Jane Goodall Institute

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The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) is a global nonprofit focused on inspiring individual action to improve the understanding, welfare and conservation of great apes. JGI use smartphones with Open Data Kit (ODK) technology to support communities to manage and monitor their forests. Working with WRI and Google, JGI have also tested and launched the Forest Watcher app: an innovative mobile version of Global Forest Watch that supports the submission of information from forest communities to the Global Forest Watch platform