MRVS Steering Committee Meetings

MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 22
May 30th, 2016

The twenty second (22) meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on May 30th, 2016 in the Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. Key areas of discussion during this meeting included updates on the recently completed Norwegian Mission to Guyana over the period April 25- May 3, 2016, and an outline of the key elements of Years 6- 10 of the MRVS…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 21
March 31st, 2016

The twenty first (21) meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on March 31st, 2016 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. Key areas oof discussion during this meeting included overview of the status of the MRVS; final results of the year 5 assessment; findings of the year 5 audit by DNV and the plans for year 6 and onwards… Click here for more information


Summary of Special Meeting of MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Presentation by REDD+ for the Guiana Shield Project on Modelling Deforestation in the
Guiana Shield
November 30, 2015

A special meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on November 30, 2015 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. This meeting facilitated the presentation on findings on Modelling Deforestation in the Guiana Shield. This modelling was conducted through funding from the REDD+ for the Guiana Shield Project and was led by Mr Camille Dezécache.Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 19
November 5, 2015

The nineteenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on November 5, 2015 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. Key areas of discussion during this meeting were the findings of the forest area assessment for 2014 (Year 5), as reported in the MRVS Year 5 Interim Measures Report, the audit of the Year 5 assessment by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), and the future of the MRVS…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 17
May 14, 2014

The seventeenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on May 14, 2014 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. Key areas of discussion during this meeting included progress and next steps for Annai CMRV project; updates on plans for implementation of Year 4 of the MRVS; stakeholder engagement on REDD+ & MRVS; MRVS Roadmap Phase 2; and update on Phase 2 of the Forest Carbon Monitoring System…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 16
February 13, 2014

The sixteenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on February 13, 2014 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. During this meeting discussions centred on findings from the Year 3 forest area change assessment; plans for implementation of Year 4 of the MRVS and the upcoming plans for a review of the implementation of the MRVS roadmap…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 15
September 25, 2013

The fifteenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on September 25, 2013 in the Boardroom of the Guyana Forestry Commission. During this meeting there were updates provided on progress of the Accuracy Assessment, Year 3 Forest Area Change Assessment, Phase 2 of the Forest Carbon Monitoring System, and exploring Co‐benefits of REDD+…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 14
August 12, 2013

The fourteenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on August 12, 2013 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. During this meeting there were updates provided on progress of Forest Area Change Assessment for 2012 (Year 3), the Forest Carbon Monitoring System for Phase 2 (Medium Potential for Change Areas), progress to date of work on other areas of REDD+ (reference levels, co‐benefits & outreach activities) and update on the progress of implementation of the Community MRV project…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 13
January 17, 2013

The thirteenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on January 17, 2013 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. During this meeting there were updates provided on the outcomes of the Year 2 Forest Area Assessment; the progress to date on the Forest Carbon Monitoring System as well as next steps in the development of Guyana’s Monitoring Reporting & Verification System (MRVS)…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 12
September 20, 2012

The twelfth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on September 20, 2012 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. Updates on MRVS Activities in terms of the Year 2 forest area change assessment (FAA), progress made to date on the implementation of the Forest Carbon Monitoring System (FCMS) as well as progress made in the development of Reference Levels for Guyana. Updates were also provided on the execution of the Community MRV (CMRV) project to date…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 11
July 12, 2012

The eleventh meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on July 12, 2012 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. This meeting was convened to discuss issues relating to the development of reference level & historic emissions; a reference level tool developed and a Long Term Monitoring Plan for the Forest Carbon Monitoring System for Guyana with experts from Winrock International. The key points arising from the meeting were as follows: 1. The process of development reference levels, the emissions and removals for all REDD+
activities, was discusses, along with the decisions that were made as outcomes of COP 17 in this regard;…Click here for more information


MRVS Steering Committee (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 10
January 23, 2012

The tenth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on January 23, 2012 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting were as follows:
a) A presentation was made to the MRVS SC, updating them on the progress of the Community MRV project to be implemented by Iwokrama, the Global Canopy Programme, the North Rupununi District Development Board and the GFC…Click here for more information


MRVS Steering Committee (MRVS SC)
Summary of Meeting 9
August 9, 2011

The ninth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on August 9, 2011 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting were as follows:
1. Through support from KfW, in a Conservation International Project, the GFC will be receiving support to contract the services of an Ecosystem Services and Carbon Modelling Specialist to conduct Assessment of forest degradation, monitoring requirements for ecosystem services and exploring methods for establishing reference levels.Click here for more information


MRVS Steering Committee
Summary of Meeting 8
April 21, 2011

The eighth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on April 21, 2011 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting were as follows:
1. The Joint Concept Note (JCN), which accompanies the MoU signed between the Government of Guyana and the Kingdom of Norway was recently revised between the two Governments and updated in a number of key areas…Click here for more information


MRVS Steering Committee
Summary of Meeting 7
March 30, 2011

The seventh meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on March 30, 2011 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting were as follows:
1. As of March 30, 2011, assessment of forest area change for Year 1 of MOU between Guyana and Norway was completed. This entailed the completion of the following activities:


MRVS Steering Committee
Summary of Meeting 6
November 18, 2010

The sixth meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on November 18, 2010 in the Lower Conference Room of the Guyana Forestry Commission. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting were as follows:

1. The report, Guyana MRVS Interim Measures Report 2010, has been prepared by Poyry and has been released for public review. This is one of the deliverables of Bid 1 of Guyana’s MRVS…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE
SPECIAL MEETING 5

A Special meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee (MRVS SC) was held on August 25, 2010 in the Lower Conference Room of the GFC. This meeting was convened to allow for the members of the MRVS SC to interact with the consultants of Bids 1 & 2 and for the consultants to present their respective work plans and approaches, and receive inputs and feedback from the Committee…Click here for more information


MRVS STEERING COMMITTEE
MEETING 4

Date: May 19, 2010
Time: 15:30hrs
Venue: Lower Conference Room, GFC

Agenda:
o Updates on the outcomes of the evaluation of proposals & addenda (from short listed
proponents) for Bid 1;
o Updates on the outcomes of evaluation of proposals for Bid 2;
o Finalization of selection of Consultants for Bids 1 & 2…Click here for more information


MRVS Steering Committee
Summary of Meeting 3

The third meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on March 30, 2010. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting were as follows:
1. The outcomes of the evaluation of proposals submitted for Bid 1 (Remote Sensing & GIS Consultant), of the MRVS were discussed. The assessment was conducted based on the evaluation criteria approved by the MRVS Steering Committee. Evaluation of Bid 1 was conducted based on both technical and financial criteria…Click here for more information


MRVS Steering Committee
Summary of Meeting 2

The second meeting of the MRVS Steering Committee was held on February 24, 2010. The key points of discussion arising from the meeting are as follows:
– The roles and responsibilities of the MRVS Technical Subcommittee were discussed, specifically regarding the function of the MRVS Steering Committee and the Technical Sub Committee. It was agreed that Terms of Reference for the Technical Subcommittee be forwarded to all members of the Steering Committee…Click here for more information


Summary of Steering Committee Meeting 1
Monitoring Reporting and Verification System Development and
Implementation

Key Points of Discussion
– Guyana’s national climate change mitigation programme is summarized in the LCDS, of which the readiness preparation to target a forest carbon financing mechanism is one aspect.
– A Monitoring Reporting & Verification System (MRVS) is a key component of the LCDS and is a requirement for performance based payments…Click here for more information

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