Nigeria

GRID3 interactive data visualisation: mapping a path for COVID-19 response

The new GRID3 interactive data visualisation hubs provide a vital, centralised source of high quality geospatial data. They enhance coordination on data production, and encourage closer coordination among the various government bodies that are working on COVID-19 prevention and response.

Taking on COVID-19 with data: Nigeria’s government collaborates with GRID3 on response and …

The quick and effective reaction of the Government of Nigeria is underpinned by a National COVID-19 Multi-Sectoral Pandemic Response Plan. GRID3 Nigeria has been working closely with the Presidential Task Force to swiftly support the government’s efforts and integrate geospatial data solutions into their plans.

African governments utilise GRID3 data in response to COVID-19

As the outbreak of the new coronavirus begins to extend into sub-Saharan Africa, GRID3 is marshalling its data resources and capacities to help partner governments plan rapid, effective responses.

GRID3 Nigeria National Steering and Technical Committees agree on project goals during first joint …

The first joint meeting of the GRID3 Nigeria National Steering and Technical Committees took place on Monday, February 10th, at the Federal Ministry of Finance headquarters in Abuja. The meeting was convened by the Chair of the Steering Committee, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, who is the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning.

How geospatial data can help solve Nigeria’s educational challenges

The Nigerian Universal Basic Educational Commission (UBEC) and GRID3 Nigeria are working together to apply new geospatial data to achieve the desired impact of education for all Nigerians and reduce the rate of out-of-school children in the country.

Nigeria Governors’ Forum invites GRID3 to encourage subnational implementation of geospatial data …

GRID3 Nigeria was invited to the Nigeria Governors Forum in December 2019 to garner support from state governments on using spatial data solutions to inform planning and implementation of development and policy interventions across the states.

Nigeria’s national statistical and population agencies become first to be trained on gridded …

Between November and December 2019, Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and National Population Commission (NPopC) became the first national statistical and population agencies to be trained on the gridded population survey sampling methodology for household survey design and implementation.

Supporting Artificial Intelligence with geospatial data in Nigeria: GRID3 joins Data Science …

From 18 to 23 November 2019, GRID3 Nigeria joined Data Science Nigeria’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bootcamp in Lagos to train the next generation of AI experts on geospatial analytics.

Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo inaugurates GRID3 Nigeria National Steering and Technical …

The committees support Nigerian efforts to use geospatial data in the country’s continued pursuit of achieving sustainable development for everyone.