REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Earth-observation based rangeland monitoring, early warning and assessment in East Africa

ICPAC invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified EO and geospatial technologies private sector companies to undertake Earth Observation Based to undertake Earth Observation for Rangeland Seasonal Monitoring, Early Warning and Assessment in East Africa.

The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES & Africa) Support Programme is a joint Programme co-financed by the European Commission and the African Union Commission.

The Programme aims at improving African policy-makers’, planners’, scientists’, business and private sector and citizens’ capacities to design, implement, and monitor national, regional and continental policies and promote sustainable management of natural resources through the use of Earth Observation data and derived information.

Specifically, the Program is designed to respond to African needs in water, natural resources, marine and coastal areas as well as address global needs to manage the environment, mitigate climate change and ensure civil security. It is further purposed to enable the implementation of the African Space Policy and Strategy, formulated to harness the continent’s capabilities in utilizing space science and technology for economic growth and sustainable development.

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