EO4SD Urban webinars

The EO4SD-Urban project is happy to announce a free webinar series on satellite-derived geospatial information for urban development. The webinars are part of the capacity building offered to our project partners (development bank staff, technical staff from...

GEF-IAS-FS workshop in Nairobi, Kenya

The Global Environment Facility Integrated Approach Pilot (IAP) on sustainability and resilience for food security in sub-Saharan Africa is one of the target programs of the EO4SD (Earth Observation for Sustainable Development) “Agriculture and Rural Development Cluster”....

EO4SD-Urban @ World Bank Land & Poverty Conference ...

GAF AG, GISAT and SIRS from the EO4SD Urban Consortium attended the World Bank Land & Poverty Conference 2018 and showed the results of the collaborative work carried out in Phase 1 of the project with Multi-Lateral Development Banks,...

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Safeguarding our most precious resource: water

See how Earth Observation supports water resource managers worldwide in the video produced by the EO4SD Water Resources team, and learn more about ESA initiatives for safeguarding water in this article. Watch the video in English: in...

Capacity Building workshops in Africa

To support the implementation of development initiatives in African countries, and to contribute to filling the data and information gaps regarding the status and change in land use, vegetation cover, agricultural production and water productivity, the European...

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...