Image Africa Ltd, a UK founded satellite imaging company, has set up its head office in Nairobi, Kenya and has been welcomed as a new investor in Kenya. At the recent launch of Image Africa in Nairobi, the Kenyan Minister for Planning and National Development, Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o said that “this technology will help to provide important information for potential and current investors while using the most advanced techniques to assess development opportunities and protecting Africa’s environment “.
Image Africa has facilities and staff to carry out satellite imaging mapping services, utilising all commercially available satellite datasets and helping Kenyan organisations to map large areas efficiently and cost effectively. Image Africa will provide spatial and image information vital for infrastructure, agriculture, forestry, environmental monitoring, impact assessment and exploration in Kenya and East Africa. The goals of Image Africa are the utilisation of earth observation data, and the dissemination of information products and knowledge, to satisfy these needs.