Open And Transparent Forest Data: Innovation And Technology For Climate Action


A key pillar of the Paris Agreement is the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), which aims to raise ambitions for climate action through transparent country reporting. The development of National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS) with open and transparent data can enable action for forest and climate. In light of the climate emergency, it is time to scale up efforts toward accurate, open, and transparent forest data, to catalyze higher ambitions under the Paris Agreement. FAO webinar “Open and Transparent Forest data: Innovation and Technology for Climate Action” highlighted global and national efforts’ on forest monitoring that support the implementation of the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement. The objectives:
Present the “Building global capacity to increase transparency in the forest sector" (CBIT-Forest)” project and its contribution to the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement; Present latest digital data sources and related dissemination innovations contributing to the Paris Agreement by promoting transparency and open data. Share experience from Bangladesh on data management and transparency.

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Organization Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Type of resource Webinars
Year of Release 2020

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