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  • Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) Climate Resilience Stakeholder & Capacity Building Workshop European Space Agency
    IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre


    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    Country: Kenya
    City/State: Nairobi
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Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) Climate Resilience Stakeholder & Capacity Building Workshop

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): European Space Agency (ESA)
IGAD Climate Prediction and Application Centre (ICPAC)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 13 Mar 2019 Location: Kenya (Nairobi) Venue: IGAD Climate Prediction & Applications Centre (ICPAC), Dagoretti Corner

Colleagues from international finance institutions (IFIs) and their client states are invited to join the EO4SD Climate Resilience cluster on 13 March 2019, one day before the One Planet Summit in Nairobi: Africa’s Pledge, for a stakeholder and capacity building workshop at the ICPAC offices in Nairobi, Kenya.

The workshop aims to demonstrate the value of Earth observation data to climate-resilient development through a series of presentations, discussions, and hands-on training.

During the workshop the EO4SD Climate Resilience cluster will:

  • Provide valuable insights into how IFIs and their client states can use Earth observation data to support climate-resilient development;
  • Discuss stakeholder needs and requirements, especially with regards to projects on the African continent;
  • Provide applicable and useful information about Copernicus Sentinel data and services, which offers full, free and open access;
  • Showcase the proposed services of the EO4SD Climate Resilience cluster and how they can be used (e.g. drought monitoring, wetland monitoring, ecosystem evaluation, flooding, soil erosion, etc.);
  • Offer a training session about the EO4SD Climate Resilience platform, including downloading data, visualizing it, and creating of customized products (e.g. water quality indexes, vegetation indexes, etc.).

To register, please use this link

Event website: http://prepare.gmv.com/news/eo4sd-climate-resilience-stakeholder-capacity-building-workshop



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