This Side Event will be held on Wednesday 4 May from 12.30 to 14.00: “A challenge to harmonize international efforts to fight against deforestation: towards a new, ecologically robust typology of the world’s forests”.
The speakers will be:
- Aurélie Ahmim-Richard, Head of Forestry and sustainable agriculture at the FFEM.
- Dr Richard Eba’a Atyi, CIFOR, Regional Coordinator for the Central Africa region, Senior Scientist working in forestry management, certification, politics and economics.
- Dr Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury, CIRAD, Ecologist specialising in tropical forest ecology and dynamics.
- Dr Pierre Couteron, IRD-Amap, Researcher in the ecology of tropical vegetation, working on the link between terrestrial and spatial data when characterising tropical vegetation.
- Rémi D’Annunzio, FAO, Forestry Officer working on the development of free and open-source solutions for Earth observation.
- Dr Nicolas Picard, Director of GIP ECOFOR (French Public Interest Group on forest ecosystems)