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

Policy leaders see the benefits of Earth observations at Simiyu agriculture

The Simiyu agriculture show dubbed in Swahili as ‘NaneNane2020’ was held from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 August and brought together local and international agriculture stakeholders…
10 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

Understanding users’ and their needs

African countries have professed a strong demand for access to Earth observation (EO) data. Even more so, the need for an African-owned and led approach was made evident in the…
24 Jul 2020

Meet Kenneth, our new User Engagement Manager

This month we welcomed Dr. Kenneth Mubea to the Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) Establishment team who joins as secondment from the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development…
24 Jul 2020

Collaborative tool removes barriers for data validation in Africa

Open and free data that fosters collaboration across diverse perspectives are driving principles of Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa), and we look to solutions that help achieve…
26 Jun 2020

Using satellite data to combat drought: Monitoring Lake Sulunga, Tanzania

Desertification and Drought Day, observed every year on 17 June, is led by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to promote international efforts of…
17 Jun 2020

Operational and ready to use satellite data is now available across Africa

The Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) platform now has operational analysis-ready Earth observation (EO) data over Africa, using free and open images captured by the European Space…
15 Jun 2020