The 4th Session of the Americas Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is held this week from May 27 to 29 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
On 16 May, 2013, the first Ecuadorian Earth Observation satellite, Pegaso, transmitted its first live video signals with images of Earth.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for a floods and landslides in India and fires in Ecuador.
Ecuador has been described by analysts as one of the most unequal societies in the world. To ensure that most people get at least the basic resources for survival is a huge challenge.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is committed to sustainable development.
The INOCAR is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and monitoring the technical and administrative activities related to the Service of Hydrographic, Navigation, Oceanography, Meteorol
The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards.
SEGENA was transformed into the Ecuadoran Institute for geological, mining and metallurgical research (INIGEMM) on the 29th of January, 2009.
The Ecuadoran Civilian Space Agency was founded on November 1st, 2007 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, as an independent civilian body to administrate and implement the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Program.
The mission of the CLIRSEN is to generate, integrate and standardize thematic geoinformation and to provide technical services, applied to build the inventory of natural resources and environment.
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