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International Workshop on Forest Monitoring in Support of Sustainable Forest Man

The International Workshop on Forest Monitoring in support of Sustainable Forest Management in Asia-Pacific Region, sponsored by the APFNet, was held in Beijing from 29-30 April, 2010, organized by the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF) in collaboration with the Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD). 35 officers and experts on the forest monitoring from FAO, GOFC-GOLD and 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific region participated in the workshop. Discussion was held on the policies and techniques in terms of promoting sustainable forest management in a dynamic manner. Follow-up training courses were proposed to be developed to improve the capacity and the skills to carry out the forest monitoring activities using the remote sensing technology, with the support from APFNet.

Participating countries in this workshop includes: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, US, Australia and China, shared their experiences.



 The Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation - A new initiative in the region 8.62 Mb


 Asia-Pacific Region’s Forest and Land Cover Monitoring Program: a Proposal for its phased evolution  424.90 Kb 

 National Reporting on Australia’s Forests 717.29 Kb (Dan Firth)


 Forest Monitoring in Support of SFM in Cambodia 2.12 Mb (Mr. Long Ratanakoma & Mr. Preap Som, Forestry Administration Kingdom of Cambodia)


 Forest Monitoring in Support of SFM in Cambodia 2.02 Mb (Michael Brady, Executive Director)

 National Forest Monitoring: Canadian Perspective 2.15 Mb (Michael Brady, Canadian Forest Service)

 Brief on Forest Carbon Tracking Task 950.26 Kb (Michael Brady, Canadian Forest Service)


 Forest Resources Update & National Forest Inventory in China 2.11 Mb (Xia Chaozong)

 Chinese Land Observation Satellite Data and Application  4.53 Mb


 Introduction to forest monitoring in Asia and the Pacific 2.07 Mb (Patrick B. Durst, Senior Forestry Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)

 Forest monitoring in Asia-Pacific: collaboration and harmonization 1.22 Mb (Patrick B. Durst, Senior Forestry Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)


 Forest Monitoring in Indonesia 2.37 Mb


 Forest management in support of Sustainable forest Management in Asia-Pacific Region 592.30 Kb (Mr Linthong KHAMDY, Deputy Director of Forest Inventory and Planning Division, Department of Forestry)


 Malaysia Country Report 2.46 Mb (ZURINAH PAWANTEH & HIZAMRI YASIN PHD., Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia)


 Managing Forests towards Sustainability in Myanmar 1.59 Mb (Win Hlaing, Director, Planning and Statistics Department Ministry of Forestry & Khin Maung Oo, Deputy Director, Planning and Statistics Division Forest Department)


 Current Situation and Main Problem of Forest Resources Dynamic Management in THAILAND 2.96 Mb (Mr. Songsak Witthayaudom, Director of Forest Economic Division,RFD. & Mr. Korn Manassrisuksi, Director of Administrative Division, Forest Land Management Bureau, RFD.)


 The introduction of the Workshop and related studies at the Chinese Academy of Forestry  4.90 Mb (John Townshend and Li Zengyuan, Chinese Academy of Forestry)

 Recent developments in US Capabilities 6.22 Mb (John Townshend and Tatiana Loboda, University of Maryland)

 Geospatial tools for fire monitoring and management 6.24 Mb (Tatiana Loboda, University of Maryland)


 Forest resources Inventory, Assessment and Monitoring in Vietnam 2.05 Mb (Dr. nguyen Phu Hung, Deputy Director General of Forest Inventory and planning Institute)

Group Discussion

 Group 1 Policy and institutions 92.41 Kb

 Group 2 Research and technical 167.84 Kb