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Satellite imagery helps local communities

Earth Observation (EO) is a robust, flexible and cost-effective technique to gather information about our planet and has direct benefits for local communities.

This StoryMap is about the eStation, a software deployed in Africa to acquire and process Earth Observation data. It presents two of its applications for fishing (in Tanzania) and farming (in the Sahel).

Find out more on the Africa Knowledge Platform.

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