REDD+ Monitoring, and Measurement, Reporting and Verification workshop “Training the Trainers” for Francophone Africa

The REDD+ Monitoring, and Measurement, Reporting and Verification workshop “Training the Trainers” will be held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 6-10 February 2017, and will cover Francophone Africa. 
 
The workshop is jointly organized by GFOI partners who include World Bank FCPF, FAO/UN-REDD, Wageningen University, and GOFC-GOLD. It is the last in the series of four regional workshops, and will be held in French. The aim of the workshop is to demonstrate the use available training materials and tools covering topics including designing and implementing a national forest inventory, calculating emissions from forest degradation, the use of remote sensing change-detection tools to for deforestation monitoring, and generating IPCC compliant data.
 
As part of the GOFC-GOLD partnership, START supported the training by facilitating the participation of two GOFC-GOLD Networks from Africa—the West Africa Regional Network (WARN) and the Miombo Land Use Land Change Network—in a similar training in September 2016. 
 
More information about the upcoming training is available here:
http://www.gofcgold.wur.nl/redd/Training_materials.php and here.
 
More information about the GOFC-GOLD program can be found here: 
http://start.org/programs/gofc-gold

 

For additional information on the program, please contact Senay Habtezion at shabtezion@start.org.