Aug 2023

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) under the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES)and Africa program invited qualified Masters and PhD candidates to apply for a scholarship in the field of Earth observation (EO) for addressing various societal challenges in the Eastern Africa region.

In collaboration with the academic partner Makerere University, 11 students (4 females and 7 males) were offered scholarship in Masters and PhD in the field of Earth Observation. The awardees were selected from the following countries; Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. 

The purpose of the scholarship is to assist students to complete their dissertations in an application harnessing the potential of Earth Observation. The program hopes to utilize the power of Earth observation to address the region's multifaceted issues from environmental conservation, disaster management to agricultural sustainability.







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