The 12 Awarded Consortia

Thirteen consortia were selected through a competitive call for proposal process. The SADC led consortium was outed after 12 months. The remaining consortia involve 122 institutions (leaders, partners, and associates) in 45 African countries and 6 European countries - see below (SITE1 links to the page dedicated to the Project on the website of the leader of the consortium whereas SITE2 links to the Project's website, if any)

Leader (Website) Title of awarded
Project, Site1, Site2
Partners Countries involved Maps



Agence Gabonaise d'Etudes et Observations Spatiales (AGEOS) – Libreville, Gabon
Surveillance de la forêt équatoriale, suivi et évaluation (SEFAC) | 
Site1 & Site2 | Geoportal
COMIFAC-Cameroun, INCOMA-Equatorial Guinea, OBPE-Burundi, UM-Chad
Gabon and Central Africa Countries
Consortium AGEOS

Commission Internationale du Bassin Congo-Oubangui-Sangha (CICOS) – Kinshasa, RDC
Gestion de l’Eau et Ressources Naturelles en Afrique Centrale | Site1 & Site2 
CBLT-Chad, CRH-Cameroun, GIE-SCEVN-Central African Republic, OSFAC-DRC, UniKin-FACAGRO-GRN-DRC
Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, DRC, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome & Principe
Consortium CICOS

Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) – Dakar, Sénégal
Utilisation des Données d’Observation de la Terre en appui à la Gestion durable des Zones humides pour le renforcement de la Sécurité alimentaire et de la Résilience des écosystèmes en Afrique de l’Ouest (GH-ZHAO) | Site1 & Site2 | Geoportal
COSIE-Guinea Conakry, CERSGIS-Ghana, CURAT-Cote d Ivoire, DPMW-Gambia, DFCAP-Niger, DNEF-Mali, IGB-Burkina Faso
Burkina-Faso, Gambia, Guinea, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal
Consortium CSE

African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education (CSSTE) – Ile Ife, Nigeria
Multi-scale Flood Monitoring and Assessment Services for West Africa (MiFMASS) | Site1 & Site2
CURAT-Cote d’Ivoire, ISESTEL-Burkina Faso, INE-Benin, UG-Ghana, VBA-Burkina Faso, WRI-CSIR-Ghana
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria

Consortium CSSTE

IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) – Nairobi, Kenya Monitoring Natural Resources and Food Security in East Africa Region | Site1 & Site2 | Data Center
KWS-Kenya, MU-Uganda, SMAR-Sudan, TFSA-Tanzania
Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

Consortium ICPAC

Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel (OSS) – Tunis, Tunisia
Observation de la Terre pour la Gestion Durable de la Terre et de l’Eau en Afrique du Nord - Earth observation for the sustainable management of land and water in North Africa | Site1 & Site2 | Misbar 
ASA-Algeria, CEDARE-Egypt, CERT-Tunisia, CNCT-Tunisia, CRASTE-LF-Morocco, CRTEAN-Tunisia, CRTS-Morocco, DRC-Egypt, IMROP-Mauritania, LCRSSS-Libya, UCD-Morocco, UR-Mauritania
Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia
Consortium OSS

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) – Nairobi, Kenya
Land Degradation Monitoring and Assessment, Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment and Open Geographical Regional Reference Vector Database (~1:1M scale) for water and agro-ecological zonings | Site1 & Site2 | Geoportal
EMA-Ethiopia, MML-Mauritius, MU-Uganda, RWFA-Rwanda
Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Somalia, Seychelles, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Consortium RCMRD

SADC Climate Services Centre (SADC-CSC) – Gaborone, Botswana Water and Natural Resources Applications
BUAN-Botswana, NRSC-Zambia, SANSA-South Africa, U-ZW-Zimbabwe
Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi, Namibia, South-Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Consortium SADC

Southern Africa Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL), Windhoek, Namibia
Wetland Assessment and Monitoring Platform for Transboundary River Basins in Southern Africa (WeMAST) | 
Site1 & Site2
MSU-Zimbabwe, NRSC-Zambia, SANSA-South Africa, U-BW-Botswana, UWC-South Africa, U-ZM-Zambia
Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique
Consortium SASSCAL




GMES-Africa Marine and Coastal Service Development for Southern Africa (MarCoSouth) | Site1 & Site2
AI4F-South Africa, BCC-Namibia, CORDIO-Kenya, EMU-Mozambique, IMSUDS-Tanzania, NSRI-South Africa, WIOMSA-Tanzania
Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania
Consortium CSIR

Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) - Port Louis, Mauritius
Marine and Coastal Management in the East Africa Region | Site1 & Site2
IHSM-Madagascar, KMFRI-Kenya, SMA-Seychelles, TAFIRI-Tanzania, WIOMSA-Tanzania
Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Consortium MOI

National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science (NARSS) – Cairo, Egypt
Developing an Earth Observation Operational Application for Coastal Ecosystems Mapping, Monitoring and Assessment of the Northern African Coastal Zone - EOOS (NAfCoast) | Site1 & Site2
CEDARE-Egypt, CERT-Tunisia, IMROP-Mauritania, UCD-Morocco
Egypt, Mauritania Morocco, Tunisia
Consortium NARSS

University of Ghana (UoG) – Legon, Ghana
Marine and Coastal Areas Management in western Africa | Site1 & Site2 | Geoportal 
CRODI-Senegal, CURAT-Cote d Ivoire, GH-MET-Ghana, IRHOB-Benin, NIFD-Cape Verde, NIOMR-Nigeria, WI-Senegal
Benin, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mauritanian Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome & Principe, Togo
Consortium UoG

These grantees can be grouped in three different clusters, namely: 
  • Group (1) Two Consortia that cover geographical areas not covered by predecessors program i.e. MESA, AMESD and PUMA: (Northern Africa) NARSS, OSS ; 
  • Group (2) Six consortia that were beneficiaries of predecessors programs : CICOS, ICPAC, MOI, RCMRD, SADC-CSC, UoG) ; and 
  • Group (3) Five Consortia that were not beneficiaries of predecessors programs : AGEOS, CSE, CSIR, CSSTE, SASSCAL.  

The 13 consortia and their geographical extension

The 12 Water and Natural Resources applications

The 7 Marine and Coastal applications

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