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,...

Mapping the most recent flood events in Dhaka

In August 2017, the EO4SD-Urban Consortium was able to provide fast and valuable support to the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh, which faced intense flooding. These events, despite not the largest in term of magnitude occurred in the...

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...