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The SERVIR Service Planning Toolkit: Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting to use geospatial technology for improved environmental decision-making

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.

Safeguard ecosystem services in the Southwestern Amazon, the motivation that drives Stephanie Spera’s Applied Science Team

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,...

New alliance signed between Cemaden / MCTI and the Alliance of Bioversity / CIAT  to benefit the Brazilian Amazon

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.

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