Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Improve forest sustainability in Honduras by acting on data and images sourced from the Formosa II satellite.

Implementation methodologies

The Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research (CSRSR) is providing batches of satellite images to Honduran stakeholders. ICF will perform fieldwork to discover the causes of any changes to land use, as highlighted by analysis of these images.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


TaiwanICDF (Taiwan, Province of China), Center for Space and Remote Sensing Research (Taiwan, Province of China), Instituto Nacional de Conservacion y Desarrollo Forestal, ICF (Honduras), Secretaria de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente, SERNA (Honduras), Comisión Permanente de Contingencias, COPECO (Honduras)
Land use change report: Informed the Honduran government about 197 changes points, including 37 illegal change points
GIS training course: 39 participants be trained
Morolica land use map: Completed the primary classification process with RapidEye images
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 15
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
352 USD
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: Rio Planato Biosphere, Honduras
Date of completion: December 31, 2014
Operating in countries
Contact information/focal point(s)
Chou Yen Sung,

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