Intersessional Meeting (10th December 2013)

Prior to the 2nd  Steering Committee meeting a one day intersessional was held to strengthen decision making processes in all countries/states involved. It provided the opportunity for all Steering Committee members to share their work and experiences on forest cover monitoring, analysis of drivers of deforestation and modeling of future land-use.

The Details:

Agenda

INTRODUCTORY SESSION:
Summary of the REDD+ for the Guiana Shield project                                Nicolas Karr, ONF
Outcomes from the latest UNFCCC COP19 – a focus on REDD+ Marie Calmel, ONFI
Environmental Services and the State of Amapá (in Portuguese)         Lana Oliveira, IEF
Progression of deforestation quantification in the State of Amapá and search for new technologies (in Portuguese)                                       Grayton Toledo, SEMA

SESSION 1: FOREST MONITORING SYSTEMS AND CARBON STOCKS ASSESSMENT

Introduction Sara Svensson, ONFI
Tropical Forest Monitoring: activities from INPE – Amazon Regional Center Alessandra Gomes, Centro Regional da Amazônia, INPE

SESSION 2: ANALYZING AND MONITORING DRIVERS OF DEFORESTATION

Introduction Sergio Milheiras, ONFI
Drivers and pressures to the Guianas’ natural capital                                      Sofie Ruysschaert, WWF Guianas

SESSION 3: TOOLS TO PROJECT FUTURE DEFORESTATION, REFERENCE EMISSION LEVEL AND LAND-USE PLANNING

Introduction Marie Calmel, ONFI
Spatial Models of Future Deforestation Jakeline Pereira, IMAZON

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