The Director General of RCMRD, Dr. Hussein Farah met the Rwanda Minister for Natural Resources, Hon. Vincent Biruta in Kigali, Rwanda on 4th August, 2016. The discussions centered on cooperation between Rwanda and RCMRD in a number of areas, particularly, land cover mapping, forest monitoring, GPS reference stations and
The Director General of RCMRD met with the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement, the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr. Yamungu Kanyadabila in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 30th May, 2016. During the meeting, there was a discussion on areas of cooperation between Tanzania’s institutions and
Dr. Hussein Farah, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development’s (RCMRD) Director General met Dr. Elijah Mukhala, World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) representative in his office on 11th February, 2016. The meeting included a discussion on a possible partnership between RCMRD and WMO on common interest issues including climate and climate adaptation, capacity building for sub-Saharan countries, and to sensitize Dr. Mukhala on RCMRD activities. With this inception meeting, it will be possible to forge future agreements beneficial for the entire region.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) are conducting a three-week Forest Assessment Training and Validation Workshop from 9- 26th August, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The training workshop is focusing on Land Use,