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UNFCCC: Informal Meeting of Experts Convenes on Methodological Issues Relating to Reducing Emissions from Forest Degradation in Developing Countries

Informal Meeting of Experts on Methodological Issues relating to Reducing Emissions from Forest Degradation in Developing Countries

22 October 2008: Representatives from parties, intergovernmental

organizations, and nongovernmental organizations met in Bonn, Germany, from

20-21 October 2008, to discuss methodological concerns relating to reducing

emissions from forest degradation in developing countries (REDD).

Presenters

included the EU, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Gabon, Papua New

Guinea, and Germany, on lessons learned from REDD projects. Discussions also

addressed various methodological and monitoring approaches, including means to

establish reference emission levels, and identified future research needs. [Meeting website]