Presentation on theme: "UNFCCC “ killing two birds with one stone…. ” Building capacity for assessing forests and carbon Dieter Schoene, FAO, Rome FRA."— Presentation transcript:
UNFCCC “ killing two birds with one stone…. ” Building capacity for assessing forests and carbon Dieter Schoene, FAO, Rome FRA
perspective mandates, activities mandates, activities the common basis: NFRA the common basis: NFRA state of forest inventories state of forest inventories consistency in reporting ? consistency in reporting ? FAO’s support to NFRA FAO’s support to NFRA conclusions conclusions mayhem in definitions mayhem in definitions FRA UNFCCC
mandates … National Communications (Art.4, 12, UNFCCC)National Communications (Art.4, 12, UNFCCC) Annual GHG inventories (Art.7, KP, CP/2001 / L2)Annual GHG inventories (Art.7, KP, CP/2001 / L2) Provide continuous info on the state of worldwide forests Worldwide access to reliable forest info building national capacity UNFCCC FRA
National Forest Resource Assessments Global Forest Resource Assessment Assessment National Communication LULUCF FRA UNFCCC the common basis the common basis
NAI: emissions from forest conversion NAI: emissions from forest conversion UNFCCC FRA
pilot assessmentpilot assessment standard design, flexibelstandard design, flexibel objective info, state & changeobjective info, state & change global, national, local focusglobal, national, local focus information management systeminformation management system national capacity building, controlnational capacity building, control low cost (~ $ 0.5 Mio)low cost (~ $ 0.5 Mio) donor fundingdonor funding FAO’s Support to NFA FRA UNFCCC
value of NFRA information ViVi i NFRA: maximizing cost/benefit FRA UNFCCC
NFRA - 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 use, products, servicesuse, products, services rightsrights UNFCCC
the way forward …. register for NFRA support register for NFRA support search for funding search for funding recognize dilemma ! recognize dilemma ! reporting burden reduced ! national commitment, NFP FRA UNFCCC implement NFRA implement NFRA reliable data for NFP and reporting!
huge information gap on forests, key sourcehuge information gap on forests, key source national policy, international reporting need reliable informationnational policy, international reporting need reliable information strong synergies UNFCCC / FRAstrong synergies UNFCCC / FRA opportunity for concerted actionopportunity for concerted action NFRA cheap, efficient, external fundingNFRA cheap, efficient, external funding FRA UNFCCC Conclusions many birds with one stone ! many birds with one stone !