Space for Forestry in Developing Countries

Caribou Space

This report outlines why and how the space industry has a critical role to play in addressing major challenges confronting the forestry sector in developing countries.

The report is drafted by Caribou Space for the International Partnership Programme, a five-year, £152 million programme run by the UK Space Agency.

IPP uses the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver a sustainable, economic and societal benefit to developing countries.

Projects within IPP span a whole range of themes including: building disaster resilience; improving agriculture; reducing deforestation; preventing and reducing maritime pollution and illegal fishing; and optimising renewable energy production.

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