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Satellite technology to reduce drought risk in Kenya

Kenya vegetation anomaly during 2011 drought (Image: NASA/ J. Allen)

Satellite technology helps to monitor drought in Kenya providing detailed information about the strength, location, spatial extent and duration of the drought.

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GIS Mapping and Spatial Analysis for Policy Makers

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Almost all the data collected, analysed and visualized in all organizations have a spatial element. This has made Geographic Information Systems (GIS) a standard component in NGOs, public and private organizations. This has also created the need for GIS professionals in these organizations. 

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23/03/2015 to 27/03/2015

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Nairobi

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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E-enhancement Centre

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Building Resilience through Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

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30/11/2015 to 04/12/2015

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC)

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RCMRD installs MODIS satellite data receiving station

Representatives of RCMRD during the launch of the MODIS receiving station

RCMRD, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development, and host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Kenya, recently installed and launched a new satellite receiving station.

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Ushahidi

Ushahidi is a global non-profit technology company with origins in Kenya. Ushahidi’s mission is the change the way information flows in the world and empower people to make an impact with open source technologies, cross-sector partnerships, and ground-breaking ventures.

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kenya

UNDP operates projects under the umbrella of five priority areas namely: Poverty Reduction, Democratic Governance, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, Energy and Environment and

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Kenya National Drought Management Authority

Kenya's National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is mandated to provide leadership and coordination of Kenya’s effort in the management of drought risks and enhancing adaptation to climate change. The Legal Notice gives the NDMA the mandate to establish mechanisms which ensure that drought does not result in emergencies and that the impacts of climate change are sufficiently mitigated.

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Kenya RedCross

Kenya RedCross is one of the international Red Cross societies that exist around the world. Established in 1961, the Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects and aims to raising awareness to the Kenyan public about current issues or problems. The Kenya Red Cross is involved in areas such as famine, blood services, first aid projects,

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Survey of Kenya (SOK)

The Department of Surveys, commonly known as Survey of Kenya (SOK), is the official agency of the government of Kenya on all matters affecting land surveys and mapping. It has been in existence since 1903 and is one of the oldest Departments in the country. The department is responsible for national surveying and mapping.

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Kenya Ministry of Health (MOH)

The function of the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Kenya include Health Policy, Sanitation Policy, Preventive and Promotive Health Services, HIV/AIDS Programme and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Treatment and Management, Health Education, Family Planning, Food and Food Handling, Health Inspection and other Public Health Services, Quarantine Administration, Overall Sanitary Services, Insanitary Nuisances, Curative Services, Clinics, Dispensaries, Health Centres and Hospitals, Registration of Doctors and Para Medicals, Maternity Services, Nurses and Midwives, National Hospital Insu

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