Ethiopia

Ninth Ministerial Conference of the Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

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The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi, Kenya in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the then Organization of African Unity, today African Union. It is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 15 contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions namely; Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

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9

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39

Date: 

17/11/2014 to 19/11/2014

Venue City: 

Addis Ababa

Venue Country: 

  • Ethiopia

Event Organisers: 

Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

Co-organisers: 

Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA)

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Ethiopian Mapping Agency re-established with a more holistic mandate

The proclamation of law 808/2013 indicates that the Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA) will be re-established under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Prime Minister.

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Fri, 14/11/2014 - 07:46

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Fri, 11/14/2014

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AfricaGIS 2013 and GSDI World Conference inaugurated in Ethiopia

Drought in Ethiopia in 2008, seen from Space by SPOT Vegetation satellite

The combined AfricaGIS 2013 and GSDI World Conference was inaugurated in Addis Ababa on 4 November 2013. The conference is jointly by EIS-Africa, the GSDI Association, the International Geospatial Society, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and Addis Ababa University and takes place from 4 to 8 November 2013.

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Tue, 05/11/2013 - 16:15

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9

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39
Tue, 11/05/2013

Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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Status Update: 7 September 2011 (14:00 CEST)


UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider [at] unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

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Name: 

Famine in Horn of Africa

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n/a

Region: 

Horn of Africa, Africa

Occurance Date: 

22/07/2011
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UN-SPIDER at the 8th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) and the GARNET-E workshop

The above conference was organized by AARSE together with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Ethiopian Mapping Agency and took place from 25 to 29 October. It brought together more than 400 participants from all over the African continent as well as other international experts. Participation ranged from senior scientists and PhD students to government officials and private company representatives.

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Fri, 05/11/2010 - 14:36

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9

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39

UN-SPIDER news: 

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RCMRD joins the network of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices

The Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed a cooperation agreement on the occasion of the UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop – “Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for

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Tue, 13/07/2010 - 18:59

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9

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39

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Regional Workshop for the African Continent conducted by UN-SPIDER

From 6 to 9 July 2010, UN-SPIDER successfully conducted its regional workshop for the African continent in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in cooperation with the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). More than 80 senior experts and decision-makers from 27 countries and international organizations participated in this 4-day event, which benefitted considerably from the support provided by the Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation.

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Tue, 13/07/2010 - 18:50

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9

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39

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Economic Commission for Africa: Experts mull Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response in Africa

More than 100 decision-makers and senior experts on

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Fri, 09/07/2010 - 10:20

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9

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39

The UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: "Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for Africa" has been POSTPONED

 The Organising Committee of the UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: "Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for

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Tue, 06/04/2010 - 12:55

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Flood in Ethiopia

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Around 1,000 families have been displaced by flooding after heavy rains in an area straddling the border between Ethiopia and the self-declared independent republic of Somaliland, according to officials.

Source GLIDEnumber

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Flood in Ethiopia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000041-ETH

Region: 

Ethiopia

Occurance Date: 

03/03/2010

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