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inFORm Consortium International forest management. Prof Jim Lynch, OBE Director of Forestry. P. P. GLOBAL REDD+ MARKET. Total $100 bn by 2020 ($12500m pa) (3% from UK through DfID) Environmental services $250m(2%) Inventory/Satellites $125 m(1%) Legal $1250m(10%) Finance $1250m(10%)

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inFORm Consortium

International forest management

Prof Jim Lynch, OBE

Director of Forestry




Total $100 bn by 2020 ($12500m pa) (3% from UK through DfID)

  • Environmental services $250m(2%)

  • Inventory/Satellites $125 m(1%)

  • Legal $1250m(10%)

  • Finance $1250m(10%)

  • Countries/Communities$9625(77%)


  • DfID FGMC (Forest Governance, Markets & Climate) Programme

  • DfID /Royal Society PanAfrica Capacity Building Programme

  • EU EuropeAid

  • FAO

  • World Bank

  • Financial Institutions

International Forest Management

Overall Objectives



inFORmdelivers a full package of services that, when implemented together, have a greater impact and increased efficiency


inFORmwill meet the needs of all the relevant components of REDD+ goals and objectives

REDD+ intends to reduce poverty in developing countries and address climate change issues

Specific Objectives

inFORm geographical experience

REDD+ and remote sensing

Capabilities Remote Sensing

Optical medium and high resolution data from DMC Satellites

Global data availability, continuity and comparability

Africa 2012

Africa 2010

Africa 2011

Capabilities Remote Sensing

  • Radar data from TerraSARX and NovaSar

Remote sensing is the most cost efficient tool to monitor wide, non-accessible forest areas in order to report changes in forest and land use, protect forest and manage natural resources

Capabilities - Traceability technologies for forest products

Helveta’s timber tracking technology, for ground truth data and validation of remote sensed techniques.

Capabilities - Carbon Accounting

Capabilities – social aspects

Capabilities –legal aspects

Capabilities –legal aspects

Capabilities - Financial Aspects




  • Christine Lancaster, CalCarbon Ltd

  • Steve Running, Montana Univ

  • Stephen Nortcliff, Reading Univ

  • Jeff Burley, Oxford, Univ

  • Renton Righelato, Reading Univ

  • Iain Woodhouse, Edinburgh Univ

  • Hubert Hasenauer, BOKU Vienna

International Advisory Board

  • Prof Nigel Poole, CGIAR

  • Prof Tony Simons, ICRAF

  • Dr Gilberto Camara, INPE

    This will ensure good governance as well as giving advice

Thank you!

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+44(0)7557 562192

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