Event

Seminar on Climate Change and Forests: Conservation of Tropical Forests towards the Green Economy

The Forestry and Forestry Products Research Institute (FFPRI) is organizing a two-day seminar on REDD+. Topics will include partnerships with the private sector, robust MRV systems, safeguards, and scaling up of REDD+ activities from the project level to the national level. The first day will host a participatory discussion of private sector investors, the general public and students. The second day will center on technical issues for the benefit of experts, government officials, researchers and students. Waseda University Environmental Research Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) are co-organizing the event.  

dates: 7-8 February 2013   location: Tokyo, Japan   contact: Forestry and Forestry Products Research Institute (FFPRI)   phone: +81-29-829-8365   fax: +81-29-829-8366   e-mail: redd-rd-center@ffpri.affrc.go.jp   www: http://www.ffpri.affrc.go.jp/redd-rdc/en/seminars/schedule/2013/02/07/01.html