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COP18 Side Event

What can National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS) do?

- Development of NFMS and MRV systems for REDD+ -

The REDD Research and Development Center held a side-event entitled "What can National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS) do? - Development of NFMS and MRV system for REDD+ -" at the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC. In this side-event, possibilities and further challenges for the development of forest carbon monitoring systems will be presented and discussed based on the results and experiences from countries' ground-oriented activities. A technical manual on NFMS and MRV for REDD+, "REDD+ Cookbook", will be unveiled.

Date

Wednesday 28, Nov 2012

Venue

Room 7, Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar.

Program

  • What can National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS) do? - Development of NFMS and MRV system for REDD+ -

    Dr. Mitsuo Matsumoto (FFPRI)

  • Potential of integrating Community Based Forest Monitoring into NFMS

    Dr. Makino Yamanoshita (IGES)

  • Challenges of Vast Land and Inaccessibility: Development of PNG Forest Resource Information and Monitoring System? Combined approach of Ground-based Survey and Remote Sensing

    Mr. Gewa Gamoga and Mr. Constin Otto Bigol (JICA/PNGFA Project)

  • National Monitoring System for the Effective Conservation and Sustainable Management of Forest Resources in Thailand

    Dr. Hwan-Ok Ma (ITTO)

  • Development of NFMS in Vietnam -Cooperation between Central and Region in MRV system-

    Mr. Kei Suzuki (JAFTA/JICA)

Flyer

What can National Forest Monitoring Systems do? [PDF 0.4MB]

REDD-plus COOKBOOK [PDF 0.8MB]

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