📹Webinar: Protect the Suriname forest with satellite data

In this webinar, that took place on the 17th November 2020, we present the collaboration between GGS, an organization that helps Suriname grow with ecological and sustainable balance, and Satelligence.

We talk about the techniques implemented by Satelligence to monitor Suriname forest, the clear definition of forest and bosvermindering (forest degradation), examples of bosvermindering alerts in the past 10 months and practical actions that can be taken to protect Suriname forest.

About Green Growth Suriname Foundation

Green Growth Suriname Foundation’s (GGS) mission is to further advance the people of Suriname’s wellbeing and welfare by conserving the biological and cultural richness of the country. GGS envisions Suriname as a country that recognizes and maintains its ecological and cultural balance, populated by its citizens that are enabled and recognized as cornerstones of a sustainable society. GGS envisions to achieve its goals by:

  • Developing and implementing models to include nature in national developing processes.

  • Designing and executing socio-economic projects that contribute to GGS’s mission

  • Building capacity for nationals interested in conservation by organizing training sessions, workshops, seminars and socio-cultural excursions.