SASSCAL/WeMAST announce two short courses on Earth Observation technology in December

The courses are targeting river basin commissions, water authorities, conservation authorities, government departments, Non-Governmental Organizations, universities and research institutions, private sector, local authorities and local communities’ representatives.

The two short courses on EO technology are:

Development for new technologies for Wetland Monitoring
This course will familiarise participants with earth observation data sources, data fusion and integration techniques and provide an overview of available algorithms for wetland extraction to mention a few aspects. The course will focus on exposing participants to various EO datasets available for wetland monitoring and delineation of wetlands utilizing free data access tools and QGIS.
Date : 16 - 18 November, 2020

Earth observation for wetlands' monitoring, assessment, and management
The course will focus on use of earth observation data to inform wetland management plans. It will offer a basic understanding of key wetland principles to define and protect the wetland. Management frameworks will be discussed including the RAMSAR framework. Furthermore, the course will explore ways of adoption of EO in conservation and management frameworks and policy development.
Date: 23 - 25 November, 2020 

To register click HERE  and scroll down in page. 
The deadline for registration is 14th November, 2020.

Applicants are also encouraged to register to the SASSCAL Alumni Network - See for more details.

SASSCAL leads the WeMAST consortium,
The courses are made possible with funding from the GMES and Africa Support Programme, an initiative of the African Union and the European Commission