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New Research Findings and Field Examples

Thursday, 14 November 2013 | 11:30 am – 01:00 pm | Cracow Room, National Stadium, Warsaw

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) COP19/CMP9 Side-Event.

Ecosystem-based and community interventions can contribute to addressing adaptation and mitigation jointly. CIFOR, IFRC and partners will present new research findings and field examples on how synergies and trade-offs between adaptation and mitigation are addressed in projects, policies and funding.

Moderator

Markku Kanninen, Director of Viikki Tropical Resources Institute (VITRI), Professor of Tropical Silviculture, University of Helsinki

Speakers

  • Bruno Locatelli, Scientist, CIRAD-CIFOR
  • Giacomo Fedele, Research Fellow, CIFOR
  • Anne-Marie Tiani, Project Coordinator, Climate Change and Forests in the Congo Basin (COBAM), CIFOR
  • Heru Prasetyo, Deputy Head, President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), Indonesia
  • Susil Perera, Senior Officer Climate Change Adaptation, IFRC, Geneva Secretariat Shaban Mawanda, Senior Programme Manager-Disaster Risk Reduction, Uganda Red Cross
  • Julie Arrighi, Country Representative, American Red Cross

Presentation

Agenda

Introduction
Moderator: Markku Kanninen, Director of Viikki Tropical Resources Institute (VITRI), Professor of Tropical Silviculture, University of Helsinki

  1. Research updatesAdaptation-mitigation synergies in forest and agriculture: Update on new knowledge and actions (literature review, project portfolio analysis, climate finance analysis).
    Bruno Locatelli, Scientist CIRAD-CIFOR Lima, and Giacomo Fedele, Research Fellow CIFOR Indonesia
  2. Case studies
    • Congo Basin case study: policy level adaptation-mitigation synergies in the Congo Basin 
      Anne-Marie Tiani, COBAM Project Coordinator, CIFOR Cameroon
    • Indonesia Case study: REDD+ in Indonesia 
      Heru Prasetyo, Deputy Head of the President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), Indonesia
    • Vietnam Case study: mangrove restoration over 15 years+ 
      Susil PereraSenior Officer Climate Change Adaptation, IFRC, Geneva Secretariat
    • Uganda Case study: tree planting & caring, improved stoves, community-based interventions 
      Shaban Mawanda, Senior Program Manager DRR, Uganda Red Cross and Julie Arrighi from American Red Cross

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