The SERVIR Service Planning Toolkit: Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting to use geospatial technology for improved environmental decision-making
This blog post, adapted from SERVIR’s submission to the USAID 2021 CLA Case competition, presents the challenges SERVIR sought to address through CLA, how the initiative’s Service Planning toolkit institutionalized CLA approaches, and recommendations for other development initiatives based on SERVIR’s experience.
Arizona State University and SERVIR-Amazonia, allies of women professionals in Geospatial Information Systems – GIS
The alliance between Arizona State University (ASU) and SERVIR-Amazonia is intended for professional women in GIS to strengthen their capacities and become multiplier agents who apply what they have learned in their own projects.
SERVIR-Amazonia is searching for a Consultant Social/Gender Researcher to perform a Gender and Social Inclusion study in the Guyana Mangroves that would provide a general overview of the state of the mangroves, the gender relations, the afro Guyanese and indigenous...
Un nuevo convenio firmado y el gusto de definir próximos pasos de colaboración de manera presencial con socios en Ecuador es el balance de la visita hecha a este país del 15 al 18 de noviembre de 2021…
Safeguard ecosystem services in the Southwestern Amazon, the motivation that drives Stephanie Spera’s Applied Science Team
When Stephanie Spera talks about her work with the Applied Science Team that she is leading on “Quantifying the Effects of Forest Changes on Provisioning and Regulating Ecosystem Services” in the Southwestern Amazon, she mentions two motivations. The first,...
Peruvian Government organizations receive training in Google Earth Engine and the classification of land cover and use
Peruvian government institutions recently requested the SERVIR Amazonia program to improve its capabilities in processing satellite images for monitoring changes in land cover. In this sense, the Program offered training on the Google Earth Engine platform (GEE), an...
New alliance signed between Cemaden / MCTI and the Alliance of Bioversity / CIAT to benefit the Brazilian Amazon
The activities envisaged in this alliance include conducting studies and research, developing tools and capacities among institutions and partners, strengthening the exchange of information for the prevention and reduction of environmental, social and economic impacts generated by extreme events in the Amazon biome and basin, as well as sharing research and applications in the hydrometeorological field.
This post originally appeared on the website of the Partnership for the Conservation of Amazon Biodiversity (PCAB), a program of USAID and the Government of Brazil.
Looking back at three years of Program implementation, SERVIR-Amazonia saw significant progress in the co-development of services, culminating in the successful delivery of three services in the Land Cover, Land Use Change & Ecosystems service area.
SERVIR-Amazonia is improving the user interface and user experience (UI/UX) of its geospatial applications
SERVIR-Amazonia teams who co-develop geospatial services have the incredible opportunity to receive support from NASA-funded Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). This year the need was to improve the user interface design …