You are invited to join a lively festival devoted to building an open data community in East Africa and making the linkages between open data and land on May 8th from 5PM-9PM at IHUB.
This festival aims bring together local open data aficionados together with l experts from East Africa and beyond as well as international partners.
The 5-day long urban governance programme seeks to strengthen the capacity of decision-makers in the area of urban management and planning for sustainable urbanization, and develop skills and know-how in local finance, housing, urban planning and land management, mobility and urban sustainability.
The Land & Accountability Research Centre (LARC) at the University of Cape Town commissioned the vivid documentary film This Land as a way for rural people to bring the untold story of their struggle for rights and accountability on communal land into urban forums of legislative, political and corporate decision-making.
Land cover changes can impact many areas of life. These changes can affect deforestation, ecological communities, wildfire extent, and urban growth. This advanced series will focus on using satellite imagery to map changes in land cover. Attendees will learn change detection methods, including image subtraction and classification. They will also conduct their own change detection analysis.
Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development to take place in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016.