Earth Observations for Sustainable Development: Perspectives from the Developing Word

Geospatial technologies could play a significant role in the development and strengthening of national policy and decision-making. Yet, their application in environmental policy support has been rather limited, especially in developing countries, where Earth observations is a relatively young domain and the uptake and usage of geospatial science and technology is constrained by capacity and institutional handicaps.

This paper presents a brief summary of insights on the environmental policy support role of Earth observations based on six case studies coordinated by the START.

Read the article on the website of the Earth From Space magazine

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