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International seminar "Valuation of forest multi-functions and integrated approaches to maximize its benefits"

Forestry Agency organized International Seminar "Valuation of forest multi-functions and integrated approaches to maximize its benefits" on 12 September 2013 at Kyoto International Conference Center.

1.Date and Venue

Date: 12 September 2013

Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center


More than 100 people from governments, international organization, research institute, private sector, students, etc


In the outcome of UNCSD (Rio+20) “The Future We Want” in June 2012, the importance of integrating sustainable forest management objectives and practices into the mainstream of economic policy and decision-making is stressed (para.196). Further in the resolution of UNFF10 in April 2013, “assessing the non-market values of forest products, goods and services, including non-wood forest products, and sharing lessons learned on different financial tools and instruments for recognizing these values” is identified in para.6 of WG1 as one of the tasks for CPF. As one of the side events related to FAO Technical Meeting for FRA2015 , Forestry Agency of Japan organize an International Seminar on valuation of forest multi-functions and the related integrated approaches to maximize its benefits in collaboration with FAO and participants of the FAO Meeting.
(1) Key note speech
Forest area trends and environmental functions in FRA 2015Foerst area trends(PDF:2,921KB)

Kenneth MacDicken, Team Leader of Global Forest Assessment and Reporting, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

Reproductive Forest Resources as Incentive of Local Community and Role of Forest Ecosystem Services(PDF:3,404KB)

Shigeo KOBAYASHI, Professor, Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University Graduate School

(2) Presentations
Global Research Trends in the Valuation and Accounting of Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services (PDF:703KB)

Kentaro YOSHIDA, Professor, Fisheries Science and Environmental Studies, NAGASASKI University Graduate School

Japan's trial calculation of currency evaluation for forest multi-functions and effort to promote and enhance forest environmental function (PDF:1,851KB)

Hiroki KATSURAGAWA, Director of Planning Division, Forestry Agency of Japan

Efforts of scientific evaluation and analysis of forest multifunctions: soil and water conservation (PDF:1,608KB) 

Masamichi TAKAHASHI, Principal Research Coordinator in charge of Conservation of Forest Resources, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute of Japan

Assessing the non-market values of forest products, goods and services, New Zealand's experience(PDF:1,067KB)

Ian Payton, Information Analyst, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand

The next chapter in Australia's State of Forests Report (PDF:3,024KB)

Claire Howell, Manager National Forest inventory, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia

(3) Panel Discussion (PDF:269KB)  and its summary (PDF:133KB)

Facilitator: Ichiro NAGAME, Senior Policy Analyst for International Affairs, Forestry Agency of Japan



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