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MBG CEPF Project Inception Meeting and Planning Workshop in Hanoi

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According to Dr. Jacinto Regalado - MBG Program Coordinator, the two-days events of MBG CEPF Project Inception Meeting and Planning Workshop will be held at the Army Hotel, 33C Pham Ngu Lao Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam on 15-16 September 2009 with the participantory of many botanists from Vietnam, USA, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and the foreign NGOs representatives in Vietnam

Project on Assessment of the Status and Distribution of Globally Threatened Plant Species in Indochina is three-year project is implemented by the Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) and supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the World Bank. A fundamental goal is to ensure civil society is engaged in biodiversity conservation.

In collaboration with the Species Programme of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Botanical Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the project will coordinate partners across the region to assess, and make publicly available, up-to-date, scientifically based data on globally threatened plant species in Indochina, train local botanists and conservation biologists in the application of global Red List Categories and Criteria, and establish a plant specialist group for Indochina with members from all of the key botanical institutions in the region.

The two-day events will be held at the Army Hotel, 33C Pham Ngu Lao Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam on 15-16 September 2009.

Contact:

Jacinto C. Regalado, Jr., Ph.D.
MBG Program Coordinator
email: jack.regalado@mobot.org
telephone +84-912-784-689

Meeting agenda

MBG CEPF Project Inception Meeting and Planning Workshop 15-16 September 2009, Army Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tuesday, 15 September 2009: Inception Meeting at Room A5 (meeting room by poolside)

08.00 Registration

08.30 Welcome remarks and introduction of participants

08.50 Opening remarks by Professor Chau Van Minh, President, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

09.00 Opening remarks by Mr. John Pilgrim, Programme Manager, CEPF Regional Implementation Team, BirdLife International in Indochina

09.10 Opening remarks by Ms. Olga Martha Montiel, Vice President for Conservation and Sustainable Development, MBG

09.20 Overview of the CEPF project by Dr. Jack Regalado, MBG

10.00 Overview of plant red listing, conservation efforts, and plans for the future in Vietnam by Assoc. Professor Nguyen Hoang Nghia, Forest Science Institute of Vietnam

10.20 Coffee/tea break

10.40 Overview of plant red listing, conservation efforts, and plans for the future in Lao PDR by Dr. Somchanh Bounphanmy, National University of Laos

11.00 Overview of plant red listing, conservation efforts, and plans for the future in Cambodia by Assoc. Professor Yok Lin, Royal University of Phnom Penh

11.20 The present situation of the Flora of Thailand project and Thailand Red Data List by Dr. Kongkanda Chayamarit, Botanical Gardens Organization of Thailand

11.40 Overview of plant red listing, conservation efforts, and plans for the future in China by Professor Sun Weibang, Kunming Botanic Gardens

12.00 Lunch at Army Hotel restaurant

14.00 Application of the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria by Mr. Roy Gereau,  MBG

15.45 Coffee/tea break

16.00 Demonstration of Red Listing and introduction to MBG’s Tropicos database by Mr. Roy Gereau, MBG

17.30 Discussion

19.00 Dinner (at a restaurant to be announced in the morning, kindly RSVP)

Wednesday, 16 September 2009: Project Planning Workshop at Room P1 (meeting room on second floor by hotel restaurant)

08.30 Introduction to MBG’s plant conservation programs by Ms. Olga Martha Montiel, MBG

09.00 Lessons learned and experiences gained from Red Listing plants in East Africa by Mr. Roy Gereau, MBG

09.30 Review project objectives, targeted outcomes, components, work plan, lead partners and collaborators, institutional set-up and staffing arrangements by Jack Regalado, MBG

10.00 Coffee/tea break

10.15 Review the list of priority species for 2010 Red Listing workshop and draft the list for 2011 Red Listing workshop

12.00 Lunch at Army Hotel restaurant

14.00 Enhancing capacity of the Indochina Plant Specialist Group: organization, membership, activities, and communications; work plan for 2008 and next steps
15.30 Coffee/tea break

16.00 Summary of meeting discussions and concluding remarks

19.00 Dinner (at a restaurant to be announced in the morning, kindly RSVP)

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