Recent activities

Recent activities

Capacity building

Venue and Date
Partners and Organizer
Capacity building of local government and community members for Mangrove Restoration Inception Workshop
Online, 15 July 2021
Yayasan IKAMaT, UNDIP, Brawijaya University, UNTAG Banyuwangi, Blue Forest Foundation
Capacity Building on the IPCC 2013 Wetlands Supplement, FREL Diagnostic and Uncertainty Analysis
Online, 20-22 Sep 2021
MANGROVE RESEARCH IN INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT: Recent Advances, Knowledge Gaps and Future Perspectives
Online, 8-10 Dec 2021
Preliminary training of women on the theme of Peatland National Peatland Capacity Building Program
Online, 10-16 Jan 2022
Sub-national workshop on increasing capacity of local community and sub-national government on mangrove restoration and food security
Meeting Room B Building, Floor 5, Central Java Governor Office, Indonesia, 12 Jul 2022
IKAMaT, UNDIP, Brawijaya University, UNTAG Banyuwangi, Blue Forest Foundation
Hybrid training, Ho Chi Minh City, 14–15 Jun 2023
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Nong Lam University (NLU) and the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE)
Exploring criteria and indicators for tropical peatland restoration: A synthesis and way forward
Online webinar, zoom, 17 December 2020
Exploring criteria and indicators for tropical peatland restoration: Governance and socio-economic attributes
Online webinar, zoom, 19 November 2020
Exploring criteria and indicators for tropical peatland restoration: Biophysical attributes and peatland fires
Online webinar, zoom, 14 October 2020
Exploring criteria and indicators for tropical peatland restoration
Online webinar, zoom, 2 September 2020
Community Based Mangrove Management
Rufiji River Delta-Tanzania 2020
Rufiji Mangrove Research and Training Forest (MRTF),
USAID-East Africa,
Save our Mangroves Now (SOMN),
Wetlands International (WI), Tanzania Forest Service’s (TFS), WIOSAP, University of Dar es Salaam (UDES)
Stakeholder workshop on Sectoral Guidance
Songdo-Korea, 14-17 November 2019
Green Climate Fund (GCF), CIFOR, COWI (Danish consulting firm)
Inception meeting of Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) project
Bali-Indonesia, 20-21 December 2019
Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), CIFOR, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF)
Inception meeting of Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) project
Bali-Indonesia, 20-21 December 2019
Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), CIFOR, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF)
Tropical Peatland Mapping Workshop
Peru, 28-30 October 2019
MTRI, USFS, CIFOR, INAIGEM, Peruvian National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR), National Water Authority (ANA), Agency for Environmental Assessment and Enforcement (OEFA), and MINAM, and international private institutions were Law, Environment and Natural Resources (DAR), Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion (CONDESAN), ProBosque-JICA, Center for Ornithology and Biodiversity (CORBIDI), and HELVETAS PERU, National Agrarian University (UNALM) and USFQ
Identifying optimal mangrove restoration methods in Madagascar – scoping activity
Madagascar, 2020-2021
University of Antananarivo School of Agronomic Sciences Department of Forestry, graduate student
Restoration and management assessment
Senegal, 2020
Peace Corps Senegal, the Institute of Science and Environment (ISE) University of Dakar, restoration and management practitioners
Piloting community-based mangrove ecosystem monitoring
Ghana, 2020
USFS, Ghanaian NGO
Developing ecological, economic and social indicators for performance assessment in mangrove restoration sites in Yucatan
Mexico, 2020
Second Regional workshop on Blue Carbon in Latin America and NDCs (II): hands on the Common Reporting Format Tables for GHG Inventories under the UNFCCC, the IPCC 2006 and revised 2019 guidelines
Latin America, 2020
UNFCCC Secretariat, VERRA, Voluntary Carbon Market
Extracting lessons learnt for successful mangrove restoration: hydroecological modelling and improved measurement of carbon stock changes along a chronosequence of restored sites in Yucatan
Mexico, 2020
TNC, Cambridge University
Country Mangrove Decision Support Tool (DST)
Vietnam, 2020
scientists from the Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment, USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station, Watershed Professionals Network
Capacity-building for national-scale mapping of peatlands in the Andes and Amazon of Peru
Peru, 2020
Eddy Flux Training
Peru, 2020
IIAP scientist and technician
Communicating science to policy for sustainable management and conservation of mangroves in the Rufiji Delta, Tanzania
Tanzania, 2020
Capacity building for improved mangrove restoration and management in Senegal
Senegal, 2020
USFS, Institute of Science and Environment
Regional Workshop on Incorporating Blue Carbon in the Nationally Determined Contributions
Vietnam, 8-10 July 2019
Blue Forest, CI, IPBC, giz, IPCC, IUCN, RECOFTC, Silvestrum, UNE, Winrock International
Towards the Regulation of Peatlands in Peru
Peru, 2019
Ministry of Environment (MINAM)
Regional mangrove restoration workshop in West Africa
West Africa, 2019
USFS, West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change, Wetlands International
Enhance community-based mangrove management and restoration in Ghana
Ghana, October 2018
NGO, Community Based
Development of a regional mangrove restoration manual
Tanzania, 2018
United Nations Environment Program , Univ. of Dar es Salaam
Training workshop on Carbon Dynamics and Water Regimes in Rewetted Peatlands
Riau-Indonesia, 13 Feb 2017
Riau University
Training of field protocol, and sample data handling
Bogor-Indonesia, 2017
Capacity building and knowledge tranfer with PT Rimba Makmur Utama
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2017
PT Rimba Makmur Utama
Remote Sensing Applications for Wetland Inventories workshop
Puerto Rico-US, 2017
Field campaign of Ecosystem services, threats and emissions (from conversion of mangroves)
Brazil, 2016
Training of Carbon dynamics on diferrent land use and restoration in Brazilian mangroves
Brazilian Coastline-Brazil, 2016
Oregon State University, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Graduate Student
Training on Carbon Stock Assessment in Tonle Sap’s Flooded Forests
Seam Reap-Cambodia, 24 April-7 May 2016
Pos-Doc Student ,USFS, MOEF, Fisheries Administration, World Conservation Society, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Royal University of Agriculture
Study review and meta-analysis on global mangrove vulnerability to sea level rise
Indonesia, 2016
University of Singapore, Oregon State university
Katingan Restoration Project
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2016
Establishment Maputo Bay Mangrove Research and Training Forest
Maputo Bay-Mozambique, 2016
Eduardo Mondlane University, USFS
Designing Rufiji Mangrove and Training Forest
Rufiji River Delta-Tanzania, 2016
PhD Stundent, USFS
Workshop mangrove carbon stock inventory procedures
Tanzania, Feb 2016
Training workshop on Soil respiration (greenhouse gases) and plant productivity measurements in tropical alpine ecosystems
Colombia, 2015
Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology, and Environmental Studies (IDEAM)
Geophysical peatlands dynamic and peat fire emissions workshop training
Indonesia, 2015
University of Palangkaraya
Assesing the effectiveness of outplanting at restoring the ecosystem services provided by mangrove forests
Quezon-Philiphine, 2015
Government’s Environmental Research and Development Bureau, Forest Service
Training course on field sampling protocol and measuring Mangrove carbon stock
Koh Kong, Srae Ambel and Sihanoukville – Cambodia, 2015
Training on GHG fluxes, peat hydrology, NPP field measurement and spatial analysis
Katingan- Indonesia, May and August 2015
CIFOR, PT. RMU and four students
Training on how to install rSET in mangroves
Philippines, 2015
USFS, Philippine government’s Environment Research and Development Bureau (ERDB)
Training on GHG fluxes measurement in peatland
Colombia, 2015
USFS, Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Michigan Tech
Training on the development of allometric equations
Cambodia, 2015
USFS, RDMA, one professor and several students from the Royal University of Agriculture
Field training on installation of R-SET
Banten-Indonesia, 2015
CIFOR, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fishery, PhD Student
Training on GHG measurement methodologies and preliminary data collecting
Peru, 2015
Huascarán National Park, Mountain Institute, MTU, USFS, staff from SilvaCarbon
SWAMP workshop on expert review of measurement protocol in mangrove
Mexico, 2015
USFS, Mexican mangrove expert
Training workshop for Colombian scientist, park officials, and land managers on soil respiration and plant productivity measurements in tropical alpine ecosystems
Bogota-Colombia, October 19-22, 2015
The Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology, and Environmental Studies (IDEAM)
Mangrove cover change analysis-Zambezi River Delta, Project Close-Out Workshop
Maputo-Mozambique, 2015
Soil Sampling in Mangroves Workshop
Yucatan-Mexico, June 2015
Soil Sampling Course
Pelleston-MI, 2015
Univ. Michigan Biological, FS-IP
Quelimane Hydrologic Monitoring Workshop Project Implementation
November, 2015
Tanakeke mangrove carbon stocks assessment
Makassar-Indonesia, 1 – 9 December 2014
Charles Darwin University, Hasanuddin University, Blue Forest, Indonesian REDD+ agency and local community
Training on mangrove carbon stock assessment
Marromeu, Mozambique, September 2013
Univ. Eduardo Mondlane
WWF Mozambique
Ministry Natural Resources of Mozambique
SWAMP training workshop, India
Odisha, India, May 2013, Gupti, India, May 2013
Science Foundation for Tribal and Rural Resource Development (SFTRRD), Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhitarkanika Mangrove Forest and Wildlife Sanctuary
SWAMP/USAID–RDMA training workshop
Thailand, April – May 2013
USAID/Regional Development Mission for Asia’s (RDMA) Low Emissions Asian Development (LEAD)
SWAMP/SilvaCarbon program training workshop
Lima, Peru, February 2013
US Forest Service, CIFOR, Oregon State University, Michigan Technological University, University of Maryland, US Department of State, SilvaCarbon
SWAMP/USAID–IFACS training workshop
Indonesia, January-April 2013
USAID–Indonesia Forest and Climate Support (IFACS) program
Mangrove flux tower training, Florida, USA
Mexico, January 2013
Mexican institutions
Development of permanent sampling plots, and plans to establish an eddy flux tower in protected area
Mexico, November 2012
CINVESTAV, several Mexican institutions
Explore future SWAMP research sites in wetland ecosystems in the western Amazon
Peru, November 2012
A regional workshop entitled “West Indian Ocean – Mangrove Carbon Assessment”
Maputo-Mozambique, October 2012
WWF-Mozambique, Univ. of Eduardo Mondlane, and the Min. of Agric.
El Potencial del Carbono Azul y la Conservación de Manglares en la República Dominicana.
Santo Domingo-Dominican Republic, September 2012
Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo
International symposium on wildfire and carbon management in peat-forests in Indonesia
Bogor-Indonesia, September 2012
Japan Sci. and Technological Agency/JICA
Better REDD than dead: how climate change mitigation of mangroves can save biological diversity though reduced deforestation and degradation
Washington DC-USA, July 2012
Counterpoint International
Reorientation policies of coastal and seas thematic geospatial information workshop
Semarang-Indonesia, July 2012
Geospatial Information Agency
International wetland congress: Exceptionally high carbon stocks of mangroves and their potential conservation through global carbon markets
Orlando-USA, June 2012
International Ecological Society
International Wetland Congress: Tropical peatlands of Southeast Asia: Functions, threats and the role of fire in climate change mitigation
Orlando Florida-USA, June 2012
International Ecological Society
Regional workshop of forest carbon assessment and monitoring in Pacific countries.
Nadi-Fiji, June 2012
Secr. Pacific Community (SPC), GIZ, JICA
Training workshop on field sampling protocol for C-stocks assessment in tropical wetlands ecosystems
Can Gio-Vietnam, June 2012
CIFOR, USFS, Nong Lam University
14th International Peat Congress
Stockholm-Sweden, June 2012
Intl. Peat Society
Technical and scientific aspects of sources, sinks and reservoirs of all GHGs for coastal and marine ecosystems
Bonn-Germany, May 2012
Training on methods of measuring C-stocks in Costa Rica
Costa Rica, March 2012
15 students and National Park staff, NGOs

GHG Emissions

Venue and Date
Partners and Organizer
GHG fluxes and surface elevation change measurement in Sawah Luhur, Banten
Pulau Dua Nature Reserve, Banten, Indonesia, Jan 2022-Dec 2022
IPB University
Field campaign at Katingan restoration project investigating the impact of rewetting peat swamp forest on biomass productivity and CO2 fluxes
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2017
Graduate Student, PhD Student
Assesing Carbon Fluxes in the Peruvian Páramo
Peruvian Paramo-Peru, 2016
PhD Student, MTU, USFS, MI Peru
Assesing Carbon Emissions and Pore Water Chemistry in the Peat Swamp Forests of the Peruvian Amazon
Peruvian Amazon-Peru, 2016
Graduate, USFS, MTU
Monitoring Productivity and mortality rates of fine roots by sequential coring and using the decision matrix method
Peru, 2016
Bachelor Student, PhD Student, UNAP, WUR
Comparing greenhouse gas emissions among different types of mangroves/land use
Indonesia, 2016
Haluoleo University, USFS
Soil fluxes, litter productivity and water level in tropical peatlands
Katingan Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2016
Master Student, IPB
Measurement of carbon fluxes in the Colombian páramo
Coloumbia, 2016
USFS, Universidad Nacional De Colombia
Assesing Carbon Fluxes in the Ecuadorian Páramo
Páramo-Ecuador, 2015
Graduate Student, MTU, USFQ, USFS
GHG emission measurement (intact forest and oil palm) and DOC for carbon dynamic research
Tanjung Puting-Indonesia, 2015
CIFOR, PhD and MSc Students
GHG emission measurement (intact and degraded peatlands) in the Equadorian Andes
Equador, 2015
USFS, Michigan Tech, Ecuadorian student
Installation of eddy covariance tower site
Peruvinian Amazon near Iquitos, Loreto, Peru, 2015
IIAP, USFS, SIlvacarbon, Michigan Tech, University of Minnesota
Setting up new sites for carbon fluxes measurement
Peruvian páramo
Huascarán National Park, Mountain Institute, MTU, USFS
GHG Emission sampling measurement field work
Katingan-Indonesia, August 2014
Land-use change (natural peat swamp forest, oil palm) and GHG emissions
Tanjung Puting-Indonesia, June 2012-present
PhD and MSc students, NGOs, and National Park

Carbon stocks assessment

Venue and Date
Partners and Organizer
Assessing Carbon of soil samples from Pulau Dua Nature Reserve, Banten and Demak
Biology Research Center, BRIN, Indonesia, June-August 2023
Rufiji Delta Mangrove cover and condition assessment
Tanzania, 2019
WWF Germany, USFS
Katingan Restoration Project: Carbon Stock Assesment
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2019
PhD Student, PT RMU
Changes in mangrove carbon stocks in developing, established and disturbed mangrove stands
Rufiji Delta-Tanzania, 25 Sep-18 Oct 2018
WWF-Germany, WWF-Tanzania, Univ. of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Forestry Services, USDA-Forest Service
Assesing carbon stock at North Coast of Central Java mangrove restoration, and sea level rise impact
Central Java-Indonesia, 2018
PhD Student, Graduate Student
Estimation of above ground biomass in palm trees in Peru using Terrestrial LiDAR and Quantitative Structure Model
Peru, 2017
Graduate Student
Remeasuring 30 SWAMP plots to determine the effectiveness of SWAMP at detecting changes in C stocks
Palau-Micronesian, 2017
Palau forestry, Coral Reef Research Foundation
Assesing Carbon Stocks in Ecuadorian Mountain Peatlands with GPR Technology
Ecuador, 2017
University of San Francisco Quito, Florida Atlantic University and Rutgers University
Comparing carbon in restored and intact mangroves
Asia, 2017
USFS, USAID, ERDB, Halu oleo University
Carbon measurements in restored mangrove sites
Mexico, 2017
Rufiji River mangrove carbon inventory
Tanzania, 2016
Univ. Dar es Salaam, Sokoine Univ. Agricultural Sciences, Tanzania Forestry Services agency, USAID-Africa, NASA Bureau
Assessing Carbon Stocks, sedimentation, Source of sedimen
West Papua, 2016
PhD Student, Charles Darwin University, NUS
Assesing Impacts of Land Use on Carbons Stocks, Greenhouse Gas Fluxes, and Sedimentation Rates in Mangroves
Southwest Sulawesi-Indonesia, 2016
Haluoleo University, USFS, UHM, Cornell University,
Established mangrove C Stocks and GHG emissions permanent sample plots at Tanjung Puting
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2016
Graduate Student, Phd Student, IPB university, University of Virginia
Assesing peat soil respiration and net primary productivity (NPP) at Katingan
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2016
Graduate Student, PhD Student
Assesing Mangrove Carbon stock, sedimentation rates, CO2 Flux at Pulau Dua Nature Reserve
Banten-Indonesia, 2016
PhD Student, IPB University, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fishery
Quantification of Mangrove Carbon Stocks using High Resolution Remote Sensing in Pongara and Akanda National Parks
Gabon, 2016
Assessing Carbon Stocks in the Vegetated Wetlands of Tonle Sap
Tonle Sap-Cambodia, 25 April-8 May 2016
USFS Forest Inventory, Analysis National Program (USFS-FIA)
Assesing Carbon Stocks and Emissions in due to conversion to shrimp pond
Northeast Brazil-Brazil, 2016
Oregon State University
GEF/Blue Forest-Identification of field sites for research student
Banten- Indonesia, 2015
GEF, UNEP, CIFOR, Ministry of Fishery and Marine Affairs, PhD student
Sample collecting and developing an allometric equation for non-tree vegetation in the flooded forest
Tonse Sap, Cambodia, 2015
Setting up three permanent plots representing high, medium and low canopy density of peat swamp forest
Katingan- Indonesia, 2015
CIFOR, PT. RMU, PhD Student
Land use and carbon stock assessment
University of Wageningen, CIFOR and OSU
Tanakeke mangrove carbon stocks assessment
Makassar-Indonesia, 1 – 9 December 2014
Charles Darwin University, Hasanuddin University, CIFOR, Blue Forest
Field sampling on mangrove ecosystem in Zambezi Delta
Marromeu, Mozambique, September 2013
Univ. Eduardo Mondlane (UEM)
WWF Mozambique
GoM Ministry Natural Resources
Field sampling in pristine and degraded mangroves
Gupti, India, May 2013
32 people, including 19 trainees who are working in the field and members of the Carbon Financing Project run by OUAT/ICRAF and local forestry officials
Measurement campaign in mangroves ecosystem
Trang, Thailand, April – May 2013
Government forestry officials, NGOs and private sector organizations from Southeast Asian countries
Field sampling on belowground mangrove carbon allocation
Kubu Raya, Indonesia. January-March 2013
FORDA, Indonesian Ministry of Forestry
PT. Kandelia Alam
Local Forestry Agency
Field sampling in tall, medium and dwarf mangroves
Dominican Republic, September 2012
15 students and park officials
Measurement campaign in mangroves ecosystem
Can Gio and Ca Mau Province-Vietnam, June 2012
30 officials from the Forestry Department
Measurement in tall mangroves and abandoned shrimp ponds
Costa Rica, March 2012
15 students and sta National Park staff, NGOs
Sampling in riverine, estuarine, marine mangroves in Indonesia
All areas Indonesia, 2011-2012
30 people from universities, government agencies and NGOs

C-dynamics modeling and mapping

Venue and Date
Partners and Organizer
Mangrove Mapping in the Rufiji Delta
Tanzania, 2020
National-scale mapping of peatlands in the Andes and Amazon of Peru
Peru, 2020
Mapping palm swamp peatlands and their degradation status in the Peruvian Amazon
Peru, 2020
Temple University GUS – Department of Geography and Urban Studies,
National-scale mapping of mountain peatlands in Ecuador
Ecuador, 2020
Causes of forest degradation in Vietnam mangroves
Vietnam, 2020
“USFS and the Mangrove Ecosystem Research Center (MERC)”
Synthesis on Peruvian peatlands
Peru, 2020
More than 20 co-authors
Testing macroecological patterns and drivers of mangrove forest structure and carbon stocks across biogeographic regions and coastal morphologies
Global, 2020
Measuring long-term mangrove resilience after extreme events in the Caribbean: measuring 2015 and 2019 mangrove die-back in Panama and ground validation of mangrove resilience after hurricanes (1990-2017)
Caribbean, 2020
NASA, Universities of Maryland and North Carolina
West Papua Project: Surface elevation change monitoring, carbon stocks, CO2 and CH4 effluxes assessments
West Papua-Indonesia, 2019
PhD Student, Charles Darwin University, University of Malaya
Mangrove assessment with local community
Vietnam, 2019
Impacts of palm swamp peatlands degradation on peat C stocks and GHG dynamics
Peru, April 2014 – July 2018
PhD Student, WUR
Maps of peatland soil degradation status
Peru, Indonesia, Boswana, 2018
Peatland Restoration Agency
Assesing impact of land use on carbon , greenhouse gas fluxes, and sedimentation rates in mangroves of PNG
Gulf-Papua New Guinea, 2018
Graduate Student, USFS
Expanded mapping of mountain peatlands in Ecuador
Ecuador, 2018
Universidad de San Francisco de Quito
Setting up a permanent sampling plot for assessing the impacts of peatland re-wetting on GHG emissions
Riau-Indonesia, 13-16 February 2017
Riau University
Measurement of carbon fluxes in the Peruvian peat swamp forests
Peru, 2017
IIAP, USFS, Silvacarbon, MTU, University of Minnesota
Andes high altitude wetland map ground validation
Peru, 2017
MTU, Michigan Tech Research Institute, USFS, UT Austin, Mountain Institute Peru
Maping ex-ante ex-post mangrove resilience to hurricane events in Mesoamerica and Tropical South America
Caribbean, 2017
University of North Carolina, NASA, CATIE
Mangrove carbon cycle model building
Mozambique-Africa, 2016
Mapping High Altitude Wetlands in the Andes of Peru
Peruvia Amazon-Peru, 2016
MTU, Michigan Tech Research Institute, USFS, UT Austin, MI Peru
Assesing the vulnerability of mangroves to sea level rise on the island of Pohnpei
Pohnpei-Micronesia, Nov 2016
USFWS, USGS, Micronesian Trust, Conservation society of pohnpei
Monitoring West Papua Mangroves Vulnerability
West Papua-Indonesia, 2016
PhD Student, Charles Darwin University, Gottingen University
Mangrove sediments stable isotopes analysis
West Papua-Indonesia, 2016
Charles Darwin University, Gottingen University
Assesing Peat subsidence, GHG fluxes, NPP and water level in Bengkalis tropical peatlands
North Sumatera-Indonesia, 2017
Graduate Student, PhD Student
Assesing sub surface subsidence with RSET at Sebangau National Park
Central Kalimantan-Indonesia, 2016
Graduate Student, PhD Student
Mapping High Altitude Wetlands in the Páramo of Ecuador
Páramo-Ecuador, 2016
MTU, Michigan Tech Research Institute, USFS, USFQ
Monitoring sediment surface elevation change, carbon burial, and carbon stocks across a chrono sequence of restored mangroves in the Philippines
Philippines, 2015
Environmental Research and Development Bureau, USFS
Installing 12 rSETS in Mangroves (intact Pabligao mangrove and 5, 10, 25 years old Catanauan mangrove plantation)
Quezon- Philippines, 2015
South East Asia RSET-MH Netwoks Campaign
Bintuni-Indonesia, May 2014
Modelling on Holocene Peat Model (HPM) accomulation in the tropics
Tanjung Puting and Berbak, Indonesia, June 2012-present
MSc students, NGOs, and National Parks
MODIS-based global tropical wetlands mapping
Global, 2012
Universities, government officials, development agencies, consultants


Venue and Date
Partners and Organizer
Enhancing Greater Amanzule Wetland (GAW) Conservation through Mangrove Ecosystem Monitoring and Management Planning
Ghana, 2020
Community conservation committees
Task force on Latin American wetlands for the 20×20 initiative
Latin America, 2020
Wetlands International, Bioversity-CIAT, Helvetas, Saint Andrew University, von Humboldt institute, and World Resources Institute (WRI)
Peatland policy review, roster of experts, threats analysis
Congo Basin, 2020
National Peatland Coordinator, local NGO, Council for the Defense of the Environment through Legality and Traceability (CODELT)
Launchpad Session at Global Landscape forum: Forest Tree and Agroforestry
Bonn-Germany, 22-26 June 2019
G20 Meeting
Global, 2019
Session at IUFRO world congress 2019
Brazil, 29 Sept – 5 Oct 2019
United Nations Climate Change Conference Conference of the Parties (COP25) Side Events
Madrid, 4-8 December 2019
Greater Amanzule Wetland
Ghana, 2019
USFS, NGO partner
Monitoring the effectiveness of community-based mangrove management
Vietnam, 2018
Mangrove Ecosystem Research Center, University of Malaya, USFS, CIFOR
SWAMP Database
Global, 2018
International Tropical Peatland Center
Global, 2018
Government of Indonesia, UNE, FAO, UNDP
Regional guide on mangrove restoration and sustainable management
Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Madagascar, 2017
Univ. Dar es Salaam, Univ. Eduardo Mondlane, Univ. Eduardo Mondlane, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute-KMFR
Mangrove tenure and Governance Survey
Kwale Distric, 2017
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
Media Training and field work to understand actual issues and scientific perspective about peatlands matter
Riau-Indonesia, 15-16 May 2017
Jurnalist from national and International Media
Workshop on wetland restoration in Páramo ecosystems
Ecuador, 8-10 May 2017
MTU, USFQ, USFQ, The foundation for the protection of water, Jocotoco Foundation
MITI Special Issue
Global, 2017
Workshop of A Management Tool to Guide Ecological Adaptation of Mangroves to Climate Change PHASE I
Vietnam, May 2016
USFS, Watershed Professionals Network
Workshop on advancing the Mapping and Monitoring of Mangrove Ecosystems
Vietnam, 9-12 August 2016
Afolu working group
Indonesian Blue Carbon Dialogue
Marrakech-Maroko, 15 Nov 2016
Vietnam National Workshop on Enhancing Wetland Management and Sustainable Development
Online Zoom, 10 November 2020
CIFOR, NORAD, BMU, USAID, Nguyen Tat Thanh University
Incentives and Disincentives for Conservation vs. Livelihoods in the Rufiji Delta
Tanzania, Nov 2020
USFS, USDM, PhD Student
Willingness to pay for Payment for Forest Environmental Services (PFES) for mangrove environmental services in Vietnam
Vietnam, 2020-2030
Nong Lam Forestry
Courtesy call : Introducing SWAMP to Coordinating Ministry of Maritim Affairs
Jakarta-Indonesia, 13 January 2015
CIFOR, Coordinating Ministry of Maritim Affairs
E-learning SWAMP Toolbox launch
Jakarta-Indonesia, 8 February 2015
CIFOR, NGOs and IFACS project
Presentation at Workshop on Forest Carbon Emission
Jakarta-Indonesia, 3-5 March 2015
Ministry of Research Technology, University of Gottingen
Presentation in the occasion of the British Ambassador Visit to CIFOR
Bogor-Indonesia, 13 March 2015
Presentation on seminar at USAID Headquarter
Washington DC, USA, 20 March 2015
Presentation at Oregon State University Department of Fisheries and Wilier
Corvallis, US
Oregon State University
Presentation at invited seminar for the National Estuarine Research Reserve
South Slough Oregon- USA, 19 March 2015
National Estuarine Research Reserve
Presentation at POLinSAR 2015 – 1st BIOMASS Science Workshop
Frascaty, Italy, 27-30 January 2015
Media Training on the relevance of coastal carbon and climate change adaptation and mitigation
Banten-Indonesia, 2015
CIFOR, MMAF, SWAMP PhD student, representatives from local, national and international media outlets
Discussion : Monitoring program to evaluate the effectiveness of a mangrove restoration project
Quelimane, Mozambique, 2015
E-learning IPN Toolbox launch
Bogor-Indonesia, 2015
CIFOR, Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Presentation on meeting with the University of Pennsylvania
Lima, Peru, 15 May 2015
CIFOR, University of Pennsylvania
Presentation at invited seminar, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
La Jolla California, 19 May 2015
Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Presentation on Ambanja Bay Workshop for determining carbon stock and emissions of Madagascar’s mangroves
Madagascar, 17 June 2015
Blue Ventures
Presentation at The Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheed
North Charleston-US, 3-5 March 2015
Presentation : Working with Private Sector on Peatlands Rehabilitation Project
Presentation : Making REDD+ a Mitigation-based Strategy for Adaptation in Wetlands Project
Copenhagen- Denmark, 29 June 2015
Denmark Technical University
Presentation at Society of Wetland Scientist Annual Meeting : (1) Spatial variation of mangrove soil carbon and (2) Carbon stocks of intact mangroves in the Zambezi River Delta, Mozambique
Providence, R.I, 1-4 June 2015
Presentation on Translating wetland research into policy
Bogor-Indonesia, 2015
Presentation on Tropical peatland carbon dynamics simulated for scenarios of disturbance and restoration and climate change
San Francisco- US, 2015
American Geophysical Union
Presentation on Impacts of land use, restoration, and climate change on tropical peat carbon stocks in the 21st century : Implications for climate mitigation at C-PEAT meeting
New York- US, 2015
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Presentation on Carbon stocks and accumulation rates in tropical mountain peatlands of South America at C-PEAT meeting
New York- US, 2015
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Presentation at West Indian Ocean Marine Science Association 9th Scientific Symposium : (1) Carbon stock of intact mangroves in the Zambezi River Delta, Mozambique (2) A regional for mangrove research and training forests
Providence- Rhode Island, 2015
Presentation on Translating wetland research into policy
Bogor-Indonesia, 2015
Presentation at American Geophysical Union Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
American Geophysical Union
Invited Seminar at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
Maputo, Mozambique
Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
Presentation at Symposium on turning the tide on mangrove loss
London-UK, 7 December 2014
Zoological Society of London
Presentation at Indonesia Pavilion COP20
Lima-Peru, 1-12 December 2014
Presentation at Forest, Tree and Agroforestry Planning Meeting
Rome-Italy, 25-30 November 2014
Presentation at FAO Courtesy Call
Rome-Italy, 24 November 2014
Presentation at Integration of Blue Carbon into REDD+ activities
Jakarta-Indonesia, 20 November 2014
Indonesian REDD+ Agency
Presentation at 7th International Symposium on non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases
Amsterdam-Netherlands, 5-7 November 2014
Presentation at Blue Carbon Workshop
Rio Grande du Sol-Brazil, 19-23 October 2014
Conservation International, Blue Carbon Initiative
Presentation at Society of Conservation Biology Conference
Malaka-Malaysia, 20 August 2014
SCB Asia
Presentation on 7th International Conference on Asian and the Pacific Coast
Bali 24-26 September 2013
Hasanuddin University
Presentation on Symposium on Coastal cities, marine resources, and climate change in the coral triangle: sustainability and climate change
Jakarta, Indonesia, July 2013
Research Center for Climate Change-University of Indonesia
Presentation on Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) conference
Costa Rica, June 2013
Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC)
Presentation on International Union of Soil Science (IUSS) Global Soil Carbon Conference
Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 3-6 June 2013
International Union of Soil Science (IUSS)
Presentation at Workshop ‘Towards more sustainable land management practices for peatlands – special focus on drained areas’
Rome, Italy, May 2013
UN Food and Agriculture Organization
Presentation on US Forest Service International Program Seminar
Washington D.C., USA, March 2013
US Forest Service International Program
Presentation on Annual Mer Bleue Peatland Carbon Science Meeting
Montreal, Canada, March 2013
McGill University
Presentation on Regional Symposium on Mangrove Ecosystem Management in Southeast Asia
Surabaya, Indonesia, March 2013
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Indonesian Ministry of Forestry
The Kalimantan Wetlands and Climate Change Study. Public Lecture
Samarinda, Indonesia, March 2013
Mulawarman University
Presentation on International Workshop on Forestry and Local People
Pontianak, Indonesia, March 2013
University of Tanjungpura
Presentation at International Indonesia Peatland Conversations
Bandung, Indonesia, February 2013
Indonesia Climate Change Center
Presentation at Blue Carbon Workshop
Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 2013
Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi and UN Development Programme
Supplement to 2006 IPCC Guidelines
IPCC, 2011-present
COP 18
Doha-Qatar, December 2012
Briefings on climate change
Santo Domingo-Dominican Republic, September 2012
The Ambassador and Negotiators/ Ministry officials, NGOs and University
The COP-11 to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance
Bucharest-Rumania, July 2012
Secretariat of RAMSAR Convention
IPCC 3rd Lead Author Meeting, Wetlands Supplementary Guidance
Dublin-Ireland, July 2012
Briefings on mangroves and climate change
Can Gio-Vietnam, June 2012
Nong Lam University, Leaders of Can Gio and Ca Mau Districts
Interview: Indonesia pushes for sustainable development in mining, palm and forestry Sectors
Jakarta, June 2012
Jakarta Globe
Interview: Indonesia forest moratorium
Jakarta-Indonesia, May 2012
The Wall Street Journal
Briefings on work to climate change delegations
Bonn-Germany, May 2012
Interview: Indonesian deforestation ban makes slow progress
Indonesia, May 2012
Interview: Vietnam’s mangroves trees threatened by rising tide of deforestation
Vietnam, April 2012
The Guardian
Interview: Various aspects of mangroves in Southeast Asia for people and the environment
Washington DC-USA, April 2012
National Public Radio (NPR), USA
Media briefings: Mangroves for the Future: Challenges and opportunities for Southeast Asians
Da Nang-Vietnam, March 2012
Mangroves for Future (MFF), IUCN, CIFOR
Interview on blue carbon and SWAMP activities
San Jose-Costa Rica, March 2012
Costa Rica TV Station
Briefings on assessments of the values and losses of coastal carbon stocks at global to personal spatial scales
Brussels-Belgium, January 2012
European Union Parliament

Martin Susilo