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GOES Program Begins Cooperation with the Forest Survey of India
GOES program scientists in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University traveled to India to open bilateral cooperation between the Governments of India and the United States for technical assistance on forest carbon inventory for REDD+. MSU/GOES is working with the Forest Survey of India, one of the oldest forest science and management institutions in the world, to build technical capacities to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from deforestation, and enhance carbon storage through forest management.