The workshop was participated by remote sensing (RS) and forestry technical staff and officers from the SilvaCarbon countries with lectures and presentations from leading researchers and implementers of RS in climate change mapping. Director Ricardo L. Calderon gave the welcome remarks highlighting the importance of technology, specifically remote sensing, in forest monitoring. There were presentations and discussions on country updates on forest mapping, accuracy assessment, reference materials and open-source software. A field exercise was also conducted in Mt. Makiling Forest Reserve, Laguna.