Friday, September 29, 2017

GMES and Africa is one of the keynote speakers in Africa GIS 2017 Conference

GMES & Africa Support Programme Coordinator, Dr Tidiane Ouattara is one of the keynote speakers in the upcoming Africa GIS 2017 Conference which will be held in Addis Ababa from 20 to 24 November 2017 under the theme: Geospatial and Statistical information imperatives for the ‘Africa We Want’.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sentinel-2 cloudless mosaic: the first global (almost) cloud-free view of planet

EOX IT Services, an Austrian Open Source solution provider for Earth Observation services, has implemented a methodical process crafting an almost cloudless Sentinel-2 map of the world

Thursday, September 21, 2017

GMES and Africa Draws Lessons from MESA Sustainability Meeting

A stakeholders meeting on the sustainability of the achievements of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) is underway at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The meeting discussed lessons learned, sustainability mechanisms and exit plan for the MESA project.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

GMES and AFRICA participates in the AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum 2017

This inaugural African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) – Africa Hydromet Forum was held in Addis Ababa to provide strategic insight towards Africa’s climate and disaster resilience through improvement of hydrological, meteorological and early-warning services. 

Monday, September 4, 2017

A key governance pillar of GMES and Africa holds its inaugural ordinary session

The GMES & Africa Policy Coordination and Advisory Committee (PCAC) has held its inaugural ordinary session in Abidjan, Côte d’ivoire, from 4 to 6 September 2017. PCAC is a key governance pillar of GMES & Africa.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Copernicus assists in monitoring risks and planning for response to marine pollution

A recent example on how data provided by the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service can contribute to the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC)