Connecting Space to Village:
Geospatial information for improved environmental decision-making in the Amazon
SERVIR-Amazonia is the newest hub within the SERVIR initiative. Funded by USAID and with science and technology support from NASA, SERVIR-Amazonia is implemented by the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and a network of local and international partners serving the Amazon region, mainly the Spatial Informatics Group (SIG), Conservación Amazónica (ACCA), the Institute for Forest and Agriculture Management and Certification (IMAFLORA) and Fundación EcoCiencia. Learn more
SERVIR-Amazonia began the second quarter of 2022 by visiting five Caribbean countries, expanding the geographic impact of its Program.
In a recent blog on the SERVIR Global Website, the co-developing service team of the Radar Mining Monitoring tool RAMI, composed by the Peruvian NGO Conservación Amazónica (ACCA), the Ministry of Environment and the Spatial Informatics Group (SIG), describes how...
To date, the SERVIR-Amazonia hub has been developing 11 geospatial services collaborating with more than 30 partner organizations across the Amazonia region. Read this article featuring five examples.
Snapshot of our geospatial services, click on the poster to zoom in
Meet our Team
The people of SERVIR-Amazonia aim to improve local capacity to harness satellite data and geospatial information and foster sustainable natural resource management throughout the Amazon.
SERVIR-Amazonia works in four service areas empowering actors across the region to track and understand environmental changes in near real-time, evaluate climatic threats, and rapidly respond to natural disasters.
Drought and Fire Risk
Water & Water Related Disasters
Weather and Climate
Land Cover, Land Use Change & Ecosystems
What is SERVIR-Amazonia?
What we Read
- Fulbright Amazonia Initiative 2022-2024
- #SERVIRAmazonia : 22 mujeres latinoamericanas SIG fortalecen sus capacidades de liderazgo y toma de decisiones en el trabajo, en la Universidad Estatal de Arizona
- Using your own data in CEO: Connecting GEE raster data
- The Bahamas
- Satellites over the Amazon capture the choking of the ‘house of God’ by the Belo Monte Dam – they can help find solutions, too
- USAID Climate Strategy
- Land Management Division
- IMA - Institute of Marine Affairs
- Ministry of Planning and Development
- Paper on Hybrid (EN)