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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:

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,...

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...

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...

About: Disaster Risk Reduction

The ESA EO4SD Disaster Risk Reduction project aims to promote the adoption of Earth Observation-based products and services mainstreamed into the working processes of IFIs funded projects that seek to prevent or mitigate the adverse impacts of natural disasters in developing...

From awareness to practice in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

In collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the ESA’s EO4SD – Agriculture Cluster recently set-up in Phnom, Cambodia to organise a new workshop as part of the capacity building strategy developed and implemented by the cluster...

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EO4SD Agriculture info session at the World Bank

The European Space Agency and the World Bank are jointly organising a 2-day knowledge sharing and capacity enhancement event on satellite Earth Observation applications in agriculture and rural development. The meeting will take place on 27 and...