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Capacity development for using Earth observation data to drive development outcomes across Africa

February 3 3:00 pm 5:30 pm SAST

The Digital Earth Africa webinar series is a platform to share the latest advances of the Digital Earth Africa program, products and services, and allows stakeholders to discuss the challenges and opportunities of scaling the use of Earth observations across the continent. This webinar assembles speakers to introduce you to an initial training resource for using the Digital Earth Africa platform, and discuss broader use cases and capacity development issues related to the use of Earth observations to drive decisions, policy, action and innovation.


Welcome and introduction by Adam Lewis, Digital Earth Africa
Introduction to a transitional six-week training course by Edward Boamah and Kenneth Mubea, Digital Earth Africa
Presentation on Coffee Farming in Kenya by Stella Mutai, IFAD
A holistic view to the capacity development program for Digital Earth Africa by Joost Teuben, ITC
Panel discussion moderated by Andiswa Mlisa, SANSA, featuring panellists

  • Philip Thigo, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Africa
  • Andre Nonguierma, UN Economic Commission for Africa
  • Tidiane Ouattara, Africa Union Commission
  • Phoebe Oduor, RCMRD

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