Capacity strengthening

December 23, 2020
In-country trainers hold the key to sustained national geospatial capacity

GRID3’s Trainer Support Programme approach facilitates in-country partners’ efforts to educate and train future generations of data experts.

October 20, 2020
The Government of Nigeria takes over operation of GRID3 Nigeria data and portal

To ensure long term integration and sustainability of geospatial analytics in the country, the Government of Nigeria, under its National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), is taking over the management, hosting, and maintenance of GRID3 Nigeria data and portal. 

September 18, 2020
[GRID3 Nigeria Data Challenge] From AI to GIS: Nathaniel O. Solomon’s approach to supporting …

Nathaniel O. Solomon is a Nigerian artificial intelligence (AI) enthusiast and one of the two winners of the 2019 GRID3 Data Challenge from the Data Science Nigeria AI Bootcamp. This article features his journey and work to support Nigerian start-ups through a target location analyser.

September 18, 2020
[GRID3 Nigeria Data Challenge] From AI to GIS: ‘Yosola Adekanmbi Oluwaseun’s concept for reducing …

‘Yosola Adekanmbi Oluwaseun is a Nigerian artificial intelligence (AI) enthusiast and one of the two winners of the 2019 GRID3 Data Challenge from the Data Science Nigeria AI Bootcamp. Read about ‘Yosola’s journey and GIS concept note to reduce the impact of solid waste management for communities in Nigeria.

September 18, 2020
[GRID3 Nigeria Data Challenge] From AI to GIS: ‘Yosola and Nathaniel’s journeys to geospatial …

‘Yosola Adekanmbi Oluwaseun and Nathaniel O. Solomon are two Nigerian artificial intelligence (AI) enthusiasts and the two winners of the 2019 GRID3 Data Challenge from the Data Science Nigeria AI Bootcamp. Discover their journey from AI to Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

June 29, 2020
Virtual capacity strengthening during COVID-19

The GRID3 Training Team has been working full speed to develop an online Learning Management System (LMS) that will make it possible to train hundreds of data experts during a time in which COVID-19 makes in-person interaction impossible. Now the platform is ready and being implemented in various of the GRID3 countries.

April 17, 2020
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.

April 17, 2020
GRID3 Webinars: Ready for the shift

GRID3 has recently launched a webinar series in which GRID3 experts break down technical details about our work in a user-friendly and easily understandable manner.

December 20, 2019
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.