Reliable, verifiable, and efficient monitoring of biodiversity via metabarcoding

Organised by REDD@WUR

Fri 14 February 2014 10:00 to 12:30

Venue Lumen, gebouwnummer 100
Room Lumen 1

Dr. Douglas W. Yu of the School of Biological sciences, University of East Anglia will present his work on metabarcoding and its potential role for carbon monitoring for REDD+. The talk is followed by a workshop on the potential for metabarcoding for REDD+ research at Wageningen University. This workshop includes several presentations from the REDD@WUR network.


10:00-11:00 Presentation Dr. Yu

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Workshop REDD@WUR

  • Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers (FNP): REDD+ biodiversity monitoring from the perspectives of the UNFCCC and CBD
  • Martin Herold & Brice Mora (GIRS): Some experiences and ideas for improving biodiversity monitoring in the REDD+ context
  • Marielos Pena Claros (FEM): Biodiversity monitoring concepts and links to carbon: the ROBIN project experience


For questions and more information please contact Jessica de Koning

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