This presentation covers various monitoring methods for carbon accounting, including the types of data needed for using USAID’s Forest Carbon Calculator, how to conduct project monitoring (including the development of monitoring plans, sampling, and collecting and analyzing data), general concepts and guidance, and an overview of the national monitoring systems in India (forest carbon inventory), Australia (national carbon accounting system), and the United States (Forest Service carbon inventory).
Asia LEDS Training
Source Organization: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), USAID, World Agroforestry Center
Training Audience: Business / project developer / financial institution, Planner / policy-maker / implementer (national government), Planner / policy-maker / implementer (sub-national government)
Difficulty Level: Some technical background required
Training Type: Powerpoint