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27/01/2020
The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) has unveiled a new portal for tracking international capacity development support to developing countries in forest monitoring. The GFOI Inventory of Activities provides easy-to-access information on the assistance being delivered by the international community to developing countries to improve their forest monitoring capabilities. The Inventory...
08/12/2019
GFOI Partners the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Bank's Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) will work together to strenghten the accessibility and accuracy of forest monitoring systems in developing countries. FAO and the FCPF will create professional training and guidance material to increase the...
21/11/2019
Japan will provide free and open access to a suite of data from their satellites. The announcement was made at the GEO Ministerial Summit held in Canberra, Australia last week (GEO Week 2019). The radar data and associated information will be made available by GFOI partner the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency...
11/11/2019
GFOI’s partner the Food and Agriculture Organization announces a new collaboration with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to help countries generate reliable and accessible forest data, in line with the Paris Agreement’s enhanced transparency requirements. The project will strengthen the institutional and technical capacities of developing countries to collect, analyze and...
01/10/2019
Anyone, anywhere can engage in forest monitoring with the new version of FAO’s geospatial platform SEPAL - System for Earth Observation Data Access, Processing and Analysis for Land Monitoring. SEPAL 2.1 was presented at the Nature for Climate Hub in New York, an event held on the occasion of the United...
12/07/2019
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is inviting interested participants to submit abstracts for the two GEO sessions taking place during the upcoming meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2019 23:59 EDT. The AGU Fall Meeting 2019 will be held on 9-13 December 2019...
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