CIFOR at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2016

Scaling up Responsible Land Governance

14-18 March 2016, World Bank Headquarters, Washington, D.C, United States.

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will present on a series of sessions at the 17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, held in Washington, DC, all next week.

This year’s meeting will focus on ‘Scaling up Responsible Land Governance’ to ensure that inclusive, sustainable land management and secure tenure contribute to broader development objectives and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

More than 1,000 leaders and experts from government, civil society, academia and the private sector are expected to attend the world’s premier event in the area of land rights and resource governance.

Join CIFOR scientists as they participate in several sessions throughout the conference, to chair panel discussions and present research findings.


Program

March 15, 2016

10:30-12:00

Room: MC 2-800

Legal & Conceptual Aspects of Community Land Demarcation

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Speakers:
Steven Lawry
Common benefits: Harnessing potential of the commons for inclusive growth
March 16, 2016


Room:

Communal Rights and Gender


14:45-16:15

Room: Preston Auditorium

Landscapes and Green Growth II

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Chairs:
Steven Lawry

14:45-16.15

Room: MC C1-100

Gender in Large Scale Land Acquisition

Chairs:
Bimbika Sijapati Basnett
March 17, 2016

13:00-14:30

Room: MC 13-121

Shifting towards Sustainable Production systems for Beef and Oil Palm

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Chairs:
Pablo Pacheco
Public and Private Actions for Value Chains Governance and Territorial Development

14:45-16:15

Room: Preston Auditorium

Improving Forest Tenure to Enhance Climate Resilience

Speakers:
Mani Ram Banjade
Key constraints to Exercising Forest Tenure Rights by Forest Adjacent Communities In Global South
March 18, 2016

11:00-12:30

Room: MC C2-131

Lessons Learned in Multi-Stakeholder Land Governance Dialogue

Speakers:
George Schoneveld
Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue In Land Governance: Lessons Learned And Ways Forward

11:00-12:30

Room: MC C1-200

Community Land Tenure Recognition

Speakers:
Steven Lawry

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