December 17, 2019
signing of R/D
On December 12, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil in Brasilia for the Project for improving control of illegal deforestation through advanced SAR and AI technologies in the Brazilian Amazon, a technical cooperation project.
The project aims to strengthen measures and management capabilities related to illegal deforestation through detection and prediction of deforestation using radar satellite and AI technologies in the Brazilian Legal Amazon area, which has the largest tropical forest in the world. This project contributes to the improvement of conservation in Amazon forests and also contributes to the achievement of SDGs Goals 13 and 15.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Federative Republic of Brazil|
|Project title||Project for improving control of illegal deforestation through advanced SAR and AI technologies in the Brazilian Amazon|
|Planned implementation period||60 months|
|Executing agency||Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources|
|Target region||Legal Amazon|
|Specific project details (provisional)||Provision of equipment and system development for early detection and prediction of deforestation using Japanese satellite data|