SANSA and DigitalGlobe believe there is significant scope to increase the use of earth observation applications in both the public and private sphere, within South Africa. This will lead to a range of benefits, both in terms of commercial competitiveness as well as societal benefit. In order to achieve these outcomes, SANSA and DigitalGlobe are searching for novel uses of earth observation data gathered by satellite.
- Monitor Urban Sprawl
- Learn Infrastructure Needs
- Build resilience
- Contribute to sustainable cities and communities
- Monitor population growth
Water Security & Sustainability
- Evaluate water resources
- Ensure security of water to populations and habitats
- Respond to flooding and drought
- Understand impact of climate change
- Evaluate watersheds
- Monitor cultivated areas
- Learn land boundaries
- Evaluate crop health
- Understand and monitor habitats
- Respond to deforestation
Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals with Better Data
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will guide the global development agenda for the next fifteen years.
This is a unique opportunity for innovative individuals and organizations to play a major role in how we measure and evaluate progress and inform the path to get to food security, good health, environmental sustainability, resilient communities, and universal human rights.
Huge opportunities available:
Qualifying submissions will receive
Judging Criteria for Proposals
We’re looking for passionate participants who can leverage DigitalGlobe and SANSA resources to build geospatial solutions supporting these initiatives. Participant teams will have two months to transform Earth imagery into meaningful context and actionable insight for sustainable global development, business growth, and geospatial intelligence.
Prizes will be awarded to the finalists: