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

AGU2020: Gender and Social Inclusion in Climate Data Services and Analyses

Women and minorities are not well represented in the scientific fields in which they work, nor are they considered when designing and delivering services for resilience to…

07 Dec 2020

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…

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

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

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…

07 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…

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…

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…

10 Aug 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…

24 Jul 2020