Sector: Forestry

Research

Endline Evaluation Case Study: UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme (IPP)

This report by Caribou Space is a case study of the UK Space Agency IPP synthesised from the endline evaluation. The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global […]

Video: International Partnership Programme (IPP) – IPP in review (2016-2022)

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global challenges in partnership with developing countries, while facilitating new trade opportunities for the UK space sector.  Funded from the Department […]

International Partnership Programme (IPP): IPP in review (2016 to 2022)

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global challenges in partnership with developing countries, while facilitating new trade opportunities for the UK space sector.  Funded from the Department […]

 

Blog

World Environment Day – Time for Nature

June 5th is World Environment Day. It is most renowned day for environmental action. This year, the theme is biodiversity. Biodiversity is foundational, it supports all life on land and below water. It affects human health, providing clean air and water, nutritious foods, disease resistance, and climate change mitigation. However, human actions, including deforestation, encroachment on […]

Earth and Sea Observation System (EASOS)

At the outset of the EASOS project, the Satellite Applications Catapult, with a consortium of companies from both the UK and Malaysia, set out to provide an informed and coordinated decision-making capability to the Malaysian Government.  The information that EASOS would provide covered three focus areas: the reduction of degradation to the mangrove coastline by […]

UK Space Agency IPP – Vivid Economics in Côte d’Ivoire

At the current rate of deforestation, Côte d’Ivoire could lose its entire forest cover by 2034. Despite forests becoming rare, deforestation rates remain high, and the remaining 3-4 million hectares of forest are mainly threatened by the allocation of more land to agriculture. The country is the world’s largest supplier of cocoa, with most production […]

 

Project & Product Information

SENCE (Environment Systems)

http://www.envsys.co.uk Overview Natural capital is those elements of the natural environment which provide valuable goods and services to people. SENCE provides maps of natural capital stocks to show how well areas of land are able to support ecosystem services such as: food provision, flood protection, pollination, carbon storage, diversity of plants and animals. Decision- makers […]

Deforestation prevention using land use monitoring and valuation (IMAGES) (Vivid Economics) (IPP funded)

Overview By estimating the value of alternative land uses, predicting forest loss and detecting it in near-   real time, IMAGES helps land managers and policymakers understand and prioritise trade-offs in unprecedented spatial, temporal and economic detail. http://www.vivideconomics.com Solution benefits Analyses land use change scenarios to understand implications of agricultural and forestry policy interventions compared to […]

Land Cover Mapping (Remote Sensing Applications Consultants) (IPP funded)

http://rsacl.co.uk Overview Remote Sensing Applications Consultants (RSAC) offers bespoke land cover and land use mapping services based on Sentinel and commercial high- resolution satellite Earth observation (EO) data. Present day and historical output maps are suitable for development planning, including site suitability analysis relating to REDD+ afforestation projects, and input to natural capital valuation systems. […]