26-28 July 2017 - Beijing, China
The Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization organized The First Expert Group Meeting on the Feasibility Study of ¡°Forest Carbon Stock Assessment using Geospatial Technologies¡± Project, on July 26-28, 2017 at Beijing, China. Experts from Bangladesh, China, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru and Thailand attended this Meeting.
Dr. Manop Aorpimai, Director General of Department of Strategic Planning and Program Management of APSCO, gave a welcome speech on behalf of the Secretariat. He welcomed all the participants and thanked everyone for their participation and contribution in the Meeting. He emphasized the importance and advantages of conducting the feasibility study of the ¡°Forest carbon stock assessment using geospatial technologies¡± project as well as mutual benefits for the Member States from this project. All participating experts acknowledged and appreciated the efforts on the Feasibility Study Report led by Project Initiator, SUPARCO. Subjects on ¡°User Requirements and Objectives¡±, ¡°Data requirements and Specifications¡±, ¡°Work Breakdown¡±, ¡°Implementation Plan¡± and ¡°Cost and Benefit Analysis¡± are discussed and overall plan of this project is introduced in the meeting. User requirements from member states have also been shared during the meeting
It was recognized by all participants that the First Expert Group Meeting on the Feasibility Study of ¡°Forest Carbon Stock Assessment using Geospatial Technologies¡± project was successful, and the main objectives of the meeting have been achieved. APSCO values and appreciates the hard work, contribution, great efforts and continuous support from participants of the meeting.