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EO AFRICA stands for African Framework for Research, Innovation, Communities and Applications – building an African-European R&D partnership.

EO AFRICA fosters an African-European R&D partnership, facilitating the sustainable adoption of the Earth Observation and related space technology in Africa – following an African user driven approach with a long-term (>10 years) vision for the digital era in Africa.


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Living Planet Symposium 2022

May 23 - May 27
World Conference Center, Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
Bonn, 53113 Germany

This symposium focuses on how Earth observation contributes to science and society, and how disruptive technologies and actors are changing the traditional Earth observation landscape, which is also creating new opportunities for public and private sector interactions. It has 5 main objectives: UNDERSTAND EARTH SYSTEMS Prove how satellite data and open science contribute to our …

EO Africa F2F Training #3: Cloud Computing and Algorithms for EO Analyses

June 20 - June 24

The third F2F course of he EO AFRICA R&D Facility will take place in Rabat in close cooperation with CRASTE-LF (African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology in French Language). Deadline for applications: 30th May 2022 This course introduces participants to Cloud Computing and its usage for Earth Observation (EO) data analyses. It starts …

May 23
Living Planet Symposium 2022
Jun 20
EO Africa F2F Training #3: Cloud Computing and Algorithms for EO Analyses


Happening this week... 🗓️
@EOAfricaRD1 F2F course. Special thanks to our host, the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in Accra and to Prof Amos Kabo-bah @akabobah for opening the course🧑🏾‍🎓💻

SALEY Bachir@BachirSM

Get ready to take part in the 5-day training to tackle the challenges of Food Security and Water Resources, using the latest cloud technologies , exploit Copernicus satellite imagery on EO AFRICA R&D Facility for Water Security with colleagues from all over the continent

🤗Join us on May 24th during the @ESA_EO #LPS22 agora: #EOAFRICA, when key representatives of the Advisory Board and other African institutions will discuss the progress and future developments of this initiative. https://bit.ly/3l8Qhrj

The 2nd @EOAfricaRD1 F2Fcourse“EO for Water Resources Assessment and Monitoring”,started on May 15. 20 professionals from 4 countries (Ghana, Benin, Nigeria and Uganda) participate in this challenging training, delivered by @gnparodi & Prof Zoltán Vekerdy from @FacultyITC

Our @EOAfricaRD1 was featured this week at the @UNOOSA 5th International conference on the use of #space technology for #waterresourcesmanagement in Accra. #EO for #water and #foodsecurity and for #Africa 🌍🛰️💧
@EO_OPEN_SCIENCE @_AfricanUnion

Veit Schwiertz@SchwiertzVeit