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International Seminar organized by FFPRI REDD Research and Development Center

International Seminar organized by FFPRI REDD Research and Development Center
"Key to Expand REDD-plus - Approaches and Challenges for REDD-plus learned from practice in the field -"

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On February 7th 2018, the REDD Research and Development Center of the Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI) will hold an International Seminar, "Key to expand REDD-plus - Approaches and Challenges for REDD-plus learned from practice in the field -", in International Conference Hall, Tokyo International Exchange Center, jointly organized with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Public-Private Platform for REDD+, and International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO).

This event, which will be held in English and Japanese, is free and open to the public. In addition to the experts who are implementing REDD-plus, stakeholders, and citizens who are interested in forest conservation, preservation of bio-diversity, ending poverty, and promoting sustainable society are welcome to attend the seminar.

For more information about the agenda and speakers, see the event announcement on the FFPRI REDD Research and Development Center website.

Registration is required.
Please fill in your information on this online form
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Seminar Venue:
International Conference Hall, Tokyo International Exchange Center
Tokyo Academic Park, 2-2-1 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-8630 Japan

Program

Keynote speech:
Implementation and Future Challenges of REDD-plus - Toward harmonizing benefits of local communities and forest conservation -
Professor Toshinori Okuda, Hiroshima University, Japan

Session 1
Measurement of emission reductions and development of reference level
Dr. Julian Fox (FAO)
Dr. Nguyen Dinh Hung (Forest Inventory and Planning Institute、Viet Nam)
Mr. Kei Suzuki (Japan Forest Technology Association)

Session 2
REDD-plus activities at local level and participation of the private sector in REDD-plus
Mr. Kosaku Onaka (Forestry Agency,Japan)
Ms. Milagros Sandoval (Conservation International Peru)
Dr. Kimiko Okabe (FFPRI)

Panel Discussion
Future challenges to promote REDD-plus with private sector participation

For more information, please contact the International Seminar Secretariat:
Ms. Emiko Sano
E-mail:redd-plus@jifpro.or.jp
Phone:+81-3-5689-3450

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Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)
REDD Research and Development Center Secretariat
1 Matsunosato, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8687, Japan
E-mail: redd-rd-center@ffpri.affrc.go.jp
http://redd.ffpri.affrc.go.jp/index_en.html
REDD Research and Development Center
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
1 Matsunosato, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8687 JAPAN
Tel.: +81-29-829-8365
Fax: +81-29-829-8366
E-mail: redd-rd-center@ffpri.affrc.go.jp

*REDD-plus: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries