Presentation on theme: "Coping with scarcity of data, knowledge and capacity carbon in developing country forests Dieter Schoene, FAO, Rome."— Presentation transcript:
Coping with scarcity of data, knowledge and capacity carbon in developing country forests Dieter Schoene, FAO, Rome
reporting on carbon National Forest Resource Assessments Global Forest Resource Assessment Assessment National Communication LULUCF forest carbon assessment secondary info
GPG: calculating biomass change MethodFormula(simplified) default ΔB = A*(I v – L) * BEF stock change ΔB = (V 2 – V 1 ) * BEF
GPG: tiers in carbon change assessment Tier Data requirement situation 1 simple default values sparse national data; forest not key category 2 some country-specifc activity data and emission factors key category; data available or obtainable 3 detailed country specific activity data and emission factors key category; detailed data or models available
pilot assessmentpilot assessment standard, flexibel designstandard, flexibel design global, national, local focusglobal, national, local focus objective infoobjective info with capacity buildingwith capacity building low cost (~ $ 0.5 Mio)low cost (~ $ 0.5 Mio) donor fundingdonor funding FAOs support to national forest assessments
national assessment - standard design 1km F1F1 F7F7 F3F3 OWL 4 F5F5 OL 6 OL 8 F2F2 areaarea volumevolume increment, harvestincrement, harvest biomassbiomass trees outside foresttrees outside forest managementmanagement biodiversitybiodiversity products, servicesproducts, services rightsrights
CDM: project carbon research needs C - poolsC - pools PDD projectionPDD projection baselinebaseline unaccounted poolsunaccounted pools Rotation, project lifetimeRotation, project lifetime crediting period & б 2 carbon incrementcrediting period & б 2 carbon increment leakage; fertilizer, biocidesleakage; fertilizer, biocides native trees: V vs.C agroforestry tree crops, bamboo, rattan wood densities wood carbon % integrating bioenergy non-C GHG
CDM: carbon policy research needs national priority of LULUCF sectornational priority of LULUCF sector fit with NFPfit with NFP national criterianational criteria soc.-environmental impactssoc.-environmental impacts cost, revenuecost, revenue risksrisks national offset potentialnational offset potential estimate demand DNA structure integrating HWP update legal, system What if : EC Directive passes? Russia does not ratify ?
Conclusions state data / capacity gap on forests data / capacity gap on forests data / knowledge gap on carbon data / knowledge gap on carbon CDM: data / knowledge / capacity gap CDM: data / knowledge / capacity gap needs national forest assessments forest carbon research policy research capacity building cooperation country / GFRA / UNFCCC external funding
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