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09/12/2021
COP26 has been defined by many as “the Forest COP”. Check out our compilation of announcements and pledges related to forests, including by GFOI’s partners.
04/11/2021
GFOI’s partner the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) in cooperation with UNFCCC launched a new portal to help countries access data and guidance from space agencies to implement the Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement at COP26. Explore the portal.  
20/10/2021
Mozambique is the first country to receive payments from the World Bank administered Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Carbon Fund for its efforts for reducing emissions from deforestation. Through the FCPF’s Carbon fund, the World Bank paid USD6.4 million to the country for reducing 1.28 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions...
03/10/2021
The GEO-TREES initiative, a new action of the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO), is hiring a Project Coordinator. GEO-TREES supports the establishment and development of a global activity of in situ biomass reference measurement sites, to validate satellite-based forest biomass observation instruments. These sites will provide, at global scale,...
02/08/2021
GFOI partner the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) is launching a new online course on forests and transparency under the Paris Agreement and you’re invited! The massive online open course (MOOC) will explore the role that national forest monitoring systems (NFMS) can play in the implementation of...
24/05/2021
Norway's Ministry of Climate and Environment, via the Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) is issuing a call for proposals to grant advanced access to high resolution satellite data. The call is open until the 13th of June 2021. The call is open to any organization, institution, company or consortium...
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