AfriGEOSS Symposium 2017

June 13, 2017 - June 15, 2017
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  • Sunyani, Ghana
The 2nd AfriGEOSS Symposium is themed "Delivering Earth Observations for Policy and Sustainable Societal Impact in Africa" and aims to: -Showcase use of Earth Observations in implementing African policies for sustainable development, including the three GEO priority engagement areas (SDGs, Climate, Disasters); -Promote and build synergies with on-going and planned Earth observations initiatives at national, regional (e.g. GMES & Africa, SERVIR, UNGGIM-Africa) and international level (such as GEO activities); -Engage with end users, understanding needs and mechanisms to deliver user driven Earth observations solutions; -Review implementation of the 2016 Symposium Outcomes and contributions to the GEO 2017 – 2019 Work Programme; -Raise awareness on value of Earth observations, the Group on Earth Observation and AfriGEOSS activities; -Reinforce dialogue on Earth observations priorities in Africa;

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