Deforestation is increasingly clearing Earth’s surface. While there are various causes for logging, the main reason is to make room for agriculture in order to produce sufficient food and sell the wood as additional income. With forest being an essential… Continue reading
FINNMAP participated in a workshop on open-source geospatial solutions in land and forest mapping and management in Dar es Salaam on 24th of February.
This workshop was organized at BUNI community center by the Embassy of Finland in Dar es… Continue reading
In the last two decades, various studies estimate that land use change, including deforestation and forest degradation, accounts for 17-29% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The REDD+ programme (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) aims to cut down on these… Continue reading
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
A LiDAR pilot was implemented through the Forest Resource Assessment (FRA) program, which aims to develop methodology for forest inventory in Nepal. The lack of reliable information about… Continue reading