Local lessons to global implications – pathways to effective forest-related policies

Bonn, Germany
Nov 30, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018

On 30 November 2018, at 15:00-19:00 we are gathering in Bonn to discuss how locally learnt lesson can lead to global implications. We will be highlighting the SFM, FLEGT and REDD policy coherence: impacts, synergies and lessons from local to national level, with case studies from Guyana, Suriname, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia.

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Programme

15:00-15:30 Registration

15:30 Seminar starts
Welcoming words by Jo Van Brusselen, EFI

Donor perspective on the need for policy coherence for a stronger role of forests in sustainable development
Dr. Thomas Baldauf, German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL)

SFM, FLEGT, REDD policy coherence: impacts, synergies and lessons from local to national level, case studies from three continents:
Case study in Democratic Republic of Congo by Dr. Bruno Verbist, KU Leuven
Case study in Indonesia, by Ms. Laura Prill/Dr. Prem Neupane, University of Hamburg REDD+
MRV, NFI and TLAS integration options in Suriname: lessons from case studies, by Prof Dr Michael Köhl, University of Hamburg

Global lessons on FLEGT-REDD-SFM policy coherence from SAFARI case studies
Dr. Yitagesu Tekle Tegegne, EFI

The future of global forest governance – lessons from a Delphi study
Ms. Anna Begemann, EFI

Q&A and Panel discussion: “Local lessons to global implications – pathways to effective forest-related policies” moderator: Dr. Lukas Giessen, EFI

Panelists represent the policy making arena, practitioners, scientists, civil society and private sector:

Dr. Thomas Baldauf, BMEL
Mr. Jussi Viitanen, EU FLEGT and REDD Facilities
Dr. Andrew Wardell, CIFOR
Ms. Indra Van Gisbergen, FERN
Mr. Fabian Schmidt-Pramov, GIZ

Closing remarks and take-home messages
Prof. Georg Winkel, EFI

18:00-19:00 Networking reception