DETAILED CONFERENCE PROGRAMME – Themes 10 to 12

Themes 1-3 Themes 4-6 Themes 7-9

 

THEMATIC SESSIONS

THEME 10

Forest Governance

Sessions 10.1 to 10.6: International Forest Resources and Institutions (IFRI) Research Panels

Sessions 10.7 and 10.8: CIFOR/RRI Research Panels

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

Sessions 11.1 to 11.3: Panels on Land Tenure and Social Capital in Malawi

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Tuesday

8.30 – 10.00

International Forest Resources and Institutions (IFRI) Research Panels

10.1 (O)

IFRI Panel: Adaptation, Communities and Forests

Chair: Arun Agrawal

Arun Agrawal, Ashwini Chhatre, Bhim Adhikari

(India)

“Coping, Carbon, and Conservation through the Commons” 

Felipe Murtinho, Tanya Hayes

(Ecuador)

“Insights from the Field for Measuring and Analyzing Adaptation Processes in Common-Pool Resource Management”

 

Panels on Land Tenure and Social Capital in Malawi

11.1 (J)

Land Tenure and Social Capital in Malawi I

Chair: Stanley Khaila

Erling Berge, Pauline Peters, Stanley Khaira, Damion Kambewa, Alister Munthali, Paul Kishindo, Henrik Wiig

(Norway)

“Land Scarcity: Disentangling population effects from estate effects”

Ishmael Gondwe, Gunvor Iversen Moyo 

(Malawi)

“Factors influencing sale and renting out traditional land where customary laws normally have regulated land transactions: Malawi case study”

Henrik Wiig, Pauline Peters, StanleyKhaira, Damion Kambewa, AlisterMunthali, Paul Kishindo, ErlingBerge (Norway)

“The effect of individual land rights on social capital and collective action in Malawi” 

Presentational skills ‘drop-in’ clinic

Learning Centre Room 064

THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Tuesday

10.30 – 12.00

10.2 (P)

IFRI Panel: Equity, Livelihoods and Commons I

Chair: Bhim Adhikari

Muhammad Kamran, Genesh Shivakoti, Edward L Webb, Ambika Gautam

(Nepal)

“Variation in Management: Variation in Equity, Livelihoods and the Forest Conditions”

E. Obonyo, J. Mogoi, V. Oeba and P. Ongugo  (Kenya)

“Exclusion, poverty and inequality in decentralized Kenyan Forests:  Bridging the divide”

Ambika Gautam, Mukunda Karmacharya, Mirendra Karna  (Nepal)

“Community Forestry, Equity and Sustainable Livelihoods in Nepal”

Tan Quang Nguyen, Thanh Ngoc Tran, Tuan Huv Hoang  (Vietnam)

“Traditional versus New Forms of Community Forest Management in Vietnam: Can They Contribute to Poverty Alleviation in Upland Forest Areas?”

Satya Prasanna (India)

“Local Democracy and Forest Commons: Implications for Equity and Sustainability” 

11.2 (L)

Land Tenure and Social Capital in Malawi II

Chair: Henrik Wiig

Alister Munthali, Pauline Peters, Stanley Khaira, Damion Kambewa, Paul Kishindo, Henrik Wiig, Erling Berge,

(Malawi)

“The emergence of female village headwomen in Rumphi and implications for land use, management and inheritance”

Pauline Peters  (USA)

“What is customary about customary tenure?”

Stanley W. Khaila, Pauline Peters, ErlingBerge, Damion Kambewa, AlisterMunthali, Paul Kishindo, HenrikWiig

(Malawi)

“Kinship ties and land rights in rural Malawi”

Paul Kishindo, Pauline Peters, Erling Berge, Daimon Kambewa, Alister Munthali, Stanley Khaira, Henrik Wiig

(Malawi)

“The changing role of village headmen in Malawi’s customary land tenure”

Presentational skills ‘drop-in’ clinic

Learning Centre Room 064

Poster discussion session in Exhibition Hall

Chair: Chris Short

THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Room 104

Tuesday

14.30 – 16.00

Theme 10:

“aqua vitae” session

10.3 (Q)

IFRI Panel

Equity livelihoods and commons II

Chair: Burnell Fischer

Esther Mwangi and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

(Kenya)

“Forest Conservation and Gender Roles: Cases from East Africa and Latin America”

Paul Ongugo, et al (Kenya)

“Internal Human Conflicts, Forest Conservation and Sustainable Development:  The case of 5 forests in Kenya.”

Dhrupad Choudhury, et al  (India)

“Policy approaches in the management of shifting cultivation: compromising equitable access, food security and common property institutions”

Krishna Prasad Acharya, Popular Gentle

(Nepal)

“Improving forestry governance through advocacy: evidence from Nepal”

Amita Shah (India)

“Livelihood Support from Watershed Development in India: Issues of Equity and Property Rights Regime”

Gimbage Mbeyale, et al (Tanzania)

“Power dynamics in the management of common pool resources: a case study of Same district, Tanzania”

 

11.3 (M)

Land tenure and social capital in Malawi III

Chair: Erling Berge

Marie Ervik Smette

(Norway)

“Renting of land in Malawi” 

Ragnhild Haugli Bråten 

(Norway)

“Collective action in reforestation: a case study from Malawi”

Tomas Moe Skjølsvold

(Norway)

“Institutional conflicts as a result of institutional engineering – Can they be avoided?”

Sverre Bjørnstad

(Norway)

“Rational trust in rural Malawi” 

Symposium:

“Opening Space: Approaching commons through new conceptualisations of places and landscapes”

Ian Rotherham (UK)

“The importance of cultural severance in landscape ecology”

Susan Buck  (USA)

“Common Understanding: The Commons in Literature”

Dr Owain Jones (UK)

"Opening Space: walking the common" (video presentation)

This session feeds into the keynote presentation by Professor Kenneth Olwig (Sweden) at 16.30 titled:

"Practicing vs. performing the Commons: representation, sheep and the “Tragedy” of the commons"

Followed by Dr John Wylie (UK) responding with:

"Abstract Commons and Landscape: communion and estrangement"

Asia & Pacific regional meeting in

Exhibition Hall


 

THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Wednesday

8.30 – 10.00

10.4 (R)

IFRI Panel: Public policies and their effects on local forest governance in developing countries I

Chair: Elinor Ostrom

Krister Andersson

(USA)

“Forest Decentralization: Racing to the bottom, to the top, or not in a hurry to go anywhere at all?”

Ajit Menon, Claude Garcia, Christelle Hinnewinkel, Sylvie Guillerme, Marie Laval 

(India)

“Public Policies and ‘Forest Produce Needs’ in the Western Ghats: A Comparative Study in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka”

Doris Eugenia Martínez Melgar 

(Guatemala)

“Public Policies, Municipalities and Local Forest Governance”

11.4 (FF)

Communal tenure for mobile pastoralism

Chair: Mike Taylor

Nikola Rass and S. Biber-Klemm (Kenya)

Solutions to securing mobility by securing the commons: the WISP Land Rights study – first results

Susette Biber  (Switzerland)

“Pastoralism and communal land tenure: different forms of land tenure and global analysis”

Robert NSO Fon and Musa Ndamba (Cameroon)

“Mboscuda’s access to justice and promotion of land rights for the Mbororos of  North West Cameroon

Asyl Undeland  (Kyrgyz Republic)

“Women and Pastures in the Kyrgyz Republic on a case study of Chong Alai valley”

Mike Taylor and Susette Biber  (Botswana)

“Pastoralism and communal land tenure: A tool kit on pastoral organization and advocacy for pastoral resource rights"

Presentational skills ‘drop-in’ clinic

Learning Centre Room 064

Europe  regional meeting in

Exhibition Hall

THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Wednesday

10.30 – 12.00

10.5 (S)

IFRI Panel: Public policies and their effects on local forest governance in developing countries II

Chair: Krister Andersson

Rucha Ghate

(India)

“Lack Of Investment In Institution Building: A Major Lacuna of JFM”

Fred Nelson, Tom Blomely

(USA)

“The Political Economy of Forest Decentralization in Tanzania: A Comparative Analysis

Joseph Bahati, William Gombya – Ssembajjwe, Abwoli Banana

(Uganda)

“Multi-stakeholder governance in Forestry in Uganda: Scale, Knowledge and Collective Action”

 

11.5 (KK)

Community-led land reform

Chair: Thomas Sikor

Ruth Hall (South Africa)

“State, market and community: the potential and limits of participatory land reform planning in South Africa”

Edward Lahiff

“Capitalist Collectivisation: How inappropriate models of common property are hampering South Africa’s land reform”

Admos Chimhowu and Philip Woodhouse

(Zimbabwe)

“Communal land, vernacular land market: challenges to Zimbabwe’s post-reform land tenure.”

Lorenzo Cotula(Italy)

“Decentralised natural resource management in the Inner Niger Delta, Mali”

Caroline Upton  (UK)

“Land rights, mining and resistance: new struggles on Mongolia's pastoral commons”

 

Presentational skills ‘drop-in’ clinic

Learning Centre Room 064

5-minute ‘speed networking’

Exhibition Hall

THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Wednesday

14.30 – 16.00

10.6 (T)

IFRI Panel: Public policies, property rights and forest use

Chair: Leticia Merino

Leticia Merino, Ana Martinez (Mexico)

“Local Institutions, Social Organization and Forest Management in Mexico” 

Lilian Marquez-Barrientos, et al (Guatemala)

“Varying Tenure Security under Identical Formal Property Rights”

Juan Pulhin (Philippines)

“People, Power and Timber: Politics of Resource Use in the Philippines’ Community-Based Forest Management”

Paul Ongugo, et al (Kenya)

“Security of Tenure in Natural Resource Management:  An insight into Property Rights”

Leticia Merino, et al (Mexico)

“Trends and impacts of migration in the community social organization  of common property in the forestall communities of Mexico”

Krister Andersson (USA)

“Examining Decentralization From a Property Rights Perspective” 

Arthur Arinaitwe, Pamela Jagger (Uganda)

“Heterogeneous Perceptions and Actions in Interpreting, Negotiating and Challenging Access Rights after Uganda’s Forest Sector Reform”

11.6 (MM)

New approaches to gender in commons research: perspectives from north and south

Chair: Marlene Buchy

Discussant: Rebecca Elmhirst

Rebecca Elmhirst

(UK)

“Marriage and kinship performed: gender and resource access in multi-local livelihoods.”

Bernadette Resurreccion, Edsel Sajor

(Thailand)

“Reconstituting Thailand’s Technology-intensive shrimp farms through gendered migration”

Farhana Sultana

(Bangladesh)

“(En)gendering common ground(water): conflict, cooperation, and coalescing around water in arsenic-afflicted areas of Bangladesh”

Andrea Nightingale

(USA)

“Beyond design principles: subjectivity, emotion and the (non-)rational commons”

Presentational skills ‘drop-in’ clinic

Learning Centre Room 064

North America regional meeting in

Exhibition Hall

 


THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Friday

8.30 – 10.00

CIFOR/RRI Research Panels

10.7 (V)

CIFOR/RRI panel

Forest tenure change in Latin America: implications for local people and forests

Chair: Deborah Barry

Iliana Monterroso and Deborah Barry

(Guatemala)

“Institutional change and community forestry in the Mayan Biosphere Reserve Guatemala”

Anne Larson and Jadder Mendoza Lewis

(USA)

“Land Tenure Rights and Limits to Forest Management in Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Autonomous Region” 

Peter Cronkleton and Pablo Pacheco (USA)

“Communal tenure policy and the struggle for forest lands in the Bolivian Amazon”

Pablo Pacheco, Deborah Barry, Anne Larson and Peter Cronkleton

(Bolivia)

“Tenure and forest reforms in shifting policy contexts in Latin America: assessing the implications for local people and forests”

11.7 (GG)

CIFOR Poverty Environment Network (PEN)panel part I: Land tenure and property rights for forest livelihood outcomes

Chair: Pamela Jagger

Discussant: William Sunderlin

Arild Angelsen: Introduction to the PEN project

Pablo Prado Cordova, Silvel Elias Gramajo, and Sven Wunder  (Guatemala)

“Collective boundaries for common pool forest resources in the western highlands of Guatemala”

Amy Duchelle, Peter Cronkleton, Karen Kainer, Gladys Guanacoma (USA)

Conflicts over natural resources in the Western Amazon:  Implications for community forest management of non-timber forest products”

Shah R. Khan and E. Haque  (Pakistan)

“Commons becoming non-commons in the efforts for reconciliation between conservation and livelihoods: A case study of northern Pakistan”

K. Misbahuzzaman, S. Ghosh, Mohammad Ashraful Alam  (Bangladesh)

“Are Village Common Forests (VCFs) a model for sustainable natural resources management in uplands of Bangladesh?”

Latin American regional meeting in

Exhibition Hall

THEME 10

Forest Governance

THEME 11

Tenure and social capital

SPECIAL EVENTS 

LOCATION

Room 201

Room 203

Friday

11.30 – 13.00

10.8 (X/X1)

CIFOR/RRI panel: Impact of forest tenure reform on livelihoods, income, forest condition and equity (LIFE): cases from Asia (India, Nepal, Philippines)and Africa

Chair: Doris Capistrano

Ganga Ram Dahal (Indonsia)

“Overview of CIFOR/RRI activities in Asia and Africa”

Naya Sharma Paudel, Mani Ram Banjade and Ganga Ram Dahal (Nepal)

“Impacts of forest tenure reform on livelihoods, income, forest condition and equity: experiences from Nepal”

Sushil Saigal, Ganga Ram Dahal, Bhaskar Vira (India)

“Regenerating Wastelands through cooperatives: experiences of tree growers cooperatives”

Emmanuel Marfo  (Ghana)

“Forest Access Rights and Legal Complexities in Africa”

Bocar Kante (Burkino Faso)

“Towards harmonization between state and customary laws in Burkino Faso”

Serge Konbo Samba (Cameroon)

“Community forestry and competing property rights in Cameroon"

11.8 (HH)

CIFOR Poverty Environment Network (PEN)panel part II: Forests and livelihoods

Chair: Pamela Jagger

Discussant: Frank van Laerhoven

Charles Jumbe, Samuel Bwalya, Madelleen Husselman

(Malawi)

“The contribution of dry forests to rural livelihoods and the national economy of Zambia” 

Patricia Uberhuaga

(Bolivia)

“Rural livelihood strategies and the role of forests in the lowlands of Bolivia”

African regional meeting in

Exhibition Hall