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Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

Stream 2: Tackling climate change - challenges and opportunities

Draft programme                         [print version Vers. 16 Feb]

Tuesday 23 February

1330-1500

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Stream 2 Opening Plenary: Tackling climate change - opportunities and challenges
Session description
CIFOR, Pacific Community (SPC)

1530-1700

Widus Hotel, Vegas 3
Sharing first experiences on REDD+ safeguards and related benefit sharing mechanism from Pacific Island countries
Session description | Speakers
Pacific Community (SPC)

Presentations
Fiji, Eliki Senivasa
Papua New Guinea, Miller Kawanamo
Vanuatu, Bjoern Hecht
Nepal, Krishna Prasad Acharya

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Fire and haze: Politics, economics and landscape transformation
Session description | Flyer | Speakers
CIFOR

Presentations
Update on policy and measures to prevent forest and land fire in Indonesia, Nur Masripatin
The role of private sectors to prevent fire in concession land, Agus Purnomo
Role of civil society in addressing fires, Riko Kurniawan
Political economy of fire and haze, Herry Purnomo

1700-1800

Widus Hotel, Atlantic Room
Closed session: Results-based payments in REDD+ consultations
Session description
Green Climate Fund

Wednesday 24 February

0900-1030

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
REDD+: What do we know and what comes next? Relevant insights from CIFOR Global comparative study (GCS) REDD+ research for the tropical forests of the Asia-Pacific region
Session description | Flyer | Speakers
CIFOR

Presentations
Who will bear the cost of REDD+? Cecilia Luttrell et al
Future challenges in Fiji, Eliki Senivasa
Exploring the dynamics of REDD+ actor strings in Indonesia, Efrian Muharrom et al
Lessons from Cameroon, Tanzania, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Brazil and Peru, Mella Komalasari et al

1100-1230

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Forest development planning for climate change, resilience and poverty reduction
Session description | Flyer Speakers
DENR, The World Bank, Program on Forests (PROFOR)

Presentations
Beyond reforestation: valuing forest ecosystem services, Ricardo L. Calderon
Assessing the roles of forests in reducing poverty in the Philippines, Maurice Andres Rawlins
PROFOR: Assessing the role of forests in the Philippines, Mercedita A. Sombilla
PROFOR study: Bago City's integrated conservation area management approach, Vicente D. Mesias

1330-1500

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Climate smart landscapes: Addressing trade-offs and delivering multiple benefits at scale
Session description | Speakers
SNV/ICRAF

Presentations:
Climate Smart Landscapes: addressing trade-offs and delivering multiple benefits at scale, Richard McNally
Multi-functionality in a conservation landscape: Bac Kan province, northern Viet Nam, Do Trong Hoan
Integrating environmental and social safeguards in sub-national REDD+ planning: Viet Nam, R Rastall

1530-1700

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Overcoming deforestation and forest fires in Indonesia
Flyer
The Asia Foundation Indonesia

Presentations
Government policy and budget allocation to tackle deforestation and forest fire, Nur Masripatin
Fire and landscape governance, Herry Purnomo
Law enforcement and preventing forest fires in Indonesia, ICEL
Improving good forest governance through strengthening CSO movement, Lili Hasanuddin

1700-1830

Widus Hotel, Vegas 3
Promoting transparency on national forest monitoring for REDD+ in Papua New Guinea
Flyer | Speakers
Papua New Guinea Forest Authority

Presentations
Forest and land use in PNG 2013, Gewa Gamoga
PNG national forest monitoring system, Hitofumi Abe
Demonstration of PNG forest monitoring and REDD+ web portal, Zilpah Yahamani

Friday 26 February

0900-1030

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Enhancing the resilience of coastal wetlands to promote sustainable livelihoods in a changing climate
Session description | Flyer | Speakers
CIFOR

Presentation
Enhancing the resilience of coastal wetlands to promote sustainable livelihoods in a changing climate

1100-1230

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
REDD+, is it really so difficult?
Flyer | Speakers
UN-REDD

1530-1700

Widus Hotel, Vegas 1 & 2
Innovative tools for sustainable forest management under climate change
Flyer | Speakers
University of British Columbia

Presentations
Innovative tools for sustainable forest management under climate change, John Innes
Adaptation of forest management to climate change in the Asia Pacific region, Rod Keenan
Climate modelling for the Asia-Pacific, Tongli Wang
Selecting and applying modelling tools to evaluate forest management strategies, Brad Seely
Issues and solutions for SFM in a changing climate in the AP region, Guangyu Wang

1530-1700

Fontana Convention Center
Closing ceremony

Stream 2: Summary presentation | Key messages and recommendations