Entries by Tom Harvey

SilvaCarbon’s second regional workshop for Central America

SilvaCarbon held its second regional workshop for Central American countries in Costa Rica from 30 January to 3 February 2017. The workshop focused on methods for forest biomass estimation and forest cover mapping in the tropics. This workshop reviewed methodologies associated with different sources of remote sensing data that can be used for biomass estimation, […]

GFOI Plenary 2017: Invitation, Venue and Accommodation

Date & Location The GFOI Plenary 2017 will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, from 9-12 April, at the New World Hotel. Invitation & Permit A formal invitation from the FAO Representative to Viet Nam is now available. Agenda The agenda is also now available. Please note that the agenda is still a draft and subject to […]

GFOI Review 2016: Final Report and Response Note

Throughout 2016, a holistic review of GFOI has been underway. Conducted by Dr. James Baker, the review has sought to quantify progress made by GFOI to date, assess its value and develop a series of recommendations for a potential next phase of the Initiative. The review process included extensive personal interviews and survey responses, as well as the […]

New REDD+ capacity building initiative from FAO, UN-REDD, GFOI and the University of Melbourne

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) the United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) in developing countries (UN-REDD) and the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) in collaboration with the University of Melbourne are pleased to announce the launch of a new REDD+ capacity building initiative. […]