At a time when high-resolution satellite imagery and geospatial data are readily available to researchers and decision-makers around the world, there is tremendous potential to apply this information to address local challenges related to natural resources, such as managing environmental disasters like floods and drought, and more. The challenge is not the availability of the data but, rather, how to package it in such a way that makes sense to users and can be applied to solve issues in their country or region.
Known as “The Warm Heart of Africa”, Malawi is a small, landlocked country roughly the size of Indiana with a population in excess of 18 million people. More than 80% of Malawians live in rural areas, and a similar percentage is dependent on rainfed agriculture for food and income.
Learning opportunities that support practitioners through formal courses, online resources and other knowledge-sharing events.
Tools & Support
Data and decision-support systems that foster standardized approaches and comparability across projects, countries, and sectors.
Monitor & Report
Resources to assist with tracking progress and results, as well as understanding impact.