29th Jun 2015

FG, UK firm sign $250m satellite deal with Nigeria

Source: Daily Trust, Article by: Daniel Adugbo The federal government yesterday signed a $250 million joint venture/partnership agreement with MENASAT Gulf Group to provide synthetic-aperture radar […]
29th Jun 2015

The new Geomatics Council and its implications

Source: EE Publishers, Article: PositionIT The announcement of the appointment of members to the Geomatics Council by Gugile Nkwinti, the minister of rural development and land […]
29th Jun 2015

South Africa’s geomatics community gathers for indaba

Source: EE Publishers, Artivle PositionIT Three top international keynote speakers will be sharing their extensive expertise with delegates at Geomatics Indaba 2015:  Dr. Carl Reed, former […]
29th Jun 2015

Drones, satellites and technology fight poaching in SA

Source: BusinessTech, Article: The Conversation In 2014, 1,215 rhinos were killed in South Africa for their horns, which end up in Asia as supposed cures for […]
29th Jun 2015

Earth observation and emerging environmental concerns

Source: EE Publishers, Article: PositionIT The effects of emerging environmental problems associated with climate change and human-induced land cover change often directly impede livelihoods of the […]
8th Jun 2015

Earth Observation technologies for flood-risk mapping and forecast in Nigeria: Training feedback

Source: UN-SPIDER UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Sri Lanka, the International Water Management Institute IWMI, conducted a TRAINING on “Earth Observation Technologies for Flood-risk Mapping and […]
8th Jun 2015

SURVEY FEEDBACK: Earth Observation satellite images from Africa

The African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) launched an online survey to the African community working in the field of remote sensing and […]
5th Jun 2015

Algeria: Alsat-2A satellite imagery shows vegetation recovering after forest fires

Source: UN-SPIDER Through satellite-bases research, the Algerian Space Agency ASAL has found a positive vegetation recovering of the forest areas located in the Aïn Témouchent province after […]
2nd Jun 2015

First complete satellite imagery base map of Africa

Source: DigitalGlobe DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, today announced the general availability of its Basemap +Vivid product for the entire […]