17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land & Poverty

Call for submission of papers.

From March 14 – 18, the World Bank Land-Conference-2016will be organizing the 17th annual Conference on Land & Poverty. With more than 1,000 participants from 125 countries at the 2015 conference, this event has become one of the main venues for showcasing innovation, learning, and debate among high level policy makers, researchers, civil society, and development partners. This year’s conference topic is motivated by the fact that recording of rights to make tenure more secure and improve land use by all, is increasingly within reach as improved technology allows better access to and management of geospatial information, citizen participation, and facilitates transparency.

Please submit online an 800-1,500 word abstract by October 18, 2015. Acceptances will be communicated by November 30, 2015. To be included in the program, full papers must be uploaded by January 15, 2016 and presenting authors must create user accounts and register for the conference by February 15, 2016. Details on registration and other deadlines are available on the conference website.