4th Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) Regional Conference | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data
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smuriuki@isk.or.ke
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The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is an alliance of global regional and national partners contributing to poverty alleviation through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure particularly through the development and dissemination of pro-poor and gender-sensitive land tools.

Secure land tenure and property rights are fundamental to shelter and livelihoods as well as the realisation of human rights, poverty reduction,economic prosperity and sustainable development.

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The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) is an intergovernmental organization and currently has 20 Contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region. Their mission is to strengthen the member States and our stakeholders’ capacity through Generation, Application and Dissemination of Geo-information and Allied Technologies for sustainable development.

The ISK Regional Conference is an annual event organized by the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya which is the professional body for landed professionals in Kenya. The Institution has about 4,000 members organized into eight major disciplines namely: Land Surveying, Building Surveying, Engineering Surveying, Land Administration Managers, Geospatial Information Management, Valuation Surveyors, Property Managers and Real Estate Surveyors Chapters.

This is the 4th Regional Conference that brings together senior Government officials, property developers, academia and other stakeholders in various disciplines such as Valuers, Property Managers, Land Administrative Managers, Building Surveyors, Land Surveyors, GIS experts and Engineering Surveyors across African region as well as from the international community.

The three day conference will present a unique opportunity for African Countries to discuss issues and challenges within the surveying profession and this will therefore be insightful, futuristic and will shed light on key areas of concern. The Conference will attract more than 400 participants with over 20 African countries being represented, making it a great avenue to network with the key industry players and fellow peers. Some of the tangible outcome being knowledge sharing, investment opportunities as well as high level networking with business leads. Some of the notable topics to be discussed are as follows;

SUB-THEMES

  • Land Governance and Sustainable Land Management
  • Changing Landscape of Surveying technology
  • Contemporary Land Administration Processes
  • Real Estate and Property Valuation in Africa
  • Professional Ethics and Conduct
  • Unlocking New Frontiers in Real Estate Investments
  • Asset, Property and Facilities Management in the Region
  • Contemporary issues in surveying
  • Decentralization of Land Administration
  • National Land Policy: Contributions to Sustainable Land Management

PARTNERS:

Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning
Regional Centre for Mapping of For Development
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
UN Habitat – GLTN

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