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EO AFRICA Community

Join our 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
June 15, 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.
April 7, 2022
Face to Face Courses

4th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Face to Face Courses

Dates:
October 18 โ€“ 22, 2022

Deadline for applications:
September 27, 2022
  • Face to Face course on Mapping and Performance Monitoring of Agroecosystems from Space | October 18 โ€“ 22, 2022 | Kigali, Rwanda | Necessary theoretical and practical knowledge for getting started on monitoring agroecosystems (croplands + rangelands) with satellite EO data.
July 20, 2022
Online Courses

4th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Online Courses

Dates:
September 19 โ€“ October 14, 2022

Deadline for applications:
September 1, 2022
  • Vegetation and Drought Monitoring from Space | September 19 โ€“ October 14, 2022 | Online course with live-chat | The online course provides the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge on vegetation and drought monitoring based on satellite EO data. It introduces the general concept of EO-based vegetation/drought monitoring, shows the different types of potentially useful EO data, highlights relevant satellite sensors and freely available data products as well as explains different analysis techniques that can be employed for deriving meaningful information from satellite observations.
July 20, 2022
Face to Face Courses

5th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Face to Face Courses

Dates:
November 7 โ€“ 11, 2022

Deadline for applications:
October 14, 2022
  • Face to Face course on Cloud based EO analyses for Water and Food Security | November 7 โ€“ 11, 2022 | Nairobi, Kenya | Introduction to Cloud based image analysis techniques for Water and Food Security.
July 19, 2022
Webinar Series

6th on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Webinar Series

Date:
August 25, 2022, 14:00 CET
  • Hyper-Temporal Mapping of Agro-Ecological Systems | August 25, 2022, 14:00 CET | Online webinar with live-chat | This webinar introduces participants with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to map agro-ecological systems at region to country levels (benchmark mapping) for subsequent monitoring using โ€˜futureโ€™ EO-derived imagery.
June 15, 2022
Face to Face Courses

3rd on the EO AFRICA R&D Facility Face to Face Courses

COURSE POSTPONED


New dates: TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON
  • Face to Face course on Cloud Computing and Algorithms for EO Analyses | Date: to be announced soon | Royal Hรดtel Rabat, Rabat, Morocco | Introduction to Cloud Computing and its usage for Earth Observation (EO) data analyses.
April 8, 2022
Announcements

MOOC on Drought Assessment and Monitoring from Space

Enrol now! 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 โ€œDroughtsโ€, answers questions on how it can be quantified,
December 2, 2021
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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 โ€“ 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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