The World Bank is pleased to announce its Annual Conference on Land and Poverty, which will be held at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on April 8-11, 2013.

The World Bank invites the submission of abstracts (between 800 and 1500 words) on the theme "Moving towards transparent land governance: Evidence-based next steps.”  We encourage you to disseminate this call widely to your networks.

More information on the conference topics is available in the attached file and on the conference website:

To register or submit an abstract, please use this link


Important Dates:

Online submission of abstract: November 15, 2012

Notification of acceptance: December 15, 2012

Submission of full paper with a 200-word summary: March 1, 2013


We look forward to a large number of submissions for what we hope will be an exciting event.

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