RCMRD

Ninth Ministerial Conference of the Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

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The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi, Kenya in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the then Organization of African Unity, today African Union. It is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 15 contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions namely; Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Latitud: 

9

Longitud: 

39

Fecha: 

17/11/2014 to 19/11/2014

Ciudad: 

Addis Ababa

País: 

  • Ethiopia

Organizadores del evento: 

Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

Co-organizadores: 

Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA)

Idioma del evento: 

1

Centro Regional de Cartografía de Recursos para el Desarrollo (RCMRD)

Short Title: 

RCMRD
Spanish

The Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed a cooperation agreement on the occasion of the UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop – “Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

37

Portada: 

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Kenya is hosted by the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD).

Experiencia Institucional: 

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office hosted by RCMRD has staff with varied expertise in applied geo-informatics and geo-management with the combined experience of more than 35 years of its existence.

Facilities and infrastructure:

RCMRD has 3 computer laboratories,4MBps up/down Internet,2 Satellite dishes for products download and state of the art servers for geoprocessing.

Bases de datos disponibles e información obtenida desde el espacio: 

Space Based:

  • Landsat Products- MSS,TM,ETM (+)
  • Envisat Products- MERIS,ASAR,ATSAR
  • EUMETSAT Products- MSG,METOP,SAF-LSA,SEVIRI,VGT4Africa,MODIS Fire,etc
  • SPOT SCENE Coverage
  • QUICKBIRD/WORLDVIEW Coverage
  • IKONOS/GEOEYE Coverage,etc

 

Other datasets:

  • Selected topographic maps
  • Regional vector databases

 

Sobre la institución anfitriona: 

RCMRD, established in 1975,is a premier centre of excellence in the provision of geo-information and allied information communication applications. As part of its mandate,RCMRD,through its programme on early warning,offers capacity building,research,development and innovation services utilizing space technology for disaster risk reduction,disaster management and emergency response.

Fortalecimiento de Capacidades: 

  • CREST hydrological model
<p><strong>Main Contact:</strong><br /> <em>Dr. Tesfaye Korme</em><br /> Director Remote Sensing,GIS and Mapping Department<br /> +25472 3786161<br /> <a href="mailto:rcmrd@rcmrd.org">rcmrd@rcmrd.org</a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Alternative Contact:</strong><br /> <em>Denis Macharia</em><br /> Disaster Lead,RCMRD/SERVIR-Africa<br /> Phone +25472 5816711<br /> <a href="mailto:dmacharia85@gmail.com">dmacharia85@gmail.com</a></p> <p><strong>Address:</strong><br /> Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development<br /> Off Kasarani Road<br /> Nairobi<br /> Kenya<br /> <a target="_blank" title="http://www.rcmrd.org" href="http://www.rcmrd.org">http://www.rcmrd.org</a></p>
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