Land and Poverty Conference 2020, Institution for Equity and Resilience


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 9868

Opportunity Description

The 21st Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty is one of the largest international events which going to be held in Washington DC, and present the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world.

Details of the conference:


Key dates:

  • Deadline for the abstract paper of individual, poster or master class: 13 October 2019
  • Communication date of abstract paper: 3 December 209
  • Program deadline: 31 January 2020
  • Submission of full papers deadline: 15 February 2020
  • Powerpoint submission deadline: 9 March 2020

Program date: 16-20 March 2020

Program venue: 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433

Location: Washington, DC, USA

Number of participants: 1400

Registration fee:

Registration fee is based on the dates applicants applying, as soon as you register, the fee will be less see the below options:

  • 1 Oct-13 Dec 2019, 250 Dollar
  • 14 Dec 2019- 31 January 2020, 400 Dollar
  • 1-29 Feb 2020, 500 Dollar
  • 1 March 2020, 1000 Dollar

For Ph.D. full-time students:

  • 1 Oct – 13 Dec 2019, 100 Dollar

The bellow expenses will cover by the registration fee:

  • Will access to the conference events like; conference workshop and opening, all conference sessions, masterclasses
  • Breaks and lunches
  • Conference reception


Program topics:

  • Academic economic research quantitative impact evaluations
  • Data-driven land policy; innovations in use geospatial/ML/AI data
  • Land policy reform & structural transformation; political economy
  • Land (rental) markets
  • Land tenure security and gender, youth, indigenous peoples; marginalization
  • Tenure rights and resilience; climate change; natural resource management
  • Large-scale land acquisition; State land management
  • Land for urban expansion and affordable housing; land acquisition
  • Property tax and land value capture
  • Digital Development and Land information and administration; Data protection; Data ownership
  • Regulatory reforms, Institutional innovation, sustainability; financing improvements
  • Global policies and agreements; mobilizing for land transparency

Who can apply:

  • Applicant from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector.

Required documents:

  • Abstract for oral presentation with the following criteria:
    • The written paper must be between 800-1500 words
    • Word format
    • The paper must be written in American English
    • The paper must be related to the conference thematic tracks
    • The written paper must be innovative and new
    • Must be including evidence and methodological appropriateness
    • Significance for policy, interventions or research agenda
    • The proposal must be clear

How to apply:

  • Interested applicants can create their accounts here

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