MRVs in Woodland Nations 2011
22nd-24th June 2011, Malawi
For more info see: http://xweb.geos.ed.ac.uk/~ihw/MRV-Malawi/MRVs_in_Woodland_Nations/Conference.html
2011 is the UN International Year of Forests. To join in the global prioritisation of trees the Forestry Research Institute of Malawi (FRIM) will host a conference and workshop specifically dealing with the challenge of woodland nations in monitoring, reporting and verifying (MRV) the state of the trees.
The conference will take place between 22-24 June in Bunda College, Lilongwe.
The conference will includes oral and posters on:
- REDD and other carbon credit schemes
- Remote Sensing
- Community mapping and participatory GIS
- Field/Inventory estimates
- Modelling estimates
- GIS and data management for MRVs
- Ecosystem services
The accompanying skills workshop will take place between 20-22 June, also in Bunda College, Lilongwe. This will be run by staff from the University of Malawi’s Bunda College and the University of Mzuzu.