Data moves to Cape Town

A cloud-free image of all of Africa produced by combining tens of thousands of satellite image collected throughout an entire year. The new AWS data centre in Cape Town stores…
13 Nov 2020

Mapping crop phenology key to addressing food security in Kenya, by Stephen Korir

The agricultural sector is a major driver of Kenya’s economy and a source of livelihood for most of the population. The agriculture sector plays a key role in reducing poverty and…
04 Nov 2020

Cane Poaching, By Stephen Korir

The sugar industry in Africa has had its fair share of seasonal challenges and problems, ranging from fragmentation of lands making it uneconomical for small holder farmers,…
04 Nov 2020

ESA EO Φ-week 2020

As part of ESA EO Φ-week 2020, we're hosting a side event 'Making satellite data easier to use to support Africa’s development priorities' to showcase the use of Copernicus…

30 Sep 2020

Analysis Ready Data for Africa

Satellites have continually captured Africa’s land surface and coastlines for decades, but it has proven difficult to translate this into usable information. The key question…
16 Sep 2020

Putting Africa on the radar

We’re working to make Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar satellite data available in an analysis-ready format within the Digital Earth Africa platform by the end of 2020. For the first…
07 Sep 2020

Harnessing the potential of all people: the benefits of diversity and inclusion

‘Leaving no one behind’ is a phrase we are becoming more familiar with, as a central commitment of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But what does it…
03 Sep 2020

Join us for Cloud Native Geospatial Outreach Day

If you have an interest in Earth observation data and making it more accessible for anyone to use, or you’re just curious to learn more, join us next Tuesday 8 September for Cloud…
02 Sep 2020

Digital Earth Africa six week training program begins

This week we kicked off a six week training program as part of the transition to Digital Earth Africa’s (DE Africa) continental-wide infrastructure from the Africa Regional Data…
28 Aug 2020

Co-designing product development to address food security in Africa

Food security is a fundamental human right and means people have access to enough safe and nutritious food that meet dietary requirements at all times. It has been estimated that…
10 Aug 2020