Upcoming Events

16 - 17/06/2021
16 June 2021, 12:00 - 15:00 CET │17 June, 12:00 - 15:00 CET Register here                                                                                 The Group on Earth Observations (GEO), together with its flagship the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) are hosting a virtual workshop entitled Exploring new tools for monitoring land cover change to support GHG emissions estimates from...
22 - 22/06/2021
22 June 2021, 14:00-15:00 CEST Register here check your time zone   The Global Forest Observations Initiative, together with its leading partner the World Bank and others, will launch its new knowledge platform OpenMRV on 22 June 2021 at 14:00 CEST. OpenMRV is a central repository for the dissemination of training resources and other instructional...
07 - 09/09/2021
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) Plenary 2021 will take place online from 7 to 9 September 2021. Please register here.

Past Events
21 - 21/03/2020
Every 21st of March we celebrate the importance of forests and the theme for this year is Forests and Biodiversity. Forests are home to 80% of life on land. Forests are too precious to lose, we must monitor and protect them! Read more and watch the virtual celebration at this link. Happy International...
18 - 18/03/2020
FAO and partners are delighted to invite you to the online seminar “Peatland mapping and monitoring” on Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 9:15 am - 10:45h am CET. The seminar will present a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with leading experts, launch FAO’s publication “Peatland mapping and monitoring: recommendations and...
Beijing, China
17 - 22/02/2020
FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy
03 - 07/02/2020
USGS Fort Collins Science Center (FORT) Social & Economic Analysis (SEA) Branch
21 - 24/01/2020
Representatives from Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru and from a number of international GFOI partners will gather together for the 16th GFOI Regional Workshop in the Americas from 21 to 24 January 2020 at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Fort Collins Science Center (FORT). The goal of the workshop is...
Bilbao, Spain
13 - 16/01/2020
Authors of the Methods and Guidance from the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) are gathering from 13 to 16 January 2020 at the Basque Center for Climate Change (bc3) in Bilbao, Spain to focus on the refinement of the GFOI Methods and Guidance Documentation (MGD). Under the GFOI, the MGD Component...