ESA opening a dialogue with national aid agencies

Last 16th January, an initial exploratory meeting took place at ESRIN to start a discussion on EO and Official Development Assistance (ODA) with first interested national aid agencies from across Europe, together with representatives from the national...

Towards a collaboration framework for Uganda

Uganda has an estimated population of 35.8 million, 80% of whom are involved in agricultural production that contributes to about 22% of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) demonstrating the importance of agriculture for the country. ESA’s...

EO for climate services
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E-guide on climate services for resilient development

The World Bank has recently released an online course on its Open Learning Campus platform, focused on information for managing the risks and uncertainties of a changing climate.  Especially oriented to practitioners and policy makers, it includes...

Training: EO for M&E in the Sahel and West Africa

The EO4SD- Agriculture and Rural Development cluster provides the SAWAP team with tools and indicators for better evaluating and monitoring the SAWAP objectives, execution and achievements. OSS, responsible organisation for monitoring and evaluation of the SAWAP program,...

Agriculture stakeholders consultation group Frascati

Welcome to a new phase of the Agriculture initiative

A high-level Stakeholder Consultation meeting took place in Frascati (Rome) marking the conclusion of Phase 1 of the EO4SD-Agriculture and Rural Development project and welcoming representatives from the key Multilateral Development Banks and aid organisations involved in...

At the service of the Inter-American Development Bank

The European Space Agency, in cooperation with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), organised a workshop in September 2017 in La Paz (Bolivia) to integrate EO4SD-Agriculture services within the IDB workflow.   Earth Observation technology is a powerful instrument...

Back-to-back meetings in Djibouti and Lusaka

Following the visit to Centre Regional AGRHYMET the EO4SD Water team continued the African user consultations with back-to-back workshops in Djibouti and Lusaka from 20th to 30th of September. In Djibouti, the team met with key stakeholders to the...

Workshop at Centre Regional AGRHYMET

From 12th to 14th of September, the EO4SD on Water resources was gathering more than 20 stakeholders at Centre Regional AGRHYMET in Niamey (Niger). The purpose of the workshop was to review, discuss and approve the Earth...

Expanding EO4SD scope to EU eastern neighbourhood

In 2016 the ESA’s EO for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) initiative expanded to include dedicated activities in Europe’s eastern neighbourhood. This move brought new perspectives to development cooperation opportunities especially for the ESA’s new member states in terms...