SASSCAL, as the lead of the WeMAST consortium, has the pleasure to announce two Earth Observation (EO) training courses on satellite-based product development and validation and WeMAST geoportal applications and usage. The courses are made possible with funding from the GMES and Africa Support Programme, an initiative of the African Union and the European Commission.

Expected outputs/Learning outcomes

By the end of the training courses participants should be able to:

  • Familiarise with earth observation product development and validation as well as linkages to the development of WeMAST geoportal.
  • Understand the wetlands components that can be visualised on the WeMAST geoportal.
  • Access wetland information and products via the webportal.
  • Make recommendations on improvements that can be made on the WeMAST geoportal in relation to their work experience and user needs.

Target audience: This courses are primary aimed at River Basin commissions, Water authorities, Conservation authorities, Government departments, Non-Governmental Organizations, Universities and Research Institutions, Private sector, Local authorities and Local communities’ representatives.

Registration will close on 16 April 2021

Detailed background information about this training courses can be found here

If you are interested in attending, Please register here


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