Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union (AU). It is an inter-governmental organization and currently has contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions. RCMRD provides services that strengthen its member States and stakeholders’ capacity through generation, application and dissemination of geo-information and allied technologies for sustainable development. RCMRD’s functional programs are primarily focused on services oriented towards natural resources and environmental management, including in climate change adaptation and mitigation, with an overarching mandate on capacity building in earth observation technologies.

Country of registration
Kenya
Network member number
N0648
Acronym
RCMRD
Address
KASARANI RD, OFF-THIKA HIGHWAY 632-00618 NAIROBI, KENYA
Relation to CTCN
Network Member
Enablers
Capacity building and training
Communication and awareness
Type of organisation
Intergovernmental organisation
Type of climate technology services
Capacity building
Knowledge management
Technology development/transfer
CTCN Keyword Matches
Remote sensing & GIS
Sector(s) of expertise
Agriculture
Agriculture and forestry
Coastal zones
Early warning and Environmental assessment
Water