‘Let's talk GIS internationally’ with Adnane Labbaci (UIZ)

SEED4NA-member Adnane Labbaci (University of Ibn Zohr Agadir) was one of the speakers at the ‘Let's talk GIS internationally’ webinar organized by the Hassania Geo-IT association on February 6 2021.

Alexandria University contributes to the GIS Day 2020

On 16 December 2020 Bibliotheca Alexandria and Esri Northeast Africa organized the GIS Day 2020, bringing together stakeholders, professionals, researchers, teachers and students active in and/or interested in spatial science and geographic data. Several team members of Alexandria University, one of the partners of the SEED4NA project, contributed to the event.

SEED4NA @ the Week of GI-Education for the Future

The SEED4NA project contributed to the organization of the Week of GI-Education for the Future. The Week of GI-Education was held from Monday 25 January to Thursday 28 January, and consisted of four sessions focusing on specific aspects of innovative GI-education.

Strong earthquakes in Croatia

Central Croatia has been hit with two strong earthquakes on December 28th (5.3 on Richter scale) and on December 29th (6.3 on Richter scale) creating massive destruction in towns of Petrinja, Sisak and Glina, and even some damage in 50 km distant Zagreb.

SEED4NA Stakeholder Survey

The SEED4NA project ( aims to improve the quality of higher education in North Africa in the fields of Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI) and Earth Observation (EO), and enhance the relevance of SDI/EO education for the labour market and society. In order to gain insight in and better understand the skills needs and requirements of professionals and stakeholders in North Africa, SEEDNA has launched a Stakeholder Survey on necessary competences related to SDI and EO.

Sondage auprès des parties prenantes du projet SEED4NA

Le projet SEED4NA ( vise à améliorer la qualité de l'enseignement supérieur en Afrique du Nord dans les domaines des infrastructures de données spatiales (IDS) et de l'observation de la Terre (OT), et à renforcer la pertinence de l'éducation IDS/OT pour le marché du travail et la société. Afin d'avoir un aperçu et de mieux comprendre les besoins en compétences et les exigences des professionnels locaux et des parties prenantes en Afrique du Nord, SEED4NA a lancé une enquête des parties prenantes sur les compétences nécessaires liées à IDS/OT.

Analysis of current SDI/EO education at the partner universities

One of the key tasks in the first stage of the project, which deals with the preparation of the environment for design SDI/EO curricula.

SEED4NA Project on GISday Tunisia 2020

Our project was presented at GISday Tunisia 2020 held online on November 17, 2020. You can watch the video presentation at the link below.

Budget (€)

Modernising curricula in the partner countries in the area of SDI and EO based on the expertise from HEI’s in programme countries

This will be done through a collaborative approach taking into account the most recent technological developments for which the partners from the programme countries have a tracked record both in research, education and application. SEED4NA will transfer knowledge with regard to the way such renewed programmes can be set-up and maintained.


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This project has received funding from the Erasmus + capacity building in higher education under projec reference number 610328-EPP-1 -2019-1-BE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

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