Ensuring continued program development during the global COVID-19 situation

The Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) team would first like to send our thoughts and best wishes to everyone in these difficult times, no matter where you are in the world the…
30 Mar 2020

Meet Edward, our new Technical Manager

Last month we welcomed Edward Boamah to the Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) Establishment team. Edward is our Technical Manager based in Ghana and brings a wealth of knowledge in…
30 Mar 2020

A new project to improve access to analysis-ready water data in Africa

Water management is vital to Africa’s future, but limited water data makes it challenging. Earth observation satellites collect vast amounts of data over Africa every day, some of…
24 Mar 2020

Partnerships to build capacity for the use of satellite data across Africa

We recently signed mutually beneficial agreements to help us ensure that anyone can use Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) by providing the skills and expertise required. Our new…
19 Dec 2019

Enabling insights for better decision-making

As part of the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is supporting Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa). DE Africa is enabling African nations to track…
06 Sep 2019

Transformational information for Africa

Digital Earth Africa is an ambitious program, but has made significant progress to date. At the Digital Earth Africa side event as part of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO)…
06 Sep 2019

Calling for operational and ready-to-use data

Digital Earth Africa will rely on analysis ready data to ensure efficient time-series analyses and data interoperability. A grand challenge for the Earth observation (EO)…
04 Sep 2019

A successful DE Africa day for multi stakeholder partnerships

Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) had the pleasure of hosting 150 stakeholders for a day of innovative discussions on the importance of Earth observation (EO) for addressing key…
21 Aug 2019

DE Africa’s vision, mission and key principles

A Governance Framework for Digital Earth Africa is now available, which shares the vision for the program and the key guiding principles to achieving it. The Governance Framework…
09 Aug 2019

Map-based access to spatial data now live

A Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) prototype map has been developed to provide easy access to spatial information on the African continent. The DE Africa map aims to help increase…
04 Aug 2019