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Developer tools

Do you ever wish that Global Forest Watch could be customized for your geography or a specific issue? Do you have a great idea for how GFW data could help solve a specific problem? Using GFW’s public Application Programming Interface (API) and open source code, anyone can build on GFW data and technology to create customized web-based or mobile applications. This section contains the tools and information you need to develop applications that harness Global Forest Watch data and technology. Browse all Global Forest Watch apps here.