Author Archives: Zoltan

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...

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-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.)....

ESA Continues Dialogue with National Aid Agencies

Earlier this year in January, an initial exploratory meeting took place at ESA’s centre for Earth Observation, ESRIN, located in Frascati, Rome, to start a discussion on EO and Official Development Assistance (ODA) exploring current status and experiences with...