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RCMRD: East African Global Land Cover Workshop

Vegetation map of Eastern Africa during the severe drought of 2011

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Kenya, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), hosted the East African Global Land Cover Workshop from 10 to 14 March 2014.

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:44
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-1.29207
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36.8219

MEA: multi-product data exploitation system with global data coverage since 1978

The Multi-sensor Evolution Analysis (MEA) platform supports Earth Observation communities in loading, visualizing and analysing multi-dimensional

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Tue, 19/11/2013 - 11:31
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1.84092
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42.8158

More Complete Satellite Coverage in Africa

NSS-12 East Africa beam

CET Teleport GmbH is expanding its cooperation with the satellite company SES in order to satisfy the increasing demand for satellite services in Africa.

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Mon, 04/03/2013 - 07:04

East African Community backs Hyogo Framework

The East African Community backs the Hyogo Framework

The East African Community (EAC) today announced that it is renewing its commitment to implement the global disaster risk reduction framework, the Hyogo Framework for Action, and that it had agreed

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Wed, 13/02/2013 - 13:13
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-3.36579
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36.6744

Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) was established in 1985 by the USAID to improve the emergency response capability in Africa, disseminate information and increase food security.