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The African Union Commission signed Cooperation arrangement in the area of data access

The African Union Commission signed a cooperation arrangement with the European Commission in the area of Earth Observation data access from the Sentinel Satellites of the Copernicus on 12 June 2018, in Brussels, Belgium at the premises of the European Commission Directorate- General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG-GROWTH).

Pathways towards tailored climate and environment service delivery system in Africa tabled for discussion

21 June 2018, Accra: The Contributions of Global Monitoring for Environment and Security, and Africa (GMES and Africa) in setting up tailored climate and environmental services delivery system in Africa has been tabled for discussion.

The Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Affairs Standing Committee paid a visit at the NMA

Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Standing committee members of The House of the Peoples’ Representatives of the FDRE paid a half day visit at the National Meteorological Agency of Ethiopia’s Head Quarter at Bole on 22 June 2012.

After the newly appointed Director General of the NMA Mr. Fetene Teshome welcomed members and chair of the Standing Committee, major activities, success stories and challenges of the Agency has been presented and tabled for discussion.

State Minister of MoWE of calls upon Ethiopia to increase capacity to the Use of Satellite information for the various

While addressing the 10th EUMETSAT USER Forum in Africa which was held here in Addis Ababa, UNECA hall 1-5 October 2012 State Minister of Ministry of Water and Enrgy H. E. Mr. Kebede Gerba calls upon increased capacity to the use of satellite information for various applications like agriculture, renewable energy, land degradation, habitat conservation and environmental applications.

Ethiopia to host the 10th EUMETSAT User Forum in Addis next year

Ethiopia hosts the 10th EUMETSAT user Forum, which is organized every two year in Africa, at the end of September 2012.

The EUMETSAT Director General Alain Ratier stated “the 10th EUMETSAT user Forum in Africa will be of Particular importance, as it will be the 10th anniversary edition. It will mark the start of the MESA continental project, which is the continuation of PUMA and AMSED, led by the African Union Commission.”

Weather and Climate: International cooperation for sustainable development

By: Mark Majodina and Hailu Wudineh
(External Relations focal points of WMO with South Africa and Ethiopia Respectively)