Every year the Netherlands is represented by NGO’s , Universities , Government Institutions and the private sector at the Land and Poverty conference organized by the World Bank. The conference has become one of the largest international events on land governance, attracting over 1,300 participants in 2017 from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector. The topic of land governance is an area the Dutch have been worldwide leaders, represented and leading the way at the conference are Kadaster and the University of Maastricht. The 2018 conference theme will be: Land Governance in an Interconnected World the aforementioned organizations will be presenting on the use of Block chain technology.
The Land and Poverty conference will present the latest research and practice on the diversity of reforms, interventions, and innovations in the land sector around the world. Use the links to find more information on Themes, Agenda or Masterclasses. On Monday March 19th at 13:30 the World Bank will be hosting a BBL on dutch Land initiatives. Also on Monday the Embassy of the Netherlands will be hosting a reception at 6pm, please let us know if you would like to attend.
Please consult the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference website for video recordings, papers and PowerPoints presented at the 2017 conference.