FIG Commission 8

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Commission 8 at the FIG Working Week 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria 6-10 May 2013


Wafula Nabutola, Chair of Commission 8 making his report to the General Assembly.

Commission 8 had its annual meeting during the FIG Working Week 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria, 6-10 May 2013.  Commission 8 report


Commission 8 at the FIG Working Week 2012 in Rome, Italy, 6-10 May 2012


Kwame Tenadu

Commission 8 had its annual meeting during the FIG Working Week 2012 in Rome, Italy, 6-10 May 2012. The General Assembly elected Mr. Kwame Tenadu from Ghana as the Chair Elect of Commission 8 for 2013-2014.


ATF Workshop 2011 - 30 November - 2 December 2011

The 2011 ATF Workshop will be held in Cape Town, South Africa hosted by FIG Partners:

- The South African Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors (PLATO) and
- Geomatics department of the University of Cape Town.

Registration by 18th September to: Soraya Shaffie soraya.shaffie@uct.ac.za  or Diane Dumashie ddd@dumashie.co

Young Surveyors Network encourages Young Surveyors to attend the Workshop


Commission 8 at the FIG Working Week, May 2011 Marrakech Morocco


Final Newsletter from Commission Chair Diane Dumashie 2007-2010

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Commission 8 delegates at the Commission 8 meeting in Sydney in connection with the FIG Congres 2010


African Task Force Workshop 11-12 November, Mombassa, Kenya
FIG African Task Force is proud to announce that agreement has been reached with the Institute of Surveyors in Kenya (ISK) to hold the first Africa Task Force Workshop in Mombassa. ISK have demonstrably proved active in Kenya, having been instrumental in taking on the role of advocates with the community in the recent government activity in Land reform on Kenya. Their skills as acting as change agents in Africa will lend itself to the objectives of the Task force in debating and proposing tools for individual land professional members in sub - Saharan Africa.

Chair of Commission 8, Diane Dumashie, visited the 2010 international conference: Property RIghts, Economic Instruments and Biodiversity, Aix-en-Provence, France, 17-19 June 2010

Commission 8 at the FIG Congress 2010 in Sydney, Australia, 11-16 April 2010

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Wafula Nabutola

Commission 8 had its meeting during the FIG Congress 2010 in Sydney, Australia, 11-16 April 2010. The General Assembly appointed Mr. Wafula Nabutola from Kenya as the Chair of Commission 8 for 2011-2014.


GhIS/CASLE/FIG Conference in Accra Ghana, 22-28 February 2010

The Ghana Institution of Surveyors, CASLE and FIG Commission 8 jointly organised an international conference "The Surveyor: Partner In National Development - Towards the Millennium Development Goals - Taking Stock of Progress" in Accra Ghana 22-28 February 2010.


FIG Working Week 2008 in Stockholm, June 2008 - Commission 8 Chairman?s Overview Report by Dr. Diane Dumashie, FRICS

FIG/CIREA/HKIS Seminar on Appraisal and Property Protection - 18-19 October, Beijing, China P. R. - in co-operation with Commission 8
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The Joint Seminar on Appraisal and Property Protection was organised in Beijing, China P. R. 18-19 October 2008 by the China Institute of Real Estate Appraisers and Agents (CIREA), The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) and the International Federation of Surveyors, FIG Commission 9 - Valuation and the Management of Real Estate in co-operation with FIG Commission 8 - Spatial Planning and Development.

The major goal of this seminar was to intensify the discussion between valuers, surveyors, real estate experts, investors, financiers, urban planners, researchers, teachers and decision makers and develop common ideas for shaping the future.

Web site.

Report of the seminar is available.


FIG Publication no. 42 - Informal Settlements: The Road towards More Sustainable Places

FIG Working Week 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden, 14-19 June 2008

Commission 8 Annual Meeting was held in Stockholm, Sweden during the FIG Working Week 2008, 14-19 June 2008, web site: www.fig.net/fig2008.
Technical sessions and proceedings. Dr. Diane Dumashie was appointed as Chair of Commission 8 for 2007-2010.
Commission 8 Annual Report for the General Assembly as a .pdf-file.
FIG Working Week 2008 in Stockholm, June 2008 - Commission 8 Chairman?s Overview Report by Dr. Diane Dumashie, FRICS.


Land Professionals Workshop on Gendering Land Tools organised by UN-HABITAT in Co-operation with FIG Commission 8 - Bagamoyo, Tanzania, 10-11 March 2008

FIG Publication # 38 - The Contribution of the Surveying Profession to Disaster Risk Management
FIG established a working group to highlight the current and future need for research and action in the field of disaster risk management in the year 2003. After three years of research in the form of expert meetings as well as papers and posters presented at the FIG conferences, FIG publication presents application-oriented concepts, methods and instruments for an effective disaster risk management. The publication is result of the work of FIG Working Group 8.4 on Risk and Disaster Management. ISBN-10: 87-90907-58-2

Commission 8 Newsletter - September 2005

Promoting Sustainable Land Management (Bagamoyo) & Promoting Land Administration and Good Governance (Accra), March 2006 - Presentation of Dr. Diane Dumashie

FIG Congress in Munich, Germany, 8-13 October 2006

Working Group 8.4 on Risk Management has got its web site: http://www.isbk.uni-bonn.de/fig

FIG Working Week in Cairo, Egypt, 16-21 April 2005

Simon Adcock from Australia elected as new Commission 8 Chair Elect

The FIG General Assembly appointed Mr. Simon Adcock from Australia as the new Chair Elect of Commission 8 after Dr. Spike Boydell resigned for personal reasons some weeks before the Working Week in Cairo. Simon will be the Chair Elect in 2005-2006 and then automatically follow Dr. Diane Dumashie as the Chair of Commission 8 in 2006-2010. You can read more about Simon Adcock in his CV.


Commission 8 attends the Regional Conference in Jakarta, 3-7 October 2004 - Read Report from the Chair

FIG Working Week in Athens, 22-27 May 2004

Diane Dumashie was appointed to Commission 8 Chair for 2004-2006. Diane is a private surveyor running her own company Dumashie Associates