To tackle the growing problem of Sargassum, GEO Blue Planet’s Sargassum Information Hub is bringing Sargassum-impacted communities together to share data, research, and knowledge, and ultimately find workable solutions to the challenges posed by the proliferation of Sargassum mats.
Ocean Innovation Africa is a platform that showcases African initiatives and brings together international entrepreneurs, investors, scientists, businesses and leaders that are working towards creating a positive impact on our oceans.
Ocean Innovation Africa is a platform that showcases African ocean-impact initiatives and brings together international changemakers for the growth of an equitable and sustainable ocean economy in Africa
Taking place every two years, the Forum serves to facilitate the use of EUMETSAT satellite data throughout the continent in collaboration with African partners. Session 4 on 14 September will focus on the Blue Economy, addressing marine and great lake satellite applications.
Official side-event of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance 2022 Forum, co-hosted by the United States and Brazil, in collaboration with the European Commission, over two events between May and July 2022.
The #OceanChallenge4Africa hackathon will take place fully online from 8 to 10 April 2022, bringing together participants to find solutions to address challenges in coastal and marine environments in Africa. Teams will be invited to create innovative and [...]
This event will review the role Earth Observations play in monitoring, preparing for, and recovering from, marine hazards and what GEO can do to inform priorities and identify opportunities for future collaboration across GEO activities and regional GEOs working on this thematic.
After two successful international events in Asia and America, the #MarineData4Africa event will cater to users of ocean and coastal data working in Africa. Through this event, the European- funded Copernicus Marine Service aims to engage with the [...]
An official side event of GEO Week 2021 Given that approximately 25% of Africa’s population live within 100 km of the coast, marine hazards pose increasing threats at local and regional levels. These include eutrophication, coastal flooding, marine [...]
The AfriGEO symposium 2021 aims at providing a platform to begin enhance collaboration and integration by bringing together experts from the aforementioned spheres to discuss, unlock and activate the growth of African Industries in Earth Observation. This symposium [...]