Earth observation challenge for monitoring agricultural production in Africa

  The European Commission, as part of its Horizon 2020 Work Programme: 2016 – 2017, has issued calls for research and innovation proposals for earth observation services for the monitoring of agricultural production in Africa. The programme sets out to address societal challenges with regard to food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime […]

SA geomatics industry showcases technology and tackles skills concerns

  The South African geospatial industry’s annual gathering, Geomatics Indaba 2016, saw over 700 delegates attending the two day conference at Emperors Palace, and 400 delegates participating in the Technology and Field Training Day at the Transnet School of Rail in Ekurhuleni. The theme for the indaba, “Geomatics skills and technologies: Growing professionals to secure […]

Keynote speakers confirmed for Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Chief Surveyor General Mmuso Riba, Statistician General Pali Lehohla, Rob Mahoney from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and Gary Gale, the Chief Technology Officer for What3words, have all confirmed their participation as keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2016. Hosted by the Geo-Information Society of South Africa (GISSA), the Institute of Mine Surveyors of South Africa (IMSSA), the […]

Statistician General to keynote at Geomatics Indaba 2016

  Dr. Pali Lehohla, the Statistician General of South Africa, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at Geomatics Indaba 2016. He will be speaking on the topic of spatial data, place and addresses and the vital role that these can play in facilitating South Africa’s economic development and the well-being of its citizens. Geomatics […]

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