SERVIR-Amazonia grant opportunity posted by USAID-Peru

Published: Jul 05 2018

The SERVIR-Amazonia Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) has been posted at grants.gov, with an announcement released on July 05, 2018. The SERVIR-Amazonia hub will pursue the following objectives: (1) Establish a strong consortium to collaborate on geospatial information services (in four thematic areas) to promote sustainable development across the Amazon region; (2) Build long term networks and capacity in the Amazon region to design and develop geospatial information services that inform decision making; and (3) Support improved decision-making across the Amazon region by government and civil society through dissemination and use of geospatial services and tools tailored to users’ needs.

NASA photo of Amazon treetops

SERVIR connects space to village by helping developing countries use satellite data to address critical challenges within four thematic areas: agriculture and food security; weather and climate; land cover, land use and ecosystems; and water resources and water-related disasters. A partnership of NASA, USAID, and leading technical organizations, SERVIR develops innovative solutions to improve livelihoods and foster self-reliance in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The grant opportunity, posted by USAID/Peru, can be found at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=72052718RFA00006. The closing date for applications is August 14, 2018.

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