A contract between UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency ASAL, and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd SSTL has been signed to build the Alsat-1B Earth Observati
UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their
Within the framework of its collaboration with the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) - host
On 6 May 2013, Mazlan Othman, director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, together with Mustapha Lahbiri, General Direction of Civilian Protection (DGPC), and Oussedik Azzedine,
The maps requested via the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters regarding the wildfires that ravaged north Algerian forests during summer 2012, are now available on the
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 13 August 2012 to provide satellite imagery for the forest fires that have been ravaging the north of Algeria since June.
Africa is especially vulnerable to land degradation, droughts and desertification.
UN-SPIDER is providing support to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in response to the widespread locust outbreak by facilitating access to various satellite imager
In February 2012, a Desert Locust outbreak suddenly developed in southwest Libya along the border of Algeria and rapidly spread into adjacent areas of southeast Algeria. Gregarizing adults lai
The Alsat-2A satellite built by Astrium for the Algerial Space Agency (ASAL) has now been in orbit for one year.
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