Seminar on the ecosystem services assessment

The seminar “Assessment of economical value of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the procedures of strategic environmental assessment” was held on May 26, 2016 with the support of local authority of Novokuznetsk municipal district.

The seminar was one of the start element of the project upon “implementing the strategic environmental assessment of the Development Plan or the Program of mining in the Kemerovo region taking into account the objectives of biodiversity conservation”, implementing by InEcA company in the framework of the project of the United Nations Development Program in cooperation with the Federal Department of natural resources and Global Environmental Facility “The objectives of biodiversity conservation in politics and development programs of Russian energy sector”.

The seminar war held by well-known experts in the field of ecologinomics assessment:

  • Georgiy Anatolyevich Fomenko, the Head of Board of Directors “Research-and-technology Center “Resources and consulting”, LLC, the member of Science & Technology Council under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, professor, the member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Dr. Sci in Geography.
  • Marina Aleksandrovna Fomenko, the vice-manager of “Research-and-technology Center “Resources and consulting”, EOQ auditor, Cand. Sc. in Geography.
  • Konstantin Aleksandrovich Loshadkin, the vice-manager - chief operating officer “Scientific Research Institute “Kadastr”, LLC, Cand. Sc. in Geography

The seminar participants were the representatives of the local authority of Novokuznetsk municipal district, the representatives of the local authorities of rural settlements of Novokuznetsk municipal district, the representatives of Extension Course Institute for Medical Practitioners, professors and students of Novokuznetsk branch-institute of Kemerovo State University, specialists of “InEcA-consulting”, LLC and ANO “Territory”.

The seminar included the presentations of experts and discussion of actual questions on the announced topics in the form “question-answer”.

In the beginning of the seminar Georgiy Fomenko explained the process of strategic planning of municipal development (aspect connected with natural resources questions). During the presentation the expert showed the difference between the term “sustainable development” and “green economics”, presented the actual trends and tendencies in Russia and on the international level, influenced on natural resources values.

Marina Fomenko told about the role of assessment of economical value of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the procedures of strategic environmental assessment; international policies, and also presented the successful cases of ecosystem services assessment and recommendations development for municipal development, that the team of experts worked on in the past.

Konstantin Loshadkin presented the difference between the utility and value of the product, methodology of full economical value of environmental resources, and also the methods of economical assessment of environmental resources and ecosystem services.

The seminar was a starting element of the project. One of its results was discussion and correcting the questionnaires for local authorities of rural settlements, specifying the characteristics of each territory. The questionnaires were necessary for making the survey of rural inhabitants, which results will be the data for ecologinomics assessment of Novokuznetsk municipal district territory.

Seminar on the ecosystem services assessment

The seminar “Assessment of economical value of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the procedures of strategic environmental assessment” was held on May 26, 2016 with the support of local authority of Novokuznetsk municipal district.

The seminar was one of the start element of the project upon “implementing the strategic environmental assessment of the Development Plan or the Program of mining in the Kemerovo region taking into account the objectives of biodiversity conservation”, implementing by InEcA company in the framework of the project of the United Nations Development Program in cooperation with the Federal Department of natural resources and Global Environmental Facility “The objectives of biodiversity conservation in politics and development programs of Russian energy sector”.

The seminar war held by well-known experts in the field of ecologinomics assessment:

  • Georgiy Anatolyevich Fomenko, the Head of Board of Directors “Research-and-technology Center “Resources and consulting”, LLC, the member of Science & Technology Council under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, professor, the member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Dr. Sci in Geography.
  • Marina Aleksandrovna Fomenko, the vice-manager of “Research-and-technology Center “Resources and consulting”, EOQ auditor, Cand. Sc. in Geography.
  • Konstantin Aleksandrovich Loshadkin, the vice-manager - chief operating officer “Scientific Research Institute “Kadastr”, LLC, Cand. Sc. in Geography

The seminar participants were the representatives of the local authority of Novokuznetsk municipal district, the representatives of the local authorities of rural settlements of Novokuznetsk municipal district, the representatives of Extension Course Institute for Medical Practitioners, professors and students of Novokuznetsk branch-institute of Kemerovo State University, specialists of “InEcA-consulting”, LLC and ANO “Territory”.

The seminar included the presentations of experts and discussion of actual questions on the announced topics in the form “question-answer”.

In the beginning of the seminar Georgiy Fomenko explained the process of strategic planning of municipal development (aspect connected with natural resources questions). During the presentation the expert showed the difference between the term “sustainable development” and “green economics”, presented the actual trends and tendencies in Russia and on the international level, influenced on natural resources values.

Marina Fomenko told about the role of assessment of economical value of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the procedures of strategic environmental assessment; international policies, and also presented the successful cases of ecosystem services assessment and recommendations development for municipal development, that the team of experts worked on in the past.

Konstantin Loshadkin presented the difference between the utility and value of the product, methodology of full economical value of environmental resources, and also the methods of economical assessment of environmental resources and ecosystem services.

The seminar was a starting element of the project. One of its results was discussion and correcting the questionnaires for local authorities of rural settlements, specifying the characteristics of each territory. The questionnaires were necessary for making the survey of rural inhabitants, which results will be the data for ecologinomics assessment of Novokuznetsk municipal district territory.