7th AfriGEO Symposium 2023

18 - Sep - 2023 - 23 - Sep - 2023

About The Event

The Theme of this year's conference is: Earth Observation for Africa's prosperity

The conference will take place at COSDEF Arts and Crafts Centre in Swakopmund, Namibia from 18-23 September 2023 and shall be Co-hosted by the Ministry of Higher Education. They provide an opportunity for the AfriGEO Community to create awareness on the ongoing activities, engage, connect and build meaningful areas of collaborations that support addressing of varied development challenges on the continent using earth observation.

AfriGEO is an initiative of the African community in GEO aimed at providing a coordination framework and platform for Africa's participation in GEO. It's key objective are as follows:

  •  Pan African initiative to raise awareness and develop capacity on EO for governments, research organizations and the commercial sector;
  •  Framework for strengthening partnerships and collaborations within Africa;
  •  Gateway into Africa for international partners; and
  •  Support mechanism for the implementation of GEO objectives and programmes in Africa