Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Asia-Pacific Workshop on Reduced Impact Logging:
Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies in the Emerging Forest Carbon Economy

3 to 4 May 2012

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia




The objectives of the workshop are to:

  1. review the challenges and opportunities for the application of RIL in the emerging forest carbon economy, including REDD+;
  2. review current knowledge on forest carbon measurement, reporting and verification and monitoring related to forest degradation and different management practices;
  3. review the potential magnitude of financial costs and benefits of applying RIL in a forest carbon economy; and
  4. develop strategies to encourage increased application of RIL as a key mechanism for improving forest management and reducing carbon emissions under REDD+.


Concept note and agenda

List of participants