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The theme of the 20th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will be: Catalyzing Innovation.This conference presents the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world. The Land and Poverty conference has become one of the largest international events on land governance, attracting over 1,500 participants from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector. PROFOR will participate in two session on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm, 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
Time: 3:45pm - 5:15pm, Location: MC 10-100
Securing forest tenure for rural development: an integrated assessment tool- Jenny Springer (The Equator Group), Gerardo Segura Warnholtz (World Bank, United States of America), Malcolm Childress (Land Alliance), James Smyle (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 Nguiffo (Centre pour l'Environment et Development, Cameroon), Lorenzo Cotula (International Institute for Environment and Development), Brendan Schwartz (International Institute for Environment and Development), Jaff Bamendjo (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 Kairu (International Senior Lawyers Project, United States of America), Alejandra Cicero (Timby - This is My Backyard), Isaiah Biwott (Kerio Valley Community Organization)
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:30
The theme of the 20th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will be: Catalyzing Innovation.This conference presents the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world.