Mr. Takahashi obtained his master’s degree from Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo in Japan on the monitoring of land cover change in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. After serving as a consultant at the consulting company which provided CDM development services etc, he joined IGES in 2009. He started his work on the CDM/JI capacity building programme in Asian countries. He currently engages market mechanisms capacity building programme in Bangladesh, China, Indonesia and Thailand including Joint Crediting Mechanisms, ETS and voluntary carbon market. He started part-time lecturer at College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University in 2013.
Research Topics & Areas of Expertise
Market Mechanisms (CDM/JI, Emission Trading System and domestic voluntary emission reductions scheme) and REDD+