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Update:January 21, 2011

International Workshop
REDD+: A New Framework for Conservation of Tropical Forests - Monitoring, Biodiversity and Practices -


Monday 25, October 2010, from 10:00 to 17:00


ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya, Japan
 7F: The Grand Court
1-1 Kanayama 1-choume, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0023 Japan


REDD+ is highlighted as a new framework for reducing CO2 emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. REDD+ also is expected to contribute to biodiversity conservation and the improved livelihoods of local and indigenous communities. A REDD+ Ministerial Meeting will be held during COP10 of the Convention on Biological Diversity. This international workshop is organized to deepen discussion on REDD+ by presentations from experts focusing on forest carbon monitoring, synergy to biodiversity conservation and current REDD+ practices. Not only experts of REDD+, but also persons who are interested in tropical forests and biodiversity are welcome to participate.


Organized by Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI) and International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) 


9:00 Registration

10:00 Opening

10:05 Opening remarks
                Kazuo Suzuki, The President of FFPRI

Keynote speech
10:10 Present status of international discussion on REDD+
                Satoshi Akahori, Forestry Agency, Japan

10:50 Forest carbon monitoring for REDD+
                Mitsuo Matsumoto, FFPRI

11:10 Synergies of REDD+ and Biodiversity
                Eduardo Mansur, ITTO

11:30 Evaluation of biological diversity in terms of REDD+
                Tohru Nakashizuka, Tohoku University

11:50 Discussion

12:10 Lunch

13:30 CIFOR Global Comparative study-what works in REDD initiatives
                Robert Nasi, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

13:50 REDD+ implementation in Cambodia
                Sokh Heng, Forestry Administration Cambodia

14:10 REDD+ initiative with biodiversity and community benefits: Lessons learnt from Ecuador's Socio Bosque Program
                Kana Yamashita and Luis Suarez, Conservation International (CI)

14:30 REDD+: JICA's efforts
                Hitofumi Abe, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

14:50 Discussion

15:10 Coffee break

Panel Discussion
15:30 Panel Discussion
                Moderator: Mitsuo Matsumoto, FFPRI
                Panelist: Presenters above and Tim Christophersen, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat

16:50 Closing remarks
                Eduardo Mansur, ITTO

(Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English is provided. )

Participation Fee

Free of charge


Pre-registration is accepted via the following Web site of the workshop.




Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, REDD Research and Develop Center

E-mail: redd-rd-center@ffpri.affrc.go.jp
Tel: 029-829-8365


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