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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

GMES & Africa's capacity development training workshop kick starts in Abidjan

The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES and Africa), kick starts capacity development training workshop for the thirteen consortia of institutions that have been officially awarded grants to implement the GMES & Africa at regional level in Africa.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

AUC Awards Thirteen Consortia of Institutions to Implement the GMES and Africa Support Programme

The African Union Commission (AUC) officially awards grants to thirteen successful consortia of institutions that will serve as Regional Implementing Centres for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES and Africa) Support Programme.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

GMES and AFRICA participates in the AfriCultuRes H2020 kick off meeting

AfriCultuRes (African Agricultural Systems with the Support of Remote Sensing) is the Horizon 2020 project that won a call on using Earth observation (EO) technology for improving food security in Africa.

Get trained to Radar Remote Sensing with ESA ECHOES in Space

Echoes from space can take you on a journey through the exciting world of Radar Remote Sensing. The learning is self-paced. Registration is open during all the course. You can also pick up learning when the time is right for you.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Earth Observation for the growth of Blue Economy in Africa

The possible contributions of Earth Observation applications for Blue growth in Africa under the GMES & Africa Support programme was tabled for discussion

Sentinel hub - 1 year free earth observation data

ESA has partnered with Sentinel Hub to offer your business 1 year free and easy access to a wide range of EO data and 10 hours of support to help you build new services.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Copernicus Research and User Support (RUS) Service portal

The RUS Service is the “New Expert Service for Sentinel Users” funded by the European Commission, managed by the European Space Agency, and operated by CS SI and its partners.

Earth Observation for the Africa We Want

Invited to the AfricaGIS 2017 as a keynote speaker, the Coordinator of the GMES and Africa Support Programme underlined the significant role of Earth Observation and monitoring of Africa’s abundant natural resources in conserving the welfare of current and future generations.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ICT based tools of MESA transferred to GMES and Africa

Following a series of consultations in the last six months between the two Programmes, ICT based tools of MESA have been transferred to GMES & Africa

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Transforming land-based resource management: the role of GMES and Africa Support Programme

Extreme weather events, climate change, land degradation, droughts and floods severely affect the Earth, and Africa is severely impacted by these environmental challenges.