Climate Change Course 2015

It has been a long time since the last post was published. On this 2015 the agenda of climate change course continues, carried out by a collaboration from University of Indonesia (UI) and Columbia University. The course will be held on February until March 2015 and divided into eight topics, which are:

  1. The basic of climate change
  2. Forest and biodiversity survey and monitoring.
  3. Social and cultural aspect on forest utilization.
  4. Natural resources economic.
  5. The application of remote sensing on forestry.
  6. The application of geographic information system (GIS) on forestry.
  7. The law of environment.
  8. The business of environment.

All of the topics will be filled with experts from each fieldwork. Some of the topic also include outdoor activity, beside regular in-class course. The course will took place in UI campus, Indonesia.

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REDD Professional Training

Reducing Emission from Deforestation and forest Degradation a.k.a. REDD recently become popular and has been taught by many trainers in various place. Basically, it is a strategy which provides a carbon-trade mechanism to reduce forest conversion along with carbon emission produced from forest logging, although it is difficult to achieve realistic results on the field. The scope of REDD actions include reducing forest conversion, conserving biodiversity, and considering the rights of local forest communities.

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