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UNITAR-UNOSAT and Radiant.Earth partner for greater impact on Earth observations

14 June 2017

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The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) through its Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) and Radiant.Earth, have agreed to explore new Earth observation data innovations supporting humanitarian disaster management, global health, climate change, sustainable water management and cultural heritage. With Radiant.Earth's capacity in combining the best in discovery and dissemination with the latest trends in image processing, and UNOSAT's experience in satellite imagery analysis and capacity development, the two entities will collaborate to make data and solutions widely available to the global development community for overall support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The cooperation will focus on joint activities to raise awareness about the benefits of Earth observation at the local level, automate analysis, and provide capacity building activities on the use of Earth observation data for the global development community.

Source: United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

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