MapBiomas Amazonia is an initiative of the Amazonian Network of Georeferenced Socio-Environmental Information (RAISG) and its co-creators are the NGOs from the different Amazonian countries members of the network. In the case of Brazil the list of co-creators includes academic institutions, companies and research institutions.

Country coordination:

  • Bolivia – Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza (FAN)
  • Brazil –  Instituto do Homem e do Meio Ambiente da Amazônia (IMAZON)
  • Colombia – Fundación Gaia Amazonas (Gaia)
  • Ecuador – Fundación EcoCiencia
  • Perú – Instituto del Bien Común (IBC)
  • Venezuela – Provita
  • Guyana, Guyana Francesa y Surinam* – IPAM and Solved

* There are no local institutions for these countries yet and in this collection we have the technical collaboration of IPAM and Solved (Mangrove).

Technical collaboration:

  • Lapig
  • Solved
  • Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina

Technological collaboration:

  • Google
  • Ecostage
  • Terras


  • Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative  (NICFI)
  • Good Energies
  • Rainforest Norway
  • Quadrature Climate Foundation

RAISG coordination:

  • Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) – Cícero Augusto
  • Instituto de Bien Común (IBC) – Sandra Ríos
  • Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza (FAN) – Saúl Cuellar

Technical Coordination – Marcos Rosa (ArcPlan)

Scientific Coordination – Julia Shimbo (IPAM) 

General Coordination – Tasso Azevedo (SEEG / OC)

Click here to learn about the Brazilian MapBiomas initiative’s institutions .

Click here to learn about the people who are part of MapBiomas Amazonia initiative.