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Land and Poverty Conference 2017: Responsible Land Governance—Towards an Evidence-Based Approach

Washington, DC, USA

Monday to Friday, March 20-24

The 18th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty will present the latest research and practice on the diversity of reforms, interventions, and innovations in the land sector around the world. For the 2017 edition of this premiere global forum on land governance, the theme will be “Responsible Land Governance: Towards an Evidence-Based Approach.”

More information on the Conference available here.

Huairou Events List

TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017

 

The Role of Traditional Institutions in Documenting Communal Rights

A Statutory framework for the documentation and codification of customary and informal land rights regimes

Presentation by Fridah Githuku, GROOTS Kenya

Making Land Rights Real

The Role of Gender In Securing Land Rights For Equity, Sustainability, and Resilience

Presentation by Joyce Nangobi, Slum Women’s Initiative for Development

 

Vision for Achieving Global Land Tenure Security

Land in the New Urban Agenda: Opportunities, Challenges and Way Forward

Presentation by Katia Araujo, Huairou Commission


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017

 

Gender and Land Tenure

Gender, Land Rights and Access to Land Justice in Northern Uganda

Poster presentation by Frances Birungi-Odong, Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children’s Welfare

 

Marshalling Grassroots Support to Strengthen Local Rights
Chaired by Fridah Githuku, GROOTS Kenya

 

Mechanisms to Formalize Community Rights Panel
Chaired by Katia Araujo, Huairou Commission


THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017

 

Strengthening Customary Rights – Options and Impacts

Institution for Managing the Commons and Customary Land
Presentation by Frances Birungi-Odong, Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children’s Welfare