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.
The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) has been hosting the UN-SPIDER Algeria Regional Support Office since 2009.
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
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The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) in Algeria is hosted by the Algerian Space Agency (Agence Spatiale Algerienne, ASAL).
Deputy Minister for Maghreb and African affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, said Thursday (January 28, 2010) in Addis Ababa that an Agreement between Algeria and the United Nations Office has been s
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