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EO AFRICA Community

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June 15, 2022
Become a member

EO AFRICA Community

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  • Community building is a central aspect of the EO AFRICA Initiative. It will allow our stakeholders to follow-up on events and calls, participate in the Space Academy and/or make use of the Innovation Lab. Only by engaging with the community
6th Face to Face Course

Vegetation and Drought Monitoring from Space

Dates:
January 23 – 27, 2023

Deadline for applications:
January 6, 2023
November 17, 2022
6th Face to Face Course

Vegetation and Drought Monitoring from Space

Dates:
January 23 – 27, 2023

Deadline for applications:
January 6, 2023

    • Face to Face course on Vegetation and Drought Monitoring from Space | January 23 – 27, 2023 | CRASTE-LF, Rabat, Morocco | A 5-day training to learn how to tackle the challenges of Food Security by exploiting satellite observations to monitor the occurrence and impacts of droughts on agricultural productivity at various spatial scales.
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October 2022, EO Africa R&D Facility events

November 16, 2022
Announcements

October 2022, EO Africa R&D Facility events


  • October 2022 was a busy month for the EO AFRICA R&D Facility, have a look at our activities during that month:  
Webinar Series

Flood Mapping with Sentinel-1 data

Date:
December 6, 2022, 14:00 CET
November 15, 2022
Webinar Series

Flood Mapping with Sentinel-1 data

Date:
December 6, 2022, 14:00 CET

    • Flood Mapping with Sentinel-1 data | December 6, 2022, 14:00 CET | Online webinar with live-chat | This webinar will focus on the importance and use of Sentinel-1 SAR data for flood mapping. With Sentinel-1 SAR data, we can map and analyse the affected flooded areas over a region, that may be not easily accessible, and even compare them with the official flood maps available.
Announcements

Call for Research Proposals 2022-2023

Communication of the Selected Projects: January 2023
September 21, 2022
Announcements

Call for Research Proposals 2022-2023

Communication of the Selected Projects: January 2023
  • ESA EO AFRICA R&D Facility, in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC) announce: Call for Research Proposals 2022-2023 Related to the themes EO for managing water scarcity and safeguarding food security in Africa EO AFRICA R&D Facility is the
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EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum

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September 15, 2022
Announcements

EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum

Join our online discussion forum
  • Announcing the implementation of the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum: We have recently implemented the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Forum as an online discussion board where people from the EO AFRICA community can ask questions, share their experiences, and discuss
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Download Training Modules

8 downloadable training packages
April 7, 2022
Announcements

Download Training Modules

8 downloadable training packages
  • A total of 8 downloadable training packages have been developed. The content of most of the MOOC-chapters, webinars, online and face to face trainings is derived from these training packages. The packages are intended to be used in MSc level curricula in the field of EO for water and food security. All packages use free and open-software.
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MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space

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December 2, 2021
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MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space

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  • Extensive time-series on vegetation and wealth of operational satellites from space provides ample opportunities to monitor vegetation developments and more and more accurate yield forecast. This MOOC provides an introduction to “Droughts”, answers questions on how it can be quantified,
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Why EO Africa

EO AFRICA stands for African Framework for Research Innovation, Communities and Applications in Earth Observation. EO AFRICA fosters an African-European R&D partnership, facilitating the sustainable adoption of the Earth Observation and related space technology in Africa – following an African user driven approach with a long-term (>10 years) vision for the digital era in Africa.

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EO AFRICA Community

EO AFRICA Community

Community building is a central aspect of the EO AFRICA Initiative. It will allow our stakeholders to follow-up on events and calls, participate in the Space Academy and/or make use of the Innovation Lab. Only by engaging with the community

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Space Academy

Space Academy

The Space Academy is the institute of the EO AFRICA R&D Facility that will take care of the (co-)development, hosting and the certification of all the developed content. The Space Academy will provide a system to enrol candidates for the

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