Workshop on Land Consolidation and Land Development

From 15th to 16th of April, 2014 in Riga was held the State Land Service organized Regional Workshop on Land Consolidation and Land Development in the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Peldu street 25.

To ensure development of rural areas and economic conditions, effective and sustainable use of agricultural land is very important. Therefore the main objective of the workshop was to bring together land consolidation experts and stakeholders, to compare and discuss the institutional framework of land consolidation as well as gain experience and best practice of legal aspects and organizational part of agricultural land consolidation process.

The workshop was attended from 34 participants, from which 14 were guests from Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Workshop presentations

Presenter Title of presentation
Siim Maasikamäe,
Head of the Department of Geomatics of Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia
To Consolidate or Not to Consolidate (111KB;PDF)
Morten Hartvigsen,
International Consultant on Land Consolidation, Rural Development and Land Management of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Denmark
From Land Consolidation Pilots to a National Land Consolidation Program – Experiences from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) (2.1MB;PDF)
Richard Eberlin,
Land Tenure and Rural Development Officer of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Switzerland
The Work of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Land Tenure and Land Consolidation in Transition Countries (2.36MB;PDF)
Jan Spijkerboer,
Senior Advisor on Landacquition of Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, the Netherlands
The Importance of a Public Land Bank in Land Consolidation Projects - the Dutch Approach (16.5MB;PDF)
Morten Hartvigsen,
International Consultant on Land Consolidation, Rural Development and Land Management of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Denmark
The Danish Land Consolidation Tradition (2MB;PDF)
Liva Kaugure,
Aaloborg University, Denmark
Land Consolidation in a Local Rural Development Context (227KB;PDF)
Evelin Jürgenson,
Advisor of Estonian Land Board, Estonia
Overview of Land Consolidation in Estonia (1.51MB;PDF)
Daiga Paršova,
Senior Expert of Land Policy Division, Spatial Planning Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia
Land Consolidation as Part of Land Management in Latvia (1.23MB;PDF)
Kristīne Sproģe,
Methodology Expert of Division of Land Management Process, the State Land Service, Latvia
Vision of Land Consolidation Process in Latvia (697KB;PDF)
Jurgita Augutienė,
Chief Officer of Land Management Division of the National Land Service under the Ministry of Agriculture, Lithuania
Preparation for Land Consolidation in Lithuania (1.82MB;PDF)
Jurgita Augutienė,
Chief Officer of Land Management Division of the National Land Service under the Ministry of Agriculture, Lithuania
Lithuanian Experiences with a National Land Consolidation Program (2005-2013) (1.82MB;PDF)
Morten Hartvigsen,
International Consultant on Land Consolidation, Rural Development and Land Management of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Denmark
Considerations for a National Land Consolidation Program (252KB;PDF)

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