SMART integration in USAID's Lawin system featured in Mongabay

The use of SMART, an open-source software, by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in nearly 200 forest conservation areas around the Philippines was featured by Mongabay, an environmental science and information website.

In the article, Forester Nonito M. Tamayo, director of DENR’s Forest Management Bureau, was quoted as having stated that “We have integrated SMART in the [USAID-developed] Lawin Forest and Biodiversity Protection System. “SMART Connect…aids our decision makers in analyzing and visualizing data gathered from the field for developing policies and management interventions toward sustainable forest management.”

Read the full article here.

Article link: https://news.mongabay.com/wildtech/2017/10/smart-and-well-connected-reserve-patrol-data- system-adds-communications-capacity/