Online data portal for Africa

May 30th, 2018, Published in Articles: PositionIT, Featured: PositionIT

Esri has launched the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners. The geoportal provides access to the company’s popular ArcGIS Online service as well as geographic data and imagery for Africa. The African Union, African Development Bank, other international agencies, nongovernmental organisations (NGO), academia, businesses, and national government funds will be able to use the geoportal to address the most urgent development challenges, from economic development and climate adaptation to conservation and health care. This complimentary software-as-a-service technology is offered to all who are supporting African nations for positive economic, social and environmental outcomes – African citizens, NGOs, and international development agencies alike. The geoportal offers access to spatial analytics capabilities and authoritative content for charting compelling, educational, informational, entertaining and beautiful maps of Africa. To learn more about the Africa GeoPortal visit

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