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Experts and focal points responsible for monitoring and Evaluation at the 13 GMES and Africa consortia across Africa recently undertook a Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop in the Tunisian capital. The four-day workshop was to build capacity, foster common understanding and support the experts with monitoring and evaluation tools and protocols required in the implementation process of GMES & Africa.

Among the experts was Joseph Murage the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. RCMRD is implementing the programme in partnership with the Ethiopian Mapping Agency, Makerere University and Rwanda Water and Forest Authority.

In his opening statement at the workshop, the GMES and Africa Programme Coordinator and Space Science Expert at the African Union Commission Dr. Tidiane Ouattara, observed that Effective Monitoring