Wilson Center Panel Discussion Highlights USAID, NASA Efforts To Produce Satellite Data To Inform Development Initiatives

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Observing Earth: Using Satellite Data for International Development
Graham Norwood, an intern with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, discusses “the Wilson Center’s recent panel discussion of the earth observation data program known as SERVIR, which included insights from USAID’s soon-to-be-released evaluation of the program. First conceived in 2005, SERVIR is a joint initiative of USAID and NASA that partners with regional technical institutions around the world to get earth observation information into the hands of decision-makers to improve development outcomes…” (8/2).