Forests are nice, on a good day they look like this…
But they are being lost in many places, as per this pretty map.
Donors all round the world are spending money to save those forests, as per this graph. This graph shows that the OECD DAC donors are spending more on forestry projects, in US$ millions.
The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a 5 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 undeveloped nations and developing economies.
IPP has lots of forestry projects. Here’s a map of them:
We have a rock solid M&E process, that will communicate the development impact of them, here’s some quanty M&E data.
This is the same data but using the Fusion Tables filters for only CEA data. Not sure how to expose the filters to the web site though…that would be good.
A project called FMAP in Guatemala, has the following targets for its development impacts. We will be updating this data as the project progresses. N.B. Hover over the chart to see the indicators.
Here’s a map of the world. Maps are cool. This one shows the World Bank data for forest cover. But it’s not working for some reason…
It should look like this heatmap, which is snazzy, but a bit weird as Bermuda seems to be the hottest.
But there is good news out there, some countries are growing their forests at a fair clip. Go Russia.