Inside Digital Earth Africa - get to know our partnership network

Partnership is at the heart of the Digital Earth Africa program and we are proud to be collaborating with a range of influential organizations from across the African continent…
01 Mar 2021

Intelligent Agriculture

How Digital Earth Africa is supporting sustainable coffee production in Kenya   The DE Africa platform provides free and open data covering the continent of Africa, the…
29 Jan 2021

Digital Earth Africa has the potential to contribute billions to the African economy using Earth observations

Across the world, Earth observations (EO) are used to by industry and government to improve environmental, agricultural and community outcomes. In Africa, they represent the…
15 Jan 2021

Thank You Africa Regional Data Cube

After two and half years of successful operation, the Africa Regional Data Cube (ARDC) will be decommissioned as we transition to Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) -  a major step…
19 Nov 2020

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

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