The 4th MRV Technical Working Group meeting on National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS) and Forest Reference Emission Levels/ Reference Levels (FRELs/FRLs)

Nay Pyi Taw, 31 May 2017 – The 4th MRV Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting was held at the Hotel Max, Nay Pyi Taw today. The main objective of the meeting is to discuss and share the updated information on emission factor and activity data development.

The progresses of MRV component, activity data calculation, emission factor calculation for FREL/FRL, national forest inventory piloting as well as the key achievements of REDD+ Myanmar through UN-REDD Programme support were presented and discussed respectively. The updated information regarding to other Technical Working Groups: Stakeholder Engagement and Safeguards TWG and Drivers and Strategy TWG is also shared during the meeting.

The representatives from Government agencies of Department of Agricultural Land Management and Statistics, Survey Department, Environmental Conservation Department and Forest Department and CSOs (FREDA and MFA) were participated in the meeting.