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The Vietnam Experience: Nguyen Tuan Phu on Vietnam’s Pilot PES Projects

June 24, 2010
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NguyenTuan Phu, from the Vietnam Office of the Government takes the conference through Vietnam’s pilot policy for forest ecosystem services.

This presentation is in Vietnamese.
The Vietnam Experience: NguyenTuan Phu on Vietnam’s Pilot PES Projects from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Second Day Welcome and Day One Recap – Kerstin Canby

June 24, 2010
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Here Forest Trends’ Kerstin Canby welcomes us back for day two and recaps the sessions covered in day one.
Welcome and Day One Recap – Kerstin Canby from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Side Meeting: Validation & Verification – Adam Gibbon from Rainforest Alliance reports back

June 24, 2010
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Adam Gibbon from Rainforest Alliance reports back on his verification process side meeting, in the sweltering heat of the Sheraton Hotel’s courtyard!

Adam Gibbon from Rainforest Alliance reports back on his verification process side meeting from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Forest Carbon and REDD Architecture: Yakob Ishdamy on the Experience of Aceh Province, Indonesia

June 24, 2010
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Here, Yakob Ishdamy the head of Aceh’s Green Secretariat, presentes on the Experiences of REDD, PES and Biodiversity Conservation in Aceh Province, Indonesia.

Forest Carbon and REDD Architecture: Yakob Ishdamy on the Experience of Aceh Province, Indonesia from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Forest Carbon & REDD Architecture: Eveline Trines on Bottom Up REDD Design

June 23, 2010
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Eveline Trines, from Silvestrum, takes us through her work in designing national REDD programs from the bottom up.

Apologies for the initial blank screen.  The video is fine after the first second or two.

Forest Carbon & REDD Architecture: Eveline Trines on Bottom Up REDD Design from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Voices from the Markets: David Brand on Public-Private Partnerships

June 23, 2010
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David Brand, founder and Managing Director of New Forests, presents his experience of developing successful public-private partnerships.  David is one of the co-founders of the Katoomba conferences and has been in the sector for 25 years.  He’s a wealth of knowledge.  Glean a little of it in the video below.

Voices from the Markets: David Brand on Public-Private Partnerships from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Voices from the Markets: Dirk Walterspacher on Creating New Forests in Vietnam

June 23, 2010
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Dirk Walterspacher from C02OL talks us through his initiative using payments for carbon sequestraiton to create new forests of high biodiversity and social welfare in Vietnam.

Apologies for the two part nature of this video.  One of the down sides of using the Kodak zi8 is that the zoom is the same button as the start/stop button!  It’s all part of the learning curve!

Part one
Voices from the Markets: Dirk Walterspacher on Creating New Forests in Vietnam (part one) from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

Part two

Voices from the Markets: Dirk Walterspacher on Creating New Forests in Vietnam (part two) from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Michael Jenkins – Mid Conference Thoughts

June 23, 2010
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I managed to catchup with Michael Jenkins towards the end of a very busy first day. Michael is impressed with the commitment the Vietnamese government made during the opening speeches. Things are boding well for the future of in-country PES.
Michael Jenkins – mid conference thoughts from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Voices from the Markets: Panel Discussion

June 23, 2010
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And here’s the panel discussion, chaired by Michael Jenkins,  that followed Walter and David’s presentations.  The first video is the introduction to the Q&A and the second is the Q&A itself.

Voices from the Markets: Panel Discussion from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

Voices from the Markets: Q&A from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Forest Carbon and REDD Architecture: Tim Boyle presents the UN REDD Program

June 23, 2010
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Tim Boyle is one of three UN coordinators for the UN REDD Asia Pacific Region. Tim is based in Thailand and is engaged across a number of countries across the region supporting the development of REDD.

You can find out more about UN REDD on their website here.

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