Land Policies and Land Governance
International Symposium and Workshop

Jointly organized by the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG),
the Fédération des géomètres francophones (FGF)
and the Ordre des géomètres du Cameroun


Monday, 21 October, 2013
Administrative Meetings : Commission 7 (Only English) FGF (Only French)
AM FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting
PM FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting
Working Group
Tuesday, 22 October, 2013
Administrative Meetings : Commission 7 (Only English) FGF (Only French)
AM FGF – General Assembly
FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting
  • 2013 Activity report by Daniel Roberge [Handouts]
  • Country Report : Cameroon
PM FGF – GA Technical Session
  • Satellite Imagery – Trimble
  • Road and services (Marocco)
  • SIG (Switzerland)

FIG Commission 7 Annual Meeting
Country Report

  • South Korea : Prof. Bong-bae Jang [Handouts]
  • Sweden : Dr. Kristin Land [Handouts]
  • Switzerland : Dr. Daniel Steudler [Handouts]
  • Canada : Daniel Roberge [Handouts]
  • Belgium : Marc Vanderschueren [Handouts]
  • The Netherlands : Kees de Zeeuw [Handouts]
  • Norway : Leiv Bjarte Mjøs [Handouts]
  • Nigeria : Dr. M.B. Nuhu [Handouts]

Constitution of the African Federation of Surveyors
General Assembly

Wednesday, 23 October, 2013
Land Administration Training Workshop
Session 1
9:00 – 10:30
Training on Gender Sensitive and Pro-poor Tools and Capacity Development

 - Capacity development approach of GLTN – Claire Galpin
 - Case study : Senegal - Claire Galpin, France
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 2 11:00 – 12:30  Women access to the profession.
Testimonials from African Female Surveyors
 - Benin : Sidonie Clotoe [Handouts]
 - Burkina Faso : Fatimata Bado Traore 
 - Mali : Kadidia Diarra
 - RDC : Godelive Phanzu Vangu

Panel Discussions
Session 3 14:00 – 15:30 Training on Land administration

Christiaan Lemmen: Issues related to land administration documented, presented, explained and discussed in different contexts: disaster management, land reforms, post-conflict, etc.

Stig Enemark and Christiaan Lemmen : FIt-for-Purpose Land Administration Solutions

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Session 4 16:00 – 17:00 Training and Professional Development

Jaap Zevenbergen: Training and Professional Development: Issues and perspectives

Online Training, Amadou SIMAL de 2ie, Burkina

Pierre Tessier: Support to Technical Training in Senegal: Approach by competencies

Round Table and Discussions

Session 5 17:00 – 18:00 Launching GeoCameroon Website
Thursday, 24 October, 2013
International Symposium
Session 1 9:00 – 9:30 Opening and Welcome speeches
 - Representative of Cameroon
 - Francois Mazuyer, President, Francophone Federation of Surveyors
 - Daniel Roberge, Chair, FIG Commission 7
Session 2 9:30 – 11:00

Land Policies and Good Governance

Zéphirin Emini, Pnud: Importance on Land tools in Land Policies and Land Governance ONU Habitat

Prof. Paul Tchawa
: Land governance in Cameroon, State of situation and perspectives regarding the Land Governance Assessment Framework, coordinator LGAF Cameroon, The World Bank

Dr. Eddie Nsamba-Gayiiya: Land Policy Initiative in Africa (UA, BAfD, ONU CEA)

Questions and discussions

10:00 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 3 11:15 – 13:00  Education and Professional Training
Jaap Zevenbergen
: Academic and Professional Development, ITC, The Netherlands

Stig Enemark: Perspectives in establishing a Francophone Regional Centre for Land Management for Sub Saharian Region

Land Administration Approach
Christiaan Lemmen and Stig Enemark: Fit-for-purpose in Land Administration

Panel and open discussions

12:30 - 14:00  Lunch
Session 4 14:00 – 15:30 Land Administration Initiatives

International Perspecitves
Daniel Steudler: 'Cadastre 2014' Concept, Results and Perspectives

Regional Perspectives
Samuel Nguema Ondo: Perspectives in Land Administration in Gabon

Aly Waigako: Land Administration Initiatives in Mali

Tarek Zein: Cadastral Management in Addis Ababa

Bounanon Enonzan: Land Administration initiatives in Benin

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
Session 5 16:00 – 18:00
  • Roundtable on Land Tool and Capacity Development
  • Conclusion

More information

30 December 2013