WORKSHOP DAY #1 PROGRAMME – 26th April, 2012

Location: Raffles Hotel Le Royal

 9:00-9:20 Opening ceremony, and welcome addresses by:

H. E. Mr. Khong Sam Nuon, Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment

Ms. Ariane DUCREUX, Deputy Representative, French Development Agency Beijing Offic

Ms. Chang Ying, Deputy Director, The Administrative Centre for China’s Agenda 21

9:20-9:40 Bamboo and climate change – from the international perspective

Speaker: Dr. Yannick Kuehl, INBAR

9:45-10:05  Introduction of the “rural carbon” Development and Capacity Building Project in Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces

Speaker: Ms. Chang Ying, ACCA21

10:10-10:30 Policy/current situation of Bamboo industry/carbon credit in Cambodia

Speaker: Technical expert form Forestry Administration (to be announced) 

10:35-10:55 Bamboo Resource Potentials of Cambodia — Bamboo Assessments Techniques and Ongoing Bamboo Activities in Cambodia

Speaker: Mr. Jeevanandhan Duraisamy, Climate Change officer FAO Representation in Cambodia

(there will be a 5 minute Q&A after each speech)

Host: Dr. Eric Mousset


11:00-11:20   Tea break


11:20-12:20 Policy/current situation/case study of Bamboo carbon credit in India

Speakers: Mr. Rajendra P Agarwalla IFS, Addl PCCF Assam (India);

and Dr. Mathur, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (India)

(there will be a 10 minute Q&A after each speech)

Host: Dr Gary Kawaguchi

12:30-14:00   Lunch


Session 1. How to develop rural carbon projects?

14:00-14:20    CDM development in China

Speaker: Ms. Xie Xi, Project officer, The Administrative Centre for China’s Agenda 21

14:20-14:40 Introduction of the “Bamboo Afforestration Project in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan”

Speaker: Ms. Ni Chengwei, Project manager, Yunnan CDM Centre

14:40-15:00 Introduction of the “Forestation of degraded land using species including bamboo”

Speaker: Mr. Zhang Xiaoquan, Senior expert, The Nature Conservancy China Program

15:00-15:30  Discussion

Speakers: Experts team and all participants


15:30-15:50   Tea break

Section 2. How to access carbon finance?

15:50-16:20 Experiences and perspective of bamboo carbon credit marketing (e.g. Panda standard)

Speaker: M. Philippe Coste, Senior Partner Carbonium

16:20-16:50 Entering the carbon markets - lessons learnt from pro-poor carbon projects in Cambodia

Speaker: Mrs. Carter Sarah, Alliance Manager Nexus-Carbon for Development

16:50-17:20    Cambodia case study

Speaker: (to be announced) 

17:20-17:50   Discussion

Speakers: Experts team and all participants


17:50-18:20   Conclusion

Host: TNC


19:00 Social event and dinner (venue to be announced on the day)