The African Union Commission invites proposals from interested and eligible African institutions for the implementation of the GMES & Africa Support Programme with the following specific objectives:
- Consolidating, extending and developing applications for the Water and Natural Resources and the Marine & Coastal Areas Services to adequately provide information to policymakers, scientists, businesses and the public on real time basis,
- Strengthening regional and national capacities to generate and apply EO-based and in-situ information for Water and Natural Resources and the Marine & Coastal Areas Services,
- Raising public awareness on the critical role of Earth Observation in sustainable development; and
- Developing a framework for promoting intra-African collaboration and open access to data for Water and Natural Resources and the Marine & Coastal Areas Services.
The full Guidelines for Applicants, Application form and other supporting documents are available for downloading from www.au.int/gmesafrica/2017call
The deadline for submission of proposals is Monday, August, 21 2017 at 17:00 hours, Addis Ababa time (GMT + 3).