Land Tenure and Use, Catalyzing land use innovation for grassroots women

Danny Lattimore, Wacha ben, Grace Loumo

Action for women and Awakening in Rural Environment Uganda, Uganda

From culture to human rights; unmasking the gendered perspectives in the application of law and existing culture in protecting vulnerable widow’s land rights.

Jessica Oluoch

KELIN Kenya, Kenya

State land inventories using the voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure (vggt) - case of madagascar

Herilala Axel Fanomezantsoa1, Jean ousmane Camara2, Rinda herrick Andriamitaha3, Edson samuel Noharinjanahary4

1: Consultant; 2: Land Reform Coordination Unit; 3: Cercom; 4: Essa

Poster Board 01-08
Location: MC Atrium

Women’s life cycle as a pathway to land rights on customary tenure in west nile region of uganda: lessons for certification and titling.

Herbert Kamusiime1, Naome Kabanda2, Christine Kajumba1, Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya3, Margaret Rugadya4

1: Associates Research Uganda; 2: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development; 3: Consultant Surveyors and Planners; 4: Global Expert - Land and Natural Resources

Grassroots women’s land Rights for developement

Nakwang Violet Loumo, Danny Lattimore

Action for women and Awakening in Rural Environment Uganda, Uganda

Norms formation: california gold rush and women's roles

Sandra Aguilar-Gomez1, Anja Benshaul-Tolonen2

1: Columbia University; 2: Barnard College

Innovative approaches in tranforming social norms for strengthened women's land rights and security of tenure

Frances Birungi Odong

Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children's welfare ( UCOBAC), Uganda

Land grabbing and the land justice movement in Taiwan

Grace Li-Min Liao1, Shih-Jung Hsu2

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

The defense of the rural land before the land grabbing. Critical analysis of institutional frameworks for a policy of resistance.

Eduardo Villavicencio

Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez

Poster Board 01-09
Location: MC Atrium

Tenure responsive land governance: The case of government-community partnership towards improving livelihoods in Kenya and Uganda

Agatha Wanyonyi1, Oumar Sylla1, Harold Liversage2

1: UN-Habitat, Kenya; 2: IFAD

Peaceful land for future citizen

Yalemzewid Demssie Fantaye

Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia

Land Tenure in Sub-Saharan Africa and its Implications for Access and Benefit-Sharing to Bio-Diversity

Ayodele Adewole

University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria

The effect of extractive industry induced compulsory displacement on the women's land rights in rural indigenous communities and its implications on their livelihood.

Gertrude Mbaseege, Simon Peter Mwesigye

Department of Lands and Architecture, Kyambogo University, Uganda

Legal establishments and gendered access to land in patriarchal societies of North-Western Ghana

Paul Boniface Akaabre, Kizito Doghle, Rudith S. King

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Poster Board 01-10
Location: MC Atrium

The impact of land rights regularization on the cassava technology adoption among smallholder farmers in mozambique: the case of pro-poor value chain development project in the maputo and limpopo corridors (prosul)

Daniel Ozias Mate, Constantino Estevão Cuambe, Daniel Vasco Simango, Pinto Novo Zeca Stella, Rubino Francesco

Agricultural Development Fund (FDA)/ Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA), Mozambique

Innovative approaches for promoting gender responsive land governance processes for strengthened women’s land rights and equitable land rights: Application of the Gender Evaluation Criteria on land rights registration processes on customary land

Frances Birungi Odong1, Antonio Danilo2, Simon Peter Mwesigye2

1: Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children's welfare ( UCOBAC), Uganda; 2: UN Habitat/ Global Land Tools Network

Linking Land Tenure and Use, Catalyzing land use innovation for grassroots women

Okwi Tonny

Action for women and Awakening in Rural Environment Uganda, Uganda

The land tenure system in Bangladesh: trends, challenges and options for reforms

Laskar Muqsudur Rahman

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Bangladesh

Discourse on Customary Land Act 2016: Evolution of land rights or devolution of powers

Edward Chikhwenda

University of Malawi Polytechnic, Malawi

Poster Board 01-11
Location: MC Atrium

Housing provision and land rights in the quilombola community Ribeirão da Mutuca (Brazil).

Elizabeth Othon de Souza

Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade de São Paulo - FAUUSP, Brazil

Today's urban families are rapidly losing their connections and kinship ties with rural families, making the new generations ignorant about the ways of life, production processes, and food origins that are served at the table."

Jose de Arimateia Barbosa1, Ariane Silva Barbosa2, Rui Barbosa Netto3

1: Secretary of the association of Notaries and regisrars of te State of Mato Grosso- Brazil; 2: Lowyer, Brazil; 3: Notary, Brazil

Land-based livelihoods and gender vulnerability: a study of cultural inheritance practices in select African states

Bankole Sulihaj Allibay

Translantic Development Limited, United Kingdom

Land regularization of quilombola community in Brazil

Daniella Farias Scarassatti1, Delaíde Silva Passos2, Adâmara Santos GonçalvesFelício3, Isabelle Picelli4, Bastiaan Philip Reydon5

1: Campinas City Hall, Brazil; 2: University of Campinas; 3: University of Campinas; 4: Instituto Nacional de Colonização e Reforma Agrária; 5: University of Campinas

Human rights and land policy in quilombola lands: a decade of construction (2008-2018)

Delaide Passos1, Adâmara Felício1, Bastiaan Reydon1, Richard Torsiano2, Daniella Scarassatti1

1: UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: FAO, Brazil

Poster Board 01-12
Location: MC Atrium

Role of income distribution and consumption expenditure on agriculture output: Case of Nigeria

Irfan Ahmed1, Hassan Kasady Al Mahdi1, Claudio Socci2

1: Jazan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia; 2: University of Macerata, Italy

Government intervention for superior land acquisition outcomes

Sankalp Sharma1, Tajamul Haque2, Anil Giri3

1: Kent State University - Tuscarawas, United States of America; 2: NITI Aayog, India; 3: University of Central Missouri, United States of America

Local infrastructure effects: large-scale land acquisition.

Rasangi Himesha Hewakopara

Ministry of Lands & Parliamentary Reforms, Sri Lanka

Displacement in the name of Development :Insights from Zimbabwe

Fadzai Chipato

China Agricultural University, China, People's Republic of

Poster Board 01-13
Location: MC Atrium

The dichotomy of tenure arrangements and its effects on land acquisition and compensation: Evidence from Zambia

Christopher Mulenga1, Anthony Mushinge2, Sam Mwando3

1: University of Lusaka, Zambia; 2: Copperbelt University, Zambia; 3: Namibia University of Science and Technology

Identifying yield gap and potential crop production in Ethiopia, Gambella Region

Azeb Degife

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

Monitoring large-scale land acquisitions using open data platforms for improved decision making

Mercy Ojoyi

Land Matrix Initiative, South Africa

Implementation of infrastructure expansion projects in Tanzania: -the property rights quagmire

Felician Komu1, Agnes Mwasumbi2

1: Majengo Estates Dev, Tanzania; 2: Land Administration Unit, Ardhi University, Tanzania

Le soutien des communautés locales à la maîtrise de la gestion foncière : un bon prétexte de déploiement de nouveaux outils de sécurisation du foncier et d’acquisition des terres

Ndeye Coura Mbaye Diop1, Alain Diouf1, Pape Samba Ndiaye1, Aliou Bassoum1, André Teyssier2

1: PDIDAS, Senegal; 2: Banque Mondiale

Poster Board 01-14
Location: MC Atrium

Gold mining in Eastern Cameroon: The rights of artisanal miners in the face of semi-mechanized mining

Hyacinthe Eric Bamamen Bisil1, Brendan Schwartz2, Jaff Napoléon Bamenjo3

1: Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement, Cameroon; 2: International Institute for Environment and Development; 3: NETWORK FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

The bottlenecks in large scale land acquisition for agriculture: a case study of Azama, Inikorogha and Opuede communities in Gbaramatu kingdom.

Angela Kesiena Etuonovbe1,3, Bosin Boi Ebikeme2, Alfred Tortor2, Eugene Takpobunor Etuonovbe3

1: ANGENE SURVEYS & CONSULTANTS, Nigeria; 2: Gbaramatu Kingdom; 3: GFSH Consult Ltd, Nigeria

Supply chain, land rights and technology

Francesca Marzatico

Palladium, Myanmar

Lessons from the promised land: a case study of ‘land for land’ compensation for the Buseruka Oil Refinery, Uganda

Liz Neate

LEMU: Land and Equity Movement in Uganda

Poster Board 01-15
Location: MC Atrium


Bixia Hu

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, People's Republic of

Land readjustment: the missing link in progressive urban land management in Zimbabwe

Charles Chavunduka

University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Polycentricity; a panacea for managing urban expansion in secondary towns? A planning scenario study of Mumias Town, Western Kenya

Herbert Musoga


Design and implement of discount-oriented businesses based on the sale of targeted partnership shares and improved Government’s rules and regulations

Jafar Oshriyeh1, Maryam Foroozan2

1: N/A, Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: N/A, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Poster Board 01-16
Location: MC Atrium

An analysis of the effects of urban expansion and housing problems on resident’s quality of life in the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria

Abimbola Omolabi

Yaba College of Technology, Yaba- Lagos, Nigeria, Nigeria

Research on the moderate-scale of apple farmers in different targets

Congying Zhang, Qian Chang, Xuexi Huo

Northwest A&F University, China, People's Republic of

Urban population modeling: towards a better planning

Eduardo Perez-Denicia, Ricardo Ochoa-Sosa, Jose Eduardo Diaz-Azcunaga

CAPSUS, Mexico

Land use change detection and prediction using GIS and Remote Sensing, case study of Nsukka Urban, Enugu, Nigeria

Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam1, Jude Ejike Okonkwor2

1: Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON); 2: Department of Surveying and Geoinformatics, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria

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
01-03: Ways to establish cadastral systems at scale
Location: MC 2-800

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

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

Zaid Abubakari, Christine Richter, Jaap A. Zevenbergen

University of Twente, Netherlands, The

Women Land Rights in Maghreb between the complexity of the land system and discrimination: The Case of Morocco

Jean Marie Bora

Cabinet Praticien Foncier, African

Women and customary land tenure: emerging developments and ways forward in savelugu, ghana

Prince Donkor Ameyaw, Uchendu Eugene Chigbu, Walter Timo De Vries

Techninical University of Munich, Germany

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


01-05: Land tenure security and deforestation
Location: MC 5-100

Indigenous land rights and deforestation: evidence from the Brazilian Amazon

Silke Heuser, Ariel BenYishay, Daniel Runfula, Rachel Trichler

Indigenous land rights and deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon

The impacts of a land tenure clarification project on deforestation and forest degradation in Guatemala

Ana Reboredo Segovia1, Eric Bullock1, Leonardo Corral2, Christoph Nolte1

1: Boston University, United States of America; 2: Inter-American Development Bank

The impacts of Brazil’s land registration program on land use through credit access and existing land use

Suhyun Jung1, Peter Newton2, Arun Agrawal1

1: University of Michigan; 2: University of Colorado

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; 3: Smart Start Evaluation and Research; 4: Forest Action Nepal

01-06: Using data systems to increase accountability
Location: MC 6-100

The impact of land corruption on human rights. insights from transparency international 's land and corruption in africa programme

Farai Mutondoro1, Mary Maneno2, Michael Okai3, Amanda Shivamba4

1: Transparency International Zimbabwe; 2: Transparency International Kenya; 3: Ghana Intergrity Intiative; 4: Corruption Watch

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

01-07: Land policies for smart city development
Location: MC 7-100

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 Devleopment Authority, India

Egovernance initiatives of slum rehabilitation authority, mumbai

Shri Deepak Kapoor

Government of Maharashtra, India

Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Real Estate Industry Competitiveness complementing economic definition with stakeholder focused approach

Mahmoud Hesham El Burai

Dubai Land department, UAE

01-08: Methodological approaches to urban property valuation
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Ruud Kathmann

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

01-09: Using remote sensing to assess impacts of forest policy
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Joep Crompvoets

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, Claudio Cavalcante3

1: Federal University of Acre, Brazil; 2: University of Campinas; 3: Secretaria de Meio Ambiente do Estado do Acre

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

Assessing agricultural land use and deforestation practices in meme division, south west region, cameroon, using satellite images

Nkwanyang Lionel Takem1, Chogwain Gilbert Mbzighaa1, Ouabo Emmanuel Romaric2

1: Ministry of Mines, Cameroon; 2: Ministry of Land Property

01-10: Land consolidation: A tool to improve land use
Location: MC 10-100

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

Tienninen 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 Service Finland; 4: Aalto University 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

Development of land banking system in Turkey is one of the important issues to overcome the establishment of land marketing

Bora Surmeli

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Turkey

01-11: Fit for purpose land administration I
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Yerach Doytsher

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

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

01-13: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions I
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Hosaena Ghebru

Land and human rights, gender and indigenous people of kaduna state, nigeria

Abdullahi Tukur, Altine Jibril, Umar Ahmed Abubakar

Kaduna Geographic Information Service,Kaduna

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)

01-14: Managing public land for the common good
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Lorenzo Cotula

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

01-15: Drawing policy advice from land data analysis
Location: J 1-050

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

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

"The need for good water governance for food security: botswana case study"

Pako Modiakgotla, George Thabeng

Department of water Affairs, Botswana

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 on the distribution of residential electricity subsidies in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Helena Cardenas, Dale Whittington

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

Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
02-02: Creating a Win-Win: Achieving Urban Growth and Climate Goals through Spatial Transformation
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez


Laura Tuck

World Bank, United States of America


Peter Calthorpe

Revolutionizing Transit and Solving the Silicon Valley Housing Crisis

Report Launch

Xueman Wang

World Bank, United States of America


Khoo Teng Chye

Centre for Livable Cities of the Ministry of National Development, Singapore, United States of America


Wei Xu

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

02-03: Innovative technology in the land sector
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Chrysi Potsiou

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

Blockchain for land: fact or fad?

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

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: Gender aspects of land tenure
Location: MC 5-100

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

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

02-06: Indonesia's 'one map' policy: Does it live up to its potential?
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Jill Pike

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

Acceleration of land distribution ex. hgu ptp ii to overcome poverty community in deli serdang district, north sumatera, indonesia

Syapri Chan

Universitas Al-Azhar Medan, Indonesia

Mapping indigenous land: lesson learned from One Map Initiative in Indonesia

Dwiki Ridhwan, Carolina Astri, Dean Affandi

World Resources Institute Indonesia, Indonesia

Land policy in Indonesia: a customary land dispossession and repossession

Daryono Daryono1, Antarin Prasanthi Sigit2

1: Faculty of Law, Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia; 2: Facultu of Law, University of Indonesia

02-07: Planning and land tenure in urban expansion
Location: MC 7-100

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, Mrocco

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

Land tenure and provision of Infrastructure in informal settlements in support of affordable housing

Patrick Bucha

Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development & Public Works, Kenya

Innovative strategies for urban expansion control in Egypt: guidelines, directions and implementation

Doaa El Sherif

Housing & Building National Research Center, Egypt

02-08: Remote sensing and automation for property tax assessment
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Amy Rasmussen

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

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

Cadastral forest mapping: geospatial information and ict tools for forestlands demarcation, land rights and land administration

Moschos Vogiatzis


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

02-10: Land and small-scale mining
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Omoding James Peters Opio

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

Land governance in the mining sector: A socioeconomic value perspective

Fitsum Weldegiorgis

International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom

Land policy in illegal mining communities(Galamsey) and the local economy in Ghana

Emmanuel Ofori

University of Tsukuba, Japan

The multi-sectoral mining integrated project - game changer towards sustainable artisanal mining in ghana

Afua Manko Abedi-Lartey

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana

Gendered livelihoods and land tenure: the case of artisanal gold miners in Mali, West Africa

Leif Brottem

Grinnell College, United States of America

02-11: Fit for purpose land administration II
Location: MC C1-100

Delivering land administration services at scale

Ishak Sallehuddin


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

Ioana Bouvier

US Agency for International Development, United States of America

Low-cost cadastre and valuation with lightweight technology

Brent Jones

Esri, 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

Fit for purpose: successful experiences

Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Kees Zeeuw2, Christiaan Lemmen2

1: UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: Kadaster International, NL

02-12: Can large investment catalyze agricultural transformation?
Location: MC C1-200

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, Ouagadougou; 2: Universidade de Lurio, Mozambic; 3: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Swiss

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 for the development of responsible agropoles in africa

Mohamed Coulibaly

International Institute for Sustainable Development, Mali

The mechanization in African agriculture: a continental overview on patterns and dynamics

Oliver Kirui, Joachim von Braun

Center for Development Research, Germany

02-13: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions II
Location: MC 6-860

Results from land tenure formalization activities in the Senegal River valley: a mixed-methods evaluation at medium-term

Sarah Hughes, William Valletta

Mathematica Policy Research, 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

The Impacts of land tenure regularisation programme in Rwanda

Bernis Byamukama1, Jim Grabham2

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

Early lessons from the evaluation of land management reforms in Cabo Verde

Audrey Moore, Evan Borkum, Irina Cheban

Mathematica Policy Research, United States of America

02-14: Supporting land management by customary authorities
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Stephen Brooks

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

Gad Asorwoe Akwensivie, Dickson Agbogah

Ghana Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ghana

The role of customary authorities in land administration: Examples from tanzania and ethiopia

Maija Hyle, Zerfu Hailu

NIRAS, Ethiopia

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

David Katungula1, Morgan Kumwenda2, Danilo Antonio3, Alexander Chileshe3, Hellen Nyamweru-Ndungu3, Veronica Katulushi4

1: People's Process on Housing & Poverty in Zambia, Zambia; 2: Chamuka Royal Establishment; 3: UN-Habitat/GLTN; 4: Zambia Homeless & Poor People's Federation


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; 2: Innola

02-15: Social aspects of land markets
Location: J 1-050

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

Justice Mayor Wadyajena

Parliament of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

“A Land Market is the strategy for access to land for development”. Which land market? For whose benefit? An analysis of the Ugandan case

Judy Adoko, Elisabeth Neate

Land and Equity Movement in Uganda - LEMU, Uganda

Land governance and urban development find a challenges in the perspective of social safeguards

Md Mayen Uddin Tazim

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Women's caucus
Location: MC 4-100
03-03: Low-cost ways to establish cadastral systems
Location: MC 2-800

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: Renee Giovarelli

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

Hope Otieno

National Legal Aid Service

Women's rights within the collective

Celina Salcedo-LaViña1, Renee Giovarelli2

1: World Resources Institute, United States of America; 2: Resource Equity, United States of America

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

03-05: Land price determinants
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Dieter von Fintel

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

Can group farms outperform individual family farms? empirical insights from india

Bina Agarwal

School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester, UK

Can technology help secure land rights? Not if the laws do not catch up

Yuliya Panfil

New America, United States of America

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: Global Expert - Land and Natural Resources; 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

03-07: New ways of measuring urban extent
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Patrick Lamson-Hall

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

Measuring urban economic density

Sebastian Kriticos

The London School of Economics, United Kingdom

03-08: Making property tax systems transparent and equitable
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Ronald Worth

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

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

1: Netherlands Council for Real Estate Assessment; 2: Irish Valuation Office

Customer relations and communication in land administration

David Laurence Magor

Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation, United Kingdom

Data integration and interoperability for public service provision

Dragana Godjevac Obradovic

Property Directorate, Republic of Serbia, Serbia

Automation of property tax system in Punjab, Pakistan

Nasir Javed

The Urban Unit, Pakistan

03-09: Implementing a landscape approach to resource conservation I
Location: MC 9-100

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; 3: IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute

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

03-10: Can participatory land use planning help secure tenure?
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Frits Van Der Wal

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

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)

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

From Land Use Planning to by-laws a way to effectively protect community land: Experience from Tanzania

Masalu Luhula

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum, Tanzania

03-11: Interoperability of land data: Conceptual issues
Location: MC C1-100

Land administration data integration – modern concept

Igor Popiv, Carol Roffer, Maksym Kalyta, Sergiy Lizenko

Innola Solutions, Inc., US

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

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, 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; 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

The development of the large-scale commercial farming in Ethiopia: Policy and Institutional Gaps

Mulu Gebreeyesus

Ethiopian Development Research Institute, Ethiopia

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

Maria Marealle

African Development Bank, Côte d'Ivoire

03-13: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions III
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Malcolm Childress

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

Haoluan Wang

University of Maryland at College Park, United States of America

Crop market participation among smallholder farmers in Tanzania: the influence of transaction cost, asset endowment and producer cooperatives

Sosina Bezu, Espen Villanger

Chr.Michelsen Institute

Land access and household implementation of agroecosystems in rural Guatemala

Maria Van Der Maaten

Iowa State University, United States of America

Land policy reform and its welfare distributional impacts in Vietnam

Cuong Tat Do, Anh Ngoc Thi Ngo

Institute of Economics, Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, Vietnam

03-14: New ways of registering customary land
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Janet L. Banda SC.

Addressing fuzzy boundaries in community delimitations for systematic cadaster in Mozambique

João Carrilho1, Marisa Balas2, Mario Marques3, Zileque Macate3, Christiaan Lemmen4

1: National Directorate of Lands, Mozambique; 2: EXI, Lda; 3: Verde Azul, Lda; 4: Kadaster, NL

Moving from debate to implementation: Opportunities for Community Land Registration in Kenya

Brian Gideon Washe Kazungu, Justus Wabwire Ogollah Wambayi

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kenya

“Grazing agreements: negotiated resource access and conflict mediation at the private property-common property nexus in Kenya’s rangelands”

Christopher Wade

Independent Consultant, United States of America

Social and institutional innovation in land reform: local land charters in Burkina

Hubert Marie Gerard Ouedraogo

DID international, Burkina Faso

03-15: Urban expansion and land markets
Location: J 1-050

Urban land use, planning and development: land governance context of Ethiopia

Gizachew Gelet

Addis Ababa 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

Land-based taxation and urban governance in developing nations

Olufemi Oyedele

Government of the State of Osun, Nigeria

Location: MC 2-850
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
04-02: Interconnection and Interoperability between Registries, cross-border exchange of information and data protection
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles

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

Mihai Taus

Board of Director of ELRA

Interconnection of south american land registries. The iberoamerican net of land registries data

Jose Luis Alberto Maldonado Croquevielle

Conservador de Bienes Raíces de Santiago, Chile

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

Afonso 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 as Mexico

Maria Elena Garcia Flores

CINDER, Mexico

The Arab Conference. A project of exchange of data in the arab region

Sultan Alakraf

Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates

04-03: Interoperability of spatial data: Examples and regulatory framework
Location: MC 2-800

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 feminization of economic activities
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Jolyne Sanjak

Land and womanhood- ethnography on propertied women in Bengal

Amrita Mondal

Max Weber Centre for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, Germany

Employability for indigenous women in the philippines: the empirical evidence for innovative macroeconomic policies

Lovell Maniego Abello, Jean Palo Lacap, Amor Barba


"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

Scrutinizing the 'feminization of agriculture' hypothesis: A study on the gendered evolution of labor force participation in agriculture and forestry in Indonesia from 1993-2018

Bimbika Sijapati Basnett1, Kartika Juniwaty1, Indrawan Suryadi1, Marlene Eliast2

1: Center for International Forestry Research, Indonesia; 2: Bioversity International, 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

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)

Deciphering the complexity of urban-rural linkages in India

Hogeun Park

University of California, San Diego, United States of America

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

Natalie Gomez Arteaga


04-06: Kenya's land policy reforms: Did they deliver?
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: John Bugri

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


BY THE COMMUNITIES FOR THE COMMUNITIES A holistic approach to community-based natural resource governance:

Husna Mbarak

Food and Agriculture Organization of the Uited Nations, Kenya

The political economy of Kenya land policy review

Odenda Lumumba


Urban development planning and management reforms in kenya

Charles Otieno Konyango, Solomon Ambwere, Victor Ogutu, Isaac Mungania

State Department of Housing and Urban Development, Kenya

04-07: Managing sprawl: From data to policies
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Neeraj Baruah

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

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, Ivory Coast (MCLAU)

Anatomy of Density

Shlomo Angel, Patrick Lamson-Hall

New York University, United States of America

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

04-08: Implementing urban land value capture
Location: MC 8-100

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: Implementing a landscape approach to resource conservation II
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Kim Thompson

Development of an informal land use register for south africa

Rajesh Nooka, Willy Govender, Mfanafuthi Gama

Data World (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Environment and land use trends in the ethiopian lowlands

Daniel Monchuk

The World Bank, United States of America

Land use policy for sustained utilization of resources using Remote Sensing and GIS techniques.

Hagi Sheriff

Liberia Land Authority, Liberia

Remote sensing as a tool for Land use planning and management policy in Nigeria.

Ado Kibon Usman1, Abdullahi Ahmed2

1: Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Kaduna State, Nigeria.; 2: Kano State Secondary School Mangement Board, Nigeia.

04-10: Addressing the challenges of pastoral tenure
Location: MC 10-100

Linkages between perceived tenure security and local investments in rangelands: a case study of Ethiopia

Fiona Flintan, Abule Ebro, Amanuel Assefa, Bedasa Eba

International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia

Innovative electronic pasture committee software

Elvira Maratova, Abdimalik Egemberdiev

KYRGYZ JAYITY National pasture users' association of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic)

Gender and Pastoralism in Gujarat: Changing relationship with land, livestock and markets

Monika Agarwal

MARAG, India

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

Erin Kitchell

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

The importance of public private partnership in cadastre: turkish experience

Orhan Ercan1, Mert Yasin Oz2

1: International Federation of Surveyors; 2: Tapu ve Kadastro Genel Müdürlüğü Türkiye

A review of public-private partnerships in land administration

Mohsen Kalantari1, Daniel Paez2, Aanchal Anand3

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

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

Fredrik Zetterquist, John Clutterbuck

Ordnance Survey, UK

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

Eric Yeboah

Government of Ghana, 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

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

Women's rights of access and control over land in Senegal in the face of large-scale land acquisition

Ndeye Yande Ndiaye

Agricultural and Rural Foresight Initiative, Senegal

04-13: Land rights regularization and common property resources
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: David Ameyaw

Sustainable agricultural practices (saps) and environmental resources extraction: empirical evidence from northern ghana

Gebrelibanos Gebremariam, Tobias Wunscher

Center for Development Research, Germany

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

04-14: Formalizing customary tenure: How to make it work?
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Margaret Rugadya

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

Zeno Pack1, David Betge2, 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 programm Implimentation

Dr Janet L. Banda, Felix Tukula, Devie Chilonga

Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Malawi

Land governance and the state: local pathways of securing land tenure in eastern DRC

Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka1, Dieudonné Ndejeje Sebatware1, Audry Bishinama Bisoka2

1: Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium; 2: Higher Institute of Development, Kalehe/DRC

04-15: Leveraging innovations in land policy
Location: J 1-050

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

Land Rights for marginalised communities in Tanzania

Yangalai Ole Mkulago

Oxfam, Tanzania

Bylaws to improve land value and conflict resolution experience in Tanzania:

Tumsifu Mushi

Tanzania Natural Resource Forum, Tanzania

Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
Posters on display all day; Presenters available 12-2PM and 5.30-6 PM or contact by email
Location: MC Atrium
05-03: Towards the registry of the future
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Nicolás Nogueroles

Digital street: Exploring the future of land registration through new technologies

John Abbott, Lauren Tombs, Paul Batterham

HM Land Registry, United Kingdom

Preventive administration of justice – an economic catalyzer for the future?! – an analysis of the economic relevance of reliable and transparent public registers –

Rolf Knieper


How to introduce a complete new land registry system in a rapid changing world

Jacob Vos

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

Land Administration and the role of a Land Registrar Network

Mark Reichardt, Trevor Taylor

The Open Geospatial Consortium

05-04: Gender and land policy
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: David Bledsoe

Land rights and livelihoods in rural South Africa – a gendered perspective

Kezia Batisai

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Evaluation results of a program aimed at reducing property grabbing among widows in Uganda

Andee Parks, Shawn Kohl, Nina Asiimwe, Jessica Kyle

International Justice Mission

Women's tenure rights across the rural urban continuum: implications for a gender responsive urban land reform in Namibia.

Prisca Mandimika1, Thomas Haenert2

1: Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia; 2: GIZ Office Namibia

Topic: Towards gender sensitive land administration

Piwai Mawire, Thandiwe Homela

Ministry of Lands, Zimbabwe

Foncier et genre : difficile accès des femmes à la terre

Ousmane Wague

Université de Nouakchott, Mauritania

Community land titling: a contextual analysis of women’s land rights in Kenya

Erin Kitchell, Rachael Knight, Jaron Vogelsang

Namati, United States of America

05-05: Impact of informal tenure upgrading
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Remi Jedwab

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

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

Backyarding: theory and evidence for South Africa

Jan Brueckner1, Claus Rabe2, Harris Selod3

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

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

Cynthia Goytia1, Guadalupe Dorna2

1: Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentine Republic; 2: Torcuato Di Tella University

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

Amit Patel1, Phoram Shah2

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

05-06: Institutionalizing bottom-up monitoring
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Rueben Lifuka

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

Grislain Quentin1, Anseeuw Ward2, Burnod Perrine3, Bourgoin Jérémy4, Giger Markus5, Hershaw Eva6, Ka Ibrahima7

1: International Land Coalition, Senegal; 2: CIRAD / International Land Coalition, Italy; 3: CIRAD / Observatoire du foncier à Madagascar; 4: CIRAD / ISRA-BAME; 5: Centre for Development and Environment; 6: International Land Coalition, Italy; 7: IPAR, Senegal

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

Prindex: putting global tenure insecurity into perspective with results from 33 country surveys in 2018

Malcolm Childress1, David Spievack1, Anna Locke2, Joseph Feyertag2, Soumya Chattopadhyay2

1: Global Land Alliance, United States of America; 2: ODI, United Kingdom

Indigenous data sovereignty

Pyrou Chung

EWMI-Open Development Initiative, Myanmar

Perceived tenure insecurity among renters and its implications for ongoing urbanisation

Anna Locke1, Joseph Feyertag1, Malcolm Childress2, David Spievack2, Soumya Chattopadhyay1

1: Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom; 2: Global Land Alliance

05-07: Improving access to land for urban expansion
Location: MC 7-100

Urban planning orientation tools implementation in Bamako District

Founemakan Sissoko

Université des Sciences Juridiques et Politiques de Bamako, Mali

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

Land acquisition issues around Burkina Faso's major cities: A diffuse dynamic of increasing land grabbing of agro-sylvo-pastoral production lands

Moussa Ouedraogo, Issifou Ganou

Observatoire National du Foncier au Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso

Urban planning and land issues in the city of Antananarivo

Nancy Rambao Andrianarisoa Sp. Andriamisandratsoa

Ministry of Country Planning and Land Services, Madagascar

05-08: Remote sensing and deep learning for agricultural productivity
Location: MC 8-100

EU land parcel management system:linking image recognition to regulatory enforcement

Felix Rembold

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy

Satellite crop monitoring within World Bank project on land management transparency in Ukraine

Nataliia Kussul1, Denys Nizalov2, Andrii Shelestov1, Mykola Lavreniuk3, Sergii Skakun4, Andrii Kolotii1, Vladimir Vasiliev5, Eugene Karlov5

1: Space Research Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and State Space Agency of Ukraine; 2: University of Kent/ KEI at KSE, United Kingdom; 3: National Technical Unversity of Ukraine "Igor Sikorskiy Kyiv Politechnic Institute"; 4: University of Maryland College Park; 5: EOS Data Analytics

Realtime digital soil fertility data for fact-based fertilizer selection by smallholder farmers

Christy van Beek1,2, Sally Musungu2, Rob Beens1, Angelique van Helvoort1

1: AgroCares, Netherlands, The; 2: SoilCares Foundation, The Netherlands

Proximate sensing of food types and land uses in Thailand using street-level photography and deep learning

Martha Bohm, John Ringland, So-Ra Baek

University at Buffalo, United States of America

05-09: Implementing REDD in practice
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Peter Veit

Land governance and forest governance: the case of myanmar

Francesca Marzatico

Palladium, Myanmar

Practical guide for the creation and management of conservation space

Douglas Steinberg1, Bala W. Sanou2, Fako Bruno Ouattara2, Brook Johnson2, Amber Lee James1, Caroline Plançon-Rodriguez3

1: National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International, United States of America; 2: Independent Consultant; 3: World Bank

Development of a practical guide to support local actors in the development and management of conservation areas in the context of redd+

Amber Lee James, Bala Wenceslas Sanou, Fako Bruno Ouattara

NCBA CLUSA International

Community land use planning a takeoff tool for southwest regional jurisdictional redd+ pilot emissions reduction program.

Ajebe Nnoko Ngaaje Harrison


Rethinking land development and Green Climate in Cambodia

Alexander Marx1, Ratana Pen2

1: Heinrich Boell Foundation, Cambodia; 2: Heinrich Boell Foundation, Cambodia

05-10: Overlapping jurisdictions at the peri-urban fringe
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Shikha Srivastava

Participatory community planning

Pombo Musi Kalunga2, Achalonge Kalonda1, Mabulena Lukoki4, Kaseti Pierre3, Nengo Abumbele5

1: MINISTRY OF URBANISM AND HABITAT, Congo, Democratic Republic of the; 2: MINISTRY OF URBANISM AND HABITAT, Congo, Democratic Republic of the; 3: MINISTRY OF URBANISM AND HABITAT, Congo, Democratic Republic of the; 4: MINISTRY OF URBANISM AND HABITAT, Congo, Democratic Republic of the; 5: LOGEMENT EN TERRE ONGD

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

Achamyeleh Gashu Adam

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

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

Evaluation of equity in Nigeria’s informal urban development system

Kwasi Gyau

University of Salford, Manchester, UK, United Kingdom

Lagos and the contradictions of modern city: discourse on population growth, land and poverty

Victor Ojakorotu, Emmanuel Olajide

North West University, South Africa

05-11: Implementing NSDI: From guidelines to practice
Location: MC C1-100

Research on access and use of geographic information in moldova

Maria Ovdii1, Elena Busch2

1: Agency for Land Relations and Cadastre of Moldova, Moldova; 2: Kartverket - Norwegian Mapping Authority, Norway

UN Integrated Geospatial Information Framework towards achieving the 2030 Agenda – from global to national. Guyana experience.

Rumyana Tonchovska1, Trevor Benn2, Andrew Coote3

1: UNFAO, Italy; 2: Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission; 3: ConsultingWhere Ltd.

Integration of Crowdsourcing and digital platform of National Spatial Data Infrastructure for efficient decision-making

Borko Draskovic, Darko Vucetic

Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia

Additional considerations for the successful implementation of a CORS GNSS Network in Developing Countries

Nicolas De Moegen

Leica Geosystems

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

05-12: Protecting land rights in the course of land acquisition
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Joan Kagwanja

The impact of large-scale land acquisition on land tenure and implications for local livelihood

Chansovy Ngorn, Sophal Chan

Centre for Policy Studies (CPS), Cambodia

Land rights protection in the pulp and paper production system

Carolina Torres Graca, Decio Zylbersztajn

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Land acquisition in Malaysia: Policy context and praxis for oil and gas hub project in Eastern Johor.

Rohani Azmi1, Sahid Mohd Shahizan2, Hasbullah Mohd Halim3, Suliman Suhailizan3, Ariff Amirul Haffiz3, Samsudin Salfarina4, Suratman Robiah4

1: Johor State Secretary, Malaysia; 2: Johor State Secretary Incorporation, Malaysia; 3: Johor Land and Mines Department, Malaysia; 4: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Lsla in mozambique: impact on rural and urban communities

R. Wanjiku Kiambo, 1Alda Salamao, Issufo Tankar, Samanta Remane

Centro Terra Viva, Mozambique

05-13: SDGs on land: Methodology and reporting
Location: MC 6-860

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

Benjamin Linkow1, Caleb Stevens3, Jennifer Lisher2

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

Considering the multidimensional nature of tenure security in land policies

Anni Valkonen

University of East Anglia, UK

Measuring perceived tenure insecurity: issues, challenges, and recommendations

Benjamin Linkow

Landesa, United States of America

Monitoring ownership of agricultural land for women and men

Leman Yonca Gurbuzer, Pietro Gennari

Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy

05-14: Legal pluralism and tenure reforms: Has there been progress?
Location: MC 7-860

Stakeholder narratives on tenure transformation in Morocco

David Balgley

Georgetown University, United States of America

The heavy burden of the past - The political economy of rural reform in Colombia.

Camilo Pardo

George Mason University, United States of America

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

Anatoli Ignatov

Appalachian State University, United States of America

Real change or paper tigers? An assessment of legal support for community property

Liz Alden Wily

independent, Kenya

Location: J 1-050
Location: MC 2-850
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
06-02: Emerging technologies and land administration: data ownership and privacy - Part I
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Josephus van Erp



Who controls the processes making use of and resulting from emerging technologies, who owns which data?

Josephus van Erp

Maastricht University, Netherlands, The

06-03: How to realize the potential of blockchain for land administration?
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: John Reynolds

Blockchain property titles and land use recording – is it only about trust, or is there space for compliance and enforcement?

Rebecca Leshinsky

RMIT University, Australia

Smart contracts and land administration: a new framework for property conveyance

Todd Miller1, Al-Karim Kara2, Rohan Bennett3

1: ChromaWay, Sweden and United States of America; 2: Land Title and Survey Authority, British Columbia, Canada; 3: Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia

Blockchain for Land Administration: Smart Land Registries - a tangible model seeking value for all parties

David Stow1, Peter Shaw2, Richard Nash3

1: Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom; 2: Trimble Land Administration Solutions Group, USA; 3: IBM, United Kingdom

Catalyzing innovation: Dubai real estate blockchain

Khalifa Alsuwaidi

Dubai Land Department, United Arab Emirates

An example of the use of the Blockchain by the French Notariat: enforceable copies

Lionel Galliez

International Union of Notaries (UINL), France

Blockchain-based land registries: Bottom-Up vs. Bottom-Down Approaches for Maximizing Impact

Claudia Sosa Lazo, Corbin Page

ConsenSys, United States of America

06-04: Practical application of ways to secure women's tenure
Location: MC 4-100

A multi-stakeholder approach to advancing women’s land rights using the SDGs framework: experience from Tanzania

Godfrey Massay

Landesa, Tanzania

Innovations to secure women's land rights and build resilience

Mino Harivelo Ramaroson1, Gaynor Paradza2, Birte Scholz3, Frances Birungi4

1: HUAIROU COMMISSION, United States of America; 2: HUAIROU COMMISSION, United States of America; 3: HUAIROU COMMISSION, United States of America; 4: UCOBAC, Uganda

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

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


The impact of land regularization in rural tanzania; gender, rights and anti- poverty case: the civil society organization’s parallel support to the land tenure support programme

Nasieku Kisambu1, Jonathan Kioko1, Mary Richard2

1: We Effect, Tanzania; 2: Tanzania Women Lawyers Association, Tanzania

06-05: Land markets at the rural-urban fringe
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Songqing Jin

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

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

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

Anlu Zhang, Xiangxiang Xie, Peng Bin

Huazhong Agricultural University, China, People's Republic of

Government debt, land financing, and urbanization in China

Meina Cai1, Jianyong Fan2, Chunhui Ye3, Qi Zhang2

1: University of Connecticut, United States of America; 2: Fudan University, China; 3: Zhejiang University

06-06: National Land Policy Documents: Potential and Implementation challenges
Location: MC 6-100

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

Nyamwoga Bayengeha Floribert

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

Zambia’s Land Policy formulation pitfalls-points of divergence

Emmanuel Tembo, Veronica Mwiche

Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Zambia

Demarcation of traditional land management areas in malawi

Misheck Coco Longwe, Dr Janet L. Banda, Julias B. Chisi, Devie B. Chilonga


The Namibian 2nd National Land Conference has passed, how the resolutions taken will influence the politics and reluctance to register tenure rights in the Kavango West and Kavango East regions.

Petrus Canisius Nangolo

Ministry of Land Reform, Namibia

Land rights as an imperative for sustainable land and resources management in Kenya.

Leonard Omullo

National Land Commission, Kenya

06-07: Regulations for urban planning
Location: MC 7-100

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; 3: Katiba Institute

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

06-08: Providing low-cost housing
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Rajan Samuel

Understanding multiplicity of urban governance and planning regulations for a metropolitan region with focus on land and private development – Case study NCR – Delhi, India

Sneha Thusoo, Tetsuo Kidokoro, Fumihiko Seta

University of Tokyo, Japan

Wrong-Headed policies in the name of the poor: Case of Mumbai’s Cessed-Buildings

Abhay Pethe, Rashmi Sharma

Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy (MSE-PP), University of Mumbai, India

Tenure viability roadmap to sustainable slums upgrading

Armand Ndilmbaye

PSUP/UN-Habitat, Kenya

Population growth trends in kampala city, uganda: implications on land development and land governance

Richard Irumba, Jennifer S. Musisi

Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda

06-09: Enhancing tenure security for forest land I
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Jintao Xu

Multi-stakeholder forums as innovation for natural resource management? Results from a Realist Synthesis Review of the scholarly literature

Anne Larson1, Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti1, Christopher Hewlitt2, Deborah Delgado3

1: CIFOR, Peru; 2: University of Maryland, College Park; 3: PUCP, Peru

Examining relationships in forest governance quality: Insights from forest frontier communities in Zambia´s Miombo ecoregion

Hellen Nansikombi1, Richard Fischer1, Gillian Kabwe2, Sven Günter1

1: Thünen Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics, Hamburg, Germany; 2: Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia

Land Tenure Regularization in the Brazilian Amazon: identifying the social, economic and environmental variables for assessing its impacts

Gabriela Russo1, Marcelo Stabile1, Gabriela Savian1, Vivian Ribeiro1, Daniel Silva1, João Paulo Ribeiro1, Sylvia Mitraud1, Jarlene Gomes1, João Paulo Mastrangelo4, Bastiaan Reydon4, Gabriel Pasani4, Jorge Espinoza2, Rogerio Cabral2, Elisa Siqueira2, Robson Disarz3, Marcus Nascimento3, Paulo Moutinho1

1: Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM); 2: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); 3: Sub-Secretariat for Land Tenure Regularization in the Legal Amazon (SERFAL); 4: Universidade de Campinas (Unicamp)

Local perception of indigenous titling programs in the Peruvian Amazon

Peter Cronkleton, Anne Larson

Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

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

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

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

Dukagjin Bakija1, Rudina Qerimi1, Arben Citaku2, Luan Nushi2

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

06-11: Land administration: Cases from Asia
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Suzuka Sato

Land registration innovation and decentralised administrative reform: Success stories from the State of Johor, Malaysia

Rohani Azmi1, Ariff Amirul Haffiz2, Hasbullah Mohd Halim2, Suliman Suhailizan2, Sahid Mohd Shahizan3, Samsudin Salfarina4, Suratman Robiah4

1: Johor State Secretary, Malaysia; 2: Johor Land and Mines Department, Malaysia; 3: Johor State Secretary Incorporation, Malaysia; 4: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Land registration authority's linkages through the land titling computerization project

Robert Nomar Leyretana

Land Registration Authority, Philippines

A step to grow collateral markets through one window

Faiz Faiz-ul-Hassan, Ayesha Hameed, Usman Ahmad

Punjab Land Records Authority, Government of Punjab, Pakistan

Interoperability and land administration in Nepal

Ram Datta Bhatta2, Gokarnamani Duwadee1

1: Department of Land Management & Archive; 2: Department of Land Management & Archive

Mass reformation of land records and digitisation of ownership rights program for six million people in telangana state in india

Sriram Kannekanti


Registering deeds in Delhi: challenges, innovations and prospects

Deepika Jha, Amlanjyoti Goswami

Indian Institute for Human Settlements, India

06-12: Dealing with the impacts of failed land acquisition
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Jann Lay

Doomed to fail? Why some land-based investment projects fail and others succeed

Kerstin Nolte

Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Why we need a human right to land – empirical evidence from large-scale land investment deals in Sierra Leone and the Philippines

Annette Schramm

University of Tuebingen, Germany

The Micro-dynamics from mislead displacement process in Mozambique

Nordine Ferrao

Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Mozambique

When good innovations go bad

Moe Odele

Stratigos Consulting, United Arab Emirates

06-13: Providing policy advice through applied research
Location: MC 2-850
Chair: Anna Locke

Governance challenges in sub-Saharan Africa: the case of Land Guards and land protection in Ghana

David Kwasi Bansah

Ghana Revenue Authority, Ghana

Assessing institutional governance in balancing food production and environmental protection in urban wetlands of Kigali/Rwanda and tropical Kilombero floodplain/Tanzania. A comparative analysis

John Kalisa

World Bank Group, Rwanda

Growth effects of banking development on agriculture and industrial GDP in sub saharan africa

Ayine Nigo

University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Rural poverty reduction and land conservation in Tanzania

Hellena Mohamedy Mushi

Mzumbe University, Tanzania

Land related human rights in Pakistan: improving land tenancy as a pathway for agriculture development and food security

Marianna Bicchieri

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

06-14: Land tenure for sustainable rangeland management
Location: MC 7-860

Strengthening traditional institutions of nomadic herders for sustainable management of public rangelands in Mongolia

Enkhamgalan Tseelei1, Gankhuyag Nyam-ochir1, Erdenechuluun Tumur2

1: Mongolian National Federation of Pasture user groups of herders; 2: Mongolian National University of Agriculture

Landscape approach for addressing land use conflicts in pastoral areas: the case of tanzania

Stephen Nindi1, Victor Mwita2, Deus Kalenzi3, Isaack Luambano3, Fiona Flintan3

1: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Tanzania; 2: Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries; 3: International Livestock Research Institute

Emerging forms of land market participation and implications on pastoralists’ livelihoods in Kenya

Linet Rutoh1, David Jakinda Otieno1, Willis-Oluoch Kosura1, Stephen Mureithi1, Gert Nyberg2

1: The University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2: Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU, Sweden

Securing land rights for marginalized communities - Experience from working with Pastoralist, hunter and gathers in Tanzania

Naomi Shadrack Mwaiponya, Amina Ndiko

OXFAM, Tanzania

06-15: Enhancing tenure security for forest land II
Location: J 1-050

Gender gaps and actions being taken to address them in forest landscapes

Patricia Kristjanson, Tamara Bah, Anne Kuriakose, Meerim Shakirova, Gerardo Segura, Katharina Siegmann, Margaux Granat

World Bank, United States of America

What after tenurial security over forestland?

Sanjoy Patnaik

Land Tenure Practitioner, India

Patterns, trends and determinants of forest land conversion in the national priority projects in Nepal

Krishna Prasad Acharya

Ministry of Forest and Environment, Nepal, Nepal

Innovation of locally-led adaptive programming in Natural Resource Governance Change in Myanmar

Aung Kyaw Thein, Rick Gregory

Pyoe Pin Institute, Myanmar

Towards prosperity and sustainability: The progress of social forestry implementation in Indonesia

Dimas Fauzi, Satrio Wicaksono

WRI Indonesia, Indonesia

Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Women's caucus
Location: MC 4-100
07-03: Applications of earth observation in rural areas
Location: MC 2-800

Large-scale land acquisition monitoring with high resolution imagery retrieval and profiling in the ASAP platform

Felix Rembold1, Guido Lemoine1, Matthias Hack2, Christof Althoff3, Patrick Griffiths4, Ferdinando Urbano1, Gabor Csak1

1: Joint Research Centre of the European Commission; 2: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit; 3: GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies; 4: European Space Agency

Geospatial big data platform for water for all in Indus basin

Ather Ashraf1, Muhammad Abid Bodla2, Ijaz-ul-Hassan Kashif3, Ch. Muhammad Ali Nazir4

1: University of Punjab, Pakistan; 2: Member Water, Planning and Development Department, Govt of Punjab; 3: Executive Engineer, Irrigation department, Govt of Punjab; 4: Assistant Chief (Coordination), Planning and Development Department, Govt of Punjab

New ways to use remote sensing based phenology and machine learning for mapping irrigated and rainfed agriculture in Africa

Tobias Landmann1, Natalie Cornish1, David Eidmann2, Jonas Franke1, Stefan Siebert3

1: Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH, Germany; 2: Technical University of Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany; 3: University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

Use of Remote sensing technology in small holder supply chains in Asia

Suparna Jain, Harsh Vivek, Rajpal Singh, Ernest Bethe, Bas Rozemuller, Rahmad Syakib, Krishna Kumar

International Finance Corporation, India

07-04: Beyond joint titling: Making land institutions gender-sensitive
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Bina Agarwal

Implementing uganda's gender strategy on land through issuance of certificates of customary ownership : A case of Kabale and Adjumani districts in uganda

Naome Justine Kabanda1, Henry Harrison Irumba2, Sylla Oumar3, Simon Peter Mwesigye4

1: MINISTRY OF LANDS, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, Uganda; 2: Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda; 3: Global Land Tool Network; 4: Global Land Tool Network

When joint ownership is not sufficient to ensure joint registration: Lessons from Cabo Verde

Elisa Scalise1, Michelle Adato2, Naomi Cassirer2

1: Resource Equity, United States of America; 2: Millennium Challenge Corporation

Inclusive and gender-aware participatory land registration in Indonesia

Simon Ulvund1, Eva Maria Unger2, Chrit Lemmen2, Christelle van den Berg2, Tjeerd Wits1, Resti Diah Utami1, Hanhan Lukman3

1: Meridia; 2: Kadaster International; 3: ATR / BPN

Promoting women’s right to land inheritance through agriculture incentivization

Rene Claude Niyonkuru1, Louis Marie Nindorera2

1: Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium; 2: Independent Consultant

Storytelling: a powerful strategy to increase women’s access to land/property rights in uganda and beyond

Judith Hermanson1, Sylvia Luchini1, Jessica A Kaahwa2

1: IHC Global, United States of America; 2: Makerere University

07-05: Political economy of tenure change
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Jonathan Conning

Market access, property rights and small-holder farming in colonial Southern Rhodesia

Tawanda Chingozha1, Dieter von Fintel1,2

1: Stellenbosch University, South Africa; 2: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), Bonn

The role of informal institutions in change: land reform in urban and peri-urban Ghana

Devanne Brookins

Harvard, United States of America

Customary institutions and customary land tenure: Regulating dualism to inhibit land-related conflicts?

Daniela Monika Behr1, Roos Haer2

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: Leiden University, The Netherlands

The legacy of mexican land and water in California

Gary Libecap1, Dean Lueck2, Julio Ramos-Pastrana2

1: University fo California, Santa Barbara and NBER; 2: Indiana University

07-06: Challenges of redistributive land reform
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Arno Schaefer

Valuer general of South Africa; rights, responsibilities, and land reform

Ruel Williamson1, Christopher Gavor2

1: Greenfield Advisors, Inc., United States of America; 2: Valuer General, South Africa

The implications of incomplete restorative justice in south african land restitution: lessons from the moletele case.

Nerhene Davis

University of Pretoria, South Africa

Land, identity and citizenship in zimbabwe: the fast-track land reform and its aftermath

Silvia Chitambo, Takunda Chabata

Women's University In Africa, Zimbabwe

South africa’s redistribution of agricultural land, expropriation without compensation debate

Wandile Sihlobo1, Theo Boshoff2, Lulama Ndibongo-Traub3

1: Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), South Africa; 2: Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz), South Africa; 3: Stellenbosch University

Towards addressing the new land reform policy paradym in South Africa

Phineas Khazamula Chauke

University of Venda, South Africa

07-07: How to regulate expropriation for infrastructure development?
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Leon Verstappen

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

Land trust laws as a solution to the land acquisition dilemma for infrastructure development in Asia

Naoyuki Yoshino2, Saumik Paul2, Vengadeshvaran J. Sarma1, Saloni Lakhia3

1: The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus.; 2: Asian Development Bank Institute.; 3: International Christian University.

Resettlement projects and their contribution to peri-urban expansion. a case of Pugu Kinyamwezi, resettlement areas in Dar es salaam city

Dawah Lulu Magembe-Mushi

Ardhi University, Tanzania

07-08: Improving housing delivery
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Shishir Ranjan Dash

Innovation or more of the same? Catalytic projects, housing delivery and private sector innovation in South Africa

Sophie McManus1, Abigail Kemper2

1: Open Data Durban, South Africa; 2: Three Consulting, South Africa

Social mix and social cohesion using housing mix: a review of the Chilean and British experience

Claudia Murray1, Gavin Parker1, Francisco Sabatini2, Luis Vergara2

1: University of Reading, United Kingdom; 2: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Affordable housing: a land suitability perspective

Gayatri Singh1, Tony Hartanto Widjarnarso1, Jose Eduardo Diaz-Azcunaga2, Ricardo Ochoa-Sosa2, Eduardo Perez-Denicia2

1: World Bank, Indonesia; 2: CAPSUS, Mexico

Harnessing the real estate market for equitable affordable housing provision through land value capture: Insights from San Francisco City, California

Bernard Nzau, Claudia Trillo

University of Salford, United Kingdom

07-09: Linking tenure to planning in forest land
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Anne Larson

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

Taiguara Alencar1, Lidiane Moretto2, Rejane Mendes2, Leandro Biondo2, Polyanna Paro2, Janaína Rocha2, Sidney Medeiros3, Bernadete Lange4, Daniela Ziller4, Carlos Eduardo Sturm2, Carlos Pires2, Bernardo Trovão2, Lilianna Mendes2, Rebecca Fiore2, Magna Cunha dos Santos1

1: GIZ, Brazil; 2: Brazilian Forest Service, SFB; 3: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, MAPA; 4: World Bank

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

07-10: Using public lands as a catalyst for equitable development
Location: MC 10-100

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

1: Universidade Estadual de Campinas; 2: SERFAL, Brazil; 3: GIZ, Brazil; 4: Nexucs

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

Property right Register and Registration of the privatized public social enterprises in Kosovo

Dr Nita Shala1, Dr Xhevdet Shala2, Prof. Dr. Genc Alimehmeti3

1: EURALIUS - Consolidation of the Justice System in Albania (EU funded project providing advice to the Albanian Parliament and Ministry of Justice), Switzerland; 2: Kosovo Legal Group; 3: Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana

07-11: Land administration: Cases from Eastern Europe
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Mihai Taus

Jointly towards improvement of land administration in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosiljka Predragovic1, Zeljko Obradovic2, Andja Zimic3, Denis Tabucic2, Stojan Jungic1, Dejan Jeremic3

1: Republic Authority for Geodetic and Real Property Affairs, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 2: Federal Administration for Geodetic and Real Property Affairs, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 3: Capacity Building for Improvement of Land Administration and Procedures in Bosnia and Herzegovina - CILAP project

Innovative technology combat for still pending privatization, legalization challenges, rooted in the communist regime

Marianna Posfai

NIRAS, Hungary

Modernization of the real property registration and cadastre in Uzbekistan – crucial aspects

Alexander Adam Samborsky1, Jukka Pekka Tolvanen2

1: National Center of State Cadasters, Geodesy and Cartography, Uzbekistan; 2: Maininki PTC Oy, Finland

Innovative approaches in Georgian land registration reform

Elene Grigolia, Ivane Tsartsidze

National Agency of Public Registry (NAPR), Georgia

Catalyzing innovations - user oriented approach

Ewa Maria Surma

Head Office of Geodesy and Cartography, Poland

07-12: Enforcing adherence to standards for large land-based investment
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Chris Jochnick

Emerging Practice from the Field: Private sector action on land rights in the upstream

Donald Bryson Ogden1, Christina Healy1, Andy White1, Mark Constantine2

1: Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America; 2: International Finance Corporation

Why we are not corrupt - findings from research on private sector and land corruption

Annette Maria Jaitner1, Steffen Fischer4, Rueben Lifuka2, Lavina Banduah3

1: Transparency International Secretariat, Germany; 2: Transparency International Zambia; 3: Transparency International Sierra Leone; 4: Independent researcher

Etranger et accès a la terre en afrique de l'ouest

KA Ibrahima

Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale, Senegal

Large-scale land acquisitions in Africa and corporate social responsibility: Insights from Italian investments

Marta Antonelli1, Margherita Emma Turvani1, Stefania Bracco2, Antonio Vicario1

1: University of IUAV, Italy; 2: Universita’ degli Studi di Torino

Due diligence in land acquisition - Lawyers and their responsibilities

Margret Vidar1, Kate Cook2

1: FAO, Italy; 2: Matrix Chambers, UK

07-13: Providing policy advice through applied research II
Location: MC 6-860

Beyond climate change: how tenure reform aggravated grassland degradation in north china

Xingyue Zhang1, Shuhao Tan2

1: University of California Davis, United States of America; 2: Renmin University of China, China

Unrecognized opportunities for pastoral tenure: Re-framing variability, mobility, and flexibility

Kramer Gillin

University of Wisconsin-Madison

An exploratory sequential mixed methods approach to understanding the correlation of land use regulations on residential property values in Windhoek, Namibia

Sam M. Mwando

Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

Does extension contact improve large-scale commercial producers’ adoption of sustainable agricultural production technologies in China?

Jing Li

Nanjing Agricultural University, United States of America

07-14: Linking global issue to local reality on the commons
Location: MC 7-860

Consequential trends in global recognition of community-based forest tenure from 2002-2017

Chloe Ginsburg, Stephanie Keene

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America

From lessons learnt to future options for global forest governance

Anna Begemann, Lukas Giessen, Marko Lovric, Jeanne Roux, Dennis Roitsch, Georg Winkel

European Forest Institute (EFI), Germany

Evidence on biodiversity conservation impacts: assessing theories, approaches, and outcomes from community engagement

Aireona Bonnie Raschke1, Michael I. Brown2, Samantha H. Cheng1

1: Arizona State University, United States of America; 2: Chemonics, International

Producing useable knowledge for sustainable land governance: Potential contributions from land systems science

Ariane de Bremond1, Albrecht Ehrensperger1, Peter Messerli1, Vincent Roth2, Henri Rueff2

1: Global Land Programme/University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Switzerland; 2: University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Switzerland

07-15: Promising initiatives to build capacity
Location: J 1-050
Chair: Diane Dumashie

Using a multi-lateral organisation to catalyse institutional innovation at global scale: Evidence from the work of the Global Land Tool Network partners

Clarissa Augustinus

Independent consultant, Ireland

The land research capacity of Africa: new research centre concept for catalysing improved land governance

Uchendu Eugene Chigbu1, Gaynor Paradza2

1: Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: Independent Consultant (South Africa)

Training program for cadaster and registration in uzbekistan

Bela Markus1, Alexander Samborsky2

1: Compet-Terra & FGC Sweden Joint Venture; 2: State Committee for Land Resources, Geodesy, Cartography and State Cadastre

Encouraging women’s land rights and promoting female land professionals: A twin track approach to enhancing land governance

Zerfu Hailu Gebrewold, Gladys Savolainen, Tommi Tenno

NIRAS/Ethiopia, Ethiopia

An innovative experience of capacity building for land in Central Africa

Paul Tchawa

University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon

Emerging technologies and land administration: data ownership and privacy -Part II
Location: J B1-075
Chair: Josephus van Erp
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
08-02: Strengthening professional ethics in the land sector
Location: MC 13-121
Chair: Maurice Barbieri

Worldwide, Regional and local initiatives to regulate professional ethics

Curtis Sumner

National Society of Professional Surveyors, United States of America

Professional ethics under pressure, how to cope with technical developments

Maurice Barbieri

CLGE (Council of European Geodetic Surveyors), Switzerland

Ethics, from theory to practice

Jean-Yves Pirlot

CLGE (Comité de Liaison des Géomètres Européens), Belgium

08-03: Applications of earth observation to assess urban service delivery
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Moses Musinguzi

Catalyzing innovation for global urban monitoring from a holistic utilization of big earth data, artificial intelligence and open knowledge

Thomas Esch1, Felix Bachofer1, Jakub Balhar2, Martin Böttcher3, Enguerran Boissier4, Mattia Marconcini1, Alessandro Marin5, Emmanuel Mathot4, Annekatrin Metz-Marconcini1, Fabrizio Pacini4, Marc Paganini5, Tomas Soukup2, Vaclav Svaton6, Julian Zeidler1

1: German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; 2: GISAT s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic; 3: Brockmann Consult GmbH, Geesthacht, Germany; 4: Terradue Srl, Rome, Italy; 5: European Space Agency (ESA), ‎Frascati, Italy; 6: IT4Innovations – VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic

Earth Observation for supporting urban land use policy implementation

Thomas Haeusler, Sharon Gomez, Amelie Broszeit

GAF AG, Germany

Earth Observation – A support for the distributed energy sector

Rainer Malmberg, Elke Krätzschmar

IABG mbH, Germany

Large-scale land acquisition for urban infrastructure development

Nega woldegebriel Woldemichael

Urban Solutions Consulting, Ethiopia

08-04: Empowering women through gender-sensitive land administration
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Cornelis de Zeeuw

Women’s tenure rights and land reform in Angola

Allan Cain

Development Workshop, Angola

Land reform, human rights and gender: A comparative analysis of Kenya and Zimbabwe

Makanatsa Makonese1, Patricia Kameri-Mbote2

1: Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, Zimbabwe; 2: University of Nairobi School of Law, Kenya

Using institutional cooperation, focusing on Capacity Building, to secure Gender Equality

Kent Johan Ronny Nilsson1, Grace Nishimwe2

1: Lantmäteriet, Sweden; 2: Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority, Rwanda

Towards gender sensitive land administration in Zimbabwe

Danisile Hikwa, Piwayi Mawire, Jeanette Manjengwa, Tendai Bare, Brenda Thammary Vhiriri

Zimbabwe Land Commission, Zimbabwe

08-05: Urban land research and land assembly
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Cynthia Goytia

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

Towards the first Asian megacity: The lack of spatial stratification in Tokyo’s 23 wards 1945-1970

Benjamin Bansal1,2

1: National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Japan; 2: Temple University, Japan

Capitalizing land development right in rural China---a choice experiment estimate in peri-urban China

Lanjiao Wen, Anlu Zhang

Huazhong Agricultural University, China, People's Republic of

08-06: The political economy of land tenure reform
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: Caleb Stevens

State of land in the Mekong region

Micah Ingalls1, Jean-Christophe Diepart2, Nhu Truong3, Daniel Hayward4, Tony Neil5, Chanthavone Phomphakdy1, Rasso Bernhard1, Sinu Fogarizzu1, Michael Epprecht1, Vong Nanhthavong1, Dang Hung Vo6, Dzung Nguyen7, Phong Nguyen8, Thatheva Saphangthong9, Chanthaviphone Inthavong10, Cornelia Hett1, Nicholas Tagliarino11

1: University of Bern, Lao People's Democratic Republic; 2: Mekong Region Land Governance Project; 3: McGill University; 4: Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development; 5: Independent; 6: Hanoi University; 7: World Bank; 8: Institute for Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development; 9: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao PDR; 10: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR; 11: Land Portal

New innovations-old problems: the case of the flexible land tenure system and communal land registration in Namibia

Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer

Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

"A limited contribution to a complex development problem"? Land titling and land tenure in the Mekong region

Michael Dwyer2, Naomi Basik Treanor1, Phuc Xuan To1,3, Quang Nguyen1, Sophal Chan4, Kevin Woods1, Thoumthone Vongvisouk5, Jean-Christophe Diepart6

1: Forest Trends, United States of America; 2: University of Colorado, United States of America; 3: Australian National University, Australia; 4: Centre for Policy Studies, Cambodia; 5: National University of Laos, Lao PDR; 6: Mekong Regional Land Governance Project, Lao PDR

What policy lessons can we learn from stalled land reforms? Insights from Senegal

Marie Gagne1, Cheikh Oumar Ba2, Ibrahima Ka2

1: University of Toronto, Canada; 2: Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR), Senegal

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

08-07: Can building regulations be designed properly?
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Richard Grover

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

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; 2: FIG; 3: UNECE WPLA

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

08-08: Land tenure insecurity and land-related investment
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Michael Kirk

Customary tenure and agricultural investment in Uganda

Laura Meinzen-Dick

University of California Davis, United States of America

Going for hybrid maize: the importance of land for the success of maize crop insurance in Tanzania

Meine Pieter van Dijk

Erasmus university Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Netherlands, The

Land tenure insecurity, fragmentation and agricultural commercialization: evidence from Uganda

Francis Mwesigye, Mildred Barungi

Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), Uganda

Land tenure and smallholders’ adoption of multiple (sustainable) agricultural practices in the Chaco salteño

Maurice Tschopp, Graziano Ceddia

University of Bern, Switzerland

08-09: Balancing conservation with development
Location: MC 9-100

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

Joycelyn Kaaria

Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya

Governance structures of native forests' management policies in North Argentina: mediation and tensions between conservation and production and private property and commons?

Carla Inguaggiato1, Maurice Tschopp1, Graziano Michele Ceddia1, Dimitris Christodopolous2

1: University of Bern, Switzerland; 2: Modul University, Austria

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

Rugemeleza Nshala

Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT), Tanzania

Responding to the global agenda: valuation of undocumented lands to promote responsible land governance and human rights recognition

Danilo Antonio1, Agatha Wanyonyi2, Oumar Sylla3, Clarissa Augistinus4, Mike McDemortt5

1: UN-Habitat/GLTN; 2: UN-Habitat/GLTN; 3: UN-Habitat/GLTN; 4: Independent Consultant; 5: Independent Consultant

08-10: Improving decision-making on common lands
Location: MC 10-100
Chair: Steven Lawry

Securing forest tenure for rural development: an integrated assessment tool

Jenny Springer1, Gerardo Segura Warnholtz2, Malcolm Childress3, James Smyle4

1: The Equator Group; 2: World Bank, United States of America; 3: Land Alliance; 4: Independent

Whose land is it anyway? Exploring new ways for consensus building in policy making

Chilombo Musa

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Land rights progress a participatory land governance tool for cameroon

Samuel Nguiffo1, Lorenzo Cotula2, Brendan Schwartz2, Jaff Bamendjo3

1: Centre pour l'Environment et Development, Cameroon; 2: International Institute for Environment and Development; 3: Network to Fight Against Hunger

Innovating for learning: experiences from using innovative data gathering tools to document violations against community’s land rights by multinationals in the Kerio valley.

Francis Kairu1, Alejandra Cicero2, Isaiah Biwott3

1: International Senior Lawyers Project, United States of America; 2: Timby (This is My Backyard); 3: Kerio Valley Community Organization

08-11: Land administration: Cases from South America
Location: MC C1-100

CADASTRE and access to land

Hugo Daniel Gatica1, Hugo Daniel Gatica2, Julián Cortina Fraysse3

1: Cons Fed del Catastro, Argentine Republic; 2: Dirección Provincial de Catastro e Información Territorial; 3: Dirección de Catastro Municipio Vista Alegre

Integrating data for land tenure regularization in the State of Piauí, Brazil

Hérbert Buenos Aires de Carvalho1, Regina Lourdes Carvalho de Araújo1, Camille Bourguignon2, Simone Raquel Mendes de Oliveira1

1: Piauí State Land Institute; 2: The World Bank

Types of land tenure in Brazil: the first estimate from available geo-referenced information

Bastiaan Philip Reydon1, Gerd Sparovek2, Luis Fernando Guedes Pinto3, Vinicius Faria3, Gabriel Siqueira1, Javier Godar4, Toby Gardner3, Rafael Georges5, Gustavo Ferroni5, Caio Hamamura6, Felipe Cerignoni3, Tomás Carvalho3, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos7, Ane Alencar7, Vivian Ribeiro7

1: UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: GeoLab- Esalq – USP; 3: Imaflora; 4: SEI; 5: Oxfam; 6: IFSP; 7: IPAM

A new approach for the establishment of a regional multipurpose cadastre in La Mojana, Colombia – how to overcome large-scale cadastral operations challenges through technological and methodological innovations

Stéphane Georges Guy Palicot1, Loic Daniel2

1: GEOFIT, France; 2: IGNFI France

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

Standardization and integration of the electronic real estate registry system of brazil (Srei): the national operator of srei (Onr).

Ivan Jacopetti do Lago

IRIB, Brazil

08-12: Community empowerment to ensure a fair investor negotiations
Location: MC C1-200
Chair: Fiona Flintan

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

Lorenzo Cotula, Emily Polack, Thierry Berger, Brendan Schwartz

IIED, United Kingdom

Exploring innovative ways to finance legal support for communities affected by 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

08-13: Land and post-conflict: the case of Colombia
Location: MC 6-860
Chair: Mike Mora

First social then legal: what 902 decree – law changed. Follow-up on the Colombian Peace Agreements and land tenure issues II

Margarita Maria Varon Perea

Colombia Rural, Colombia

Between over-innovation and business as usual: another look at the reasons for delay in the implementation of the Comprehensive Rural Reform (RRI) in three departments of Colombia (Caquetá, Putumayo and Nariño).

Klaas Geert van Vliet1, Erika Andrea Rámirez2, Alejandro Chaves2, José Jairo González2

1: CIRAD, France; Network for applied research on Transitions in Latinamerica and the Caribbean; 2: Foundation CERSUR, Colombia, Network for applied research on Transitions in Latinamerica and the Caribbean

Land markets, social networks and land-grabbing in Colombia.

Camilo Pardo

George Mason University, United States of America

Effects of land tenure formalization on illicit crop production in Colombia

Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta

WORLD BANK, Colombia

Extended models from the Colombian LADM Profile as support of Territorial Planning

Oscar Zarama1, Fabián Mejía2, Moisés Poyatos3, Daniel Casalprim3

1: IGAC, Colombia; 2: BSF Swissphoto, Colombia; 3: BSF Swissphoto, Spain

08-14: Mapping land rights for better socio-economic outcomes
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Jorge Munoz

Mapping for Peace and Prosperity: Applying participatory mapping in conflict-affected settings.

David Betge1, Anne Girardin2, Madaleine Weber2

1: ZOA, Netherlands, The; 2: Cadasta Foundation, United States

Protecting rights to clan-based land in Acholi, Northern Uganda: Follow-up report on a research project of the Joint Acholi Sub-Region Leaders’ Forum (JASLF) and Trόcaire

Ronald Atkinson

University of South Carolina, United States of America

Flexible land information system as driver for change, peace and development: The case of post conflict DRC

Solomon Njogu1, Lobo Ngumba2, Serge Vutegha2, Danilo Antonio3, John Gitau3, Christol Paluku3, Oumar Sylla3

1: Private Consultant, Kenya; 2: Christian Bilingual University Democratic Republic of Congo; 3: Global Land Tool Network/ UN Habitat, Kenya

Putting forest communities on the map: Participatory land-use planning in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Joseph George Eisen, Patrick Epie, Ines Ayari, Massimiliano Rossi

Rainforest Foundation UK, United Kingdom

08-15: Capacity building: Lessons from experience
Location: J 1-050
Chair: Charl-Thom Hilgardt Bayer

Importance of capacity building and training in the World Bank assisted projects - Case study of Serbia

Olivera Vasovic, Borko Draskovic, Dragan Pavlovic, Nada Teodosijevic

Republic Geodetic Authority, Serbia

Equal partnership in the capacity building project Eduland2: conceptual design, implementation, successes, challenges & lessons learnt

Reinfried Mansberger1, Sayeh Kassaw Agegnehu2, Gerhard Navratil3, Gebeyehu Belay Shibeshi4

1: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria; 2: Debre Markos University, Ethiopia; 3: Technische Universitaet Wien, Austria; 4: Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

The ADLAND model: Transformative experiences and lessons in human capital development in land governance in Africa

Pamela Duran Diaz

Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany

Catalyzing Innovation through capacity building: the NLCBM-i partnership

Beckhee Cho1, Stamatis Kotouzas2

1: LX Korea Land and Geospatial InformatiX Corporation, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: The World Bank

Scaling emerging geospatial technologies for land administration: understanding institutional innovation dynamics through a Technological Innovation System perspective

Serene Ho1, Joep Crompvoets1, Valérie Pattyn2, Ine Buntinx1, Tarek Zein3, Kaspar Kundert4, Gordon Wayumba5, Berhanu Alemie6, Jossam Patel7, Placide Nkerabigwi7

1: KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: Leiden University; 3: Hansa Luftbild AG; 4: Esri Rwanda; 5: Technical University of Kenya; 6: Bahir Dar University; 7: INES Ruhengeri

7:00pm Poster Board 02-01
Location: MC Atrium

Cyber security for Fintech and their role in Sustainable development goals

Manohar Velpuri

TLF Tech Private Limited

Handbook for geospatial best practices for land administration

Stephen Calder

GIS/Transport, United States of America

Exploring UAS mapping to improve land and resource management in a Native American community

Adam Benjamin1, Grenville Barnes2, Casey Swanson3, Kevin Barthel4, Christen Corcoran4

1: University of Florida Geomatics Program, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Fort Lauderdale, FL; 2: University of Florida Geomatics Program, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Gainsville, FL; 3: Land And Natural Resources Division, Forest County Potawatomi; 4: Global Land Alliance

SOLA open source for improving tenure governance - way forward

Maria Paola Rizzo1, Rumyana Tonchovska1, Louisa Jansen1, Jan Van Bennekom-Minnema2

1: UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, Italy; 2: COWI A/S, Denmark

Blockchain revolution in Georgia

Elene Grigolia

National Agency of Public Registry (NAPR), Georgia

Masterclass on designing smart contracts for land administration

Todd Miller

ChromaWay, Sweden and United States of America

Poster Board 02-02
Location: MC Atrium

AI-powered spatio-temporal analytics to detect electricity theft from public road lighting infrastructures and support the efficient use of energy in degraded areas

Prof. Dr. Vassilios Vescoukis1, Dr. Emmanouil Malliotakis2, Georgios Papakyriakopoulos3, Konstantinos Papaspyrou1

1: NTUA, School of Surveying Engineering, Spatial Intelligence Research Group; 2: Public Power Corporation S.A; 3: The World Bank

National security integrated land data bank for Nigeria

Olorunfemi Isaac Olu Adedurin

OGIS Consult Limited, Nigeria

Neighbor to neighbor: detroit's first property tax delinquency census

Alexander Alsup

Quicken Loans Community Fund, United States of America

Perceived tenure (in)security in the era of rural transformation: a gender-disaggregated analysis from mozambique

Hosaena Ghebru1, Fikirte Girmachew2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), United States of America; 2: Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI)

Design and implement of discount-oriented agricultural cooperatives based on the sale of targeted partnership shares and improved Government’s policies

Jafar Oshriyeh1, Maryam Foroozan2

1: N/A, Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: N/A, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Adopting data integration and interoperability as a tool for optimizing land and water governance

Paul Machogu

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Poster Board 02-03
Location: MC Atrium

India’s de-urbanization of manufacturing sector

Ejaz Ghani

World Bank, United States of America

Financial accessibility and private investment in developing countries

Ndilengar Mbatina Nodji1, Sawadogo Tounwendé Alain2

1: Pan African University, Cameroon; 2: Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT)

Land access and perceived tenure security in the era of social, economic and environmental dynamics/ transformation in Africa

Hosaena Ghebru1, Fikirte Girmachew2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute; 2: Ethiopian Development Research Institute

Poster Board 02-04
Location: MC Atrium

Socioeconomic indices for townships in Myanmar

S Zaung Nau, Dora Marinova

Curtin University, Australia

Integrating evaluation into program cycle – opportunities and challenges in land policy reform programs

David Ameyaw

International Center for Evaluation and Development, Kenya

Ngos roles in cross-sector collaborations with smes and impact investors in developing countries: a value-s creation approach

Francesca Nugnes

FAST Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade, France

Land Rights – an investment worth it? Case study from Ghana

Simon Ulvund1, Eva Maria Unger2, Chrit Lemmen2

1: Meridia; 2: ITC

The complementarity of education and use of productive inputs on economic outcomes among smallholder farmers in Africa

Oliver Kirui

Center for Development Research, Germany

Poster Board 02-05
Location: MC Atrium

Innovation for meeting investments and traditional landrights

Marianna Posfai

NIRAS, Hungary

Payments for environmental services on agricultural land: Evidence from a choice experiment with tree planting contracts in Ethiopia

Kaleab Haile, Nyasha Tirivayi, Wondimagegn Tesfaye

UNU-MERIT, Netherlands, The

Digital Commodification of Agriculture in Colombia: enclosures or collaborative land control mechanisms

Guillermo Medina

Lancaster University, Colombia

Corporate social responsibility and poverty alleviation: a case study of Wanda Danzhai village

Eric Heikkila1, Manita Rao1, Jingwen Zhang2

1: University of Southern California; 2: Tsinghua University

Urban land governance and secure tenure in Latin America and the Caribbean: status and actions

Paola Siclari

The New School, United States of America

Land Governance “AmBisyon 2040” : Up-valuing Carp investments, millennial rural-urban inclusive growth

Eva Benita Tuzon

Department of Agrarian Reform-Support Services Office

Poster Board 02-06
Location: MC Atrium

Participatory and ecological aspects of rural revitalization in China

Michael Klaus1, Karl Spindler2, Fahria Masum3

1: Hanns Seidel Foundation, Germany; 2: Planungsbüro Spindler, Germany; 3: International Consultant, Germany

Innovation in land administration to aid agro-business investment, diversification of the Nigerian economy – Kano approach

Malandi Umar Kura

Kano State Bureau for Land Management, Nigeria

Private sector responsibility in supporting sustainable development

Cecilie Ravn-Christensen, Kenneth Norre

LE34, Denmark

Gender parity via digital land systems

Gitanjali Swamy1, Phillip Auerswald2, Ignacio Montero-Dasso3, Karol Boudreaux4

1: IoTask, Zilla Global, EQUALS- United Nations; 2: George Mason University, Zilla Global; 3: UTec, Peru, Zilla Global; 4: Landesa, Zilla Global

Land predation, climate change and poverty in Burkina Faso: a computable general equilibrium analysis

Yaya KY, Habi KY

Pan-African Research Center for Economic and Social Development (CARDES), Burkina Faso

Poster Board 02-07
Location: MC Atrium

Mainstreaming Earth Observation in agricultural Development – Preliminary Demonstration results of the EO4SD Initiative’s dedicated activity Cluster on agriculture and rural Development

Annemarie Klaasse1, Remco Dost1, Evelyn Aparicio Medrano2, Eva Haas3, Silvia Huber4, Almudena Velasco Rodriguez5, Arjen Vrielink6, Raul Zurita-Milla7

1: eLEAF, The Netherlands; 2: Nelen & Schuurmans, The Netherlands; 3: GeoVille, Austria; 4: DHI GRAS, Denmark; 5: SpaceTec, Belgium; 6: Satelligence, The Netherlands; 7: ITC, the Netherlands

How disruptive innovation can be incubated in any NGO or large business with minimal change to the procurement process

Alexis Hannah Smith

IMGeospatial, United Kingdom

Innovative private sector initiatives to incentivise public buy-in to Land Administration Services – examples from Ethiopia

John Leckie1, Christina Mayr2, Ignacio Fiestas2

1: DAI, United Kingdom; 2: Nathan Associates, United Kingdom

Smallholder land registration with the value chain, increasing productivity

Thomas Vaassen1, Eva Maria Unger2, Chrit Lemmen2, Jonathan Seipl1, Simon Ulvund1

1: Meridia; 2: ITC

Ensuring good governance in customary land administration: practice, lessons from Ghana:

Lillian Arthur

Civil Society Coalitions on Land, Ghana

Ensuring good governance in customary land administration: practice, lessons from Ghana: A social accountability approach to improving customary land administration in ghana.

Lillian Arthur

Civil Society Coalitions on Land, Ghana

Poster Board 02-08
Location: MC Atrium

Land policy and political economy in nigeria

Osahon Igun

Arconstruct Limited, Nigeria

Reforming land registration and administration through innovation in kenya

Zubeda Mucheke1, Ben Sihanya2, Lizahmy Ntonjira3

1: Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, Kenya; 2: University of Nairobi, Kenya; 3: Technical University of Kenya, Kenya

Effects of investment decisions on land formalization for rural households in Colombia

Alejandro Rueda Sanz

Banco de la República, Colombia

Land invasion and urban development in Zambian cities: form, causes, effects and possible solutions

Anthony Mushinge1, Ephraim Kabunda Munshifwa1, Sam Mwando2

1: Copperbelt University, Zambia; 2: Namibia University of Science and Technology

Linking Land Tenure and Use, Catalyzing land use innovation for grassroots women

Grace Loumo, Ben Wacha

Action for Women and awakening in rural environment, Uganda

Poster Board 02-09
Location: MC Atrium

Do farmers really like farming? Indian farmers in transition

Bina Agarwal1, Ankush Agrawal2

1: Professor, University of Manchester, UK; 2: Assistant professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

From Ministry to Farm House - Building trust in post conflict rural Colombia by a multilevel and participative approach of land administration

Ernst Peter Oosterbroek1, Victor Endo2, Alvaro Ortiz3, Katherine Smyth4, Mathilde Molendijk1

1: Kadaster, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands; 2: Administracion del Territorio Consultores, Lima, Peru; 3: Universidad Distrital, Bogota, Colombia; 4: Esri, Washington DC, USA

Mismanagement of diversity as bane to effective land administration in Nigeria: the way forward

Thomas Ashaolu

The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Nigeria, Nigeria

Land governance in namibia: challenges and opportunities

Ase Christensen

Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia.

Poster Board 02-10
Location: MC Atrium

Land policy distortions, credit constraints, and agricultural productivity: evidence from china’s apple growers

Xingguang Li, Jundi Liu, Xuexi Huo

Northwest A&F University, China, People's Republic of

Are farmers really reluctant to Land Paid withdraw in China?

Mingyue Gong

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, People's Republic of

Land tenure dynamics and contributions to livelihood diversification in Baringo County, Kenya

Ritah Setey1, David Otieno1, John Busienei1, Per Knutsson2

1: University of Nairobi, Kenya; 2: University of Gothenburg

Access to land and poverty reduction in a rural north western part of Cameroon

Besong Timothy Tambi1, Ozker Kocadel1, Ngwafor Ephraim Ndeh2

1: Cyprus International University, Cyprus; 2: Uinversity of Yaounde II

Impact of overseas farmland investment on grain import based on difference-in-difference model

Yunzhu Chen

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, People's Republic of

Poster Board 02-11
Location: MC Atrium

Rural indebtedness and land tenure-pre colonial, colonial and post colonial legacies

Sandeep Kandikuppa

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

Sustainable land reforms as a comprehensive migration management agenda: a perspective of social inclusion in postcolonial Africa

Samuel Wanjiku

Tübingen University, Germany

Land management in Brazil

Maria Bernadete Lange

The World Bank, Brazil

Assessment of policy frameworks guiding preparation and implementation of resettlement action plans for extractive projects in kenya

Mwenda Makathimo

Land Development and Governance Institute, Kenya

Registration of forgotten lands, publicly owned land

Swagile Msananga

Ministry of Lands, Tanzania

Poster Board 02-12
Location: MC Atrium

Implementing LADM Country profiles using INTERLIS through a Model Driven Architecture (MDA) approach

Fabian Ricardo Mejia Ospina1, Daniel Casalprim2, Alejandro Tellez1

1: BSF Swissphoto AG, Colombia; 2: BSF Swissphoto, Spain

Achieving fair and equitable tax valuations with fit-for-purpose data strategies

Paul Bidanset, Dorothy Jacks

IAAO, United States of America

Agriculture under conflict – Satellite Earth Observation to measure impact on Food Security

Annemarie Klaasse, Remco Dost

eLEAF, Netherlands, The

Positioning-as-a-service for fit-for-purpose applications

Stephanie Michaud

Trimble Inc, United States of America

Improving paddy rice statistics in southeast asia using area frames

Lakshman Nagraj Rao, David Megill, Pamela Lapitan, Anna Christine Durante

Asian Development Bank, Philippines

The Use of Machine Learning processes in the deployment of satellite image data

Tom Mchugh

The Icon Group Ltd, Ireland

Poster Board 02-13
Location: MC Atrium

Going beyond capturing and analyzing data: effective and inclusive methods of communicating spatial data

Anastasia Zammit1, Marcello De Maria1, Lisette Mey1, Rogier Jongeling2, Paul van Asperen3, Rik Wouters4

1: Land Portal, Canada; 2: Plan B; 3: University of Twente; 4: Kadaster International

Preparing and using satellite images as a mapping tool in difficult tropical environments

Thomas Dubois

Niras Consulting AB, Sweden

Cadastral mapping using low-cost inertial navigation system

Vipul Sharma, Aswani Kumar Munnangi, Bharat Lohani, Onkar Dikshit

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Integration of land tenure monitoring in agricultural development projects in Malawi using geospatial technologies

Kefasi Kamoyo, Rex Baluwa

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi

Experiences in the application of participatory land information tools for improving tenure security in developing countries

John Gitau, Danilo Antonio, Hellen Nyamweru

United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Kenya

Land Electronic Card. Using the Palm Vein system to curb land fraud and forgeries

Bashir Kizito Juma

Buganda Land Board, Uganda

Poster Board 02-14
Location: MC Atrium

Monitoring drought and crop loss using satellite imagery on the cloud

Anna Mae Green, Yonah Bromberg-Gaber, Louisa Nakanuku-Diggs

Radiant Earth Foundation, United States of America

Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data for Citrus crop management support and water monitoring.

Loubna El Mansouri1, Rachid Hadria2, Hamid Mahyou2, Tarik Benabdeouahab2, Said Lahssini3, Moha Elayachi1

1: Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine Hassan II, Morocco; 2: National Institute for Agricultural Research, Morocco; 3: National School for Forest Engineering, Morocco

Remote sensing and gis in land use and cover analysis of the northwest zone, nigeria. problem identification through change detection

Ayodele Oduwole1,2, Foluke Oduwole2

1: University of Lagos, Nigeria; 2: The Federal Polytechnic Ilaro

Remote sensing based monitoring of fenced area dynamics around the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya

Felix Rembold1, Massimiliano Rossi2, Michele Nori3, Simon Mureithi4, Gert Nyberg5

1: Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Italy; 2: The Rainforest Foundation UK; 3: Global Governance Programme - European University; 4: University of Nairobi; 5: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea

Integrated geospatial information framework – partnerships for implementation

Rumyana Tonchovska1, Kathrine Kelm2

1: UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, Italy; 2: World Bank group, USA

Speed-up sustainable energy for the amazonian – remote sensing and participatory mapping as support tool for the global development agenda

Valerie Graw1, José Jara2, Javier Muro1, Richard Resl3, Esteban Calderon2

1: Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces (ZFL), University of Bonn; 2: Tratural, Cuenca, Ecuador; 3: AmazonGISnet, Quito, Ecuador

Poster Board 02-15
Location: MC Atrium

Smallholder oil palm intensification, where do we start?

Shofia Saleh, Bukti Bagja, Thontowi Suhada, Surahman Putra, Zuraidah Said, Andika Putraditama

World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia

Effects of investment decisions on land formalization for rural households in Colombia

Alejandro Rueda Sanz

Banco de la República, Colombia

The link between land markets and sustainable land administration

Richard Baldwin1, Charles Ruharu2, Sam Biraro3, Felicity Buckle4, Bernis Byamukama5

1: iLand Consulting, United Kingdom; 2: University of Rwanda; 3: Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority, Rwanda; 4: DAI Europe, United Kingdom; 5: DFID Rwanda

Formalisation of rural land rights transactions; the search for an innovative approach in Ethiopia

Andrew Smith1, Gizachew Abegaz1, Michel Magis1, Menberu Allebachew2, Assefa Admassie3

1: DAI, Ethiopia; 2: Niras; 3: Ethiopian Economic Association

Poster Board 02-16
Location: MC Atrium

Fit for Purpose in Brazil: A successful test case of fast and affordable land administration in Mato Grosso

Bastiaan Reydon1, Mathilde Molendijk2, Gabriel Siqueira1, Nicolas Arroyo2, Luciana Vasquez1

1: Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: Kadaster Internetional - Netherlands

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
Location: MC 13-121
09-03: Potential and pitfalls of using drone imagery I
Location: MC 2-800

Drones and the structure from motion (SfM) technique in cadastral surveying

Walter Volkmann

MicroAerial Projects LLC, United States of America

Drone-based geomatics land data acquisition methodology - case study: city of adama and rural area of mojo, ethiopia

Sukhee Cho

Hojung Solutions CO. LTD, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Evaluation of UAV-based technology for capturing land rights in Kenya: A stakeholder's perspective

Claudia Stocker1, Mila Koeva1, Jaap Zevenbergen1, Rohan Bennett2

1: University of Twente ITC, Netherlands, The; 2: Swinburne Business School, Australia

The challenges and opportunities of AI and drone technology in land management and poverty assessment

Daniel Cocanu1, Bogdan Nedelcu2, Traian Rebedea1, Marius Leordeanu2

1: Teamnet, Romania; 2: Autonomous Systems, Romania

09-04: Harnessing benefits from urban planning
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Jennifer Lisher

Contribution of urban green infrastructure to achieve sustainable development goals: an innovative mechanism to bring different actors together

Sisay Nune Hailemariam

World Bank, Ethiopia

Inclusive development? Paradox of state-led land development in India

Urmi Sengupta1, Sujeet Sharma2

1: Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom; 2: Architecture, Planning and Environment LTD

Quantifying the impact of urban commons management policies on livability across cities

Jon Kher Kaw1, Hyunji Lee1, Milena Ivkovic2, Mina Zhan3

1: The World Bank, United States of America; 2: ISOCARP, the Netherlands; 3: CLC, Singapore

09-05: Demand for and impacts of land tenure regularization
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Eric Heikkila

The socio-economic impact of implementing land registration and land information systems in Saudi Arabia

Philip Auerswald1, Muhamad Alrajhi2

1: George Mason University, United States of America; 2: Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Crop prices and the demand for titled land: evidence from uganda

Viviana Maria Eugenia Perego

The World Bank, United States of America

The effects of exclusive use land rights on rangeland management: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment

Daniel Rubenson

Ryerson University, Canada

The effects of land title registration on tenure security, investment and production: evidence from ghana

Andrew Agyei-Holmes2, Niklas Buehren1, Markus Goldstein1, Robert Osei2, Isaac Osei-Akoto2, Christopher Udry3

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research; 3: Northwestern University, Department of Economics

09-06: Monitoring global commitments on land tenure
Location: MC 6-100

The Global Land Rights Index: a new methodology to measure human rights frameworks for land

Tiernan Mennen

Abt Associates, United States of America

Land Governance Indexes: Opportunities to assess progress of adoption of VGGT principles in policy, legal and institutional framework of land governance

Brian Gideon Washe Kazungu1, Francisco Carranza2

1: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kenya; 2: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (HQ)

Guidelines for effective and impactful SDG reporting of progress on land rights

Diana Fletschner1, Luca Miggiano2

1: Landesa, United States of America; 2: Oxfam, Netherlands

Creating effective data and information tools for monitoring the VGGT

Neil Sorensen1, Laura Meggiolaro1, Romy Sato2

1: Land Portal Foundation, Netherlands; 2: Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, Germany

09-07: Building crowd-sourced data into formal systems
Location: MC 7-100
Chair: Manohar Velpuri

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); 2: Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives Inc. (PACSII); 3: Homeless People's Federation Philippines Inc. (HPFPI); 4: Global Land Tool Network (GLTN)

“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

GIZ, Namibia

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 Gitau4

1: Lusaka City Council, Zambia; 2: Global Land Tools Network; 3: UN Habitat- Zambia Country office; 4: Global LandbTools Network

09-08: Evaluating impacts of tenure interventions IV
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Andreas Lange

Endline evaluation findings for USAID’s responsible land-based investment pilot in Mozambique

Lauren Persha1, Jacob Patterson-Stein2, Sarah Lowery3

1: NORC at the University of Chicago, United States of America; 2: Management Systems International; 3: United States Agency for International Development

The impacts of Second-Level Land Certification (SLLC) in Ethiopia: empirical evidence using panel data

Hosaena Ghebru1, Fikirte Girmachew2

1: International Food Policy Research Institute; 2: Ethiopian Development Research Institute

Mobilizing for title: A mixed-methods randomized evaluation of a homestead land rights initiative in Bihar, India

Andre Nickow1, Sanjay Kumar2

1: Northwestern University, United States of America; 2: Deshkal Society, India

Impact, diffusion and scaling-up of a comprehensive land-use planning approach in the Philippines – Results from a rigorous impact evaluation

Gerald Leppert

DEval - German Institute for Development Evaluation, Germany

Certified to stay? Experimental evidence on property rights and migration in Benin

Michael O'Sullivan1, Ioana Botea1, Markus Goldstain1, Kenneth Houngbedji2, Florence Kondylis1, Harris Selod1

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: Agence Française de Développement

09-09: Bottom-up approaches: A key to land use planning
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Klaus Ackermann

Increasing access to land for housing for Irula tribal families: Lessons from implementing the Solid Ground Campaign in India

Rebecca Ochong1, Rajan Samuel2, Suseela Anand2

1: Habitat for Humanity International, Philippines; 2: Habitat for Humanity India

Giving the land back to people : solving colonial cases of land-grabbing in Madagascar

Ketakandriana Rafitoson

Transparency International - Initiative Madagascar, Madagascar

Examining how land laws have implemented gltn tools

Nicholas Tagliarino

UN Habitat

Sustaining sustainable development: Leveraging human rights structures to implement land-related SDGs

Bethany Roberts

Landesa, United States of America

Unlocking the potential of collective tenure rights for REDD+ and sustainable development

Amanda Bradley

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy

09-10: Resolving dispute over land
Location: MC 10-100

In search of a just land dispute settlement in Indonesia

Antarin Prasanthi1, Daryono Daryono2

1: Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Indonesia; 2: Faculty of Law, Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia

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

An analysis of dispute resolution systems as a means to fighting land corruption and promotion of access to justice – the case of Kenya, Ghana and Zimbabwe

Samuel Kimeu1, Mary Maneno1, Michael Okai2, Farai Mutondoro3

1: Transparency International Kenya; 2: Ghana Integrity Initiative; 3: Transparency International Zimbabwe

Redress for land rights violations and the legal empowerment agenda

Brendan Schwartz1, Masalu Luhula2, Tomaso Ferrando3, Hayden Fairburn3, Lorenzo Cotula1

1: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom; 2: Tanzania Natural Resources Forum (TNRF); 3: Global Legal Action Network (GLAN)

09-11: Land administration: Cases from Africa I
Location: MC C1-100

Creation of a digital processing office for land conservation

Ravoavinorosoa Lea1, Rasetaharimalala Oméga1, Raeliarisoa Irène1, Razanajaholy Lisivololona2

1: Ministry of country planning and land services, Madagascar; 2: Economic development board of Madagascar

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

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: National Agency of Land Conservation, Cadastre, and Mapping

09-12: How can large investors be held accountable?
Location: MC C1-200

Open EIA reporting and contracting for sustainable land and natural resource development in Cambodia

Thy Try, Hindley David

Open Development Cambodia (ODC), Cambodia

Undisclosed: Practical examples of financial sector disclosure and why it’s critical for communities to know who is financing activities on their land

Shona Hawkes, Christian Donaldson

Oxfam International

Estimating industrial concession area in the developing world: Results and conclusions

Donald Bryson Ogden, Christina Healy

Rights and Resources Initiative, United States of America

Addressing inequities in access to justice: a focus on land-based investments

Jesse Coleman, Lise Johnson, Kaitlin Cordes

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America

At what cost? Irresponsible business and the murder of land and environmental defenders

George Boden, Billy Kyte

Global Witness, United Kingdom

09-13: Research on land markets in Ukraine
Location: MC 6-860

Do land rental markets contribute to efficient land allocations? Ukrainian experience

Vasyl Kvartiuk, Eduard Bukin, Thomas Herzfeld

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), Germany

The effect of agricultural land sales market restrictions on farms’ performance in Ukraine

Oleg Nivievskyi, Olha Halytsia

Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine

Implications of land market imperfections on policy design

Dan Tavrov, Oleg Nivievskyi

Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine

Land market institutions and agricultural productivity in Ukraine

Roman Koshovnyk, Oleg Nivievskyi

Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine

09-14: Demarcation of indigenous lands
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Raelene Webb

The REDD+ frontier and the rights of indigenous peoples: results from a systematic search of the scholarly literature and proposals for a way forward

Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti, Anne Larson

Center for International Forestry Research, Peru

Jurisprudence of the Supreme Federal court of Brazil in the process of demarcation of the indigenous reserve Raposa Serra do Sol

Jose de Arimateia Barbosa1, Ariane Silva Barbosa2, Rui Barbosa Netto3, Delaíde Passos4

1: Secretary of the association of Notaries and regisrars of te State of Mato Grosso- Brazil; 2: Lowyer; 3: Notary, Brazil; 4: UNICAMP

How the climate protection strengthens the indigenous territories in the Amazon: The REDD Early Movers Program (REM) in Mato Grosso - Brazil

Taiguara Alencar1, Renata Oliveira Costa1, Eliane Lima2, Deroni Mendes3

1: GIZ, Brazil; 2: FEPOIMT; 3: ICV

Assessing implementers’ perspective on reform processes: Progress and challenges in formalizing the rights of native communities in Peru

Iliana Monterroso, Anne Larson


Case study: a model for securing the legal recognition of indigenous lands rights in the democratic republic of the congo

Kysseline Cherestal1, Alfred Kibiswa3, Kapupu Diwa Mutimanwa3, Keddy Bosulu2, Roger Buhereko1, Betto Nyongolo3, Loic Braune1

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: REPALEF, Réseau de populations autochtones pour la gestion durable des écosystèmes forestiers de la RDC; 3: LINAPYCO, Ligue nationale des associations autochtones pygmées du Congo

Location: MC 2-850
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
10-03: Potential and pitfalls of using drone imagery II
Location: MC 2-800
Chair: Beckhee Cho

Governance frameworks for the sustainable implementation of UAVs in Rwanda.

Ine Buntinx, César Casiano, Joep Crompvoets

KU LEUVEN, Belgium

Exploring the Use of UAVs for demarcation of boundaries under Flexible Land Tenure System rights registration in Namibia

Mukendwa Mumbone1, Royal Mabakeng2

1: Ministry Of Land Reform; 2: GIZ Namibia

A novel approach for creation of ultra-high resolution precision land data using advanced geospatial techniques

Satyaprakash Timmiah Lakshmanappa1, Sultan Singh2, Achyut Rao3

1: Govt of Haryana, Haryana, India; 2: Govt of Haryana, Haryana, India; 3: Science & Technology Park, Pune, India

Smart cadaster. Coupling imagery from drones and street-view with proper incentives to promote sustainable urban cadasters in developing countries.

Victor Endo1, Luis Triveno2

1: Global Land Alliance, Peru; 2: World Bank, USA

10-04: Harnessing the scope for incremental tenure upgrading
Location: MC 4-100
Chair: Abdu Muwonge

Assessment of urban upgrading interventions in mekong delta region in Vietnam

Mansha Chen1, Van Thang Nguyen2

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: National Economics University, Vietnam

Formalizing the informal through incremental tenure strengthening in urban Battambang: Experience on tenure transformation in Cambodia

Rebecca Ochong1, Bells Regino-Borja2, Bernadette Bolo-Duthy2, Keo Kanika2

1: Habitat for Humanity International, Philippines; 2: Habitat for Humanity Cambodia

Sustainability transitions on urban informality in Egypt

Ahmed Soliman

Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt

Massive land security following the urban renewal approach

Omega Marie Denise Rasetaharimalala, Léa Ravoavinorosoa, Cyrille Randriamampandry

Ministère de l'Amenagement du Territoire et des Services fonciers, Madagascar

An analysis of co-production of urban services through participatory slum upgrading: confronting urban expansion challenges in Harare, Zimbabwe

Rita, Bridgita Mandizha

City of Harare, Zimbabwe

10-05: The role of land in structural transformation
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Paulo S.R. Bastos

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

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

10-06: Data to determine compensation for land acquisition
Location: MC 6-100
Chair: James Kavanagh

Utilizing UAV images for large-scale land development compensation: A case of prevention for compensation speculation in South Korea

Hyeondong Yang

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corp., Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Improve the land acquisition system with a technology based processes approach

Jean Brice Tetka1, Ganesh Ramanathan2

1: Transparency International-Secretariat, Germany; 2: The Tiger Party

Analysing governance in the informal land compensation approaches in customary areas of ghana

Anthony Arko-Adjei1, Elias Danyi Kuusaana2, Emmanuel Offei Akrofi1

1: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; 2: University of Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

Valuation and compensation under zimbabwe post 2000 land reform program

Maxwell Mutema

Independent Consultant, Zimbabwe

10-07: Implementing land readjustment
Location: MC 7-100

Using land readjustment and FAR bonuses to create high-density development in fringe areas of fast growing cities

Jay Mittal

Auburn University, Auburn, AL, United States of America

Surrender and re-alienation of land in Johor, Malaysia: a planning tool and mechanism for sustainable property development

Rohani Azmi1, Suliman Suhailizan2, Hasbullah Mohd Halim2, Ariff Amirul Haffiz2, Sahid Mohd Shahizan3, Suratman Robiah4, Samsudin Salfarina4

1: Johor State Secretary, Malaysia; 2: Johor Land and Mines Department, Malaysia; 3: Johor State Secretary Incorporation, Malaysia; 4: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Land Assembly through Land Pooling Scheme in Amaravati, Challenges and land value capture for greenfield city development

Sastry Siva Rama Krishna Jyosyula, Sreedhar Cherukury, Ramamanohara Rao Vippagunta, Sidharth Ganesh

Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA), India

Community-based feedback to improve land pooling for planned urbanization: a case study of Thimphu, Bhutan

Katie Farrin

Asian Development Bank, Philippines

10-08: Evaluating impacts of tenure interventions V
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Heather Huntington

Evaluating the impact of community forestry practices in Sumatra island, Indonesia

Andika Putraditama1, Yeon-Su Kim2, Andrew Sánchez Meador2

1: World Resources Institute, Indonesia; 2: Northern Arizona University, School of Forestry

Population pressure and soil degradation in sub-Saharan Africa: panel evidence from Kenya

Francisco Mugyabuso Paul Mugizi1, Tomoya Matsumoto2

1: Mkwawa University College of Education; 2: Otaru University of Commerce

Forest cover and water quality: the value of water purification ecosystem services

Matias Piaggio1, Juha Siikamäki2

1: Environment for Development (EfD) - Tropical Agricultural and Higher Education Centre (CATIE), Uruguay; 2: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Transboundary pollution in a Developing Economy context

Manuel Pulido-Velasquez1, Dietrich Earnhart2

1: Grand Valley State University, United States of America; 2: University of Kansas

10-09: Linking land tenure and water governance
Location: MC 9-100

Farmer-led irrigation development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gert Jan Veldwisch2, Hans Komakech3, Jean-Philippe Venot4, Dan Brockington5, Philip Woodhouse1

1: University of Manchester, United Kingdom; 2: Wageningen University, Netherlands; 3: Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania; 4: Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France; 5: Sheffield Institute for International Development, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

A study on supporting reservoir management using spatial information for preparations for drought

Jinwoo Park

LX Korea Land and Geospatial Informatix Corp., Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

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; 2: Environmental Law Institute

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

Elena Lopez-Gunn1, Manuel Bea1, Rosa Huertas2, Victor del Barrio3, Javier Fernandez Pereira3, Angel Gonzalez Santos3

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

10-10: Land as instrument for post-conflict peacebuilding I
Location: MC 10-100

Housing, land and property (HLP) rights for Syrian women

Laura Cunial, Juliette Syn

Norwegian Refugee Council, Syria

Environmental peacebuilding through participatory social cartography: land, property and social data mapping of ground zero or most affected area to assist marawi city recover from violent conflict

Michelle Angelica Go

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Republic of thePhilippines

Breaking with the past: land restitution and the limits to restitutive justice in Myanmar

SiuSue Mark, Ben Belton

Independent; Michigan State University

Land policies to secure tenure in a post-conflict setting: a case study of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province

Benjamin Flower, Srinivasa Popuri, Anver Khan, Indu Weerasoori, Piyal Ganepola, Jan Turkstra

UN-Habitat, Sri Lanka

10-11: Land administration: Cases from Africa II
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Anthony Burns

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; 2: Prime Minister's Office, The United Republic of Tanzania; 3: Innola Solutions

Mainstreaming Land Governance into national strategies and plans in select African countries

Rudo Makunike, Clement Adjorlolo, Estherine Fotabong

NEPAD, South Africa

10-12: Large investments: Protecting human rights & environment
Location: MC C1-200

Agricultural investments under international investment law

Jesse Coleman1, Sarah Brewin2, Thierry Berger3

1: Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, United States of America; 2: International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada; 3: International Institute for Environment and Development, United Kingdom

Sectoral financial analysis and 6-year backtest of sustainable vs. unsustainable palm oil.

Gabriel Thoumi. CFA. FRM

Climate Advisers, United States of America

The ASEAN guidelines on promoting responsible investment in food, agriculture and forestry

Sarah Brewin, Francine Picard Mukazi, Carin Smaller

International Institute for Sustainable Development, Switzerland

Private law and agricultural development – Improving agricultural land investment contracts and making them consistent with the VGGT and CFS-RAI Principles

Ignacio Tirado1, Neale Bergman1, Margret Vidar2, Charles Forrest3

1: UNIDROIT, Italy; 2: FAO, Italy; 3: IFAD, Italy

10-13: Productivity effects of land rental markets
Location: MC 6-860

Efficiency of land tenure contracts in west java, indonesia

Erizal Jamal2, Maesti Mardiharini1

1: Indonesian Center for Agriculture Technology Assesment and Development; 2: Indonesian Center for Plant Variety Protection and Agriculture Permits

Household welfare effects of land rental market participation A panel data evidence from northern Ethiopia

Menasbo Tesfay

Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Rural land in Mauritania facing the challenge of development

Cheikh Saad Bouh Camara

Université de Nouakchott, Mauritania

Productivity effects and farmland management: econometric evidence from farmland renting market in china

Yali Mu, Shuyi Feng

Goettingen University, Germany

10-14: Recognizing indigenous rights
Location: MC 7-860
Chair: Hubert Marie Gerard Ouedraogo

The rights of indigenous people to the enjoyment of Human Rights to Land and Natural Resources in Uganda.

Rebecca Apio1, Lilian Achola2, Emmanuel Egaru3, Freda Orochi4, Rebecca Atayo2, Betty Odur4

1: Trocaie Uganda, Uganda; 2: Landnet Uganda; 3: Land Justice Network; 4: Uganda Land Alliance

Understanding the key Drivers of Land use and Livelihood dynamics in the Drylands of Kenya: The Case of Fodder production in Isiolo County

Saada Mohamed Sala, David Jakinda Otieno, Jonathan Nzuma, Stephen Mwangi Mureithi

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Land and Pastoralism in Eastern Africa: lessons learned

Joanita Okedi

Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA), Uganda

Securing community land rights and environmental conservation: A case study of the Ogiek Indigenous Peoples of Mt.Elgon

Emily Kinama

Katiba Institute, Kenya

Location: MC 2-850
Location: Front Lobby and Preston Lounge
Women's caucus
Location: MC 4-100
00-15: Climate change, forest landscape restoration and tenure
Location: Preston Auditorium
Chair: Robert Nasi

Mitigation the effects of climate change requires catalyzing ecological restoration from below and above. This session discusses public and private initiatives and incentives around forest landscapes, while focussing on lessons learned from implementing law and policy towards strengthening community rights to land and forests.  



Scramble for land rights: reducing inequity between communities and companies

Peter Veit

World Resources Institute, United States of America

Lessons from tenure and gender research for restoration

Anne Larson



Fritz Jung

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany


Delfin Jr Ganapin

World Wide Fund for Nature International (WWF International), Singapore

11-03: Improving interoperability of registries & open data access
Location: MC 2-800

Local Land Charges - Laying the foundation of a new national digital service.

Allison Bradbury, Emma Vincent, Nick Eccles

HM Land Registry, United Kingdom

Digitalization of public registers and the role of legal professionals – a connection for the future

Lovro Tomasic

GIZ/Bundesnotarkammer, Germany

Modern technology in land administration - a call for governance and structuring data in view of privatising land administration processes

Jacob Vos

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

The possibilities of interconnection between the mercantile registries in South America

Carlos Cardenas


11-04: Scope for incremental urban tenure strengthening: Cases
Location: MC 4-100

City for all: Bringing urban informal properties onto the register in Afghanistan

Antony Lamba1, Jawad Peikar2, Jan Turkstra1

1: United Nations, Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of; 2: Afghanistan Land Authority

The Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission: The process and tools behind the world’s largest slum titling project

Frank Pichel1, Shishir Ranjan Dash2, G. Mathivathanan3, Shikha Srivastava2

1: Cadasta Foundation, United States of America; 2: Tata Trusts; 3: Housing and Urban Development Department, Government of Odisha State, india

Urban landholding registration in Ethiopia: law and practice

Abdu Hussein

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Community resource mobilization for informal settlements regularization: impact of private community partnership in tanzania

Edward Kinabo, Renny Chiwa, Pamela Maro, Alloyce Nyaisa

Human Settlements Action (HUSEA) Company Limited, Tanzania

11-05: Land markets and structural transformation in China
Location: MC 5-100

Impact of land certification on land and labor allocation in China

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

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

Transaction cost in China's rural land rental market: bargaining over the degree of contractual formality

Ziyan Yang

Xiamen University, China, People's Republic of

Scale, technical efficiency and land lease in China

Xiaobing Wang, Xiaohua Yu

China Center for Agricultural Policy, Peking University, China, People's Republic of

Land market misallocation in China

Xuan Fei

University of California Davis, United States of America

11-06: Improving resilience via better land data
Location: MC 6-100

Leveraging national land and geospatial systems for improved disaster resilience

Abbas Rajabifard1, Mika-Petteri Törhönen2, Katie Potts1, Alvaro federico Barra2, Ivelisse Justiniano2

1: The University of Melbourne, Australia; 2: The World Bank

Integrating land and geospatial systems for disaster resilience – the need for technical and institutional innovation

Katie Potts1, Abbas Rajabifard1, Serene Ho1, Kate Rickersey2, Mika-Petteri Torhonen3

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

Comprehensive disaster risk management – best practice example of monastir /tunisia

Rainer Malmberg, Elke Krätzschmar, Felicitas Bellert, Konstanze Fila

IABG mbH, Germany

CommonSensing: Using spatial data to build climate resilience and technical capabilities in Small Island Developing States

Kristi Knudson, Anthony Burn

Radiant Earth Foundation, United States of America

The earth observation for sustainable development initiative to support states affected by fragility, conflict and violence

Christophe Sannier1, Jean-Yves Le Bras2, Andy Dean3, Mathieu Domingo4, Sébastien Delbour1, Aline Duplaa2

1: SIRS, France; 2: CLS, France; 3: Hatfield Group, Canada; 4: UNITAR, Switzerland

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

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

Costly Chanza


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

Land management through joint redevelopment schemes: Governance and Cooperation. Comparison among South Korea and Colombia

Juan Felipe Pinilla

JFP&Asociados Derecho Urbano, Colombia

Addressing poverty in asian cities: tackling increasing climate vulnerabilities through land use planning

Olga Chepelianskaia


11-08: Improving access to land for the youth
Location: MC 8-100
Chair: Violet Shivutse

Land security for young rural entrepreneurs and rural businesses

Ravoavinorosoa Lea, Rasetaharimalala Oméga, Rakotondratsimba Didier, Rasolomampionona Hasimpirenena

Ministry of country planning and land services, Madagascar

Youth and Land in Liberia: Using evidence to understand how youth land access and tenure insecurity impacts youth well-being in rural Liberia

Elizabeth Louis, Tasha Heidenrich, Benjamin Linkow, Tizal Mauto, Ailey Hughes

Landesa, United States of America

Harnessing the potential for rural youth-inclusive agri-food systems livelihoods: A landscape analysis

Gina Rico Mendez, Mary Read-Wahidi, Kathleen Ragsdale

Mississippi State University, United States of America

Land access and youth spatial and occupational mobility in africa: the case of nigeria

Hosaena Ghebru1, Mulubrhan Amare1, George Mavrotas2, Adebayo Ogunniyi2

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

11-09: Land and water governance
Location: MC 9-100
Chair: Marie-Laure Lajaunie

Linking irrigated land and water scarcity: a global view

Susanne Maria Scheierling, David Olivier Treguer

World Bank, United States of America

Land and water: the rights divergence

Stephen Hodgson

SPRL KH & Associates, Belgium

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

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

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

Agricultural intensification and water challenges in Peru

Juan Carlos Sevilla

National Water Authority Peru, Peru

11-10: Land as instrument for post-conflict peacebuilding II
Location: MC 10-100

Technology, policy, national systems and local civil society: using a mobile application to protect the housing, land and property rights of displaced people in honduras

Jamila El Abdellaoui, Lorena Nieto Padilla


Partnering with the private sector to improve land tenure security during reconstruction interventions

Ombretta Tempra, Rafic Khouri, Oumar Sylla

UN-Habitat / GLTN, Kenya

Developing land tenure risk indicators in FCV contexts

Paul Prettitore

The World Bank, United States of America

11-11: Land administration: Cases from Africa III
Location: MC C1-100
Chair: Fritz Jung

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

Collateralizing land use rights on customary land: lessons and challenges for growing the mortgage market in Ghana

Ian Rose1, Emmanuel Noah2

1: DAI, United States of America; 2: BenBen, Ghana

11-12: Gathering the data needed to assess large farm productivity
Location: MC C1-200

Root for the tubers: extended-harvest crop production and productivity measurement in surveys

Heather Moylan1, Talip Kilic1, John Ilukor1, Innocent Phiri2, Clement Mtengula3

1: The World Bank, Italy; 2: University of Malawi; 3: Consultant

How much can we trust farmer self-reported data on crop varieties? Experimental evidence using DNA fingerprinting of cassava varieties in Malawi

John Ilukor1,2, Talip Kilic1, James Stevenson2, Heather Moylan1, Andrzej Kilian3, Frédéric Kosmowski2, Alexander Nganga4, Albert Mhone5,6

1: The Living Standards Measurement Study, Development Data Group, the World Bank; 2: CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council’s Standing Panel on Impact Assessment; 3: Diversity Arrays Technology Pty. Ltd., Building 3, Level D, University of Canberra, Kirinari St. Bruce, ACT2617 (LPO Box 5067), Australia; 4: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Malawi; 5: Chitedze National Agricultural Research Institute, Malawi; 6: CAVA2 Malawi

Land measurement bias: comparisons from GPS, self-reports and satellite data

Andrew Dillon1, Lakshman Nagraj Rao2

1: Asian Development Bank, Philippines; 2: Northwestern University, USA

Assessing the impact of systematic measurement error in farmer-reported crop production on the scale-productivity relationship: evidence from a survey experiment in Mali

Ismael Yacoubou Djima, Talip Kilic

The World Bank, Italy

From the ground up: integrating survey and geospatial data for improved soil fertility measurement at scale

Sydney Gourlay, Talip Kilic

World Bank, Italy

11-13: New aspects of land reform in Zimbabwe
Location: MC 6-860

Using remote-sensed data and machinge 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

Preference for land tenure attributes by smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe: What are the newly resettled A1 model farmers saying?

Herbert Ntuli

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Beyond the fast track land reform: the political economy of land access in Zimbabwe

George Tonderai Mudimu

China Agricultural University, Beijing, China, China, People's Republic of

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

Carren Pindiriri, Innocent Matshe

University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

11-14: Indigenous tenure for resilience and reconciliation
Location: MC 7-860

Modelling land-use change for indigenous socio-economic development: Curve Lake First Nation, Canada

Robert Fligg1,2

1: Natural Resources Canada; 2: University of Waterloo, Canada

Innovations in Indigenous land tenure in Canada: Reconciliation as the catalyst

Akbarali Karsan, Gavin Lawrence, Robert Fligg, Erin Tompkins, Steven Rogers, Brian Ballantyne

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Exploring pluralism: building resilience and respect

Raelene Webb

Murray Chambers, Australia

First nations' post-counter map praxis

Francis Cadeau

Royal Roads University, Canada

Closing the gender gap in natural resource management programs in Mexico

Katharina Siegmann1, Zeina Afif2, Graciela Reyes-Retana1, Margarita Gomez Garcia1

1: World Bank, Mexico; 2: World Bank

Location: J 1-050
Location: MC 2-850
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
Closing Plenary
Location: Preston Auditorium
Location: MC Atrium
Date: Friday, 29/Mar/2019
12-01: Analyzing and improving land conflict resolution mechanisms - sharing experiences from the GIZ Global Program Responsble Land Policy
Location: MC C1-100

Analyzing and improving land conflict resolution mechanisms - sharing experiences from the GIZ Global Program Responsible Land Policy

Babette Wehrmann

Independent Expert, Germany

12-02: Property tax assessment framework and operational guide
Location: MC C1-200
12-03: Urban Planning Tools: Suitability and Urban Performance. How spatial data is helping cities in making evidence-driven decisions
Location: MC 6-100

Urban Planning Tools: Suitability and Urban Performance. How spatial data is helping cities in making evidence-driven decisions

Gayatri Singh1, Seetha Raghupathy1, Champaka Rajagopal1, Aurora Dias Lokita1, Tony Hartanto Widjarnarso1, Ricardo Ochoa-Sosa2, Jose Eduardo Diaz-Azcunaga2, Daniela Evia-Duarte2, Eduardo Perez-Denicia2

1: World Bank, Indonesia; 2: CAPSUS, Mexico

12-04: Build a blockchain land record register
Location: MC 8-100

Build a blockchain land record register

Chris Chrysostom, Trent Larson

Medici Land Governance

12-05: Innovative grassroots women led tools for gender responsive land governance
Location: MC 9-100

Innovative grassroots women led tools for gender responsive land governance

Mino Harivelo Ramaroson1, Frances Birungi2, Birte Scholz1, Gaynor Paradza1

1: HUAIROU COMMISSION, United States of America; 2: UCOBAC, Uganda

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; 5: CIRAD / Observatoire foncier Madagascar

12-07: Promoting women’s land rights in land investment in Tanzania - using ripl engendered guidebooks
Location: MC 6-860

Promoting women’s land rights in land investment in Tanzania - using ripl engendered guidebooks

Monica Elias Mhoja

Landesa, Tanzania

12-08: Working with the Private Sector: bridging the gap between the Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors to catalyze innovation in Land Markets
Location: MC 7-860

Working with the Private Sector: bridging the gap between the Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors to catalyze innovation in Land Markets

William E Endsley, Glenn Williamson

Georgetown University, School of Continuing Education

Location: MC 2-850
Spec: Global Donor Meeting
Location: J B1-075
Coffee Break
Location: Front Lobby
13-01: How land professionals can contribute to making the SDGs a reality
Location: MC C1-100

How land professionals can contribute to making the SDGs a reality

James Kavanagh1, Diane Dumashie2, Ben Elder1

1: RICS, United Kingdom; 2: FIG

13-02: Using machine learning for property valuation
Location: MC C1-200

Using machine learning for property valuation

Luis Triveno1, Sarah Antos2

1: World Bank, United States of America; 2: World Bank, United States of America

13-03: Scaling up municipal spatial data infrastructure: regulatory innovations and technology solutions
Location: MC 6-100

Scaling up municipal spatial data infrastructure: regulatory innovations and technology solutions

Gayatri Singh, Seetha Raghupathy, Champaka Rajagopal, Aurora Dias Lokita, Tony Widjarnarso Hartanto, Christopher Paul Crow

World Bank, Indonesia

13-04: "Its4land" - innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping
Location: MC 8-100

"Its4land" - innovative geospatial tools for fit-for-purpose land rights mapping

Mila Koeva1, Tarek Zein2, Claudia Stocker1, Sophie Crommelinck1, Joep Crompvoets3, Serene Ho3, Ine Buntinx3, Angela Schwering4, Malumbo Chipofya4, Sahib Jan4, Christian Timm2, Kaspar Kundert5, Placide Nkerabigwi6, Berhanu Alemie7, Robert Wayumba8

1: University of Twente ITC, Netherlands; 2: Hansa Luftbild AG; 3: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; 4: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität; 5: Esri Rwanda Ltd; 6: Institute of Applied Sciences INES Rwanda; 7: Bahir Dar University BDU Ethiopia; 8: Technical University Kenya TUK Kenya

13-05: A Women Land Rights scorecard, tool for monitoring implementation of African Union Instruments at country level, A case of eight countries
Location: MC 9-100

A Women Land Rights scorecard, tool for monitoring implementation of African Union Instruments at country level, A case of eight countries

Joan Marende, Josephine Atangana, Sue Mbaya

Oxfam International, Kenya, PROPAC, PROPAC

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

13-07: How to conduct impact evaluation of land tenure and governance interventions, from theory to practice
Location: MC 6-860

How to conduct impact evaluation of land tenure and governance interventions, from theory to practice

Everlyne Nairesiae Lingoine2, Jennifer Lisher3, Harold Liversage1, Giulia Barbanente1

1: IFAD, Italy; 2: UN-Habitat; 3: MCC

13-08: Urban data collection tools and approaches
Location: MC 7-860

Urban data collection tools and approaches

Frank Pichel1, Shishir Ranjan Dash2, Tim Fella3, G. Mathivathanan4, Shikha Srivastava2

1: Cadasta Foundation, United States of America; 2: Tata Trusts, India; 3: ESRI; 4: Housing and Urban Development Department, Government of Odisha State, India

Location: MC 2-850
00-16: Global Women’s Land Rights Event
Location: Preston Auditorium
Location: Front Lobby
14-01: Guidelines on resilience and land administration
Location: MC C1-100

Guidelines on resilience and land administration

Alvaro Federico Barra

World Bank, United States of America

14-02: Automatic land price assessment system
Location: MC C1-200
14-03: MODELLING intensity of land use for three-dimensional urban activity space
Location: MC 6-100

MODELLING intensity of land use for three-dimensional urban activity space

Tschangho John Kim

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States of America

14-04: Using drones for land use mapping and risk assessment
Location: MC 8-100

Using drones for land use mapping and risk assessment

Edward Anderson

World Bank group, Tanzania

14-05: Starting with women: tools for empowerment
Location: MC 9-100

Starting with women: tools for empowerment

Amanda Richardson1, Amy Coughenour2, Anne Girardin3

1: Resource Equity; 2: Cadasta; 3: Cadasta

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

14-07: Tackling land corruption risks to achieve the SDGs.
Location: MC 6-860

Tackling land corruption risks to achieve the SDGs.

Farai Mutondoro1, Rukshana Nanayakkara2, Rueben Lifuka2, Micheal Okai3, Mary Maneno4, Amanda Shivamba5

1: Transparency International Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe; 2: Transparency International Zimbabwe; 3: Ghana Integrity Intiative; 4: Transparency International Kenya; 5: Corruption Watch

14-08: The Land Matrix: An open online tool to collect, visualize and provide information about large-scale land acquisitions and to support decentralized land observatories.
Location: MC 7-860

The Land Matrix: An open online tool to collect, visualize and provide information about large-scale land acquisitions and to support decentralized land observatories.

Christof Althoff

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Land Matrix Initiative

Location: MC 2-800

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