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This video features the launch of the third edition of the Methods and Guidance Documentation (MGD3.0) by the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI). The MGD has become a vital resource for developing countries seeking to establish national forest monitoring systems (NFMS) and associated emissions measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV) procedures for...
This webinar explores various aspects of both Analysis Ready Data (ARD) and Future Data Architectures as developed by the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS). CEOS has been active in the simplification of earth observations data for users through the development of ARD and specifications for it. The webinar is of interest...
JAXA's Earth observation satellites are contributing to track forest changes and manage forest sustainably to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 15 “Life on Land”. For the period 2010-2015 the annual forest net change in the tropical domain was year almost 6 (5.5) million hectares per year (FAO 2015). Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2...
In this video Tom Harvey, GFOI Office Manager at FAO, explains GFOI's approach to engaging with custodian agencies for REDD+
Dr Sarah Carter from the University of Wageningen explains how the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) works to close the knowledge and technology gap between countries in the age of satellites. A number of new satellites are being launched, which generate biomass data and other useful data that countries can...
An overview of the GFOI's Methods and Guidance Documentation (MGD). The MGD is an IPCC compliant approach for supporting countries to design and develop MRV procedures for REDD+ that meet their national needs.
An introduction to the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI).
An introduction to REDDcompass, the online platform for the GFOI's Methods and Guidance Documentation.
An overview of how to create an account in REDDcompass and create your own MRV profile
A demonstration of the workflow tracking functionality of REDDcompass
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