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October 25, 2010 International Workshop REDD+: A New Framework for Conservation of Tropical Forests - Monitoring, Biodiversity and Practices - (Summary of results)

Workshop report

Purpose

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.

Date

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

Venue

ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Grand Court Nagoya, Japan

1-1 Kanayama 1-choume, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0023 Japan

Organizers

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

Programs

09:00 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
Presentations
10:50 Forest carbon monitoring for REDD+, Mitsuo Matsumoto, FFPRI
11:10 Synergy of REDD+ and Biodiversity, Eduardo Mansur, ITTO
11:30 Evaluation of biological diversity in terms of REDD+, Tohru Nakashizuka, Tohoku Univ.
11:50 Discussion
12:10 Lunch
13:30 CIFOR Global Comparative study-what works in REDD initiatives, Robert Nasi, The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) (TBD)
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 Ian Thompson, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat

16:50 Closing Remarks, Eduardo Mansur, ITTO
Please note we dispense with the Mr. and Ms.

Presentation Files

Keynote speech

Presentations

Panel Discussion

  • Moderator: Mitsuo Matsumoto, FFPRI

    Panelist: Presenters above and Ian Thompson, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat

    Handout

Conclusion