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National Workshop cum Advance Training on Use of Geo-informatics for Mapping and Modeling Forest Carbon Stocks in Nepal

16–20 May 2011: National Workshop cum Advance Training on Use of Geo-informatics for Mapping and Modelling Forest Carbon Stocks in Nepal

The REDD Implementation Centre (RIC), a body of the Nepal Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (MoFSC), is responsible for the development and implementation of REDD readiness activities. It is currently piloting emission reduction measures in

Bhutan has achieved very good results in the REDD+ Himalaya programme. This mission will validate them and see the results first hand. The country is mature in terms of programme implementation and has moved swiftly to use its budget.

At the global level, ICIMOD was successful in introducing a new community-based approach in REDD that mainstreams the participation of local communities. This approach, pioneered by ICIMOD and its partners (www. communityforestry.org), is now a

ICIMOD pilots first Forest Carbon Trust Fund in Nepal – Helps communities benefit from forest conservation and sustainable use

one of the world’s first carbon offset projects involving local communities in monitoring the carbon in their forests, the project provides valuable global learning on how to build the capacity of local stakeholders in implementing carbon

Carbon Monitoring

Training on forest cover change and carbon flux

weight per unit area. Forest carbon trading has gained attention in recent years, for which practical methods for estimating forest

improve terrestrial carbon stocks, conserve forests, stimulate sustainable management of forests, and enhance forest

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Office launched to monitor REDD in Nepal through community forest management

Small Grant Story

The objective of the capacity building and training programme is to enhance and strengthen the capacities of forest institutions in Nepal in utilising geo-information, and applying spatial tools and techniques to support planning and decision-making

Hammad Gilani

ICIMOD Knowledge Park at Godavari

Biomass experts meet in Kathmandu