The UN-REDD Programme’s 2011 “Year in Review” report was launched this week at the Programme's Policy Board meeting in Asunción, Paraguay. The 2011 “Year in Review” report provides a comprehensive snapshot of the significant progress and achievements made by the Programme's 14 National Programmes and other partner countries, as well as the international support and outreach provided by the Programme throughout 2011. The report also features high-level testimonials from donors, partner countries and other organizations involved in REDD+, including the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).
The results of a new FAO global Teak Resources and Market Assessment conducted in 60 tropical countries show that natural teak forests are declining worldwide and that the quality of natural grown teak wood is deteriorating.
As grandes reservas hídricas como a bacia do Congo, Amazonas, o aquífero Guarani ou os grandes lagos de África central coincidem com a existência de grandes populações em expansão e fortes conflitos étnicos e religiosos.
This ArcGIS 10 tutorial demonstrates how regression analysis has been implemented in ArcGIS, and explores some of the special considerations you’ll want to think about whenever you use regression with spatial data. The tutorial begins by setting the scenario: Authorities in your community are spending a large portion of public resources responding to 911 emergency calls. Projections indicate population in the area is going to double over the next 10 years. If you can better understand some of the factors contributing to high call volumes now, perhaps you can recommend strategies to help reduce 911 calls in the future.....
Presentation of After project (African Food Tradition) financed by European Union within FP7 (RT @Bennett123123: Compiling research on value chains for Kenkey, a fermented maize food important in Ghana.)...
This weekend the Inter-American Development Bank is launching their new MapAmericas platform at their annual meetings in Montevideo. The new platform features interactive maps of the region’s countries that provide detailed information on active IDB projects, ranging from data showing where and how money is being invested, to multimedia stories describing the development impact on communities.
The following ArcGIS Online map services in the older ArcGIS Online WGS84 tiling scheme will be retired in April 2012. If you are using one of these services in one of your applications, you should plan to update those applications now.
I came across the following site that has a wealth of free information on Geographic Information Systems'(GIS)-related information by Berry & Associates // Spatial Information Systems (BASIS). Map Analysis is a great subject for anyone interested in analyzing maps especially through GIS...
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