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Friday, July 6, 2018

Horizon 2020 Call for Projects on Climate Services for Africa


In support to the Paris Agreement, HORIZON 2020 is an 80 b€ European Union Research and Innovation programme. H2020  has launched call for projects to address climate services in Africa. 

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Pathways towards tailored climate and environment service delivery system in Africa tabled for discussion

The Contributions of Global Monitoring for Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES and Africa) in setting up tailored climate and environmental services delivery system in Africa tabled for discussion.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The African Union Commission signed Cooperation arrangement in the area of data access and use of Sentinel data of the Copernicus programme

The African Union Commission signed a cooperation arrangement with the European Commission in the area of Earth Observation data access from the Sentinel Satellites of the Copernicus on 12 June 2018, in Brussels, Belgium at the premises of the European Commission Directorate- General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG-GROWTH).  

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

GMES & Africa Sets the Stage for the Signing of Implementation Contracts with 13 Consortia

The GMES and Africa Technical Experts Committee (TEC) has held its first meeting in Tunis  from 14-16 May 2018.  The Committee comprises Consortia of African institutions awarded to implement the GMES and Africa grants, as well as EU affiliates EUMETSAT, JRC, and the Technical Assistance Team of GMES and Africa.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

1st GMES and AFRICA Consortia Information Exchange and Technical Workshop, 23-27 April - Nairobi

In view of the Tunisia meeting in May with the European partners, the present workshop has been set for the selected consortia to continue discussions around the services they propose to deliver. 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The GMES and Africa Communication and Engagement Strategy is available online

Communication and awareness raising is one of the pillars in the GMES and Africa Support Programme. The Programme has developed its Communication and Engagement Strategy.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

GMES and Africa Coordinator Addresses EO and Africa’s Development at Digital Earth Summit


The potential for Earth Observation to contribute to Africa’s development was a key question addressed by panelists at the 7th Digital Earth Summit 2018, held from the 17th to the 19th of April 2018, at the Chouaib Douakkali University of Morocco.