Event Title [Agenda]
Yesterday,Today and Tomorrow
Hilton Hotel, Yaounda Cameroon, 22-23 May 2013


22 MAY 2013

8am - 10am
10am - 10.55am
Opening Plenary
  • Welocome Address by Richard Eba'a Atyi, Regional Coordinator for Central Africa, Center for International Foresty Research (CIFOR)
  • Speech by Raymond Mbitikon, Executive Secretary, Central Africa Forest Commission (COMIFAC)
  • Keynote address by Peter Holmgren, Director General, CIFOR
  • Keynote address by Ngole Philip Ngewese, Minister for Forest and Wildlife, Cameroon
10.55am - 11.30am Coffe Break
11.30am - 12pm Policy Keynote Addresses
  • Robert Nasi, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Forest, Trees and Agroforesty
  • Patrice Bigombe Logo, Independent Observer
12pm - 1pm High-Level Panel

Legal and institutional reforms in the foresty sector of Central Africa since the Rio Summit: Successes, Challenges and future perspectives.
1pm - 2 pm Lunch
2pm - 3.30pm Parallel Discussion Forums
3.30pm - 4pm Coffee Break
4pm - 5pm High-Level Panel
Financing climate change and REDD+: How to help Central Africa capture the potential
5pm - 5.30pm Closing Plenary
Presentation of the key messages of the day.

23 MAY 2013

9am - 10am Science Keynote Addresses
Laura Snook, Programme Leader, Forest Genetic Resources Bioversity International Sylvie Gourlet Fleury, Senior Scientist, CIRAD
10am - 10.30am Coffe Break
10am - 12noon Parallel Discussion Forums
12noon - 1pm Special Session

Launching of The Context of REDD+ in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Cameroon REDD Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Country Profile
1pm - 2.30 pm Lunch
2.30pm - 3.30pm High-Level Panel
Financing sustainable forest management
3.30pm - 4pm Coffee Break
4pm - 4.30pm Special Session
Presentation by the Cameroon Ministry of Forests and Wildlife
4.30pm - 5pm Closing Ceremony