Global Forest Watch – Small Grants Fund (SGF)
In 2017, the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) launched “MY Forest” – a subset of a larger EU project seeking to strengthen non-state actor involvement in forest governance in Malaysia. A key component of the “MY Forest” is “Malaysia Forest Watch,” a web and social media-based platform for accessing and sharing Malaysian deforestation and conservation data. MNS is a recipient of the #SmallGrantsFund (SGF) from @GlobalForests, Facebook Link & Instagram Link, which supports civil society organizations around the world applying GFW tools & data to their forest monitoring work. Under SGF project, MNS work with citizen science network to adopt Forest Watcher as a principal fieldwork tool for the Malaysian Forest Watch initiative. MNS goal is to strengthen the forest monitoring capacities of citizen scientists to better protect key forest landscapes across peninsular Malaysia.
Click here to learn more about SGF Project: gfw.global/3LGwoDZ
Click here to learn more about Global Forest Watch : www.globalforestwatch.org
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, FOREST MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT