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CGE Hands-on training workshop on national greenhouse gas inventories for the Latin American and Caribbean Region
Panama City, Panama
25 - 29 October 2004


Presentations (with the exception of the CGE hands-on training material on GHG inventories which will be posted soon).

Monday 25 October

The UNFCCC guidelines on national greenhouse gas inventories (Decision 17/CP.8, and “User Manual”)
Dominique Revet (UNFCCC)

Preparation and consideration of GHG inventories under the UNFCCC over the last years: experiences which could assist
the Latin American and the Caribbean region (Original title: Preparación y consideración de los inventarios de gases de efecto invernadero en el marco de la CMNUCC en los últimos años: experiencias útiles para la región de América Latina y el Caribe)
Roberto Acosta (UNFCCC)

Introduction to the IPCC GHG inventory software
Taka Hiraishi (IPCC)

Use of the IPCC GHG inventory software for reporting under the UNFCCC
Roberto Acosta (UNFCCC)

Tuesday 26 October

The Energy Sector
Case study of Brazil on fugitive emissions

The Agriculture Sector
Case study of Colombia on enteric fermentation (Original title: Caso estudio de Colombia sobre fermentación entérica)
Luz Dary Yepez

Wednesday 27 October

The Agriculture Sector (Cont.)
Case study of Costa Rica on agricultural soils (Original title: Caso estudio de Costa Rica sobre suelos agrícolas)
Ana Rita Chacon


The Industrial Processes Sector
Case study of Uruguay (Original title: Caso estudio del Uruguay)
Virginia Sena

Thursday 28 October

The Waste Sector
Case study of Bolivia (Original title: Caso estudio de Bolivia)
Freddy Tejada


The Land-Use Change and Forestry Sector
Case study of Mexico on abandonment of managed lands (Original title: Caso estudio de México sobre incorporación de tierras abandonadas)
René Martínez Bravo

Friday 29 October

The Land-Use Change and Forestry Sector (Cont.)
Difficulties in calculating net CO2 emissions from Brazilian agricultural soils
Ricardo Vianna            

Inventory Management Systems:
Capacity building for improving the quality of GHG inventories, Europe/CIS region
Katarina Mareckova

Managing the national GHG inventory process
Katarina Mareckova

Developing a national system for GHG inventories
Lisa Hanle

Case study of Mexico on inventory management system (Original title: Caso estudio de México sobre sistemas de manejo de inventario)
Luis Conde


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