4-6 May 2021: MarCOSouth Services Stakeholder Workshop

The development of MarCOSouth services focused on sustainable socio-economic development, empowering a wide range of users in the public and private sectors through the application of regionally-optimized satellite observations and model based forecasts in the South and East African Marine and Coastal domains

The purpose of the stakeholder workshop is to:
  • Inform relevant stakeholders about the GMES and Africa MarCOSouth project;
  • Describe the objectives of the GMES and Africa MarCOSouth project;
  • Identify and share key stakeholders, their priority business cases, key datasets, Earth Observation (EO) (remote sensors) and in-situ sensors used and data/sensor gaps;
  • Find commonalities and facilitate collaboration in an inclusive environment; and
  • Facilitate user uptake of the MarCOSouth services.


The MarCOSouth workshop will cover the following themes and services over the following days:

  • 04 May 2021:  Marine and Maritime Service
    • Ship Traffic Monitoring
    • Sea Rescue
  • 05 May 2021: Aquaculture and Fisheries Service
    • Aquaculture Support
    • Fisheries Support (ABALOBI)
  • 06 May 2021: Coastal Services
    • Water Quality Monitoring
    • Coral Bleaching Monitoring

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Stakeholders can attend all or only the applicable services by clicking on the https://forms.gle/3Y7MdBzmfrrF5zq49 by 30 May 2021


The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) and Africa’s funded MarCOSouth project develops, maintains and provide a sustainable platform for local, institutional, human and technical capabilities in the African partner countries (i.e. Angola, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa)
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