Deadline to submit abstracts : 12th July 2011.
This conference aims at promoting scientific exchanges involving researchers and stakeholders dealing with land issues. Participants will be invited to share their work and experiences in order to assess land strategies and policies within a comparative framework. This conference was initiated by Ugandan and French researchers from the Institute of Research for Development (IRD, France) and the University of Makerere (Kampala, Uganda). Many local and international researchers in East Africa have documented land-related issues and wider scientific exchanges are expected to stem from this meeting.
The conference will explore the following themes :
Panel 1 : The digitalization of land registries and legal land privatisation
Panel 2 : Investments and pressure on land
Panel 3 : Patrimonial strategies to secure access to land (two sessions)
Panel 4 : Public Policies"
Please send your abstracts (Title of paper, Authors, Institutional affiliation, abstract 150-300 words) before the 12rd July 2011 to :
landpolicyconference chez gmail.com
(Selection of participants 20th July 2011/ Full paper submission (preferably 7000-10000 words) 15th October 2011)