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RCMRD to create a national hazards and vulnerability atlas for Malawi

The hazards and vulnerability atlas created by RCMRD will cover the whole of Malawi (Image: NASA)

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office established in Kenya, has partnered with the Department of

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Thu, 09/07/2015 - 10:27

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RCMRD: Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

Group photo of the workshop's participants (Image: RCMRD)

On Thursday June 4th a one-day workshop on the “Use of Modis Data for Early Warning,

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Wed, 10/06/2015 - 11:34

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RCMRD launched land potential knowledge system

The Land-Potential Knowledge System Application was launched at RCMRD (Image: RCMRD)

The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) Project released two mobile applications launched at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Nairobi on 22 April 2015 - one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices in Africa.

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Tue, 28/04/2015 - 10:21

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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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17/11/2014 to 19/11/2014

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Addis Ababa

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  • Ethiopia

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Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

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Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA)

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NASA supplies high-resolution topographical data to the African continent

Topographic image of the Swartberg Mountains in South Africa's Northern Cape Province

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, US Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach and US Ambassador to the African Union (AU) Reuben Brigety convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to debate over the means available to lessen the consequences of global climate change in Africa.

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Wed, 19/11/2014 - 08:17

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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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Tue, 15/07/2014 - 10:08

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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. The workshop was organized in partnership with the Interior International Technical Assistance Program of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:44

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Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of

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Recommended Practices on Space Technologies and Disaster

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Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00

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Regional Support Offices: SDI-Africa Newsletter for June available

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nairobi, Kenya - the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) - regularly prepares a Spatial Data Infrastructure Newsletter for the African continent on behalf of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association.

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Wed, 20/06/2012 - 12:03

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Wed, 06/20/2012

February 2012 Updates

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Mon, 05/03/2012
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