We will lower the barrier and increase access to geospatial data to support Health, Disaster Management, Food and Nutrition Security.
Promote transparent and accountable use of Earth Observations and geo-spatial information to enable academia, citizens, innovators and other data communities harness its capability for use in the areas of health, agriculture, water, land-use planning disaster management, environmental conservation and climate change.
The initiative will help provide free access to analysis ready data in open standards, including publishing and sharing algorithms for re-use, through the first ever Africa Open Data Cube (ARDC) and other Scale Geo-spatial technologies and platforms. This will enable innovators leverage on Earth Observations to create products that are more context specific to cater for service gaps to farmers, policy makers, health workers in aid of every day decision making and action.
Establish and sustain an appropriate public-private cooperation platform on Earth Observations and Geo-Spatial Information
Develop draft open geo-spatial data guidelines and standards to ensure interoperability and accessibility
Improve access to open geospatial data through the Africa Data Cube by working with researchers, innovators, data scientists to develop tools and share their tools, knowledge and technology through an open platform.
Include geographical information of capital projects in County budgets.
Co-create targeted open Geo-spatial/Earth observations applications to address the Big 4 policy priorities through open calls and challenges.