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Ghana launches national map of forests and land use

28 Jan - 07:09 SAST

Information from the Forestry Commission Ghana and Ecometrica

The Forestry Commission of Ghana (FCG) has launched a National Map of Forests and Land Use. The maps provide authoritative and accurate information about the extent of forests, shaded and unshaded cocoa production areas, forest reserves, admitted farms and other agricultural areas.

The maps were created using satellite data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites, a large number of field samples and measurements cross-referenced using machine learning techniques. Public, government and commercial access to the map is supported by Ecometrica whose online distribution...

The map uses satellite data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites, a large number of field samples and measurements cross-referenced using machine learning techniques.

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Project owners help drive construction digitisation and data efforts

10 Aug - 05:59 SAST
Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and are demanding that their contractors and suppliers align with their digital ambitions.
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South Africa’s statistical agency maps communities vulnerable to Covid-19

14 Dec - 17:32 SAST
The South African Covid-19 Vulnerability Index aims to identify populations that face multiple risks and who are considered most vulnerable.
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How open map data is bringing transparency to the apparel industry

31 Aug - 15:09 SAST
The Open Apparel Registry is an open data map of facilities in the apparel industry which apparel brands, civil society organisations, academic researchers, journalists, and other groups use to understand the global apparel supply...
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Latest Events

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Mar 04

CESA Innovation and Technology webinar 2021

March 4 12:00 pm - March 4 1:30 pm
Online

The second Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) Innovation and Technology webinar will be held under the theme “Accelerating Innovation in the Engineering & Built Environment”, and will be facilitated by Amanda Masondo-Mkhize from MPAMOT.

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Mar 04

IMSSA webinar: Using drones for block lifecycle activities in surface mining

March 4 2:00 pm - March 4 3:00 pm
Online


The Institute of Mine Surveyors of Southern Africa (IMSSA) invites members and affiliated members to this webinar, hosted by Robin Kock in conversation with Johan van Heerden. Van Heerden will be conducting a presentation

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Mar 06

Open Data Day 2021

March 6 8:00 am - March 6 5:00 pm
Online

Open Data Day is the annual global celebration of open data facilitated by the Open Knowledge Foundation. Groups from around the world create local events on the day where they will use open data

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