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Forest

Facts about deforestation, coca crops and the conflict in Colombia

In the first blog post in our series on conflict and deforestation, we outlined the potential drivers of deforestation in Colombia and discussed evide Read more...

Validating Terra-i in the Peruvian Amazon

During the 1st and 12th of June 2015, the Terra-I team, together with the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana (IIAP), conducted the se Read more...

NUEVA VERSIÓN DEL PROGRAMA Y MANUAL DEL USUARIO (REDD ABACUS SP EN ESPAÑOL)

Por Ovidio Rivera, Silvia Elena Castaño y Glenn Hyman. El software REDD ABACUS SP desarrollado por World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF por sus siglas en Read more...

“Terra-i Peru”: The Peruvian Ministry of Environment and CIAT present an early warning system for land cover change

As part of the framework agreement signed on 10 March 2014 between the Peruvian Ministry of Environment (MINAM) and the International Centre for Tropi Read more...

Do Colombia’s protected areas really protect forests? A study using Terra-i’s near real-time monitoring system

Mike Salazar-Villegas, Master’s student at the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products, recently completed his thesis work making use Read more...

India’s Forest Tenure Reform: Engendering Women’s Citizenship?

How recognition of forest rights help marginalized groups (indigenous people, women, and nomadic pastoralists) to get their citizenship rights? Citize Read more...

Is the “Paraguayan Gran Chaco” at risk from extreme habitat destruction?

Apart from being the second largest forested area on the continent, the South American “Gran Chaco” region is also a biodiversity hotspot. Terra-i sys Read more...

Tracking forests loss on the Guatemala-Belize border

The endemic border dispute between Guatemala and Belize is no longer the unique fuel that drives the two countries’ popularity. Terra-i illustrates Read more...

Forests & Rio+20, “Success” or “Failure”?

The Rio+20 U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development just recently ended. Forest were only mentioned in four paragraphs of thedraft text, and only th Read more...

Terra-i: Strong response to tool’s launch during Rio+20

Terra-i, a system for near real time land cover or habitat change monitoring over Latin America, was launched during the controversial Rio+20 conferen Read more...

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