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Trends.Earth, one of Vital Sign’s integrated landscape monitoring tools that tracks land change using earth observation, won an award during the GEO Week (4-9 November) in Canberra, Australia

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Every country that ratified the Paris agreement are mandated to develop national Greenhouse Gases inventories that are guided by principles laid down by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) including transparency, consistency, comparability, completeness and accuracy for Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) programmes. One of the critical inputs is land use land cover maps and countries need to clearly document their processes. This forms the basis of developing a technical manual to guide land use land cover mapping for Kenya.

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By Monica Noon

Scientists from the Moore Center for Science and the Vital Signs program at Conservation International are collaborating with the Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) consortium to develop capacity of organizations involved in the Global Environment Facility (GEF)-funded Integrated Approach Pilot for Food Security (IAP-FS) in sub-Saharan Africa.

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On August 19 – 24, 2019, the Vital Signs progarm successfully trained 20 personnel of Resilient Food Systems Nigeria to effectively monitor the project’s biophysical indicators Including land cover changes, improvement in land productivity, water usage and quality, soil organic carbon and potential carbon sequestered within the project sites among other metrics. 

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The Vital Signs program is set to begin implementation of a Global Environment Facility (GEF)-funded project to strengthen Rwanda’s institutional and technical capacity to track and report its progress in reducing Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions in line with its Paris Agreement commitments.

The project, implemented under the Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT), was approved on August 7, 2019 and will be executed in partnership with the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA). Its key outcomes will be:

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Request for Proposals

  • August 30, 2019
  • Posted by: ajamah

RE-ADVERTISEMENT -REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

RFP No. KN005/2019-CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP UGANDA’S NATIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS INVENTORY (GHGI) AND MONITORING, REPORTING AND VERIFICATION (MRV) SYSTEM

Conservation International Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “Conservation International”), is issuing a Request for Proposals for Consultancy Services. Detail listed in Section II. The attached RFP contains necessary information for interested Offerors.

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By ALLY JAMAH

The Vital Signs program of Conservation International and the Africa Innovations Institute have released a report identifying key areas of Uganda’s natural capital that are critical to achieving the country’s ambitious commitments on climate action and sustainable development. 

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Request for Proposals

  • June 20, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS-RFP No. KN004/2019

International/National Consultant to Prepare the Project Document/CEO Endorsement Package for a Full-sized GEF Project

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Request for Proposals

  • June 12, 2019
  • Posted by: bkibiti

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFPs)

RFP No. KN003/2019 CI AfFD June 2019

Conservation International Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “Conservation International”), is issuing a Request for Proposals for Consultancy Services. The RFP document (available in the link below) contains the necessary information for interested applicants. 

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