Washington, DC/October 24, 2017
SilvaCarbon organized a GFOI side event at the 2017 Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Week in Washington, DC. The event consisted of two panel discussions. The first provided an overview of the GFOI partnership, examining how the different GFOI components interact and the contributions of GFOI partners. The second panel presented a practical example of how GFOI works through SilvaCarbon’s contribution to the capacity building component, showcasing specific country progress on the theme of mapping. Institutions involved in the side event included Global Forest Watch (GFW), European Space Agency (ESA), SilvaCarbon, Boston University, University of Maryland, and the World Bank. More information about the event is available here.