Event

Training Workshop on Payments for Ecosystem Services and REDD+

This workshop, convened by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Forest Trends and the International Katoomba Group, with the support of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), is to provide African policy makers, private sector representatives as well as those from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with an increased understanding of the opportunities available from payments for ecosystem services (PES). The workshop will also highlight the of potential PES to create incentives for moving towards a practice of natural resource management that takes the true values of carbon, water and biodiversity environmental services into account.  

dates: 8-13 August 2011   location: Nairobi, Kenya   contact: World Agroforestry Centre   phone: +254-20-722-4000   fax: +254-20-722-4001   e-mail: worldagroforestry@cgiar.org   www: http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/newsroom/events_and_conferences/aug-2011/major-workshop-payments-ecosystem-services