A new space agency signals Africa’s focus on harnessing geospatial data

2019/18/02 – After decades of playing catch-up, the African Union (AU) is doubling down on plans to join the global space race.

The AU passed legislation to establish the African Space Agency in 2017  and has just approved Egypt as host country for the headquarters of the new agency. Continuer à lire … « A new space agency signals Africa’s focus on harnessing geospatial data »

Peace and security challenges in Africa’s Sahel region require ‘holistic approach’, says UN official #G5Sahel

2018/05/25 – A “holistic approach” is needed to the address peace and security challenges in Africa’s vast Sahel region, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Wednesday, calling for more investment in better government, social services and youth opportunities. Continuer à lire … « Peace and security challenges in Africa’s Sahel region require ‘holistic approach’, says UN official #G5Sahel »