Regional Centre for Mapping Resource for Development (RCMRD)
RCMRD International Conference's main theme for 2018 is "Space Science for Sustainable Development". The objective of the conference is to facilitate the exchange of ideas on fast-tracking applications of earth observation and geospatial technologies in decision making. It will explore the possibilities of using earth observation data and information to effectively address issues that impact livelihoods in Africa and beyond. The thematic areas of the conference include: agriculture and food security, weather and climate (disaster risk management and disaster risk reduction), water and hydro-climatic disasters, land-use and ecosystems, land management and surveying and cross-cutting themes.