a replant program in mauritius
A pastoralist traditionnaly dressed - Courtesy of AUC/EU/AMESD Programme
a technician processing images
fishermen going to sea
logs on river, fluvial navigability
Coastal erosion
monitoring of vessels
Riverine flooding
Help local farmers
Contribute to build hydropower plants & reservoirs
Contribute to build dwell
Radar image of Gabon forest  - (c) DLR
The Congo River basin - (c) ESA
The inland delta of the Niger River spreads across central Mali – a unique ecosystem in West Africa.
This Envisat image, acquired on 19 June 2010, features the vibrant colours and varied terrain of South Africa.
A river inland delta, Copyright ESA
Captured on 1 October 2018 by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite, this image features part of northeast Kenya – an area east of the East African Rift
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over Madagascar
Mediterranean sea surface temperature (c) ESA
The border region of southern Kenya and northern Tanzania – with a small portion of south eastern Uganda (c) ESA
The Okavango River (c) ESA.  An area covering northern Namibia and southern Angola is pictured in this Kompsat-2 image
River Estuary Part of Sierra Leone in West Africa is pictured in this image the Sentinel-2A satellite captured on 11 December 2015. (c) ESA

El Pais: African nations join forces to enter the modern space race

An article published at the end of June 2023 in the Spanish news daily gives a quick overview of what AfSA can bring to the Continent in the Space field. The G&A Program Coordinator outlines his views

Earth Observation Image processing and validation



SANSA Hartebeesthoek Station

This pillar has been devised to ensure that access to Earth Observation data is maintained, improved and sustained:

Install and maintain new and existing E-stations

Strengthen data access and intra-African collaborative actions


The GMES and AFRICA Training has been designed to enhance regional and national capacities for African public institutions and private sector to generate and apply EO-based information for Natural and Water Resources as well as Marine & Coastal applications.

i) Ensure that RICs establish cooperation frameworks with Universities and work with the Pan-African University (PAU)
In order to ensure strategic human resourcing of its space programmes through the GMES & Africa project, the GMES & Africa Programme Management Unit (PMU), in collaboration…