A sensitisation workshop on REDD+

A sensitisation workshop on REDD+ for the officials of Forest Department was organised by the JICA Supplemental Study team at conference hall of OFSDS on 24.09.2016. S. S. Srivastava, PCCF Odisha, Sri Siddhanta Das, PCCF (WL) Odisha, H.S Upadhyaya, Chief Executive RPRC, DFO Puri (WL) along with all project officials of PMU attended the workshop.Project Director Dr. Ajit Kumar Pattanaik, IFS welcomed all the delegates and gave the opening remarks. Sri Swapan Mehra, CEO, IORA Ecological Solutions Pvt. Ltd. made a presenation on the REDD+ and explained how this can incorporated in OFSDP, Phase-II project. Sri Mehra is one of the member of the JICA supplemental survey team for OFSDP, and is an expert on REDD+.Sri Siddhanta Das, PCCF (WL) Odisha also made a presentation on carbon sequestration by Algae.