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GFW User Profile: Sita Aripurnami and Edriana Noerdin

For this installment of GFW User Profiles, we spoke with Sita Aripurnami and Edriana Noerdin, founding members of Women Research Institute, a Small Grants Fund recipients from Jakarta, Indonesia. Sita Aripurnami and Edriana Noerdin. How did you become interested in forests? We are interested in how development impacts the community, women in particular, and how […]

Announcing Recipients of Small Grants Fund 2015

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is thrilled to announce the 2015 recipients of the Small Grants Fund! This year we received applications from over 450 civil society organizations proposing to apply GFW data and technology to improve forest management and governance. After a month of review, we selected 13 exceptional organizations to receive support from GFW […]

Apply Now for the Global Forest Watch Small Grants Fund

Global Forest Watch and the World Resources Institute are excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Global Forest Watch Small Grant Fund. The fund is open to civil society organizations working to strengthen local forest management and conservation practices, conduct evidence-based advocacy and campaigning, and/or promote transparency in the forest […]

Announcing the Inaugural Recipients of the Small Grants Fund

By Jared Messinger The Global Forest Watch platform is changing the way people access information on forests. Since launch, GFW has received almost half a million visitors from over 229 countries and territories around the world.  By providing accurate, timely information, GFW aims to help these users turn better forest monitoring into better forest management. And […]

Global Gathering to Explore How Technology is Improving Forest Governance

By Jonathan Mason and Jared Messinger Recent advances in technology have revolutionized the way people live, work, and communicate with each other. So, if these transformations can change how we access media and purchase goods, can they also improve how we manage our natural resources? In October, WRI and The Access Initiative (TAI) will convene […]