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Senegal to host the 2nd MESA Forum

Senegal to host the 2nd MESA Forum

April 24, 2017 to April 28, 2017


Senegal will host the second Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) Forum under the theme “From Earth Observation to Policy Making”. It will be held from 24-28 April 2017 in Dakar, King Fahd Palace Hotel. The Forum among others will discuss how Earth Observation through the MESA Project supports, policy, planning and decision making at the national, regional and continental level in Africa.

The Forum is organised by the African Union Commission (AUC) together with the Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS), and the Government of Senegal with the support of the European Union.

More than 250 international delegates comprising of decision and policy makers, planners, earth observation data users and experts from across the continent, are expected to attend the second MESA Forum.