United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations/Zambia /European Space Agency Regional Workshop on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite System Technologies for Sub-Saharan Africa
Zambia, Lusaka, 26 - 30 June 2006

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Online Presentations and Papers

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Monday, 26 June
Opening session
Welcome / Opening Remarks Dr. Simon S.K. MITI,
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health
 
Ms. Alice LEE,
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
 
Ms. Micheline TABACHE (Represented by Mr. Alexandre STECIW),
European Space Agency
 
Honourable Minister of Health
 
Opening of the workshop - His Honour the Vice President Mr. Lupando MWAPE MP
 
Session 1 - Overview: GNSS-based application areas
Chairperson: Graciela METTERNICHT (ICA, Australia)
Rapporteur: Harvey Gabriel LEKAMISY (ENEAM, Madagascar)
  Agriculture and management of environment
Alan MILLER (Farmers Union, Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Telehealth and landscape epidemiology
Tackson LAMBART (UTH, Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Transportation Applications: Now and Future
Kenneth ALEXANDER (National Space based PNT Coordination Office, USA)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 2 - Policies and strategies for promoting sustainable development
Chairperson: Gerd ROSENTHAL (EUPOS Steering Committee, Germany)
Rapporteur: Sharafat GADIMOVA (UN OOSA)
  United Nations Programme on Space Applications
Alice LEE and Sharafat GADIMOVA (UN OOSA)
Powerpoint Presentation
  EGNOS/GALILEO Cooperation Initiatives with Africa
Alexandre STECIW (ESA/EC Galileo Joint Undertaking)
Powerpoint Presentation
  GLONASS status update
Sergey REVNIVYKH (Federal Space Agency, the Russian Federation)
Powerpoint Presentation
  US Space based PNT Policy and GPS Status
Kenneth ALEXANDER (National Space based PNT Coordination Office, USA)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Follow up activities since the 2002 Regional Workshop in Zambia
Paul ZAMBEZI (Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 3 - International initiatives/experiences on GNSS implementation and uses
Chairperson: Alexandre STECIW (ESA/EC Galileo Joint Undertaking)
Rapporteur: Peter Kuria WANYOIKE (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Kenya)
  EUPOS: Developing a full scale accuracy ground based regional DGNSS infrastructure
Gerd ROSENTHAL (EUPOS Steering Committee, Germany)
Powerpoint Presentation
  GALILEO initiatives in Piedmont and Turin
Luigi BRAGAGNINI (CTT, Italy)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Extension of EGNOS in Africa (case of Madagascar)
Harvey Gabriel LEKAMISY (ENEAM, Madagascar)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Support of GNSS activities by the regional and African bodies
Erastus MWENCHA (COMESA, Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  GNSS applications for the city service transport management and ecology monitoring
Sergey REVNIVYKH (Federal Space Agency, the Russian Federation)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Tuesday, 27 June
Session 4 - GNSS implementation and uses in agriculture and management of environment
Chairperson: Sergey REVNIVYKH (Federal Space Agency, the Russian Federation)
Rapporteur: Margaret GICHUHI (Kenya Polytechnic, Kenya)
  Use of remote sensing and GNSS in precision agriculture
Graciela METTERNICHT (ICA, Australia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  The role of innovative technologies in increasing agricultural productivity in Tanzania
Elizabeth MAEDA (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives Farming Systems Research, Tanzania)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Assessment of cut-and-burn farming system on the management of Songwe river: a trans-boundary river between Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia
James CHIMPHAMBA (University of Malawi, Malawi)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Current efforts at applications of GNSS technology in agriculture and environment management in Nigeria
Hyacinth VAATYOUGH (NASRDA, Nigeria)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 4 - GNSS implementation and uses in agriculture and management of environment (continued)
Chairperson: Mary KRATZ (Telemedicine Advanced Technology Research Centre, USA)
Rapporteur: Souleye WADE (Institute of Earth Science, Senegal)
  Current Services for Agriculture and Environment
Kenneth ALEXANDER (National Space based PNT Coordination Office, USA)
Powerpoint Presentation
  The use of GPS and GIS in identifying and assessing the impact of the changing land uses on the migratory corridors of Nairobi National park
Margaret GICHUHI (Kenya Polytechnic, Kenya)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Current developments of remote sensing for mapping and monitoring land degradation at regional scale
Graciela METTERNICHT (ICA, Australia)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Wednesday, 28 June
Session 5 - GNSS implementation and uses in tele-health and landscape epidemiology
Chairperson: Luigi BRAGAGNINI (CTT, Italy)
Rapporteur: Catherine MULINDE (Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
  Telemedicine and eHealth, the South African Experience
Lynette MOLEFI (Medical Research Council, South Africa)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Health grid: Grid technologies for Biomedicine
Mary KRATZ (Telemedicine Advanced Technology Research Centre, USA)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Geographic Information System and Public health diseases
Godheart AYENIKA (OGSI, Cameroon)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 5 - GNSS implementation and uses in tele-health and landscape epidemiology (continued)
Chairperson: Frederic KOSSAM (Malawi Meteorological Services, Malawi)
Rapporteur: Florence MURUNGWENI (Surveyor-General's Department, Zimbabwe)
  Improving access to health services
Chali TUMELO (ITU, Ethiopia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Modelling the spatial distribution of the anopheles mosquito for malaria risk zoning using RS/GIS: A case study in Zimbabwe
Francis OHEMENG (Irrigation Development Authority, Ghana)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Monitoring climatic and environmental conditions of Dengue-2 virus emergency in the Kedougou area using Earth Observation data and GIS: Preliminary results
Souleye WADE (Institute of Earth Science, Senegal)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Application of Spatial decision support tools in prioritizing areas of sleeping sickness and Nagana control in Uganda
Albert MUGENYI (COCTU, Uganda)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Thursday, 29 June
Session 6 - GNSS implementation and uses in civil aviation and land transportation
Chairperson: Ken ALEXANDER (National Space based PNT Coordination Office, USA)
Rapporteur: Albert MUGENYI (COCTU, Uganda)
  Civil aviation
David MZEKA (Department of Civil Aviation, Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Satellite imagery and GIS as an innovative technology for aviation management
Anthony ADEOYE (AAC Consulting, Nigeria)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Use of GNSS application in transport sector in conjunction with RS and GIS
Florence MURUNGWENI (Surveyor-General's Department, Zimbabwe)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Opportunity and expectations of Sub Saharan Africa with application of Global Navigation Satellite System Technologies
Emmanuel KARIKURUBU (Department of Transport, Burundi)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 7 - Education and training in the use and application of GNSS technologies
Chairperson: Sharafat GADIMOVA (UN OOSA)
Rapporteur: Daniel LAGO OKOMO (Forest Conservation Society, Kenya)
  Education by research in GNSS in Turin
Letizia LO PRESTI (Politechnico Torino, Italy)
Powerpoint Presentation
  The activities of national space research and development agency in the area of GNSS
Nuredeen SULEIMAN (SANSRDA, Nigeria)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Zambia's experiences on GNSS application in RS
Oliver MUDENDA (University College of Lands and Architectural Studies, Tanzania)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Training in the field of application of GNSS in the establishment of AFREF at the Kenya institute of surveying and mapping
Peter Kuria WANYOIKE (Institute of Surveying and Mapping, Kenya)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 8 - GNSS applications and case studies
Chairperson: Francis OHEMENG (Irrigation Development Authority, Ghana)
Rapporteur: Sydney SIMELANE (Surveyor's General Department, Swaziland)
  GNSS application to meteorology
Joseph KANYANGA (Department of Meteorology, Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Application of satellite information in disaster management and emergency response in Malawi
Frederic KOSSAM (Malawi Meteorological Services, Malawi)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Policies and strategies for promoting sustainable development
Daniel LAGO OKOMO (Forest Conservation Society, Kenya)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Session 8 - GNSS applications and case studies
Chairperson: Godheart AYENIKA (OGSI, Cameroon)
Rapporteur: Elizabeth MAEDA (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives Farming Systems Research, Tanzania)
  Lake Victoria levels, catchments rainfall and power production
Catherine MULINDE (Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
Powerpoint Presentation
  GPS Applications for GIS purposes in Swaziland
Sydney SIMELANE (Surveyor's General Department, Swaziland)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Application of GNSS and RS for Environmental sustainability: a case study of Tin Mining Region of Nigeria
Olabinjo ADEOFUN (National Centre for RS, Nigeria)
Powerpoint Presentation
  GNSS Application to Mineral Exploration in Zambia
S.M. MWALIMU and Gerald MWILA (Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
  Analysis of the vegetation of Kafue National Park using RS and land-based techniques
Henry MWIMA (African Wildlife Foundation, Zambia)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
 
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