Dr. Chisa Umemiya holds her PhD from School of Human Sciences, Waseda University in Tokyo on the needs of capacity development for REDD-plus under the UNFCCC. Before joining IGES, she worked as an exchange researcher at Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University in Thailand. She also worked for the Greenhouse Gas Inventory Office of Japan at the National Institute for Environmental Studies as an assistant fellow. Her current research interests include MRV of mitigation actions and climate policies with focus on the forestry sector in developing countries.
Research Topics & Areas of Expertise
Transparency/MRV, Capacity building, REDD-plus