GOES research scientist, Jay Samek, leads APN project (ARCP-2009-09-Skole) Workshop on "Developing Agroforestry Carbon Offset Protocols for Carbon Financial Markets" in Bangkok, Thailand, March 15-17, 2010, with co-Investigators from the National Research Council of Thailand, the Faculty of Forestry, National University of Laos, and the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Vietnam. A project website has been launched and be accessed here as well as a link to the workshop materials.
“Climate Change, Forests and Farmers: Global Perspectives and Projects at MSU” Symposium 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Room 303 International Center, Michigan State University. The Global Observatory for Ecosystem Service (GOES), Department of Forestry at MSU is hosting a team of eleven visiting scientist from Southeast Asia, May 12 – 19, 2010. Presenters at this symposium include colleagues from universities in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam and from the National Research Council of Thailand, as well as MSU-GOES, Department of Forestry research scientists.