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How open map data is bringing transparency to the apparel industry

31 Aug - 15:09 SAST

By Deborah Boyer, Azavea

The Open Apparel Registry (OAR) 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 chain and make it more sustainable and equitable.

The project is steered by Natalie Grillon, the executive director of OAR, and Katie Shaw, the organisation’s COO, both of whom have extensive experience in sustainability initiatives. Grillon came face-to-face with the issues in the fashion industry while working in Northern Uganda as...

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 chain and make it more sustainable and equitable.

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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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Water scarcity in Africa: Analysis of seawater solar desalination applicability by GIS

18 Aug - 12:26 SAST
In Africa, seawater solar desalination systems offer an opportunity to address increasing water demand. However, many environmental, economic, demographic, and climatic factors should be taken into consideration in the planning of the areas where...
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FeatureModelling & VisualisationTop Story

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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Oct 28

LEAP4FNSSA West Africa Workshop

October 28 8:00 am - October 29 5:00 pm
Online

The workshop seeks to strengthen Europe-Africa partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA) and link small businesses to existing research and innovation hubs, to test solutions with research funding opportunities and

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Nov 01

Short course: GIS applications in urban and regional planning

November 1 - November 30
Online

Offered by the University of Johannesburg, this short learning programme is an online instructor-led course to provide skill-oriented learning in GIS applications in the built environment field. The course will expose participants to free

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Nov 03

GEO Week 2020 Industry Track

November 3 9:00 am - November 4 6:00 pm
Online

The Virtual Industry Track will be a highlight of GEO Week 2020, offering two days dedicated to connecting the Earth observation Industry with GEO Associates and the GEO Work Programme. GEO Week 2020 Industry

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