Webinar: How can EO data support climate resilient deve...

The European Space Agency’s Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) Climate Resilience Cluster is holding a webinar to demonstrate the potential for Earth Observation to contribute to climate resilient development objectives. The webinar “How can EO data support climate...

World Bank Land and Poverty Conference

Partners from three different clusters under the EO4SD initiative participated at the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference 25-29 March 2019 in Washington D.C. The conference gathered more than 1.500 participants, including representatives from governments, the private...

How can EO support states affected by fragility?

States affected by fragility, conflict and violence face major and growing threats to state security, economy, environment and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Multiple forms of human insecurity are resulting in widespread and cross-cutting challenges to the survival, livelihood, and dignity of people. ESA EO4SD Fragility, Conflict and Security aims to promote the adoption of EO-based products and services into the working processes of projects funded by international financial institutions. The goal is to contribute to the improvement of human and environmental security in states affected by fragility. Find out how this can be done in a simple-show:

EO4SD-Urban at the World Bank: Seminar on Satellites an...

On March 27 the EO4SD-Urban consortium took part in a lunch session with partners at the World Bank, arranged by the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC), the City Resilience Programme and ESA on the topic “Satellites in Action: How Geospatial Data Can Create Resilient and Sustainable Cities”. The session had the objective to illustrate how geospatial data can be used in different urban development stages to improve planning and resilience, and to help cities achieve sustainability. The session was opened by Mr. Sameh Wahba, World Bank Director for Urban and Disaster Risk Management, who stressed the valuable contribution of geospatial data for urban planning with specific reference to the past work...

Take aways from Addis Ababa workshop

Earth Observation data can provide substantial benefits for development initiatives all over the globe. In fact, the use of Earth Observation data can optimise different stages of agricultural and rural development project cycles, i.e. planning, preparation, implementation,...

Mapping Informal Settlements from Space: New Webinar

Tomorrow, 30 January at 15:00 CET: the next free and live EO4SD-Urban Webinar! Find out how Informal Settlements can be mapped from space and how access to basic services can be assessed. Contributions from experts from GISAT...

EO4SD Agriculture capacity building workshop

Following the fruitful first series of trainings organised last year in different cities and countries of the globe, the Agriculture Cluster is conducting the second edition of local workshops starting in Ethiopia in February. The five-day training event is...

EO4SD-Climate Resilience stakeholder workshop

One day before the One Planet Summit in Nairobi: Africa’s Pledge, stakeholders from international finance institutions (IFIs) and their client states are invited to a workshop focused on demonstrating the value of EO data to climate-resilient development. Objectives of...

EO4SD-Urban Webinars

The EO4SD-Urban project is restarting its 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 participating cities, etc.)....

Agri cluster capacity building in La Paz, Bolivia

The European Space Agency and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) organised on 15-19 October a 5-day Capacity Building workshop at the IADB premises in La Paz, Bolivia. A common effort from both insitutions with two ESA´s EO4SD...