Introduction on the Sub-technical Working Group on MRV (STWG-MRV)
The Sub-technical Working Group on MRV (STWG-MRV) meets periodically, averaging once in two months. If you would like to join these meetings, please send an email to Akiko.Inoguchi@fao.org.
Sub-technical Working Group on MRV (STWG-MRV) meets periodically, averaging
once in two months. If you would like to join these meetings, please send an
email to Akiko.Inoguchi@fao.org.Co-conveners:
Department of Science Technology and International
Cooperation, VNFOREST, MARD
procedures of the STWG:
The STWG-MRV is a loose network of organizations/individuals
working on aspects of MRV and REL/RL of REDD+ readiness in Vietnam.
STWG-MRV functions as a venue for general or focused discussions on related
matters, and operates without a documented TOR.
The STWG-MRV meets periodically
or as opportunities arise.
Meeting minutes are shared with the Network members
through its google-groups email list-serve.
hosted meetings so far (as of April 2011):
21 April 2010: Brain-storming on MRV framework for
13 August 2010: REL/RL and PCM
25-26 August 2010: Joint field meeting on
Participatory Carbon Monitoring (and implications of REDD+ in CFM areas) in Dak
12 October 2010: R-PP components 3 and 4 review
23 November 2010: REL/RL and MRV general discussions with
FAO lead technical office
21 January 2011: MRV related deliberations from Cancun
Main areas of
discussions so far:
Different institutional options for forest inventory and
monitoring in Vietnam
REL/RL methodology discussions (for details, see R-PP
Participatory C-stock monitoring (PCM) - its roles,
functions and approaches for measurement
Historical forest inventory data/map availability and quality
Forestry data platform (FORMIS)
Updates on the proposal for the 5th Cycle of the
National Forest Inventory and Monitoring Programme (NFIMP)
Institutional arrangements for the National MRV System
Other information sharing from related activities and