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Mobile Devices for Community-Based REDD+ Monitoring: A Case Study for Central Vietnam

Arun Pratihast, Martin Herold, Valerio Avitabile, Sytze de Bruin, Harm Bartholomeus, Carlos Jr., Lars Ribbe
2012 Sensors  
Despite the potential, the use of mobile device system for community based monitoring (CBM) is still exceptional and faces implementation challenges.  ...  This paper presents an integrated data collection system based on mobile devices that streamlines the community-based forest monitoring data collection, transmission and visualization process.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge support of the Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD), Germany and the project Land use and climate change interactions in Central Vietnam  ... 
doi:10.3390/s130100021 pmid:23344371 pmcid:PMC3574662 fatcat:qnhltvimcjhqrdxvsgjok7no4a

Combining Satellite Data and Community-Based Observations for Forest Monitoring

Arun Pratihast, Ben DeVries, Valerio Avitabile, Sytze de Bruin, Lammert Kooistra, Mesfin Tekle, Martin Herold
2014 Forests  
Based on this complementarity, we propose a framework to integrate local expert monitoring data with satellite-based monitoring data into a National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS) in support of REDD+  ...  Within the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) framework, the involvement of local communities in national forest monitoring activities has the potential to enhance monitoring  ...  Acknowledgments The work presented in this paper was made possible with funding and data from a number of sources  ... 
doi:10.3390/f5102464 fatcat:dt2pnkjcsjeszevn5g76ggbhs4

Mangrove Management, Assessment and Monitoring [chapter]

Klaus Schmitt, Norman C. Duke
2015 Tropical Forestry Handbook  
This chapter provides an overview of mangrove management, assessment, and monitoring. It addresses the need for integrated planning and management, based on sound legal principles.  ...  When a decision for planting has been made, one has to differentiate between planting on degraded and non-degraded sites and distinguish between replanting, rehabilitation, restoration, and afforestation  ...  The Internet, e-books, and apps (application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers, and other mobile devices) are media that can be used to reach a wide audience.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41554-8_126-1 fatcat:acqekajvh5eubdvr3emkmor6ke

Mangrove Management, Assessment, and Monitoring [chapter]

Klaus Schmitt, Norman C. Duke
2016 Tropical Forestry Handbook  
This chapter provides an overview of mangrove management, assessment, and monitoring. It addresses the need for integrated planning and management, based on sound legal principles.  ...  When a decision for planting has been made, one has to differentiate between planting on degraded and non-degraded sites and distinguish between replanting, rehabilitation, restoration, and afforestation  ...  The Internet, e-books, and apps (application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers, and other mobile devices) are media that can be used to reach a wide audience.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-54601-3_126 fatcat:lfmz44kvczfhtmg6as22xt4iha

How REDD+ Is Performing Communities

Margaret Skutsch, Esther Turnhout
2018 Forests  
REDD+ policies generally evoke communities as both potential beneficiaries of REDD+ and as agents for its implementation.  ...  Community based approaches are becoming the norm in environmental governance initiatives.  ...  CIFOR's Global Comparative Study on REDD+, which used existing community forest management and payment for environmental services projects as proxies for REDD+ is a clear example of this.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f9100638 fatcat:mwer4anwynfjhfp6swmyaxt6ee

Climate Change in Vietnam [chapter]

Philipp Schmidt-Thome, Thi Ha Nguyen, Thanh Long Pham, Jaana Jarva, Kristiina Nuottimäki
2014 SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences  
Finally, the inventory software and tools can provide historical data which is a key input for estimating national reference cases for evaluating REDD projects.  ...  Vietnam's National REDD+ Program and Plans The UN REDD website provides a clear statement of the context for the development of the national REDD+ program for Vietnam.  ...  assistance for extreme weather events  Improve monitoring, evaluation, and early warning systems  Technical support for Vietnam's Participation in a Greater Mekong Sub-region Climate Change Agreement  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-12346-2_2 fatcat:istgu7c7qfbjresg75re3lmdji

Can the subaltern protect forests? REDD+ compliance, depoliticization and indigenous subjectivities

Franziska Müller
2020 Journal of Political Ecology  
Empirically I focus on educational materials that have been designed for REDD+ projects in cooperation with one of the world's largest REDD+ funds, Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative.  ...  In total, these strategies promote programmatic subjectivities among indigenous 'stakeholders' and contribute to a new, 'glocal' understanding of nature-society relations.Keywords: global environmental  ...  Nevertheless, community-based carbon monitoring, and thus the creation of hybrid carbon knowledge is portrayed as a universal and empowering methodology that is useful for any community, for instance in  ... 
doi:10.2458/v27i1.23198 fatcat:yi3yzu7tazhnnjjck7dti2y734

Are We Them? Textual and Literary Representations of the Chinese in Twentieth-Century Thailand

Chaloemtiarana Thak
2014 Southeast Asian studies  
This study does not involve an exhaustive review of all texts but will focus on a few well-known and popular ones.  ...  My interest for this exercise is to study how the Chinese in Siam/Thailand are portrayed in Thai language texts, that is, prose fiction and non-fiction produced in the twentieth century (I will not include  ...  My thanks also go to Ms Narumi Shitara for her effective facilitation and instruction, and to Ms Wee Wong for her editorial assistance.  ... 
doi:10.20495/seas.3.3_473 fatcat:qgmhoa2r3ba4xpbiyf2l6gi6pu

Forestry discourses and forest based development – an introduction to the Special Issue

W. De Jong, G. Galloway, P. Katila, P. Pacheco
2017 International forestry review  
REDD+ politics in the media: A case study from Vietnam Illegal logging and legality verification Winkel et al.  ...  For their part, Pham et al. (2017a) provide an illustrative example of how infrequently discourses like REDD+ actually find their way into the media; in this case in Vietnam with restrictions on public  ... 
doi:10.1505/146554817822407358 fatcat:jgmzl4riznbkvmdxmy3p3khnvy

Congo Basin Forests: Description [chapter]

Carole Megevand, Aline Mosnier, Joël Hourticq, Klas Sanders, Nina Doetinchem, Charlotte Streck
2013 Deforestation Trends in the Congo Basin  
Most of the evidence for this comes from case studies in the Neotropics 37 , with a paucity of relevant studies conducted in the Congo Basin.  ...  As a result of this partnership, achievements have been recorded in mobilization and coordination of early funds for REDD+.  ...  The study conducted by the authors in 2010 and relating to land management in Central Africa makes six proposals: 1.  ... 
doi:10.1596/9780821397428_ch01 fatcat:5yfblandefdoletkodwypslck4

A Study on Selecting Greenhouse Gas Reduction Options: A Simulation Analysis for Vietnam

Anh Quynh Tang, Takeshi Mizunoya
2021 Sustainability  
This Vietnamese case study investigates optimal GHG mitigation options for both economic development and emission reduction by simulating four scenarios characterized by the different carbon tax and subsidy  ...  Therefore, a combined approach is necessary.  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors acknowledge the General Statistics Office of Vietnam and Vietnam's Ministry of Natural resources and Environment for the data which is materials to the preparation of this manuscript  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132413530 fatcat:m47vmigorndbndf325cg23qsui

Relasphone—Mobile and Participative In Situ Forest Biomass Measurements Supporting Satellite Image Mapping

Matthieu Molinier, Carlos López-Sánchez, Timo Toivanen, Ilkka Korpela, José Corral-Rivas, Renne Tergujeff, Tuomas Häme
2016 Remote Sensing  
Digital cameras can be used as a relascope device to measure basal area, a forest density variable that is closely related to biomass.  ...  Due to the high cost of traditional forest plot measurements, the availability of up-to-date in situ forest inventory data has been a bottleneck for remote sensing image analysis in support of the important  ...  [22] used mobile devices for community-based REDD+ monitoring in Vietnam and showed that local communities can provide data with comparable accuracy to expert measurements for estimating tree counts  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8100869 fatcat:2wybveg3ubh7hjrgeqguz7u5xq

Assembling sustainable territories: space, subjects, objects, and expertise in seafood certification

Peter Vandergeest, Stefano Ponte, Simon Bush
2015 Environment and planning A  
Through the analysis of four case studies of sustainability certification in seafood, we conclude that assembling sustainability territories does not necessarily lead to a 'green grab', and that while  ...  Finally, we call for more nuanced understandings of sustainability certification as made up of multiple logics beyond the market.  ...  Among the four case studies, this is where state authority was most clearly employed in the process of assembling a (national) sustainable territory, and where it reasserted itself through a market-based  ... 
doi:10.1177/0308518x15599297 fatcat:qdbvaystb5cmpoayqo6z6yd54y

The Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources in Southeast Asia: Issues and Challenges

David Glover, Lee Poh Onn
2008 Sojourn  
The World Bank is currently funding a program on the economics of adaptation to climate change (EACC), using case studies in nine countries including Vietnam.  ...  New mechanisms for promoting sustainable land use are needed, drawing on the experience from emerging financial models based on mitigation payments through schemes such as REDD, payment for environmental  ...  for climate change; a similarly diverse group is involved in agricultural and rural development.  ... 
doi:10.1355/ae25-1a fatcat:ine2e6764bb2pbxi5luisvci7i

What's Past is Prologue: A Scoping Review of Recent Public and Global Health Informatics Literature

Brian E Dixon, Jamie Pina, Hadi Kharrazi, Fardad Gharghabi, Janise Richards
2015 Online Journal of Public Health Informatics  
Methods: We conducted a semi-systematic review of articles published between January 2012 and September 2014 where information and communications technologies (ICT) was a primary subject of the study or  ...  a main component of the study methodology.  ...  A human centered GeoVisualization framework to facilitate visual exploration of telehealth data: a case study.  ... 
doi:10.5210/ojphi.v7i2.5931 pmid:26392846 pmcid:PMC4576440 fatcat:ckxsmuwlanfihe6vabfkoi2sqa
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