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:

  • Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM)
  • Lapig
  • Solved
  • SOS Pantanal
  • ArcPlan
  • Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina
  • Wataniba

Technological collaboration:

  • Google
  • Ecostage
  • Terras


  • Fundación Gordon & Betty Moore
  • Iniciativa Internacional de Clima y Bosques de Noruega (NICFI)
  • Fundación Good Energies
  • Rainforest Noruega
  • 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

MAPBIOMAS coordination:

  • Technical Coordination - Marcos Rosa (ArcPlan)
  • Scientific Coordination - Julia Simbo (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 the MapBiomas Amazon initiative.