Watch this Discussion Forum on the second day of the Global Landscapes Forum 2015, in Paris, France alongside COP21. Land use change, deforestation and agricultural production represent a fourth of global GHG-emissions, and a third of achievable global mitigation by 2030. This session discusses how remote sensing and land use modeling can help REDD+ countries set their emission targets, present statistically convincing results and assess the impact of different policy options on land use change. Land use models can support countries in taking account of agricultural and other demands for land for achieving their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC’s).

Moderator: Kriton Arsenis, Founder, Roadfree primary forests initiative


Gilberto Câmara, Senior Researcher, Earth Observation Directorate, National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil

David Cooper, Deputy Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Bianca Hoersch, Sentinel-2 Mission Manager, European Space Agency (ESA)

William Laurance, Director, Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science, James Cook University

Nur Masripatin, Director General for Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia

Martin Tadoum, Deputy Executive Secretary, COMIFAC

Christopher Martius, Principal Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Sunday, 6 December 2015
Global Landscapes Forum, Paris, France
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