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SERVIR’S Streamflow forecasting project now collaborating with RCMRD in East Africa

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From 13-15 March 2017, staff from the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was trained on stream flow forecasting methodologies entitled “Hydrological modeling using a multi-model approach”. The aim was to transfer the required skills to RCMRD staff  involved with SERVIR activities as a way to implement the stream flow forecast project.
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New geoportal in South Sudan launched

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The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of South Sudan officially launched the South Sudan Geoportal in Juba on 28 February 2017. The geoportal serves as a platform that facilitates creation, sharing and use of geospatial data. The objective is to enhance the capacity of South Sudan government agencies and non-governmental institutions in geospatial data creation, sharing and management.
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African rangeland early warning system MoU signed

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The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and the Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have signed a memorandum of understanding in Nairobi, Kenya on 18 January 2017. Speaking at the ceremony, the Director General of the RCMRD, Dr.

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Vulnerability Mapping Workshop held by RCMRD and PREPARED

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The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, held a workshop on Mapping in conjunction with USAID/East Africa’s Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Poli

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RCMRD to create a national hazards and vulnerability atlas for Malawi

The hazards and vulnerability atlas created by RCMRD will cover the whole of Malawi (Image: NASA)

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office established in Kenya, has partnered with the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), the Department of Surveys, the National Statistics Office and other national stakeholders to develop a comprehensive national hazards and atlas covering the whole of Malawi. The agreement was supported by the SERVIR programme, a j

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RCMRD: Stakeholder Workshop on the Use of MODIS Data for Early Warning

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On Thursday June 4th a one-day workshop on the “Use of Modis

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RCMRD launched land potential knowledge system

The Land-Potential Knowledge System Application was launched at RCMRD (Image: RCMRD)

The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) Project released two mobile applications launched at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Nairobi on 22 April 2015 - one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices in Africa.

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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.

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NASA supplies high-resolution topographical data to the African continent

Topographic image of the Swartberg Mountains in South Africa's Northern Cape Province

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, US Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach and US Ambassador to the African Union (AU) Reuben Brigety convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to debate over the means available to lessen the consequences of global climate change in Africa.

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RCMRD installs MODIS satellite data receiving station

Representatives of RCMRD during the launch of the MODIS receiving station

RCMRD, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development, and host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Kenya, recently installed and launched a new satellite receiving station.

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