Tropical Forests and Climate Change Adaptation (TroFCCA) Southeast Asia Kick-off Meeting

29 - 30 May 2006,

Bogor, Indonesia, May 29-30, 2006

The TroFCCA project in Southeast Asia will hold its first regional kick-off meeting May 29-30, 2006 in Bogor, Indonesia, to formally launch its activities in the region. The meeting has four specific objectives:

  • Formally initiate the activities of TroFCCA in Indonesia and present the project to government organisations
  • Discuss needs, opportunities and challenges in mainstreaming adaptation to climate change into national development policies
  • Analyse forest fires in the context of adaptation to climate change and climate variability, including methodologies
  • Explore the contribution of TroFCCA to national processes of adaptation to climate change in Indonesia.

The meeting will bring together practitioners, policy makers, and academics working in the areas of forest fires and climate change. The participants will have an opportunity to share knowledge, lessons-learned, and best practices from their professional experiences. The meeting will be attended by approximately 25 participants.

For further information, please contact:

Dr Heru Santoso
Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Jl. CIFOR, Sindangbarang, Bogor 16680, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (251) 622622
Fax: +62 (251) 622100

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