Land and Poverty Conference 2021: Institutions for Equity and Resilience

Start date: March 22, 2021

End date: March 26, 2021

Location: 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433


New tentative dates: 22-26 March 2021

Welcome to the 21st Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty! This year’s conference theme will be: Institutions for Equity & Resilience. The Land and Poverty conference 2020 presents the latest research and innovations in policies and good practice on land governance around the world. This conference has become one of the largest international events on land governance, attracting over 1,400 participants from governments, academics, civil society, and the private sector. Please consult the video recordings, papers, and presentations from the 2019 conference and the 2018 conference.


Conference Structure

  • March 16: Conference opening at 4.30 PM;  Pre-conference on new research (9.30 AM – 4 PM);
  • March 17–19: Conference: Parallel thematic tracks and policy round tables (8.30 AM– 5.15 PM). March 19 closing session and reception;
  • March 16–19: Poster sessions in Atrium
  • March 20: Learning day (9 AM–3 PM)
  • March 16–20: Exhibition booths in Atrium

2020 Conference Outline

A diagram of the Land and Poverty Conference 2020 outline