Meetings

GFOI side-event @ COP23

  Thursday 9 November 2017 from 16:45 to 18:15 local time in Bonn Germany. Meeting Room 9, the Bonn Zone. The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) partners will be hosting a side event at the 23rd UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany, entitled ‘Improving productivity and conservation through land use monitoring […]

Save the date: GFOI Plenary 2018

We are pleased to announce that the GFOI Plenary 2018 will be held in Bogotá, Colombia during the week beginning 12 March 2018. The week will include an open forum plus additional component meetings and side discussions. More information about the agenda, venue and logistical arrangements will be circulated soon. For now we are asking you to […]

GFOI side event @ GEO Week 2017

GFOI, through its partner the US SilvaCarbon Program, will host a side event at GEO Week 2017. The event will include two panel discussions on how GFOI partners are collaboratively assisting developing countries to increase their forest monitoring and associated greenhouse gas accounting capabilities. The event will be held on Tuesday 24 October from 9am […]

GFOI Capacity Building Summit – Kathmandu Nepal

The GFOI Capacity Building Summit was held at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Kathmandu Nepal from 18 to 22 September 2017. The Summit was attended by representatives from international organizations and REDD+ countries alike. It provided an opportunity for partners of the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) to reflect on progress to […]

REDDcompass Masters’ level short course

From 4 to 15 September 2017, partners of the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) and the University of Melbourne are hosting a Masters’ level short course on MRV for REDD+ for participants from Indonesia. The course follows the structure of GFOI’s web platform REDDcompass which takes students through the key steps in designing and developing […]

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, […]

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. […]

First GFOI Forest Monitoring Workshop in Africa

A workshop on Data Interoperability for Forest Monitoring was held in Douala, Cameroon June2-6, 2014. This first regional technical GFOI-SilvaCarbon workshop on forest monitoring had the overall aim of supporting participating countries to continue to develop their data plans for country needs in the context of REDD+. Different data sets were presented and the use of different remote […]

GFOI SE Asia Capacity Building

The first regional technical GFOI workshop on forest monitoring in Southeast Asia was successfully held in Chiangmai, Thailand on January 27 to 30, 2014. The overall aim was to support participating countries in developing data plans for their country needs in the context of REDD+. It is the first in a series SE Asian Workshops. More […]