Europe-Africa Space Earth Observation Forum

Ruud Grim, Programme Manager Space for Global Sustainable Development, Netherlands Space Office, spoke at the Europe-Africa Space Earth Observation High-Level Forum, which is a hybrid event that take place in Lisbon, on 10-11 June 2021.

On Thursday 10th of June, Ruud Grim gave a presentation in the session Capacity Building, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in downstream applications. This session focussed on the all-important issue of capacity-building and how increasing attention and cooperation in this area can help boost innovation and entrepreneurship on both continents. The discussion looked at already-existing initiative and programmes in this area, presented success stories, and looked to identify areas where more work can be done.

Did you missed the presentation? Click here for the slides: Space for food security: the digitalisation of smallholder agriculture - The role of user engagement, capacity building and entrepreneurship