The COVID-19 pandemic is costing hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide and infecting millions. By improving governments' and public health actors' information on populations, facilities and resources, geospatial data helps to comprehend and contain the spread of COVID-19, and efficiently deal with its consequences. GRID3 is working with governments to ensure that timely geospatial data is at their disposal and the necessary knowledge to use that data is readily available. Find news, resources and data around GRID3's COVID-19 related work here.


July 1, 2020
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.

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.

June 24, 2020
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.


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Discover how the GRID3 data solutions can be utilised to help determine the implementation of the most efficient COVID-19 containment and prevention strategies.

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