Entries by Jane Glavan

AGEDI presents at EWS-WWF workshop in Abu Dhabi

AGEDI presented the Marxan Application of its 2013 Systematic Conservation Planning Assessments and Spatial Prioritizations project. Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wildlife Fund (EWS-WWF) is using AGEDI’s project as the baseline upon which it can take the study further in their own Systematic Conservation Planning project. The presentation was made during the Data Validation and […]

IRIS workshop held in Nairobi

The AGEDI implementation partners, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and UN Environment, held an Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) Strategy and Technical Workshop in Nairobi on 23-25 April 2018. Technical refinement plans and user needs for version 1.1 were discussed with UN Environment stakeholders. The workshop also discussed the deployment and outreach strategy for […]

AGEDI Participates in The Data for Development Festival

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development (GPSDD) held a Data for Development Festival in Bristol, UK from March 21st to 25th 2018. The international event brought together over  300 passionate data experts  and advocates to network and to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas about creating and using data to enabling sustainable development. The event provided […]

IPBES Summary for Policy Makers released for Land Degradation and Restoration

The AGEDI team would like to extend a warm congratulations to IPBES, their co-chairs and the chairs of the report for the recently released summary for policy makers for the Land Degradation and Restoration report. Providing the best-available evidence for policymakers to make better-informed decisions, the report draws on more than 3,000 scientific, Government, indigenous […]

IPBES Asia Pacific Report for Decision Makers now released!

It was a great privilege to have AGEDI member, Jane Glavan, be a review editor for the Asia-Pacific Region report for Chapter 1 of the assessment. We would like to extend our congratulations to the Chair of IPBES Bob Watson, the chairs of the Asia Pacific Report Madhav Karki and Sonali Sellamuttu, as well as all the […]

Publication Now Online! Public Health Co-benefits to reducing GHGs

Very happy to have our PIs from CCRG and NCAR have our study “Public Health Co-Benefits of the Diffusion of Innovative Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Technologies in Abu Dhabi” be published! It can be downloaded at: https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/public-health-cobenefits-of-the-diffusion-of-innovative-greenhouse-gasmitigation-technologies-in-abu-dhabi.php?aid=94601 Abstract The emirate of Abu Dhabi has been active in the implementation of innovative technologies to reduce its carbon footprint from […]

Newest Eye on Earth Webinar Announced for February 7th 2018!

JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR ON TUE FEB 07, 2018 AT 12:00 PM UTC   DURATION 1 HOUR.   The open source “Open Data Cube” platform and the Digital Earth Australia Case Study by Dr Stuart Minchin of Geoscience Australia   REGISTER NOW!   HTTPS://ATTENDEE.GOTOWEBINAR.COM/REGISTER/7424241548289224451    All registrants receive a link to the recording – please register […]

Accelerated Deployment of IRIS in 2018

Following a very successful launch on 2 December 2017, the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS), is gearing up for an accelerated deployment in 2018.  Indeed, Phase III of the “Capacity Building Programme on Environment Statistics in Africa” will start later this month; a group of selected pilot countries (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, The […]

Latest Eye on Earth Webinar Recording now available online

Happy to share that our last webinar by Ecocity Builders on Data Driven Cities for Climate Resilience is now available online incase that you missed it on our webinar page According to UN Habitat the effects of urbanization and climate change are converging: cities cover less than 2% of the earth’s surface, use 78% of world energy, and produce […]

AGEDI launches the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) at the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya

Abu Dhabi, UAE: 20 December 2017: Following a successful collaboration between Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and UN Environment, the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) launched the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) during the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment that took place during the third session of the UN Environment […]