21 projects will be awarded $1.5 million USD worth of cloud services (Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme)

On 10th June 2019, the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) announced the 21 projects from 17 developing countries that will be awarded $1.5 million USD worth of cloud services, grants and technical support through the Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme.

Under the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative (ASDI), this programme will enable Earth observations to support sustainable development across a wide range of applications.

Please join us as we congratulate all of the winning projects that demonstrate the enormous potential of Earth observations for impact.

Read the full News Article here

View the full list of awardees here.

Congratulations to the following African projects!





Filtered Alert Hub Toolset

Cairo University, Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering Department


Computing Groundwater Potential in Arid and Semi-arid parts of Ethiopia.

Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy


Capacity Building on Monitoring of SDGs

Remote Sensing and Climate Center
Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute


agriBORA - Geodata for actionable farm intelligence

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization


Operational monitoring system of ground deformations in

Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying, University of Nigeria


Spatial Agricultural Intelligence

African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST)


Air Quality Forecasting for Africa

Kigali Collaborative Research Center (KCRC)


AfriCultuReS Decision Support System (ADSS) Community Version

South African National Space Agency

South Africa


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