Archive for June, 2010

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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State of Emerging Environmental Markets: James Peters on PES as Vehicles for Biodiversity Conservation

June 23, 2010
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As part of the State of Emerging Environmental Markets session, James Peters, Chief Technical Advisor to the Asian Development Bank EOC, discusses Payments for Ecosystem Services as financial vehicles for biodiversity conservation, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Poverty Reduction and Rural Development.
State of Emerging Environmental Markets: James Peters on PES as Vehicles for Biodiversity Conservation from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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State of Emerging Environmental Markets: an Overview, Kate Hamilton from Forest Trends

June 23, 2010
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To kick off the State of Emerging Environmental Markets session Kate Hamilton, from Forest Trends, provides an overview of environmental markets in general.
501 1454 from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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State of Emerging Environmental Markets: Richard Caines, International Finance Corporation (IFC) on the IFC’s role in REDD and forestry

June 23, 2010
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Richard Caines from the International Finance Corporation takes the Katoomba meeting through a whistle stop tour of the the IFC’s role in REDD and forestry.
Richard Caines, International Finance Corporation (IFC) on the IFC’s role in REDD and forestry from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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Keynote Introduction: Nguyen Khac Hieu on Climate and Landuse looking forward

June 23, 2010
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This mornings introduction was on Climate and Landuse in Vietnam looking forward.  It was delivered by Nguyen Khac Hieu, Vice Director General, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Government of Vietnam.  Amongst other topics his talk looked at the Vietnamese national programs on climate change.

Apologies if it’s a problem to view.  The length of the presentation necessitated using Vimeo which can be problematic when downloading in areas with slow Internet connections.
Keynote Introduction: Nguyen Khac Hieu on Climate and Landuse looking forward from Katoomba Group on Vimeo.

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