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LANDac Conference 2016

LARGE-SCALE LAND ACQUISITION IN THE CONTEXT OF URBANIZATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE: LINKING THE RURAL AND THE URBAN The ‘global land rush’ has been analysed extensively in recent years, focusing in particular on the rural sphere: Similar processes, however, take place in the urban and peri-urban spheres where ongoing and rapid population growth, land scarcity as well as financial and speculative imperatives have caused an unprecedented surge of investments related to land. This urban land rush, and the resulting transformation of urban and peri-urban landscapes and livelihoods, has so far received scant attention in the debates surrounding the global land rush. This conference therefore considered the global land rush in the context of rapid urbanisation and climate change.   On this page you can find materials from the LANDac Annual International Conference 2016 available for download. Call for abstracts: Call for abstracts 2016 Book of abstracts: Offical LANDac Conference 2016 Book of Abstracts Programme: LANDac Conference Programme 2016 FINAL   PRESENTATIONS   Thursday KEY NOTES Key note contribution Geoffrey Payne Geoffrey Payne – PDF (Please also find Geoffrey’s blogpost at the Land Portal website through this link: Blogpost LANDac 2016) Key note contribution João Carrilho Joao Carrilho – PDF Key note contribution Roberto RoccoRoberto Rocco – PDF Key note contribution Malovika Pawar Malovika Pawar – PDF   Friday KEY NOTES Key note contribution Theo de Jager Theo de Jager – PDF Key note contribution Jean du Plessis Jean du Plessis – PDF   TRACK I – URBAN AND INFRASTRUCTURE MEGACITIES Forced demolitions of informal settlements in Dar Es Salaam – Agustina Alvarez Informal housing in Chinese cities – Li Sun Spaces of transformation – Land use changes and urban developments in Khartoum, Sudan – Griet Steel Transforming urban South Africa en masse – An exploration of the new ‘Mega Settlements Projects’ in the Gauteng Province, South Africa – Mark Oranje The Concept of Inclusive Densification – Robert Lautenbach, WeLoveTheCity EMERGING CITIES AND RURAL URBANIZATION Analyzing urban growth in Mozambican cities – Els Keunen & Carolina Lunetta Land acquisitions, power games and challenges in the urbanization of two rural districts of Mozambique – Uacitissa Mandamule New rural urban locations in Angola and Mozambique – Border towns, mining towns and the urban sprawl – Cristina Udelsmann Rodrigues Rural-urban dynamics and regional development in Sub-Saharan Africa – Some key policy areas – Griet Steel PERI-URBAN DYNAMICS Large-scale land acquisitions in peri-urban areas – A spatial analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa – Sara Balestri Promoting responsible investment in Bagamoyo – Elisa Mandelli Towards an analysis of the consequences of large-scale land invsetments in the rural-urban nexus – Francesca Marzatico INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT Compulsory acquisition = compulsory just terms – Ken Rayner Defending social and environmental justice – Land grabbing in the context of Nicaragua’s interoceanic Gran Canal – Elyne Doornbos How investment in large-scale irrigation infrastructure should optimize benefits for local smallholder rice farmers and inclusive food markets in Mozambique – Danny Wijnhoud Impacts of Economic and Political Power of Soybean Agro Industries in local communities of Brazilian Midwest – Rafael Pastre Large scale infrastructure development in conflict and post conflict – Examples from South Sudan – Francesca Marzatico Megaprojects, exclusion and governance – D. Delphine The livelihood impacts of the large-scale industrial development in emerging peri-urban Jakarta – Miya Irawati With or without international institutions – Land acquisition for infrastructure projects in Timor Leste – Bernardo Almeida   TRACK II – CONFLICT AND ELITES VIOLENT URBANIZATION Claim-making, violence and (the politics of) land governance – Gemma van der Haar Conflict related displacement fosters urbanisation – Lessons learned from five post-conflict cases – Dimo Todorovski and Jaap Zevenbergen Displacement and the politics of belonging in urban Malawi – Tanja Hendriks Small towns and rural growth centres as strategic spaces of control in Rwanda’s post-conflict trajectory – Ine Cottyn URBAN ELITES AND PROPERTY RELATIONS Elite capture of rural land – the case of Kitchanga – Gillian Mathys Reopening property relations – reordering the state in South Sudan – Mathijs van Leeuwen   TRACK III – LIVELIHOODS AND FOOD SECURITY CHANGING LANDSCAPES AND LIVELIHOODS Human impacts and urbanisation effects of land acquisitions in India – Nadine Walicki Policy and practice – Land governance of the forest state enterprise in the Kyrgyz Republic – Tadashi Shimizu FOOD SECURITY FDI – A focus on Kenya’s agribusiness – James Wangu Food security impacts of value chain frontiers in Ethiopia – Kebede Manjur Foreign agribusiness investments and local food security in Ethiopia – Senait Worku Hydropower-induced displacement in Central Vietnam – Klaske de Vries The bittersweet taste of urban expansion and its effect on food security in Hue’s peri-urban areas – Laila Bouallouch   TRACK IV – CLIMATE CHANGE AND LAND ADMINISTRATION CLIMATE CHANGE AND PROPERTY RIGHTS Climate change, land grabbing and human mobility – Insights from Senegal and Cambodia – Sara Vigil Farmland investment strategies and risk in Romania – Anna Hajdu and Oane Visser Socio-economic losses induced by land subsidence in Indonesia – Erlis Saputra THE GARUDA PROJECT, INDONESIA National capital integrated coastal development – SWECO – Alex Hekman The Garuda project in Jakarta – A dike to fight the consequences of urbanisation and climate change – Meine Pieter van Dijk LAND ADMINISTRATION AND SMART SOLUTIONS A tale of two cases – Linking land use, tenure and consolidation in Rwanda – Rohan Bennett and Innocent Rubanje An experience of regularization private urban in Brazil – The case of Terra Nova – Ana Bueno An insight into a property rights definition – From clans to countries – Ken Rayner Integrated management of urban and rural land by public authorities – The case of Benin – Elisabeth Wunderle Is the attribution of value a precursor to the establishment of land and property rights – James Kavanagh Land administration and smart solutions – Fit for purpose country implementation – Kees de Zeeuw Land market dynamics on an expanding frontier – Gabriel Pansani Siqueira LAND GOVERNANCE: THE CASE OF INDONESIA Bridging the gap between participatory mapping and government registrations in Indonesia – Peter Laarakker   TRACK V – POLICY AND PRACTICE HUMAN CITIES COALITION An exploratory engagement on the need for and prospect of the emergence of ‘coalitions of the willing’ in the Gauteng Province, South Africa – Mark Oranje Forming coalitions of the willing – Marius Stehouwer Relational contract theory – Menno van der Veen SCALING URBAN LAND GOVERNANCE: FROM GLOBAL TO LOCAL Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL) – Ebenezer Kyei Bediako Expropriation and the voluntary guidelines – Leon Verstappen Governance systems in large-scale land acquisitions in Ethiopia and Tanzania – Atakilte Beyene The open data revolution – Transforming the landscape for land governance data – Laura Meggiolaro COMMUNAL LAND RIGHTS AND COLLECTIVE ACTION Bolivian provincial town residents and the defence of communal land rights at the turn of the 20th century – Hanne Cottyn Exploring the potential of communal land titling – The risks of treating communities as homogeneous entities – Filipe de Matteo The formalisation of communal land rights in Namibia – A possible counteraction to urbanisation – Elke Matthaei The Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land Rights – Land Rights Now – Luca Miggiano